News: Recreation

Visitation declines at Invercargill’s Splash Palace aquatic facility

Invercargill City Council has revealed that user numbers at its Splash Palace aquatic facility have fallen significantly in comparison to visitation compared to five years ago. Attendance…

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Aug 5, 2022 Aquatics / Marketing / Recreation / Safety / Venues /


Construction to commence on Penrith’s Gipps Street Recreation Precinct project

The official start of Penrith’s multi-million-dollar 32-hectare Gipps Street Recreation Precinct project was signalled by a sod turning by Penrith Mayor Tricia Hitchen and Penrith…

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Aug 5, 2022 Play / Recreation / Sport /


Hills Shire Council celebrates opening of its new Waves Fitness and Aquatic Centre

The Hills Shire Council is celebrating the opening of its new $55 million Waves Fitness and Aquatic Centre with a special Community Open Day on Saturday 3rd September 2022. The swimming…

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Aug 4, 2022 Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation / Venues / Wellness /


AUSactive’s Barrie Elvish praises Queensland Government’s FairPlay voucher scheme

AUSactive Chief Executive Barrie Elvish has highlighted a Queensland Government survey that shows the success of its ‘get active’ incentive, welcoming it as “a fantastic…

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Aug 4, 2022 Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation /


Surf Life Saving NSW delivers culturally sensitive lifesaver training program

Surf Life Saving NSW has delivered a culturally sensitive lifesaver training program which resulted in a group of Muslim men from the Swim Brothers group completing training for their…

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Aug 4, 2022 Aquatics / Culture / Education / Recreation / Safety /


Blacktown Key Venues spotlights its latest aquatic and leisure centre achievements

The last month has seen Blacktown City Council’s aquatic and leisure centres and centre staff recognised and awarded for their high-quality services and dedication to the community…

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Aug 4, 2022 Aquatics / Education / Fitness / Recreation / Venues /


NRMA Parks and Resorts adds to its portfolio of NSW Holiday Destinations

NRMA Parks and Resorts has added to its growing portfolio of premium NSW Holiday Destinations  having secured Batemans Bay on the South Coast’s Eurobodalla Shire and…

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Aug 4, 2022 Hospitality / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


Consultation to start on officially renaming Fraser Island back to K’gari

While the World Heritage Area, Fraser Island became K’gari last year, the official place name for the world’s largest sand island has yet to change. As such community…

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Aug 3, 2022 Culture / Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


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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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We are the leading providers of kids fun multi-sports programs for Sport and Recreation Centres. Programs cover twelve common sports as well as Gross Motor Skill Development and suit children from as…

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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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Jonas Software operates over 110 independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective…

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