Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

FINA and Myrtha combine to launch global ‘Pools for All’ initiative

FINA and Myrtha combine to launch global ‘Pools for All’ initiative
March 4, 2017

World swimming governing body FINA has joined with Myrtha Pools and Spain-based Pujol Arquitectura to launch ‘Pools for All’, an initiative to develop truly sustainable aquatic centres around the world.

The initiative aims to present standardised tools for the worldwide design, construction and operation of a complete range of sustainable aquatic facilities compliant with the regulations of its different aquatic disciplines.

Launched during the 4th FINA World Aquatics Convention in Windsor, Canada in December last year, one of the aims of the program is to develop different standardised solutions that are highly efficient, financially self-sustaining, with minimal impact on the environment and energy consumption throughout the life of the venue.

The project suggests five categories of aquatic centres, able to host events, competitions and championships at different levels and age groups in accordance with FINA (Fédération Internationale de NAtation) and national Federation requirements, while at the same time being capable of community and recreational activities.

In the last few years, FINA has increased its commitment, giving a huge contribution to the improvement of aquatic facilities, with the goal of making them more responsive to the needs of swimmers and communities.

Pools for All suggests different standardised solutions for the completion and the proper operation of aquatic facilities aiming to create designs not only compliant with swimming discipline norms but to also be sustainable considering three main dimensions: profits, social and environment.

For more information go to http://fina-poolsforall.com

Click here to view the FINA Pools for All brochure.

Top image shows FINA, Myrtha Pools and Pujol Arquitectura at the launch of Pools for All. Myrtha Chief Executive Roberto Colletto is third from left. 

1st December 2016 - MYRTHA TRANSFORMS ICE HOCKEY VENUE INTO FINA COMPETITION POOL

3rd November 2016 - MYRTHA TECHNOLOGY BOOSTS RIO AQUATIC PERFORMANCES

18th July 2016 - FINA PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL ANTI-DOPING ORGANISATIONS AHEAD OF THE 2016 RIO OLYMPICS

7th June 2016 - REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR 2016 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CONVENTION 

8th October 2015 - VICTORIA REVEALS NEW APPROACH TO INFRASTRUCTURE AND DESIGN

17th February 2015 - MYRTHA MOVABLE BULKHEADS ALLOW MULTIPLE POOL ACTIVITIES


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

The Jump Pad

The Jump Pad is a safe, flat inflatable made in a variety of sizes which can be used indoor or outdoor. From 3mx3m up to a whopping 9mx21m. Markets include Indoor and outdoor playgrounds, schools,…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Play

 
 

SportEng

SPORTENG specialises in the Planning, Design and Construction inspection of Fields of Play for all sports. Blending engineering with the specialist knowledge gained from working closely with sport…

read more

Consultants / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces / Venues

 
 

Fun Wheels Pty Ltd

Fun Wheels Pty Ltd are the premium dealer in Australasia for the Dutch company BERG’s commercial and domestic products. Our flagship product is their revolutionary pedal go-kart – the…

read more

Attractions / Tourism / Venues

 
 

HRMWEB

At easyemployer we've come up with a software solution that manages one of your most important, and often most costly, business resources - your staff. We are helping 100s of clients to…

read more

Finance / Fitness / Technology

 
 

Envibe

With its sleek good looks and easy-to-use yet powerful functionality, Envibe is the premium fitness club software for the Australasian leisure, recreation and fitness industry. We are the most…

read more

Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation / Technology

 
 

Pricemark Pty Ltd

Pricemark supplies a wide range of custom branded membership & RFID access products for the Health & Leisure Industry. 

read more

Access

 
 

Augmented Creative

Augmented Creative is an open organization of like-minded and highly dedicated, creative people who conceive, plan and execute visual solutions. We pursue new and innovative visual ideas to help…

read more

Arts / Attractions / Consultants / Design / Tourism

 
 

GLADSTONE MRM

Gladstone Health & Leisure (Gladstone MRM Pty Ltd Australia) is a leading supplier of leisure management and fitness software and is endorsed by leading health and fitness professionals and…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Technology / Venues

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business