Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

New waterslide enhances popularity of West Wyalong pool

New waterslide enhances popularity of West Wyalong pool
April 3, 2019

A new waterslide at the Holland Park Pool in West Wyalong in the Central West region of NSW has proved a popular attraction during the summer months.

Installed by Australian Waterslides and Leisure, the waterslide replaced a decades old slide and has reinvigorated the popular Bland Shire Council facility.

Angus Westaway, General Manager for facility manager the L&R (Leisure & Recreation) Group, explains “the new slide has freshened up the pool with its vibrant colour scheme blending with the rest of facility.”

While West Wyalong, the main town in the Bland Shire has a population of 3,000, the Holland Park Pool attracts in excess of 30,000 visits during its six month (October to April) operating season.

A community hub offering casual swimming and exercise classes in its 50 metre pool, it also offers a diving board, inflatables and a children’s aquatic playground.

Commenting on the project, Australian Waterslides and Leisure Managing Director Annette Matthews stated “AWL was very happy to have worked along with the council and especially with Angus to replace a slide that we originally designed and installed about 30 years ago.

“We are confident that the new slide will give another long period of service and provide healthy outdoor fun for the kids in the local community in West Wyalong.”

The L&R Group which operates five other facilities in regional NSW, manages the pool on behalf of the Bland Shire Council.

The waterslide costs $3.20 for unlimited use between 12 and 5pm.

The $150,000 project was made possible through funding from the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.

For more information on Australian Waterslides & Leisure click here to view their entry and contact details in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.

Images show the new waterslide as installed and in use. Lower images show the pool's old waterslide and its Aflex inflatable.

Related Articles

29th March 2019 - Richmond FC secures Federal Government funds for Swinburne Centre redevelopment

10th November 2018 - Australian Waterslides installs new waterslides for Adelaide’s Waterworld

30th November 2018 - Students learn vital beach safety skills ahead of summer

11th November 2014 - Refurbished Parkes Swimming Pool looks forward to third year of increased use

16th January 2018 - Aquatic play options expand on Hervey Bay waterfront

30th July 2017 - New aquatic play park part of the revival of the Whitsundays

12th February 2017 - Australian Waterslides and Leisure installs slides and play features

6th April 2016 - Aflex introduce new inflatable waterpark modules

6th August 2012 - Australian Waterslides and Leisure launch new waterplay features

12th September 2011 - Aflex Technology advances uniform guidance for operating swimming pool inflatables

6th December 2010 - Mercy Duck Dash Precedes West Wyalong Pool Reopening


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

VLOCKER

Vlocker Pty Ltd has been designing, manufacturing, installing and servicing locker systems worldwide since 1995. Vlocker specialises in providing locker solutions to suit client requirements in…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Safety / Security / Venues

 
 
 

Supreme Heating

Supreme Heating is a proud Australian owned company specialising in the latest energy efficient heating solutions. Since 1990, Supreme Heating has designed and installed commercial pool heating…

read more

Aquatics / Environment / Recreation

 
 

SeatGeek Asia Pacific

SeatGeek is a search engine and mobile-focused ticket marketplace that allows fans to buy and sell tickets for live events. As of August 2018, SeatGeek has exited the Australian, New…

read more

Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

SOLARWISE NSW DOLPHIN TECH

Solarwise NSW / Dolphin Tech were the first and are the largest Dolphin dealer in NSW with a full service facility and full range of spare parts "on the shelf". We also provide on site…

read more

Aquatics / Venues

 
 

Altitude Training Systems

ATS are global leaders in altitude training and research. From mask systems and inflatable tents to simulated altitude facilities, we help all athletes gain the competitive edge. Our…

read more

Fitness / Sport / 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

 
 

Aquaspin

AQUASPIN™ - Aqua Cycling Aquaspin™’s sessions have been specially designed by our Master Trainer to be challenging yet fun group cycling sessions. Each session is tailored to…

read more

Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation / Wellness

 
 
 
 

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