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City of Boroondara and YMCA Victoria recognised at Aquatic and Recreation Victoria awards

City of Boroondara and YMCA Victoria recognised at Aquatic and Recreation Victoria awards
June 17, 2017

Aquatics and Recreation Victoria’s 17th annual Industry Awards have recognised all that is best about Victoria’s aquatic and recreation industry, celebrated throuch 21 award categories.

The City of Boroondara and its YMCA Victoria-managed facilities were big winners on the night with the Hawthorn Leisure and Aquatic Centre (HALC) named Health Club of the Year and the Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre (APARC) receiving the Facility Management Award.

The Endeavour Hills Leisure Centre also received the new Business Excellence Awards.

Other award winners:

• Swim Teacher for Person’s with a Disability Award - won by Fernando Saraiva
• Marketing and Communications Award - won by James Harrison and Megan Howard
• Group Exercise Instructor Award - won by Linda McKenzie

Held on Friday 16th June at Peninsula Docklands, the Awards were presented at a gala event attended by over 600 guests from all parts of Victoria.

The ARV Awards recognise excellence in the following categories: 

• Outstanding Contribution to the Aquatic and Recreation Industry Award
• Facility Management Award (All Year & Seasonal)
• Sustainability Award
• Membership Sales Award
• Swim School of the Year Award
• Health Club of the Year Award
• Innovative Program Award
• Pool Lifeguard of the Year Award
• Most Valuable Employee Award
• Group Exercise Instructor Award
• Duty Manager Award
• Personal Trainer Award
• Customer Service Award
• Swim Teacher Awards:
• Swim Teacher General
• Swim Teacher for Infants, Toddlers and Preschool
• Swim Teacher for Persons with a Disability
• Presenter/Course Instructor Award
• Marketing Communications Award (formerly Online Communication Award)
• Watch Around Water: Facility of the Year Award 
• Business Excellence Award (new - ARV members only).

More to follow.

Image: Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre 

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12th September 2016 - ARV AND AUSTRALIAN SAILING TO PILOT ‘LEARN TO SWIM & SAIL’ PROGRAM 

23rd June 2016 - ARV AWARDS SHOWCASE THE BEST OF VICTORIA’S AQUATIC AND RECREATION SECTOR

9th June 2016 - ARV RELEASES GUIDELINES FOR MANAGING OUTDOOR SEASONAL POOLS

6th June 2016 - LINKS MODULAR SOLUTIONS ANNOUNCED AS ARV AWARDS PLATINUM SPONSOR

1st April 2016 - AQUATICS AND RECREATION VICTORIA RELEASES ENERGY BENCHMARKING STUDY FOR AQUATIC CENTRES 

2nd May 2014 - CITY OF BOROONDARA REVEALS ITS INCREDIBLE HALC

 31st October 2013 - BOROONDARA SPORTS FACILITIES TO BENEFIT FROM $3.1 MILLION FUNDING BOOST


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