Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

New Swimplex Aquatics installed Polin Waterslide opens in South Australia

New Swimplex Aquatics installed Polin Waterslide opens in South Australia
December 2, 2014

Swimplex Aquatics have recently delivered a turnkey waterslide in the City of Marion, South Australia.

With the former 'hand me down’ waterslide at the Marion Outdoor Swimming Centre in need of major repairs, the Council moved to update the facility with an impressive Polin Waterparks slide installed by Swimplex Aquatics.

The Polin body slide has been installed in the City of Marion's corporate colours with an extra platform to allow for future expansion.

The waterslide has been manufactured in state-of-the-art RTM fibreglass slide incorporating Polin's signature feature ‘Light Effects’ - adding excitement for the young people of Marion. The top half of the 77 metre long slide is a 1200mm enclosed tube which then opens out to a fast 1000mm open section. It also features a 10 metre long run out.

Another feature of the installation is that the path and tower are fully lit with LED lighting to allow extended hours of use of the slide during the warmer months.

During the build the Swimplex team were exposed to not only to Adelaide’s coldest spring day on record but they also faced the city’s hottest three day spring run with temperatures up to 42 degrees!

The recent opening event for the slide was an event attended by thousands of people, with the community taking to social media to enthusiastically support this new community asset.

Overseeing the installation on behalf of the City of Marion council was John Goldfinch of FMG Engineering.

Commenting on the project, Goldfinch stated “as structural and aquatics engineer assisting the City of Marion (in putting) the new waterslide out to tender and in performing inspections of the plant, equipment and build quality during the course of construction, I am delighted to report that the whole exercise was a particularly seamless installation performed to extremely tight timelines.

“I was impressed with the obliging approach and attitude of Swimplex’s installation team which allowed the job to proceed without holdups and to meet the tight timeframe.

“No task was too much to ask of the Swimplex team.

“All in all (it was) a very pleasant experience.”

Swimplex Water Attractions Manager Daniel Leaver added “we are very proud of this project which has given the people of South Australia another great community asset.

“The council were enthusiastic and realistic and the whole project went off without a hitch. “Swimplex bring some unique skills and resources to these jobs which allow us to deliver a truly turnkey package.

“We have some exciting times ahead for this side of our business”

For further information please contact Murray Booth of Swimplex Aquatics on 0456 007 783, E: murray@swimplex.com.au

Click here to view the Swimplex Aquatics entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory. 

18th November 2014 - SUPPLIER DIRECTORY PROFILE: POLIN WATERPARKS AND POOL SYSTEMS AND CONSTANT INNOVATION

17th November 2014 - FOURTH LATITUBE SET FOR COFFS HARBOUR INSTALLATION?


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

PathMinder

PathMinder Pty Ltd have partnered with AllUser Industries srl to bring Europe’s most advanced high security portals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. AllUser Industries started to…

read more

Access / Fitness / Recreation / Security

 
 

The Retention People Australia

TRP help health clubs, leisure centres and gyms across the globe create happy, loyal members through our user-friendly software which enables effective engagement and the delivery exceptional customer…

read more

Fitness / Marketing / Recreation / Technology / Wellness

 
 

SGL GROUP

SGL is an innovative and progressive lifestyle, leisure and community consulting practice, operated by Phillip Gray and active since 1988. SGL has undertaken an extensive range of sport,…

read more

Aquatics / Consultants / Fitness / Recreation / Sport

 
 

AUSFIT

Ausfit began in 1992, providing software services to the health and fitness sector including ClubWise, a fully hosted web-based product which combines state of the art club management software,…

read more

Billing / Finance / Fitness / Technology

 
 

Clubware

Clubware’s online gym software is not your run of the mill management system. It has been carefully designed to incorporate all the elements that a fitness club would need. How did we do that?…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Recreation

 
 

AUSTRALIAN WATERSLIDES AND LEISURE

A leading designer and manufacturer of innovative waterslides and attractions, Australian Waterslides and Leisure (AWL) is also able to advise clients in the areas of concept and design, feasibility…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Play / Waterparks

 
 

Aussie Strength

We are Aussie Strength. The ultimate supplier for Commercial Gym Equipment that's built to deliver in the toughest environments. From USA-Built hardcore weight training equipment from Arsenal…

read more

Fitness / Technology / Wellness

 
 

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…

read more

Aquatics / Consultants / Recreation / Sport / 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