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Vortex launches new aquatic play products for toddlers and preschoolers

Vortex launches new aquatic play products for toddlers and preschoolers
September 29, 2018

Canada-based Vortex Aquatic Structures International has launched new products in its popular Water Journey and Elevations ranges specifically designed for children aged from two to five years.

PlayNuk, an interactive elevated struture, adds to Vortex’s Elevations range, while Pico, Alto and Hop provide new tactile elements in the award-winning Water Journey range, scaled for toddlers and preschoolers.

Inspired by mountainside cascades and stepping stones, Pico, Alto and Hop have been developed to stimulate emotional, cognitive, and motor skills. Although aimed at little ones, the elements provide enough interaction to appeal to older siblings, encouraging social play.

Looking to encourage interaction, PlayNuk is a two-deck exploration hub incorporating softer spray features, smaller steps with double handrails, strategically shaded spaces, and age-appropriate games.

Stephen Hamelin, President and Chief Executive of Vortex Aquatic Structures International advises “we’re very excited to expand our award-winning Water Journey line.

“Fun is a core value of ours. We understand that bold water features and large structures that involve high-energy play can sometimes be intimidating for toddlers and preschoolers, and that’s no fun. With Pico, Alto, Hop, and PlayNuk, we’ve created a series of play spaces little ones can proudly call their own.”

Vortex is one of Canada’s fastest growing companies, recently named on the Growth 500 list for the fourth year running.

Vortex products are distributed by PlayRope in Australia and New Zealand.

Click here to view PlayRope's entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.

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