Water leisure specialists from across the UK have once again raised the bar in the hotly contested UK Pool & Spa Awards 2015. This year’s competition attracted 131 entries from 60 companies including some of the country’s leading swimming pool and spa providers. “The jury of judges have unanimously expressed their praise for the outstanding […]
Former Olympic medallist and director of Total Swimming, Steve Parry is looking to tackle the shortfall in the provision of swimming facilities for schools and communities by supplying temporary swimming pools and learn to swim academies. Most recently, the Total Swimming team installed a 25m temporary swimming facility in Dumfries, in partnership with Dumfries and […]
The UK swimming pool and spa sectors are set to celebrate one of their most successful years in nearly a decade at the forthcoming 2015 UK Pool & Spa Awards. Now entering their sixth year, the UK Pool & Spa Awards will be held at The Gallery at the NEC on Friday January 23 and […]
The UK swimming pool and spa sector celebrated one of its best years in a decade at its annual UK Pool & Spa Awards with the industry reporting an eight per cent increase in business.
The Pool & Spa Scene team looks back on the highs and lows of 2013 and looks ahead to 2014. Above ground pools were the come-back kings of 2013 as at last a real summer arrived on UK and northern European shores. It was a case of fortune favouring the brave, namely those who had […]
Following a record-breaking number of entries, voting is neck and neck in the UK Pool & Spa Awards.
UK swimming personality Stephen Parry will be presenting the UK Pool & Spa Awards 2014 at the Crowne Plaza, Birmingham, NEC, on Thursday February 20,. An Olympic bronze medallist and a BBC sports commentator, Stephen is no stranger to the pool and spa sector and runs his own mobile pool business, Total Swimming.
We first heard of the successful Olympic bid by London in 2007 there was a general cheer among all sports facility providers, who could see extra work looming, writes Mike Beardall. But the main selling point of staging a UK Olympics was the ’lasting legacy’ which the Government and sports bodies were keen to promote.
One in three children is leaving primary
school unable to swim, according to a report
by the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA).
Of those who cannot swim, nearly two
fifths (39%) have never been offered lessons
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.
Nearly three million people take the plunge every week, making swimming the biggest participation sport in the UK. But British Swimming and the BBC are working together to inspire even more people into the pool with the Big splash campaign.