ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Automated water treatment already enjoys world domination when it comes to swimming pools… On trend and currently making global news, Artificial Intelligence leverages computers and machines to mimic the problem-solving and decision-making capabilities of the human mind. Hardly big news for the water leisure industry where AI has been in place for many years in […]

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HOME GROWN TALENT

Stainless-steel solution for Brighton’s Sea Lanes… Located on Brighton beach, Sea Lanes is the UK’s first National Open Water Swimming Centre, officially opened to the public this summer. At the heart of the venue is a 50m, six-lane stainless-steel pool, supplied by specialists Wrightfield Pools, of Suffolk, working with Advanced Pools of Worcestershire to complete […]

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BEST DAY SPA FOR WHITTLEBURY

Nestled in the scenic Northamptonshire countryside, Whittlebury Spa has been crowned winner of the Best Day Spa category in the Northants Muddy Stilettos Award 2023. The state-of-the-art spa, situated in over 700 acres of ancient parkland in Whittlebury Park Hotel, impressed the judging panel with its luxurious treatments and tranquil ambience, earning it this coveted […]

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KEYS TO SWIM SPA SELLING SUCCESS

  Swim spa sales rising again…Swim spas enjoyed a huge rise in demand during the pandemic as gyms and local pools closed and consumers turned to home workouts. While demand slowed down post-pandemic, the market is now experiencing renewed interest in swim spas with demand starting to increase. During the pandemic, the shipping rates for […]

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TWO YEAR TARGET FOR URBAN OASIS

Therme Manchester, the UK’s first city-based wellbeing resort, is on course to begin work later this year with construction scheduled to take around 24 months. It is the first in a nationwide rollout of the Therme concept, set to include Glasgow, London and Wales. Expected to attract up to 20,000 visitors a day, Therme Group’s […]

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AQUATICS AMBASSADORS

Judith Wojtowicz takes a closer look at Serco Leisure, four-times winner of Water Leisure Operator of the year… Despite phenomenal growth in the last two years, the ‘exciting stuff is yet to come’, according to Helen Bull, national commercial aquatics manager of reigning Swimming Pool Operators Of the Year, Serco Leisure. With swim lessons up […]

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THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

A gold standard pool from Origin Leisure… The team at Origin Leisure offer a turnkey service for clients from barn conversions to pool hall extensions. Winning a gold standard in the 2022 UK Pool & Spa Awards, this beautifully bright extension to a South Buckinghamshire house offers the perfect venue for an open-plan entertainment space. […]

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CHILDREN MISSING OUT ON LESSONS

Swim England recently joined forces with the Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA) to tackle the urgent issue of more than 660,000 children could be missing out on swimming lessons. The national governing body says there are 12,000 vacant roles across the aquatics sector, with more than 3,700 amongst national and regional operators. Based on the shortage, […]

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