News: Aquatics

Water slide installation commences at Christchurch’s Parakiore Recreation and Sport Centre

Installation of the five eel-inspired hydroslides (the term for waterslides in New Zealand) has commenced at Christchurch’s Parakiore Recreation and Sport Centre (the namel gifted to…

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Mar 2, 2022 Aquatics / Design / Play / Recreation / Waterparks /


Swimming Australia welcomes FINA decision to cancel Russian-hosted World Junior Championships

Swimming Australia has this morning welcomed a decision by world swimming governing body FINA to cancel the World Junior Championships, scheduled to place in the Russian city of Kazan in…

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Feb 28, 2022 Aquatics / Events / Security / Sport /


Rockingham Aqua Jetty development to meet community expectations

The City of Rockingham, a local government area in Perth's far southern suburbs, has endorsed the final concept design for stage two development of its flagship aquatic and…

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Feb 28, 2022 Aquatics / Fitness / Play / Recreation /


FINA cancels World Junior Championships in Russia

World swimming governing body FINA has called off the World Junior Swimming Championships that were set to take place in Kazan, Russia, in late August, in light of Russia's invasion of…

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Feb 27, 2022 Aquatics / Events / Security / Sport /


Planning and design commences on Leschenault Leisure Centre expansion

A $15 million project to upgrade the Leschenault Leisure Centre is now under way thanks to the Western Australian Government commitment of a $3 million funding commitment. The project to…

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Feb 26, 2022 Access / Aquatics / Recreation /


Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya awards contract for Middle East’s largest waterpark

Saudi Arabian giga project Qiddiya has awarded a US$750 million construction contract for what will be the largest waterpark in the Middle East featuring 22 rides and attractions across a…

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Feb 26, 2022 ByNigel Benton Aquatics / Attractions / Tourism / Waterparks /


Council orders Sydney swim school to close

Sydney's Northern Beaches Council has issued a shutdown order to a popular swim school in the suburb of Avalon to close. Barrenjoey Swim School, which operates from the home of Damian…

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Feb 25, 2022 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Zoggs Australia returns as Principal Partner for Laps for Life event to support youth mental wellness

Leading swim brand Zoggs Australia is returning as the Principal Partner for national fundraising event, Laps for Life, for a fourth year to raise awareness and funds for youth mental…

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Feb 25, 2022 Aquatics / Events / Wellness /


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