The Australian Swimming Coaches and Teaches Association (ASCTA) and Swimming Australia Ltd (SAL), have identified risks revolving around the practice of Hypoxic Training. ASCTA and SAL have jointly formulated strict guidelines on any such activity. We advise any teachers, coaches and others utilising this performance enhancing skill – primarily in competitive environments – to revise their position and policy immediately. [Read more...]
ALFA understands that regularly attending Industry Conferences and Workshops is not always feasible, as they can often require a significant time commitment that facility manager’s cannot always afford. That is why ALFA is launching the Industry Professional Webinar Series, allowing you to participate in regular professional development opportunities from the convenience of your facility.
You’re Invited: Official Launch Co-Generation – A Clean Energy Initiative by Mingara Recreation Club
Simons Green Energy are inviting you to the launch of the Clean Energy Initiative at Mingara Recreation Club. The Club installed two Cogeneration energy systems that will reduce the their annual energy costs by approximately $350,000 and will cut their carbon emissions by 26%, which equals to planting 15,000 new trees each year. The Co-generation systems produces over 50% of the club’s electricity demand and converts waste heat into hot water for showers and for the swimming pools.
The City of Greater Bendigo is considering a report proposing changes to the fee structure for its aquatic and recreation facilities.
A statement from the Council indicates that, following consultation with facility operators Belgravia Leisure and Bendigo Regional YMCA, annual and six month passes are to be eliminated – [Read more...]
Access, identification and security solutions company Wizid has expanded its product range with the launch of Attende, a new ticking and registration platform for event managers.
Designed for event mangers, novice or professional, Attende is free to use for free events and only charges a small fee for paid events when ticket sales are made. [Read more...]
With local newspapers across Australia reporting on entrepreneurs and ambitious local authorities seeking to create ‘Wet’n’Wild-style’ attractions, the low entry and set-up costs of inflatable waterslides and open water aquatic play features can be a flexible alternative to fixed attractions. [Read more...]
Over 20 years ago a young Russian woman named Elena Gosse moved from Russia to Australia to start a new personal and professional life. Now Chief Executive Officer of leading water disinfection company, Australian Innovative Systems (AIS), Elena knows only too well the challenges immigrants face when moving to a new country. [Read more...]
The members of the ALFA Board for 2014/15 were announced at ALFA’s AGM held on Thursday 28 August 2014, in conjunction with the ARV Industry Conference with a subsequent meeting confirming the following appointments:
Alexia Morgan, Chair
Ken Marriott [Read more...]
The Aquatic and Recreation Institute (ARI) is offering an exciting opportunity for an individual with a passion for the recreation and leisure industry. The position presents an excellent networking opportunity for a responsible and motivated person wanting a career in the Recreation and Leisure industry. [Read more...]
Commercial Aquatics Australia are excited to be a part of the $38million redevelopment of the Mandurah Aquatic & Recreation Centre (MARC) which is due for completion in April 2015.
Opened in 1982, MARC has since become the centrepiece of Mandurah and the Peel Region’s indoor aquatic and sports facilities. With more than 650,000 visitors per year, the ageing facilities have been under pressure for a number of years. [Read more...]