Passionate petitions to save swimming pools from closure are barely out of the news. So it might be surprising to learn that official statistics from the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) confirm there are 346 more public swimming pools in the UK than there were eight years ago. Although there are less diving pools and leisure […]
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.
Defender Filters has appointed Martin Baulcombe as its new sales development manager, tasked with raising awareness of the water-efficient range of swimming pool filters.
A new multi-million pound public leisure centre has opened – the first of its kind in Lambeth for more than 30 years. The Clapham Leisure Centre on Clapham Manor Street includes a six-lane 25m swimming pool, fitness gym, sports hall and dance and fitness studio. It is part of an £80m regeneration of Clapham High […]