News: Aquatics

New Tasmanian aquatic centre set for spring opening

After 20 years of planning, the new Oatlands Aquatic Centre is set to open as of next month. Located in the historic town of Oatlands in the Tasmanian Midlands, the new $10 million indoor…

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Aug 15, 2022 Aquatics / Recreation /


Heritage-listed Grant McBride Baths receives upgrades ahead of warmer months

Central Coast Council has confirmed most of the upgrades to amenities at their iconic, heritage-listed Grant McBride Baths at The Entrance have now been completed, with further upgrades…

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Aug 15, 2022 Aquatics / Recreation / Venues /


ActiveXchange partners with mapping software and location services provider Mapbox

Acting on feedback from hundreds of regional partners across three continents, ActiveXchange has announced its global partnership with mapping software and location services provider…

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Aug 12, 2022 Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation / Sport / Technology /


Hobsons Bay City Council calls for funding to help deliver Western Aquatic and Early Years Centre

Hobsons Bay City Council has endorsed the preliminary concept plan for the Western Aquatic and Early Years Centre at Bruce Comben Reserve in the Melbourne suburb of Altona Meadows but is…

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Aug 12, 2022 Aquatics / Finance / Fitness / Venues / Wellness /


New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern officially opens Hawke’s Bay Regional Aquatic Centre

With its long-course 50 metre pool described as “a game changer for competitive swimming”, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has officially opened the new $32 million…

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Aug 11, 2022 Aquatics / Government / Recreation /


City of Whittlesea engages consultants to prepare business case for new $180 million aquatic and sports centre

Looking to develop a new sports and aquatic centre in the northern Melbourne suburb of Mernda, the City of Whittlesea has engaged Deloitte Australia as the lead consultant to prepare the…

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Aug 10, 2022 Aquatics / Consultants / Recreation / Sport /


Countdown to two aquatic industry events named SwimCon

Amid a busy period for aquatic industry conferences - three having been held in the past week - Australia is set to see two identically named SwimCon events, staged between during August…

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Aug 9, 2022 Aquatics / Education / Sport /


Council to consider replacing roof over Fremantle Leisure Centre indoor pools

Constructed in 1996, the pavilion structure over the Fremantle Leisure Centre’s 25-metre and family leisure pools was storm damaged in October last year with the pools continuing to…

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Aug 7, 2022 Aquatics / Venues /


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Worldwide Sports Management

Principal Consultant Simon Weatherill has spent the last 20 years developing the world renowned Melbourne Sports Hub, as former Chief Executive Officer of the State Sports Centres Trust…

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Aquatics / Consultants / Recreation / Sport / Venues



Geoff Ninnes Fong & Partners (GNFP) is a structural, aquatic and civil engineering consultancy with broad experience in the design of new municipal and institutional swimming pools, hydrotherapy…

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Aquatics / Consultants / Design / Venues


Hydrocare Pool Services

Hydrocare Pool Services Pty Ltd offer 30 years of experience in aquatic industry features, products and water treatment. Hydrocare Pools has undertaken water treatment for aquatic centres and…

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Aquatics / Attractions / Play / Recreation / Technology


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