21st AALARA Conference Returns to Gold Coast in 2015

aalara-logoThe Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association (AALARA) has announced that its 21st annual Conference will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from 5th to 7th May next year. [Read more...]

2014 Royal Life Saving National Drowning Report

National Drowning Report 2014Every year, Royal Life Saving produces a National Drowning Report. This report examines the factors that contribute to drowning deaths in Australia by examining who, where, when and how people have drowned in Australian waterways over the last year. [Read more...]

Exciting Positions Available – NEW Facilities in Australia’s Fastest Growing Municipality

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Wyndham Leisure & Events Centre. Image Courtesy: DWPSuters

Are you looking for a role in the leisure industry with career potential?
Want to work in the fastest growing region in Australia, providing leisure and recreation services in newly developed state-of-the-art facilities? [Read more...]

Gary Penfold “Godfather” of the Aquatics & Recreation Industry, Retires

Gary Penfold

Mr Gary Penfold, Group Manager for the Warringah Aquatic Centre, has recently retired.

Some would say he is the “Godfather” of our industry, having worked within the industry for the past 33 years. During this time he has been an integral part of development of the industry and his work and passion have been second to none. [Read more...]

Would You Like Your Events Featured in ALFA’s Industry Calendar?

ALFA_Logo CMYK-206x300ALFA is calling for submissions of industry events for the 2015 ALFA Industry Events Calendar. The ALFA industry calendar is featured on the ALFA website, ALFA Jounal and ALFA e-news. To be eligible for submissions your organisation/company must be a member of ALFA and the event must be relevant to the industry. [Read more...]

RecSA Active Ageing October Events

Active Aging AustraliaRecSA are excited to bring you the following #CelebrateAge events in October!

Will you still need me when I’m 64?
A free public event, this comedy style debate will be held at the Mercury Cinema, Adelaide from 5.30pm to 7.30pm Wed 29th October. [Read more...]

RecSA 2014/2015 Aquatic Industry Season Launch

Watch Around WaterRecreation SA launched Watch Around Water 2014/2015 with a workshop by Simon Wetherill and a presentation by our Watch Around Water Ambassador Brenton Ragless. It was great to see new representatives from the aquatic industry attend and learn from Simon and Brenton. [Read more...]

Star Trac Named Global Supplier for Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts

Star-Trac-Logo-250x78Leading fitness equipment supplier Star Trac has been named as the approved global supplier for fitness equipment for the Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific’s leading luxury hotel group. [Read more...]

Business of Sport Summit Returns for 2015

BOSS_2015-250x64The 2015 Business of Sport Summit (BOSS) will return in March 2015 featuring international keynotes from some of the world’s most powerful and innovative sports executives.

Bringing the energy of the NFL to the Summit, the event will be headlined by Paraag Maraathe, President of the San Francisco 49ers. [Read more...]

Wet’n’Wild Sydney Opens for a Second Season

WetnWildsmallThe Wet‘n’Wild Sydney waterpark has opened for the 2014/15 season, with eager crowds queuing up for the water park’s second season opening on Saturday 20th September.

The off season has seen a considerable amount of work undertaken at the waterpark, [Read more...]