News: Play

Head of Auckland Parks Services named new NZRA Chairperson

The New Zealand Recreation Association has appointed Mark Bowater as its new Chairperson. Bowater ascended to the role at the NZRA’s December Board, with Michele Frey named Deputy…

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Jan 3, 2017 Aquatics / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Nature Play Queensland launches summer-themed activities

Nature Play Queensland has launched a range of new summer-themed activity playlists for the school holidays. The additional Nature Play initiatives aim to encourage children and families…

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Jan 2, 2017 Parks / Play / Recreation / Wellness /


Octopus Bay aquatic play park launches at Perth’s The Maze

Western Australia's The Maze Family Fun Park has opened its newest attraction, a new aquatic play area for toddlers. Set in the Outback Splash children's aquatic playground,…

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Dec 23, 2016 Aquatics / Play / Tourism / Waterparks /


Perth’s troubled Elizabeth Quay playground reopens for summer

The troubled Elizabeth Quay water playground in Perth, repeatedly closed because of persistent problems with contaminated water since its opening in January, has reopened for summer. Built…

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Dec 22, 2016 Aquatics / Parks / Play / Safety / Wellness /


New Standard for Playground Surfacing

Standards Australia has recently published a new Standard for playground surfacing specifying test methods by which the performance of impact attenuating surfaces can be determined in the…

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Dec 16, 2016 Attractions / Play / Recreation / Safety / Surfaces /


Authority responsible for aquatic play area ‘didn’t understand’ water science

The saga of the management of Perth’s Elizabeth Quay aquatic playground has continued with Western Australia’s Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Chief Executive Kieran…

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Dec 16, 2016 Aquatics / Play / Technology / Wellness /


New Wibit aquatic playground promotes Dubai tourism at landmark beach

One of Wibit Sports latest inflatable aquatic playgrounds is not only providing fun for its users but is serving as a powerful piece of branding. Installed at the Jumeirah Beach Residence…

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Dec 16, 2016 Aquatics / Marketing / Play / Tourism / Waterparks /


Waterplay releases new generation of aquatic play products

Leading international aquatic play company Waterplay has launched a new generation of innovative design and product technology across its aquatic play features, activity towers and water…

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Dec 13, 2016 Aquatics / Play / Recreation / Waterparks /


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A leading designer and manufacturer of innovative waterslides and attractions, Australian Waterslides and Leisure is also able to advise clients in the areas of concept and design, feasibility studies…

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Anti Wave

Anti Wave International is the original suppliers of top performance swim, aquatic sports, leisure and pool programming equipment. Founded in 1971, Anti Wave International is proud of its…

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Swimplex Aquatics is a company dedicated to the commercial pool industry. We are specialist contractors in pool construction, renovation, refurbishment, filtration, water treatment, heating and the…

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Founded in 1961, Myrtha Pools® quickly became Italy’s première swimming pool company, and has since grown into one of the world's leading swimming pool construction…

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