Adrenaline Pumping Waterslide

Adrenaline-Pumping Waterslide

Polin Waterparks has opened the world’s first Storm Racer Waterslide at Aqualand Frejus in France. Storm Racer incorporates a variety of key features that set it apart from every previously designed waterslide in the industry such as unique geometry, high capacity, a pioneering ride configuration and an exclusive, interactive ‘Watersplash’ feature that ensures intense competition […]

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New Supply Partnership Confirmed

New Supply Partnership Confirmed

APG Leisure has agreed a new partnership with BECO Beermann, the global swimming accessories, aquafitness and swimwear manufacturer, that will see the Cheshire-based company become the official distributor in the UK and Republic of Ireland. “Our new partnership with BECO Beermann marks the start of a new journey for APG Leisure and our customers, which […]

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health kicks

Health Kicks

An evolving wellness market is positively glowing, reports Ashleigh Bissett… Fuelled by a growing trend to relieve stress, lose weight, look good and take a more proactive approach towards health, the UK’s spa market is buoyant, with more of us using spas than ever before. According to Mintel, the spa and wellness industry grew by […]

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Red Carpet Industry Celebration

Eight times world record holder, over a career spanning 23 years, Mark Foster is the VIP guest at the much anticipated 2018 UK Pool & Spa Awards presentations. The swimming superstar is looking forward to meeting the people who build and run some of the country’s most prestigious swimming pools at the business networking event […]

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Setting Pool Plant Record Straight

Since the publication of the Swimming Pool Water book by the PWTAG in November 2017, there has been some confusion with regard to the suitability of ISPE-Endorsed Pool Plant Operator training courses. The following statement has been issued by the PWTAG to try to remove some of this misunderstanding concerning training accreditation: “The 2017 edition […]

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Compass Casts Eye Over Love Island

Compass Casts Eye Over Love Island

Compass Pools UK Technical Director Alex Kemsley has been taking a closer look at the leisure facilities the contestants in this year’s Love Island reality tv series were enjoying. As the largest swimming pool designer and installer in the UK, Compass Pools UK’s attention was immediately drawn to the pool and hot tub facilities of […]

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Unmissable Glide

Unmissable Glide

An irresistible addition to your swimming pool cover portfolio, the Glide is a high-quality pool cover that puts safety and security first without compromising on quality, design or reliability. Fast and easy to open and close, the Glide is an essential part of any home pool to give added peace of mind. The Glide is […]

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Bright Lights

Bright Lights

LED technology has made great advances in the past few years and electronic components that run on DC have taken over, as they are far more efficient and cheaper to run. The new LumiPlus DC PAR56 V1 & V2 range bring a reduction in potential failures as lights are less affected by voltage drops and […]

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At Your Fingertips

At Your Fingertips

The leading manufacturer of steam generators, HygroMatik, has extended its spa product offering with spa touch control. An optional upgrade for electrode and heater type steam generators, the fixed 5” display makes it easy to adjust the temperature, fragrance and lighting of a steam bath. Ideal for private and suite spas, the control layout can […]

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calls for joined up industry

Calls For Joined-Up Industry

Within the swimming pool industry, there is no governance or authority to legislate or maintain the standards that should be applied to swimming facilities, writes Stephen Ellix, managing director of Prominent Fluid Controls and vice chair of PWTAG’s Industry Forum. For sure, there is the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), the only public authority to […]

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