Latest News

Back to Latest News back


Waterplay releases new equipment to stimulate curiosity and mindful play

Waterplay releases new equipment to stimulate curiosity and mindful play
October 3, 2018

Leading aquatic play solutions company Waterplay® Solutions has launched the Waterways collection, a unique group of products designed to inspire curious young minds through interactive, collaborative play experiences.

Designed for a range of commercial and municipal installations, Waterways encourages free, continuous skill building play through interactive elements designed to encourage exploration and discovery.

Commenting on the value of skill-building activities in childhood development through skill-building activities, play theory expert Dr. Beverlie Dietze explains “play is such an integral part of learning and building experiences that we carry through to adulthood.

The Waterways product collection encourages peer and multi-generational collaboration, investigation, critical thinking and problem solving through the use of versatile weirs designed to block, catch, dump, guide, splash and plug the water. These products will inspire thoughtful, engaging play that keeps ‘waterplayers’ coming back to learn more and test their theories and abilities.”

Available now to the global market, Waterways is designed for all ages and ability levels and is comprised of five separate products that can stand alone as individual features or be used in conjunction to create a larger, more dynamic play experience.

The unique construction features only one surface connection point per feature making the design easy and cost effective to install and maintain.

Introducing the new product range, Waterplay President Jill White stated “when conceptualising the Waterways product collection we wanted to explore how we could create endless play value in an inclusive, compact, easy-to-install, modular design.

“During the process, we engaged external experts to consult in play theory and strategy, and also met with the design community to better understand the challenges they face when working with traditional play tables.”

Explaining the pre-release testing of the product, White added “the group of Waterplay product testers ranged in age from two to 12 and each age group engaged with the product in such creative ways.

“They investigated, they pushed, pulled, and plugged, they splashed, they spun, they used their knees, hands and even elbows to block water, they helped each other reach and stretch their bodies to engage in elements that were just out of grasp, and they squatted down to get in close to investigate elements that are nearer to the ground.”

Debuting at the NRPA National Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, on 25th September and set to be displayed at a range of other industry events, Waterplay is excited to share how the Waterways product collection will fit into your next play project.

White concluded “we really can’t wait to share this product with the world. Installers and designers will love how simple and versatile the product is to work with. The play value is endless and it looks stunning.”

To contact Waterplay Solutions Corp's Australian and New Zealand representatives, click here to visit their listing in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory. 

Related Articles

11th May 2018 - Waterplay releases new elements in Kaleidoscope aquatic play collection

2nd April 2018 - Leisure industry gets into April Fool’s Day spirit

10th July 2017 - Waterplay’s Activity Towers named a top product

3rd March 2017 - Waterplay marks 30 years of aquatic play innovation

13th December 2016 - Waterplay releases new generation of aquatic play products

14th October 2016 - Outdoor play essential to healthy childhood development

21st May 2016 - Waterplay President named a top female entrepreneur

12th January 2016 - New Moreton Bay splash pad quadruples patronage

15th November 2015 - Risky outdoor play positively impacts children’s health

2nd December 2014 - Supplier Directory Profile: Waterplay Solutions Corp

23rd September 2012 - Waterplay expands product line with full-scale waterslides

28th August 2010 - Waterplay Introduces Revolutionary Aquatic Fitness Equipment

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 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

Hadley/Series Australia Pty Ltd

Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…

read more

Arts / Culture / Design / Entertainment / Venues



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



Headquartered in Brisbane with an Australia-wide network of satellite offices, PaySmart is one of Australia’s largest and longest-standing direct debit billing companies. In 1996 we began…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Technology



SICO is at the forefront in innovative mobile folding and rolling, space efficient tables, stages, dance floors and many other products which help our customers optimise their use of space. Image…

read more

Entertainment / Events / 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



Solar Pool Heating & Swimming Pool Covers since 1974. Sunbather offer an Australian made product which undergoes continual development to enable you to trust in the Sunbather brand. We deliver a…

read more

Aquatics / Venues



Links Modular Solutions are a leading provider of high-quality, innovative software solutions for leisure facilities. Our software suite includes modules such as POS, Classes, Members, Facility…

read more

Access / Billing / Finance / Fitness / Technology



BODY BIKE® International is a leading manufacturer of indoor bikes with a 20-year track record of creating the best indoor bikes. Stay connected with Body Bike Australia…

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Sport / Technology / 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