Fishermen’s Tales

For many in the industry, swim spas have always had something of a reputation for a fisherman’s tale. With marketing and sales hype advising companies not to miss out on a sales boom, it is difficult to know which brands were truly landing the biggest catch.

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NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS: Global Expansion Plans

Steve Hasenmeuller, director of global sales for Marquis Spas, will be aiming to achieve his personal goal of reading 60 books in 2014 – he usually manages 50 a year. Steve will also be competing in a number of triathlons as well as the London marathon. Says Steve: “2103 was a big growth year for […]

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Gold Medal For Exercise Pools

Olympic gold medallist Alistair Brownlee says he owes his London Games victory to an Endless swimming pool installed in the garden of his Yorkshire home.
The pool with an underwater treadmill not only hastened his recovery from a serious Achilles injury but enabled him to keep training.Alistair installed the pool himself with the help of some willing friends. He had to convince the local planning officer, the pool was permitted development.

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Record Year For Woodgreen

Although this summer has been the coolest for some 18 years, Woodgreen Leisure Centre’s open air pool in Oxfordshire, attracted over 19,000 customers – 2000 more visits this season than last. The busiest day was July 28 when almost 1,000 people used the pool. Cherwell District Council’s portfolio holder for environment, Cllr James Macnamara, said: […]

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