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Thrills And Spills

There’s no better place for enjoying the thrills and spills that a play facility brings than in a swimming pool. For families with children, a pool that can offer a unique and exhilarating swimming experience is sure to be at the top of their visitor lists. Through smart design and a good selection of features, […]

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Carnival Pool was named after the site it was built on, which was well-known in the area for hosting carnivals and fairs in years gone by.

Roll Up, Roll Up!

Young swimmers are enjoying the new play equipment and revamped swimming facilities at Carnival Pool & Fitness in Wokingham in Berkshire, following a £140,000 refurbishment. The children’s beach pool was at the heart of the redevelopment project and now has new interactive play features such as a water slide, tipping buckets, cannons and water jets. […]

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Operated by Freedom Leisure and comprising of four swimming pools, Guildford Spectrum is a unique
leisure complex that provides sport and leisure facilities for the local community.

Happy Days

Building water confidence in young swimmers is at the heart of the water leisure offering at Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex. The extensive renovation of the children’s pool and facilities at centre in Surrey has not only boosted the venue’s appeal, but also led to a two-fold increase in visitors. The £217,000 project was completed just […]

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Pool & Spa Advice Clinic

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Leisure Industry Week (LIW) returns to Birmingham’s NEC from September 30 to October 2, promising to be bigger and better than ever before. Up to 7,000 leisure industry professionals are expected to visit the three day show, spanning across six core sectors including Pool & Spa, Play, Health & […]

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The Fun Factor

From white knuckle flume rides to tipping splash buckets and interactive aquatic toys… water provides the magic ingredient for happy children and in turn happy families. With the fun factor at the top of visitor wish lists, it is vital for commercial pool operators to continuously not just meet but exceed demands for safe and […]

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UK POOL & SPA AWARDS 2014

The UK swimming pool and spa sectors celebrated one of its best years in a decade at its annual UK Pool & Spa Awards with an *eight per cent increase in business. More hostages to fortune with the unpredictable British weather,  rather than the economy; two months of sustained summer temperatures in July and August […]

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Curtain’s Up – First with LIW pics and info

With a distinctive post-Olympics and Paralympics buzz, Leisure Industry Week, the traditional curtain-raiser to an autumn and winter season of business to business leisure exhibitions, set the 2012 show bar very high . Aimed at the commercial leisure markets, LIW offers a mixed menu to ensure it has something to offer all tastes. Read more…

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The Family Factor

Families hold the key to the success of public swimming pools, a recent report has confirmed. The research, undertaken by leading interactive play supplier, Hippo Leisure, warns that leisure pools that do not provide for the family market will lose out to those centres that are more willing to invest.

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