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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CERTIKIN BACKS SWIMMING CHARITY

Certikin is backing Level Water, a swimming charity which supports young people with disabilities to access one-to-one swimming opportunities and start their Learn 2 Swim journey. With the support and enthusiasm of its Witney staff, Certikin has set an initial target of £3,750 which will enable Level Water to provide 250 lessons. Certikin, as a […]

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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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OH WHAT A NIGHT!

The UK spa and hot tub industry came together for an outstanding night of celebration for the presentation of the 2021 UK Pool & Spa Awards. Held in December, in the climate of the continuing global pandemic, an audience of 200 were asked to show a current negative Covid test before being allowed entry to […]

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CALLS FOR £1 BILLION POOL INVESTMENT

Swim England has warned almost 2,000 swimming pools could be lost forever by the end of the decade unless the Government and local authorities ‘act now’ to replace or refurbish ageing facilities. In its new A Decade of Decline: The Future of Swimming Pools in England report that there will be a huge reduction in […]

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