DEEP IMPACT

Parkwood Leisure takes a customer-centric approach to swimming, as Judith Wojtowicz reports… Investment and innovation go hand in hand at Parkwood Leisure, the first leisure operator within the industry to commission a detailed social value report to better understand the impact of its activities on the communities it serves. The impressive results from this 2020 […]

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Nuffield Client Care

Nuffield Health holds a unique place among operators of swimming pools, as Judith Wojtowicz discovers… Client care understandably comes first at Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity. At the same time, commercial demands can’t be ignored, not least when it comes to running the swimming pools within its 114 fitness and wellbeing centres across […]

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AQUATICS AMBASSADORS

Judith Wojtowicz takes a closer look at Serco Leisure, four-times winner of Water Leisure Operator of the year… Despite phenomenal growth in the last two years, the ‘exciting stuff is yet to come’, according to Helen Bull, national commercial aquatics manager of reigning Swimming Pool Operators Of the Year, Serco Leisure. With swim lessons up […]

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SWIMMING POOL LEGACY

Judith Wojtowicz reports on efforts to protect and preserve iconic pool buildings… When people talk about buildings of cultural and architectural importance, swimming pools rarely feature very highly on the list… perhaps they should, according to Historic Pools of Britain (HPB). This membership organisation, run by a voluntary board of trustees, was set up in […]

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