News: Recreation

Ngai Tahu Tourism Dart River Adventures reopening in time for summer

Ngāi Tahu Tourism business Dart River Adventures, situated near Queenstown, is scheduled to reopen from 3rd December. The Dart River Wilderness Jet and Funyaks (inflatable kayaks) will…

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Sep 10, 2020 Attractions / Recreation / Tourism /


Heffron Park Tennis Centre marks one-year anniversary

The $6 million Heffron Park Tennis Centre located in Maroubra's Heffron Park celebrated its one year anniversary with a small COVID-safe celebration yesterday (8th September 2020).…

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Sep 9, 2020 Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Aquamoves upgrades 25 metre indoor pool during Victoria’s COVID-19 restrictions

Under COVID-19 Stage Three restrictions, Greater Shepparton City Council is taking advantage of the closure of its aquatic and fitness centre, Aquamoves, and is retiling the 25metre indoor…

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Sep 9, 2020 Aquatics / Design / Recreation / Safety / Venues /


Gold Coast inspires through their delivery of Surf Life Saving inclusivity

While many surf lifesaving clubs across Australia run separate programs for children with special needs, Gold Coast’s Nobbys Beach Surf Club is running an inspirational Albatross…

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Sep 9, 2020 Access / Events / Recreation / Safety / Wellness /


Port Hedland’s refurbished fitness facility delivers for FIFO, families and fitness enthusiasts

The Town of Port Hedland has announced that the refurbished Gratwick Aquatic and Fitness Centre will officially open on 19th September, providing a new standard of member experience…

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Sep 9, 2020 Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation / Venues /


Study shows tennis players live longer

A new study has shown the benefits of sports participation for longevity, with those who regularly play tennis gaining, on average, an extra 9.7 years to their lives. The research from…

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Sep 9, 2020 Recreation / Sport / Wellness /


Bankwest Stadium Precinct offers Pixar Putt during September School Holidays

Bankwest Stadium have announced that the popular mini-golf attraction, Pixar Putt, is coming to its precinct this September during the school holidays - delivering a safe, fun community…

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Sep 8, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Recreation / Venues /


Geelong Council prepares to reopen playgrounds and outdoor pools

The City of Greater Geelong is preparing to reopen its playgrounds and outdoor pools from next week, in line with the easing of some Coronavirus lockdown restrictions in regional…

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Sep 8, 2020 Aquatics / Play / Recreation / Sport /


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Playrope Aqua-Fun, are the Australian & New Zealand exclusive distributors for Vortex Aquatic Structures International, the world leader in aquatic playgrounds and urban water landscapes.…

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Aquatics / Attractions / Parks / Play / Recreation


Felton Industries

Felton Industries is Australia’s leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of quality outdoor furniture and has been supplying premium seating solutions for all sporting, commercial, community…

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Our team believes floors should be beautiful, comfortable, and engineered for safety, even when wet. Life Floor tiles meet six unique performance based standards: slip-resistance, impact absorption,…

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