News: Aquatics

The Y Victoria announces Dr Lindsay McMillan as new Chair of the Board

The Y Victoria has welcomed their new Chair of the Board, Dr Lindsay McMillan OAM, who joins the Y at an important and exciting time of COVID-recovery, innovation and expansion. Dr…

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May 7, 2021 Aquatics / Recreation / Sport / Wellness /


Bruce Hopkins and Craig Riddington launch ‘Float to Survive’ water safety initiative

Lifesaving legends Bruce 'Hoppo' Hopkins and Craig Riddington have today launched ‘Float to Survive’ - a water safety initiative that aims to reduce the number of…

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May 7, 2021 ByNigel Benton Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Review gives ‘top marks’ to Gold Coast’s professional lifeguard services

Gold Coast City Council's professional lifeguard services has undergone a major internal review – with the results confirming that the men and women on patrol are the…

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May 7, 2021 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Reopened Wentworthville Memorial Swim Centre includes new Life Floor splashpad surface

Cumberland City Council’s recently reopened Wentworthville Memorial Swim Centre features a new Life Floor splashpad surface, alongside a 25 metre program pool with beach…

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May 5, 2021 Aquatics / Design / Play / Recreation / Surfaces /


Tweed Shire steps up renewable energy program

Tweed Shire Council has committed to a new two-year program of renewable energy and energy efficiency works across its facilities aiming to achieve net zero emissions from electricity…

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May 5, 2021 Aquatics / Environment / Recreation / Technology / Venues /


Australian Professional Ocean Lifeguards Association conference to explore reversing rising summer drowning toll

Leading ocean safety experts from around the country will come together later this week to address the alarming rise in the number of Australians who drowned in the nation’s…

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May 4, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Safety / Tourism /


City of Kingston moves forward with new Aquatic Facility Plan

The City of Kingston in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne is moving forward with its plans for the development of a new aquatic and recreation centre following its adoption of an…

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May 4, 2021 Aquatics / Finance / Recreation / Waterparks /


Aquatic Recreation Network Australia launched to support states and provide national advocacy opportunities

Aiming to represent the interests of the aquatic and recreation industry, the Aquatic Recreation Network Australia (ARNA) has been formed to provide information sharing, networking and…

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May 3, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Recreation /


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Anti Wave International

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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Aquatics / Play / Sport


ProSlide Technology

ProSlide is the global leader in water ride design and manufacturing, supplying high-performance water attractions to new and expanding water parks around the world. For over three decades, ProSlide…

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Aquatics / Play / Waterparks


Aflex Inflatables

Aflex Inflatables are the leaders for obstacle courses, pool toys, waterparks and land-based watersides and fitness runs. They are industry leaders offering the widest range of pool, lake and beach…

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Aquatics / Play / Waterparks


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