NEW SWISS FACTORY

DRYDEN AQUA UNVEIL NEW SWISS FACTORY

Due to the rapid growth of AFM sales worldwide and the success of the Dryden Aqua DAISY pool system, Dryden Aqua have announced the opening of their second AFM production facility in Busserach, Switzerland. The factory will be the most sophisticated glass processing plant in the World and will be a worldwide showcase for sustainable […]

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RED CARPET TREATMENT

RED CARPET TREATMENT

More than 80 companies involved in the provision of water leisure have thrown their hats into the ring for this year’s record-breaking UK Pool & Spa Awards. Anticipation is building towards the announcement of the winners at the presentation event which returns to The Vox Conference Centre at the top floor of the Resorts World […]

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RECORD POOL ROOKIE LIFEGUARD GROWTH

RECORD POOL ROOKIE LIFEGUARD GROWTH

Following the announcement of its strategic partnership with Swim England, the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) has seen an unprecedented boost in take-up of their Rookie Lifeguard Instructor courses. The partnership was quick to focus on making it easy for leisure centres to get their existing swimming teachers qualified to teach the Rookie […]

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FLAG

FLYING THE FLAG

Barr +Wray has built its export market over nearly six decades… Barr + Wray is a UK based company that more than lives up to its main marketing message of ‘everything water’. With a multi-million turnover and sustained profit margin, the company is a champion of British enterprise. From as far back as 1959, B+W […]

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Mental Health

SWIMMING’S MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS

Research, commissioned by Swim England, has shown that almost half a million (492,000) British adults have reduced, or no longer take, medication for their mental health condition as a result of swimming. Swim England and Mind are working together to promote the benefits swimming can offer to people experiencing a mental health problem. As part […]

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SUPPLY AND DEMAND

COMMERCIAL POOL MARKET REVIEW PART TWO Leisure operators are reporting growth in swimming numbers and pool usage across the board… Latest figures have confirmed that the supply of public swimming facilities is no longer keeping pace with demand. According to the 2018 State of the UK Swimming Industry Report, pool numbers have generally remained static […]

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POOL WATER SAVINGS REVOLUTION

A revolutionary new water treatment product from hth is set to transform the water management of smaller commercial pools in the UK, with promised huge saving on water and carbon emissions. A radically new approach to commercial pool chlorination, the CCH slow-dissolving tablets, now available in the UK, work with an easy-to-use CCH® EnduranceTM Feeder, […]

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High Octane Fun At Coventry’s Wave

High Octane Fun At Coventry’s Wave

Designed by FaulknerBrowns, Coventry’s new The Wave, leisure centre is taking shape ahead of its opening this spring to coincide with city’s European City of Sport status. Reflecting the city’s weaving history, the £36.7m building project is a unique, circular shape and will include a 25m swimming pool, a spa and a spectacular water park […]

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Award Promotes Leisure Safety

Award Promotes Leisure Safety

A new accolade exclusive to organisations in the leisure sector – that will enable organisations to shout about their dedication to the wellbeing of their staff and customers – has been launched by the country’s longest-running health and safety awards scheme. New to the RoSPA Awards for 2019 is the Leisure Safety Award, which will […]

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Swimming Benefits Mental Health

Swimming Benefits Britain’s Mental Health

Swimming has significantly reduced the symptoms of anxiety or depression for 1.4 million adults in Britain, according to new research. Almost half a million (492,000) British adults with mental health conditions, who swim, say that they have reduced the number of visits to a medical professional regarding their mental health as a result of swimming. […]

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