Always looking to raise the leisure management bar, Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) is pulling out all the stops to increase its number of customer visits to 44 million this year – up by four million on 2015 figures. Not only that, the trust is also investing in the refurbishment of aquatics facilities at at least […]
The London Aquatics Centre has become the first Olympic venue to achieve an ‘excellent’ rating in a tough assessment by Sport England’s leading national quality scheme, Quest. Quest is the best-known improvement programme within the leisure industry and its rigorous assessments challenge even the very best leisure centres in the UK. Operated by GLL, the […]
At the age of 85 and with multiple world records under her belt, there’s no question Jane Asher is an inspiration to the water leisure industry. Since taking up Masters Swimming over 30 years ago, Jane has smashed over 75 world swimming records. Now competing in the 85-90 bracket, Jane is hoping to break even […]
It has only taken about 40 years for UV to enjoy its overnight success, as Ashleigh Mackenzie reports… Offering efficient disinfection, cost savings, quick return on investment and improved bathing quality, it is no wonder that almost half of the UK’s commercial pools have now opted for ultraviolet as their preferred method of water treatment. […]
For the first time since the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the iconic London Aquatics Centre at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has opened its doors to the public, costing as little as £3.50 per swim.
With the London Olympics almost upon us, these are exciting
times for swimming in the UK and the swimming pool industry as
At five key training centres across Britain, competing
swimmers are working flat out before they go for gold – and
already swimming pools are seeing a dramatic increase in interest,
particularly amongst youngsters.
Some of the stand-out projects and performances from 2011 are recognised in the Pool and Spa Scene Annual Awards.