Lighthouse Host Work And Play Trip

Lighthouse Host Work And Play Trip

Automatic slatted cover specialists, Rollo Solar opened their doors recently to show a few Lighthouse UK customers what can be achieved when a little bit of imagination is put into developing a slatted cover business. The Rollo Solar factory is based in the small town of Bad-Tolz on the outskirts of Munich and was founded […]

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APSP Online Builders Course

APSP Online Builders Course

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) has confirmed the availability of its new and improved PSCC Pool & Spa Construction online self-paced course and the release of the fourth edition of the APSP Builders Manual. The PSCC Pool & Spa Construction course is for entry level and experienced pool builders, as well as […]

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Award Promotes Leisure Safety

Award Promotes Leisure Safety

A new accolade exclusive to organisations in the leisure sector – that will enable organisations to shout about their dedication to the wellbeing of their staff and customers – has been launched by the country’s longest-running health and safety awards scheme. New to the RoSPA Awards for 2019 is the Leisure Safety Award, which will […]

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Countdown To Coventry Underway

Countdown To Coventry Underway

As the countdown continues to February’s SPATEX 2019, the stage is being set for a vibrant event with a host of new exhibitors and seminar topics. The industry’s one-stop shop source of information and education, CPD points and certificates of attendance are available to all attendees of the 22 sessions, organised over the three days […]

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Icing On Newcastle Pool Cake

Icing On Newcastle Pool Cake

An iconic Newcastle landmark is celebrating reaching the ripe old age of 90 – with a slice of cake and a facelift. Workers at Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths joined in the celebrations, taking a well-deserved break from restoring the building to its former glory, to blow out the 90 candles. The pool and […]

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The Full Monty Of Swimming

The Full Monty Of Swimming

Synchronised swimming clubs are becoming hugely popular with men after the surprise success of a French film about a group of depressed losers who take up the sport. Le Grand Bain (The Big Dip), a comedy, has been seen by more than 3.2 million people and is on course to become one of the biggest […]

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Swimming Benefits Mental Health

Swimming Benefits Britain’s Mental Health

Swimming has significantly reduced the symptoms of anxiety or depression for 1.4 million adults in Britain, according to new research. Almost half a million (492,000) British adults with mental health conditions, who swim, say that they have reduced the number of visits to a medical professional regarding their mental health as a result of swimming. […]

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Cash Support For Riptide Dealers

Cash Support For Riptide Dealers

As part of a bold strategy to double its current number of eight UK dealers, by the end of 2019, Crystal Island Leisure Products, the creators of Riptide Pools, is offering a £22k incentive package for new recruits to its brand of hot tubs and swim spas. Looking to tempt existing hot tub retailers, as […]

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Display Spas Are Biological Soups

Display Spas Are Biological Soups

Hot tub retailers around the UK care are risking prosecution and could be harming customers and staff, one of the founding fathers on the UK industry has warned. Simon Hallett, who founded the British and Irish Hot Tub Association, now part of the BSPF umbrella organisation, believes less than 30% of the industry are following […]

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Adrenaline Pumping Waterslide

Adrenaline-Pumping Waterslide

Polin Waterparks has opened the world’s first Storm Racer Waterslide at Aqualand Frejus in France. Storm Racer incorporates a variety of key features that set it apart from every previously designed waterslide in the industry such as unique geometry, high capacity, a pioneering ride configuration and an exclusive, interactive ‘Watersplash’ feature that ensures intense competition […]

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