Splash Zone Opens at the Gladstone Aquatic Centre

Gladstone Aquatic CentreThe Gladstone Aquatic Centre has opened its aquatic playground for the 2014/15 summer season.
First opened in November last year, the $2.5 million aquatic play park and splash pad features two childrens’ water slides, water jets, cannons, sprays and bubblers, a toddler’s pool and a big tipper bucket as its central attraction. [Read more...]

Get in Front of your Customers via the ALFA Webinar Series

Webinar ButtonThe ALFA Industry Professional Webinar Series are starting soon and we are now looking for expressions of interests for presenters and sponsors.

ALFA is providing all National Commercial Supplier members with the opportunity to get in front of your clients more often, with the first of our webinar series being held at the end of October. [Read more...]

More than 10,000 Visitors Attend 2014 Brisbane Fitness & Health Expo

Brisbane Fitness & Health Expo 2014Last weekend’s 2014 Brisbane Fitness and Health Expo has been acclaimed as by far the most successful Expo yet, drawing over 10,500 visitors through the doors at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. [Read more...]

IQ & Pierce Pool Supplies Appointed Exclusive National Distributor for SR Smith

IQ-LOGO-CMYK-FINAL-100407Last week, SR Smith (formerly Anti-Wave Australia) appointed as the Exclusive National Distributor of their entire product range. Last week, SR Smith (formerly Anti-Wave Australia) appointed International Quadratics & Pierce Pool Supplies as the Exclusive National Distributor of their entire product range.
SR Smith recently acquired Anti-Wave Australia, opening an exciting new product range to the Australian Aquatic and Leisure market. [Read more...]

ALFA 2014 AGM & Confirmation of Directors

ALFA_Logo CMYK-206x300copyThe 2014 ALFA Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 28 August in conjunction with the ARV Industry Conference, at Melbourne Park Function Centre. In addition to the standard reports, the meeting acknowledged the contribution of resigning ALFA Chair, Gary Penfold and Financial Director, Ken Phillips, who are both inaugural Board members and instrumental in the development and establishment of the Australian Leisure Facilities Association.

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Brisbane Set for Weekend of Fitness

Brisbane Fitness & Health Expo 2014The Australian fitness industry will set its focus on Brisbane this weekend with the 2014 Brisbane Fitness and Health Expo and the 2014 QFit Conference being held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September. [Read more...]

Watermarc Recognised in Let’s Move for a Better World Award Ceremony

Watermarc 1Banyule City Council’s Watermarc facility, Australia’s top performer (and one of the top five performers worldwide) in Technogym’s ‘Let’s Move for a Better World’ campaign, has been recognised in an Award Ceremony held this week. [Read more...]

Mildura Riverfront Project to Include Aquatic Play Park

Mildura Rural City Council logoResidents and visitors will have a new place to cool off on hot summer days in Mildura with the recent announcement that the $18.3 million Mildura Riverfront project will include an aquatic play park.

The recently commenced development of the $2.1 million Mildura Riverfront Waterplay and Ornamental Lakes Precinct, the latest stage of the Mildura Riverfront Redevelopment Project, includes: [Read more...]

Mingara to Save Money and the Planet with Cogeneration

Simons Green EnergyMingara Recreation Club will reduce its carbon emissions by more than 26 % and save $250,000 in energy costs in its first year alone following the installation of two Cogeneration energy systems by Simons Green Energy. The pre-launch of this clean energy project will be held on Tuesday 2 September alongside the Wyong Shire Community Roadshow, giving community members the opportunity to visit the Cogeneration plant site. [Read more...]

Rio 2016 Olympics Choose Technogym

Technogym LogoTechnogym signed an exclusive-supplier contract – fitness equipment supplier for all athletic preparation centre – for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
For Technogym, internationally recognised as setting the standard in the sector of technologies for athletic preparation, rehabilitation and wellness, this is the sixth Olympic experience after Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008 and London 2012. [Read more...]