News: Recreation

Western Sydney’s Wentworthville swimming pool reopens after $12.2 million upgrade

Cumberland City Council has this week reopened its Wentworthville Memorial Swim Centre after a $12.2 million upgrade. With work completed in time for the outdoor facility’s…

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Mar 31, 2021 Aquatics / Play / Recreation /


Construction commences on Parramatta’s new aquatic and leisure centre

Construction on Parramatta’s new $88.6 million aquatic and leisure centre is officially underway following the appointment of a builder for the new community aquatic and recreation…

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Mar 30, 2021 Aquatics / Design / Fitness / Recreation /


Singapore’s former Big Splash reopens as Coastal PlayGrove with city’s tallest outdoor play area

The former Big Splash site at Singapore’s East Coast Park has been revitalised as a 4.5-hectare park with new play features and expanded areas of open space. The redevelopment of…

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Mar 30, 2021 Parks / Play / Recreation / Waterparks /


City of Brisbane moves forward with new green bridges

The City of Brisbane has announced that construction will begin this year on two of its five ‘green bridges’ following the commencement of the tendering process for the…

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Mar 30, 2021 Design / Environment / Recreation /


World Leisure Day to be celebrated for the first time on 16th April

The World Leisure Organisation has announced its newest international initiative - the World Leisure Day - to be celebrated for the first time on 16th April. In a statement World Leisure…

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Mar 30, 2021 Education / Parks / Recreation / Sport /


NGV Melbourne Design Week features panel discussion on transforming everyday public spaces into thriving third places

Tomorrow will see NGV Melbourne Design Week 2021 stage a panel discussion that will explore the impact ‘Third Place’ design thinking has on the future of the built environment,…

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Mar 30, 2021 Design / Environment / Parks / Recreation / Sport /


Woman arrested after spitting on lifeguard at Milne Bay Aquatic Centre

Toowoomba Regional Council has released video showing a disgruntled member of the public spitting on a lifeguard after she was denied entry to the Milne Bay Aquatic Centre. Captured by…

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Mar 29, 2021 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety / Security /


Perth’s new Wellington Square intergenerational playground opens

Perth’s new Wellington Square intergenerational playground, Koolunga Koolangka Waabiny, has officially opened featuring nature play, a skate park, parkour activities, a flying fox,…

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Mar 29, 2021 Parks / Play / Recreation /


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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


Smart Connection Consultancy

Smart Connection Consultancy is a boutique sport and recreation consultancy who has become one of Australia’s leading advocates for the use of synthetic sports surfaces as a vehicle to grow…

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AUSTRALIAN MADE. BUILT NOT BOUGHT. AlphaFit is a 100% Australian owned family company manufacturing gear specifically for the strength and conditioning, functional fitness and high-performance…

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TPEC Pool Enclosures

TPEC Pool Enclosures provide a large range of premium commercial and residential retractable swimming pool, spa and terrace enclosures throughout Australia, servicing residential, local government…

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