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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RELAX IN STYLE

Saunas are renowned for improving health, relieving stress, and helping with workout recovery. The popular Tylö Harmony sauna from Golden Coast can be built bespoke to your specifications and style, giving you a sauna that is unique to your space. Select everything from the shape and wood finish to the heaters and accessories. Golden Coast […]

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EMBRACE THE COLD

Unlock your potential. Break through mental barriers. Feel invigorated with Chill Tubs. Made from aluminium, with a teak top and a black aluminium surround, the Chill Tub looks stylish and is suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Its temperature settings go as low as 3 degrees and it holds 400 litres of water. Offering a […]

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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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50,000 PLEDGE ‘SAVEOURPOOLS’ SUPPORT

Almost 50,000 people have pledged their support to Swim England’s campaign to #SaveOurPools. A petition containing 48,928 signatures has been presented to the Government calling on MPs to ‘recognise the particular vulnerability of swimming pools and leisure centres as part of the Energy Bill Relief Scheme Review’. The petition is backed by Catherine West MP, […]

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EXCITING YEAR AHEAD FOR WELLBEING

Less than 12 months on from seeing the first facility awarded Swim England’s Water Wellbeing accreditation, the programme has continued to grow. More and more facilities up and down the country are working towards the Water Wellbeing accreditation as they place a focus on improving health and wellbeing in local communities. Active Nation’s Bitterne Leisure […]

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COSY WELLNESS VIEWS

Cornwall’s Scarlet Spa Hotel is the epitome of wellness… The concept of hygge first originated in Denmark and is referred to as the cosy feeling of home and being safe, almost like the warming embrace of a close friend. From interior design to pool and spa treatments and lifestyle investment, this Danish theory can influence […]

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TOP DRAWER FROM TOPLINE

Bespoke swimming pools, luxury spa and wellness solutions… Topline Pools and Wellness is a specialist in the design and build of bespoke wellness retreats and swimming pools, turning wellness visions into luxurious reality for both the domestic and commercial sector. Recognised for the quality of its work, the agility of its solutions and its technical […]

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SWIM UNITED CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

Swim England has joined three of the biggest names in the sport and leading aquatic organisations in pledging its support for a major campaign to ensure all children who leave primary school by 2025 are able to swim. The Swim United campaign has been launched by swimwear brand Speedo alongside Olympic gold medallist Adam Peaty, […]

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PULLING THE PUBLIC POOL PLUG

It’s pretty unusual for swimming pools to be so thoroughly in the news. They were in the headlines over covid of course, which finished off about 200 pools. Then last autumn there were warnings from Swim England that up to 2,000 more might close in the next ten years, starved of the funds necessary for […]

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