News: Aquatics

Aquatic centre study shows school swimming programs not enough to keep children safe

The majority of children who only learn to swim by attending intensive school swimming programs can't swim a year later according to new research from Deakin University The world-first…

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Oct 9, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


FINA to stage second Champions Swim Series event in China

World swimming governing body FINA has announced that the second edition of its Champions Swim Series will be held across two Chinese cities in 2020. Shenzhen will host the first leg on…

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Oct 8, 2019 Aquatics / Sport / Venues /


Gawler Aquatic Centre opens for 57th swimming season

The Town of Gawler’s Gawler Aquatic Centre opens today for its 57th season. The facility, located at Victoria Terrace in the South Australian town, continues to be a popular venue…

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Oct 8, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Elite swimming goes ‘intergalactic’ as ISL stages first event

The weekend’s inaugural International Swimming League meet has been filled with firsts, with France-based Energy Standard securing the premier series event win in the US city of…

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Oct 7, 2019 Aquatics / Events / Sport / Venues /


LIWA Aquatics’ new President outlines future association objectives

Nick Wilkinson, the recently elected President of LIWA Aquatics, has explained how the association representing the aquatic industry in Western Australia is looking to strengthen its…

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Oct 7, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety /


Accomplished swim coach named Westfield Local Hero

Belgravia Leisure Area Manager Craig Tobin has been honoured as a Westfield Local Hero in the Brisbane suburb of Carindale for his contribution to swimming for people with an intellectual…

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Oct 6, 2019 Access / Aquatics / Education / Sport /


Leisure the biggest industry in the world

Leisure - the industry consisting of aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, hospitality, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues - has been assessed as being the…

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Oct 6, 2019 Aquatics / Attractions / Entertainment / Fitness / Recreation /


New Indonesian glamping resort becomes Crystal Lagoons first south east Asian installation

The newly opened Natra Bintan hotel in Indonesia is a significant development, as it overlooks Crystal Lagoons’ first man-made crystalline lagoon in south east Asia while also…

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Oct 3, 2019 Aquatics / Hospitality / Recreation / Tourism /


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