A special report from the Pool & Spa Scene team… Combined voices are calling for commercial swimming pools to be recognised as essential services as leisure operators reel under the third enforced closure since the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis. The national closure of swimming pools through the third compulsory lockdown has resulted in a […]
In an environmentally conscious industry such as the water leisure sector, responsible pool installers and owners are always looking to utilise the most energy efficient ways to manage and control the swimming pool hall environment. Building control regulations lay down strict guidelines for energy efficiency in swimming pool applications to enforce this. If pool hall […]
One of the most recent additions to the Gaffey Hyprolyser® range of electrochlorination units has proved to be a great investment for the Crystal Leisure Centre in Stourbridge. The centre installed Gaffey’s new Hyprolyser® Compact 960 unit in February as a replacement for its previous 15-year old system, and has since been enjoying many different […]
Hundreds of schools across the UK are allowing pupils to swim in sub-standard swimming pools unaware of the risks including the dangers of entrapment.
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.
Following a major refurbishment programme, completed earlier this year by Loyal Grove Leisure, a new flume at the Oasis Leisure
Centre in Swindon, Wiltshire, features a black hole theme with a section of daylight rings and thunder and lightning sound and
DC Leisure has once again won the highly distinguished title ‘Facility Operator of the
Year’ at the 2011 Kellogg’s ASA Swimtastic Awards, making it their seventh time scooping the top prize.
The company’s continued commitment to the development of community wide swimming programmes and initiatives led to them winning gold, up against GLL and Everyone Active.
Leisure Industry Week strengthened its reputation as the leading meeting place for owners and operators of commercially based pool and wellness businesses with an upbeat show at Birmingham’s NEC last month.
One of seven zones under one common leisure banner, a vibrant Pool & Spa section generated a ripple of optimism with a positive buzz reporting healthy commercial sector order books well into 2012.