CHILDREN UNABLE to swim are most likely to come from low income, Black and Asian backgrounds.

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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CHRIS CARR presents ISPE’s Back To Basics seminar.

ISPE BACK ON TRACK

With live events getting back to normal again now, following a pause for the summer season, the next ISPE Seminar will take place at the Ship Hotel, Weybridge, Surrey, another new venue for ISPE, on Tuesday 18th October this year. Following this, the Institute returns to the Walton Park Hotel, Clevedon, North Somerset on Tuesday […]

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STUDENTS FROM 15 COMPANIES have taken their first step on the ISPE ladder this year.

INDUSTRY INVESTMENT IN TRAINING

Students recorded some of the highest marks in the Institute’s history at this year’s exams. A whopping 50 students attended the 2022 ISPE exams earlier this year. “We can reveal that there were some incredibly high marks achieved by some,” said ISPE secretary Ross Alcock. “We look forward to presenting the cups and shields to […]

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THE FUN FACTOR

We go on location to Armagh in Northern Ireland…. Located at the south side of Craigavon’s balancing lake and enjoying outstanding views of Craigavon City Park, the South Lake Leisure Centre is a state-of-the-art facility situated in a pre-existing network of walking and cycling paths covering around three miles. The largest project within Armagh City, […]

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THIS TANBY SWIMMING POOLS stainless steel installation is supplied with a counter current swimjet.

BESPOKE PACKAGE DEAL

Tanby invests in exclusive stainless steel pool options… The multi award-winning Tanby Swimming Pool team have put their special mark on their own bespoke packaged stainless-steel pool offering. Working with a supplier with 20 years of experience in building stainless steel pools, the team’s expertise has enabled them to create their own unique design with […]

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DUNCAN SCOTT, centre, helps promote Scotland’s Learn To Swim programme.

A BIGGER SPLASH

A look at swimming performance in Scotland… As early as 2017, in Scottish Swimming’s Good Practice Facilities Strategy, pool operators were commenting on the growing cost of heating bills and subsidies required to operate their pools. At the same time the demand and cost of water space were both increasing. Yet everyone is agreed, quality […]

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SUPERIOR WELLNESS is shipping stock to their Fontana facility in California.

SUPERIOR WELLNESS GOING STATE SIDE

Superior Wellness are a global brand and not only sell in the UK and Europe but the USA too. Earlier this year they recruited two Sales Managers based in the USA to help grow the business. They are now excited to announce they will soon be shipping containers to their brand-new state of the art […]

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AN ALTERNATIVE TO WHITE, the Mars is also available in an Odyssey colour finish.

NEXT GENERATION

The Thermals range of spa offers eco-busting credentials… With customers even more concerned about energy costs, a well-insulated hot tub is more important than ever. Thermals Spas has pinned substantial emphasis on innovation, and in particular, the breakthrough in the R-10 full insulation technology that will decrease the running costs of the hot tubs. The […]

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SOLAR ECLIPSE® SLATS were introduced to the Roldeck range a few years ago. Pic.Whitewaters

BETWEEN THE POOL COVERS

Insights on cover sales for both pools and swim spas… With many swimming pool companies struggling to find and retain qualified in-house staff, it is no wonder that demand has never been so high for swimming pool cover specialists. “We try to provide a reactive service, generally responding within seven days to attend either a […]

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