MORE THAN 300
companies will display
product at the forthcoming
aquanale event.

AQUANALE OFFERS ONE BRAND UMBRELLA

Around 320 companies from 25 countries are heading to Cologne this month for the 2019 Aquanale event that promises to showcase a swimming pool load of innovations and latest product updates. For the first time, aquanale is bringing together the full range of products and services for the pool, sauna and wellness sectors under one […]

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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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WISH YOU WERE HERE

COMMERCIAL POOL MARKET REVIEW PART THREE Christina Connor and Karen Cotton report on commercial pool trends in the UK… Taking the plunge with a holiday park swimming pool can be as daunting as diving off the highest board. Investing in on-site swimming offers many avenues for return on investment from initial visitor appeal to encouraging […]

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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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#MyPerfectPoolExperience online contest

As part of its 50th Anniversary celebrations Fluidra invites EVERYONE to take part in its #MyPerfectPoolExperience online contest. By sharing their perfect pool experience in the form of a photo, video or poem at http://50anniversary.fluidra.com/, entrants can win either an underwater camera, a Go Pro or a waterproof e-Reader. The company encourages all its customers […]

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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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Icing On Newcastle Pool Cake

Icing On Newcastle Pool Cake

An iconic Newcastle landmark is celebrating reaching the ripe old age of 90 – with a slice of cake and a facelift. Workers at Newcastle City Pool and Turkish Baths joined in the celebrations, taking a well-deserved break from restoring the building to its former glory, to blow out the 90 candles. The pool and […]

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The Full Monty Of Swimming

The Full Monty Of Swimming

Synchronised swimming clubs are becoming hugely popular with men after the surprise success of a French film about a group of depressed losers who take up the sport. Le Grand Bain (The Big Dip), a comedy, has been seen by more than 3.2 million people and is on course to become one of the biggest […]

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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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