Praise For Teachers' Academy

Praise For Teachers’ Academy

Leisure operators have praised the innovative Institute of Swimming’s Teachers’ Academy for helping them to recruit teachers of the highest calibre. More than 130 people have applied to join the pilot scheme of the Academy in London and Manchester since it was launched by the Institute of Swimming recently. It’s been created as almost 400,000 […]

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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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RAF Support Mum's Swim Teaching

RAF Support Mum’s Swim Teaching

When struggling to find suitable swimming lessons for her child, Gaynor Duffy was inspired to train as a teacher, beginning a career with the help of the RAF. “My eldest son was diagnosed with Hemiplegia when he was three years old. The consultant didn’t expect him to achieve much, sports-wise.” Said Gaynor. “We went to […]

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Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Automatic dosing is essential for efficient pool management…. The equivalent of switching to cruise control in your car, or even driver-free for the most advanced systems, automatic dosing is not a new phenomenon but never has it made more sense. Not only does automatic dosing offer more economic pool management, it is safer for staff, […]

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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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First Anniversary Waltz

First Anniversary Waltz

Celebrating the first anniversary of their move to new offices and warehouse, PPG UK Ltd, will host their annual customer event at their Newbury headquarters next month. The open day kicks off from 12.30pm Thursday November 1 at Blissard House in Abbey Road. Light snacks and refreshments will be served on arrival in the training […]

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Winter Wonder

Winter Wonder

A Waterstream client was looking for an indoor pool of high quality but with a quick install option to reduce the build time. So the customer opted for a Compass One Piece pool which enables the pool shell to be installed within ten days during the winter months – even with snow falling. Specialising in […]

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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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