Aquatics and Commercial

news of interest to commercial and public pool operators, builders and designers, and the aquatics industry

Swimming can help people with autism spectrum disorder

Erika Gleeson of Autism Swim looks at how swimming lessons can help mitigate the leading cause of death among children with autism spectrum disorder – death by drowning – which accounts for an astounding 90 per cent of deaths.

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Wollondilly Community Leisure Centre

Solving the problem of noisy aquatic centres

One downside of expansive, open plan indoor aquatic centres can be excessive noise – which is not only annoying but can also be a health issue.

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Elena Gosse to speak at leadership symposium this Friday

As part of the Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium series, AIS CEO, Elena Gosse will speak at the Brisbane Convention Centre on Friday 19th May from 11:10am to 12:40pm.

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Swim Team is an inspiring documentary about swimming and autism

What would you do if your community gave up on your child?

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Two initiatives bring global swim school associations ASSA and USSSA together

The Australian Swim Schools Association (ASSA) and the United States Swim Schools Association (USSSA) have come together to provide to global initiatives.

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SPASA Australia forms alliance with US organisation APSP

The Swimming Pool & Spa Association of Australia (SPASA) has announced a collaborative affiliation with the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP).

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SPLASH! 111

SPLASH! 111 out now

The printed edition of SPLASH! 111 is out now. Among the many features it includes are stories on robotic pool cleaners and surf rides, as well as hydraulics, pool treatment, noisy aquatic centres, and all the latest news and most exciting new products.

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Tenders for operation of two rural swimming pools

Lachlan Shire Council is seeking Tenders from suitably qualified persons for the Operation of the Condobolin Swimming Pool and for the Operation of the Lake Cargelligo Swimming Pool.

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Narellan Pools seeking partners from the business world

Narellan Pools has added to its traditional recruitment strategy focussing on pool builders and landscapers, by now also recruiting experienced business people from outside the industry.

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April pool and aquatic tenders

Here are three pool and aquatic tenders from local councils for construction, refurbishment and management of swimming pools, with close dates in April 2017.

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Blair Evans to promote swimming as Aqua Technics ambassador

Aqua Technics has named dual Olympian Blair Evans as their new ambassador to help promote their alliance with Swimming WA.

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The new Sports Park 95 installation is at Lake Mulwala where the Murray River spreads itself wide between Yarrawonga and Collendina.

Mighty Murray River gets an inflatable waterpark

The new Sports Park 95 installation is at Lake Mulwala where the Murray River spreads itself wide between Yarrawonga and Collendina.

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Australian Standard for waterborne inflatables confirmed

AS 3533.4.5:2017 was originally published as an interim standard in 2012. It is now confirmed as an Australian Standard following industry consultation.

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Preparing EcoLine units for export to the games

EcoLine selected for Southeast Asian Games

Australian designed and manufactured water disinfection technology, EcoLine, will help to protect swimmers competing at the upcoming Southeast Asian Games, to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in August 2017.

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Authorities say to place your outdoor plastic furniture into the swimming pool during high winds. The owners of this hotel in Airlie Beach took that advice and minimised the damage from wind-borne flying furniture

Treating swimming pools after a cyclone

Following the devastating impact of Cyclone Debbie, SPLASH! asked David Lloyd of International Quadratics to provide some advice on cleaning up swimming pools after storms.

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SPLASH! Magazine Edition 110 March April 2017

The digital version of SPLASH! Issue 110 is now live

Issue 110 of SPLASH! is out now. Among the many features it includes stories on pool toys, fencing, energy, hydrotherapy and local manufacturing, as well as the latest news and most exciting new products.

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The new & improved SPLASH! Trade Directory is now live!