COMMERCIAL POOL MARKET REVIEW PART ONE The 2019 State of the UK Swimming Industry Report reveals that the UK public swimming pool provision has not changed significantly in the last 12 months with 26 sites opening while 27 have closed. Based on figures gathered over the 12 month period to the end of March 2019, […]
CIMSPA’s pool plant operator qualifications will be delivered by the Institute of Swimming (IoS) from now on, following a new partnership between the two organisations. The agreement will see the full suite of CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) qualifications organised and delivered by the IoS, with external quality assurance […]
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) is exploring options to outsource the delivery of its services, either partly or as a whole, they say, to safeguard the long term viability of the institute in a challenging financial climate.
As the £24 billion London Olympics continues to dominate the headlines, UK leisure attention is already refocusing on grass roots sport, where funding concerns remain heightened.
A report by the Local Government Association warns that there will be severe cuts in non-statutory services by 2020 – but it is not all bad news. Sophisticated swimming pool design continues to deliver cost-savings while offering the potential for increased income generation by attracting more visitors – particularly the young – into the water.
With unbeatable road, rail and air links to the NEC in Birmingham, the UK Pool & Spa Expo will be looking to reinforce its goal of providing the UK water leisure sectors with the ideal forum to promote international trade.