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 […]
Water play equipment of all shapes and sizes poses a huge hygiene challenge to swimming pool operators. Sealed inflatables are plugged to prevent air escaping. Constant-flow inflatables, which can be big and complex, have an air blower permanently connected and running when the inflatable is in use. The materials of construction often allow water absorption […]
Building water confidence in young swimmers is at the heart of the water leisure offering at Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex. The extensive renovation of the children’s pool and facilities at centre in Surrey has not only boosted the venue’s appeal, but also led to a two-fold increase in visitors. The £217,000 project was completed just […]
Leisure centres, resorts and commercial facilities across the country are reaping the benefits of dedicated water play areas. With the fun factor at the top of visitor wish lists, it is vital for commercial pool operators to continuously not just meet but exceed demands for safe and fun aquatic play. “Commercial facilities are always looking […]
White-knuckle waterslides and rides may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but they have proved to be a big business for award-winning Turkish company Polin Waterparks. Boasting a vast portfolio of water slides and structures, Polin has become a global leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of waterparks and associated equipment. “It’s all […]
Loyal Grove Leisure and Country Leisure (GRP) Ltd are now trading as one company namely Country Leisure Fibreglass Ltd from its manufacturing plant at Cholderton near Salisbury in Wiltshire. Originally founded in 1991 to satisfy the early demand for flume attractions in the UK, flume and water slide specialists Loyal Grove Leisure had historically purchased […]
To mark a quarter of a century in the industry, Waterplay, an aquatic recreation specialist since 1987, is inviting applications for potential aquatic play schemes, part of its Make Way for Water Play 25th Anniversary celebration. Entries for the competition must be submitted by the end of November this year and the winning project will receive 25% of the wholesale […]
Families hold the key to the success of public swimming pools, a recent report has confirmed. The research, undertaken by leading interactive play supplier, Hippo Leisure, warns that leisure pools that do not provide for the family market will lose out to those centres that are more willing to invest.