Breaking News

Aquatics and Recreation Victoria (ARV) is greatly appreciative of the articles and photographs provided by the respective media outlets and organisations within Australia and across the globe, including their dedicated staff.

This section is intended to inform all industry stakeholders of items making news, and is provided in good faith.

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29 November 2016 - Making Pools More Diverse: Swimming Australia Launches Inclusion Framework (by Reg Domingo - GNN)

22 November 2016 - Water Safety Not Only for the Young (by Esther Lauaki - Star Weekly Sunbury & Macedon Ranges)

21 November 2016 - Samsung Gear Fit 2 Review: A Fitness Tracker Worth Considering (by Kunal Khullar - Tech 2)

18 November 2016 - Deloitte: Aussies the Highest Adopters of Fitness Bands (by Emily Bencic - Appliance Retailer)

9 November 2016 - Best Swimming Trackers 2016-17 UK (by Simon Jary - TechAdvisor)

31 October 2016 - Revamped Pines Forest Aquatic Centre Opens With a Splash (by Lisa Shefman - Frankston Standard Leader)

28 October 2016 - A Fresh Approach to Poolside Energy Performance (by Sandra van Dijk - Climate Control News)

26 October 2016 - Sports Nutrition Market to Reach $44,003 Million, Globally, by 2021-Allied Market Research (provided by PR Newswire)

26 October 2016 - How Cities Are Making Their Residents More Active (by Andrew Tilin - Outside Magazine)

18 October 2016 - School Pool Named In Honour of Golden Paralympian (provided by the office of the Premier of Victoria)

17 October 2016 - The Best Melbourne Pools to Head to in Summer (by Julian Kennedy - Leader Commiunity News)

17 October 2016 - Position Description - ARV Chief Executive Officer Role (October 2016) 

12 October 2016 - AirActive Signs Innovation Partnership with Melbourne Business School (provided by Mumbrella) 

11 October 2016 - Hawke's Bay's First Inflatable Playground (by Alice Lock - Hawke's Bay Today)

11 October 2016 - Let's Give Our Children A Leaner Future (by Sussan Ley - The Huffington Post)

7 October 2016 - No Funding Joy for Wangaratta - Outdoor Pool, Turf Club bids for $6.6m Miss Again (by Simone Kerwin - Wangaratta Chronicle)

5 October 2016 - Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pop-Up Pool gets a One-Year Reprieve (by Amy Plitt - Curbed New York)

27 September 2016 - Aquatic Climbing Wall Making a Splash in Summerside (by Nancy Russell - CBS News)

26 September 2016 - Coroner Urges Parents to Check Pool Safety after 'Tragic' Increase in Child Drowning Deaths (by Cheryl Hall - ABC News)

26 September 2016 - Swimming Lessons yet to be Introduced in all Indian Schools (by Mohammad Al-Masum Molla - Dhaka Tribune)

26 September 2016 - Mattioli Industry Newsletter (Snap, Crack & Coat) September 2016

15 September 2016 - Drownings Reach 10-year High in Australian Adults Aged 25 to 34 (by Lucy Marks - ABC News)

14 September 2016 - Deakin University Scientists Closing in on "Exercise Pill" (by Leah McLennan & Fi Poole - ABC News)

13 September 2016 - New Brimbank Swim Schools to cut Waiting Lists (by Ben Cameron - Star Weekly)

12 September 2016 - Apple Focuses on Fitness for its New Watch (by Julia Love - The Australian)

10 September 2016 - Sea Pool Idea Surfaces for Port Melbourne to Support Population and Entice Tourists (by Jordy Atkinson - Port Phillip Leader)

7 September 2016 - Man, 77, Suffers Severe Burns at Harold Holt Swimming Centre Sauna (by Clay Lucas - The Age)

6 September 2016 - ARV and Australian Sailing to Trial ‘Learn to Swim & Sail’ Program (Media Release)

6 September 2016 - Tania Wright: I Would Rather Invest Rates in Swimming Pool (by Tania Wright - Hake's Bay Today)

5 September 2016 - Port Melbourne Resident Rohan Cresp Floats Plan for Seaside Pool (by Clay Lucas - The Age)

5 September 2016 - Man Charged with Indecently Assaulting Girl at Perth Aquatic Centre Fails to Appear in Court (provided by ABC News)

22 August 2016 - The U.S. Dominates Competitive Swimming. So Why Can't More Kids Swim? (by Bruce Y. Lee - Forbes)

19 August 2016 - Coroner Investigates Death of man who Drowned in Public Pool (by Olivia Lambert - news.com.au)

19 August 2016 - Doveton Pool Could get Major Makeover Thanks to Community Lobby (by Megan Bailey - Cranbourne Leader)

19 August 2016 - Prestigious Shore School in North Sydney to Spend $55m on new Pool, Gym, Classrooms and Parking (by Tony Bosworth - Mossman Daiiy)

19 August 2016 - YouTube, apps: How to get fit Without Spending a Dollar (by Victoria Hoff - Financial Review)

18 August 2016 - Foreign Student's Swimming Pool Death Preventable, Victorian Coroner Finds (by Liz Hobday - ABC News

16 August 2016 - Could Ballarat Get a $1 million Indoor Waterslide? (by Melissa Cunningham - The Courier)

 

12 August 2016 - Water Problems Aside, Rio's Aquatic Stadium A Tech Wonder (provided by Aqua Magazine)

9 August 2016 - Olympic Lifeguard has a Great Quote About Working the Most Boring job at the Olympics (by Emmett Knowlton - The Insider)

4 August 2016 - Father of Five Thanks Paramedics and Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre Staff (provided by Ambulance Victoria)

3 August 2016 - CDC Issues New Model Aquatic Health Code (by Rebecca Robledo - Aquatics International)

2 August 2016 - Manly Opens New Multi-Million-Dollar Aquatic Centre (by Emma Joyce - Time Out Sydney) 

8 July 2016 - Children Swimming in Winter: Parents Urged to Take Kids for a Dip (by Ashley Argoon - Herald Sun)

5 July 2016 - Too Much Salt & Sugar & Not Enough Exercise - Why Australian's Health is Lagging (by Rebecca Lindberg, Maximillion de Courten & Rosemary Calder - The Conversation)

4 July 2016 - This Adelaide Swimming Club Survived 100 Years Without a Pool (by James Hetherington - City North Messenger

1 July 2016 - Merriwa Swimming Program Making a Difference to Women from CALD Backgrounds (by Lucy Jarvis - Joondaloop Times)

26 June 2016 - New Green Square Aquatic Centre & Park to make Sustainability History (by Nathan Johnson - Architecture & Design)

22 June 2016 - Congratulations to the 2016 ARV Industry Award Winners (by ARV)

21 June 2016 - If you don't Think Pro-Gamers are Athletes - Consider This (by Rianne Coale - Redeye Chicago)

18 June 2016 - Man Cited for Wearing Thong to Public Pool (provided by PalmBeachPost.com)

16 June 2016 - Behmer and Wright to Build New Aquatic Centre (provided by the City of Bendigo)

16 June 2016 - $800,000 Balmain Pool Promise (provided by news.com.au)

14 June 2016 - Aquarena Redevelopment Update

14 June 2016 - Perfect Gym Solutions Launches into Australia & NZ Markets (provided by Ausleisure)

14 June 2016 - Workout Buddies: Victoria's Secret Angels Share Their Favourite Fitness Moves (by Diana Nguyen - Enews)

14 June 2016 - Strong Aquatic Stream for National Sports Convention (by Chris Maher - SPLASH!)

11 June 2016 - F45 Australian Gym Comes to India (provided by The Hindu Newspaper)

10 June 2016 - Fitness Model's Mysterious Death Shatters Bodybuilding Community (provided by Yahoo 7 News)

10 June 2016 - Should we Still be Choosing Fat-Free Over Full-Fat Products? (provided by Rebecca Charlotte Reynolds & published by The Conversation)

10 June 2016 - From Strength to Strength: Provider’s Aged Care Gyms Flourish (provided by Australian Aging Agenda) 

8 June 2016 - Kids Flood AquaPulse Swim Classes (by Charlene Macauley - Star Weekly)

7 June 2016 - Towong Council Plans to Save $10,000 on Corryong and Tallangatta pools by Cutting Hours (by Anthony Bunn - The Border Mail)

7 June 2016 - Aussie Kids Also-Rans in Global Fitness Rankings (by Rebecca Puddy - The Australian)

6 June 2016 - 6 Types of Swimmers Taking Swim Lessons (by Alison Murtagh - Swimming World College intern)

6 June 2016 - Sydney Wild Weather: Coogee SLSC ‘Like a Bomb Site’ (by Melissa Seiler - Daily Telegraph)

5 June 2016 - Hobart Aquatic Centre Latest Designs Reveal new Features Including Water Slide (by Jessica Howard - The Mercury)

5 June 2016 - Da Nang Plans to put all Children in Swimming Classes by 2017 (provided by Thanh Nien News)

3 June 2016 - New Australian Swim School Association Aims to Link Learn-to-Swim Operators (provided by Ausleisure)

1 June 2016 - Twitter Offers Trusty Town Planning Tips (provided by the University of Queensland)

31 May 2016 - Fighting Blindness & Obesity Through Fitness (by Luke Wong, Melanie Pearce & Julie Clift - ABC News)

31 May 2016 - How to Pick the Good From the Bad Smartphone Health Apps (by Carol Maher - The Conversation)

30 May 2016 - Controversial Water Survival Class for Babies Gaining Popularity (by Christi Palma - Boston.com)

30 May 2016 - Australia's Display at Venice Biennale (by Oliver Wainwright - The Guardian Architecture)

29 May 2016 - Aqua Technics Commercial Awarded 50 Pool Contract for Pilbara Gas Project (by Chris Maher - SPLASH!)

26 May 2016 - World Surf League Acquires Major Stake in Kelly Slater's Wave Pool Company (by Anthony Pancia - ABC News)

25 May 2016 - Mattioli Industry eNews Monthly - May 2016 (provided by Mattioli)

24 May 2016 - From Wasted Holiday to Wellness - Bali Holidays get a Health Kick (by Fleur Bainger - Perth Now Sunday Times)

24 May 2016 - St Kilda Adventure Playground’s Future Threatened after Federal Government Slashes Funding (by Therese Allaoui - Leader Comunity Newspapers Inner East)

24 May 2016 - Corangamite Divided Over Swimming Pool Stoush (by Rob Harris - Herald Sun)

23 May 2016 - Yarra River in Templestowe Could Become Home to Victorian-First Paddle Sport Centre (by Thomas O'Byrne - Leader Community News East)

23 May 2016 - Childhood Fitness Reduces Long-Term Cardiovascular Risks of Child Obesity (provided by the Science Daily)

21 May 2016 - Orange Aquatic Centre a victim of its own Success (by Bryson Ferreira - Central Western Daily)

20 May 2016 - Nipper Numbers on Gold Coast in Dire Need of Rescue (by Lea Emery - Gold Coast Bulletin)

19 May 2016 - Torquay Pool Fight Continues - Surf Coast Shire & MP in War of Words (by Alex Sinnott - Geelong advertiser)

18 May 2016 - Cranbourne Swimming Pool Destroyed by Vandals (by Peter Strachan - Cranbourne Leader)

18 May 2016 - Aquatic Centre's National Award (provided by the Victor Harbour Times)

17 May 2016 - Housing Affordability, lack of Sporting Facilities Among Top Priorities in Castlemaine Ahead of Federal Election (by Joseph Hinchcliffe - Bendigo Advertiser)

16 May 2016 - Ian Thorpe Starts Pool Cleaning Business (by Sarah Kimmorley - Business Insider Australia)

12 May 2016 - We are all Swimmers (by Rachel Flynn - The Northsider)

10 May 2016 - Hume Council to Spend big in Sunbury (by Barry Kennedy - Leader Community Newspaper North West)

5 May 2016 - Gympie Memorial Pool Faces End of an Era (by Francesca McMackin - Gympie Times)

4 May 2016 - Getting Fit is About to Cost a Whole lot More (by Vanessa Kraull - The Daily Telegraph)

4 May 2016 - Gladstone's Unique Aqua Therapy Service Undergoes Major Change to Ensure Long-Term Survival (by Blythe Moore - ABC News)

4 May 2016 - Wollongong CC Reveals Plans to Overhaul Beaton Park Sports Precinct (by Kate McIlwain - Illawarra Mercury)

3 May 2016 - $100m Centre Finally Gets Name in Fremantle (by Bryce Luff - Fremantle Gazette)

3 May 2016 - Participation Activities at the Australian Championships (provided by Swimming Australia)

2 May 2016 - How to beat the Flu & Keep Energy Levels up this Winter (by Laura House - The Daily Mail Australia)

2 May 2016 - Whittlesea Council Budget all About Priorities (by Laura Michell - Star Weekly)

30 April 2016 - Healthy Living the Focus of Rural Expo (provided by Queensland Country Life)

28 April 2016 - Newly Opened $3.6m Riverland Backpackers Resort 'will be full' During Citrus Season (by Catherine Heuzenroeder - ABC News Riverland)

27 April 2016 - Better planning of Open Space will Enhance City Liveability (by Jon Shinkfield - The Fifth State)

26 April 2016 - Gold Coast's Jump! Swim Schools wins Oscars of International Business World (by Jenny Rogers - Gold Coast Bulletin)

26 April 2016 - Colbinabbin Residents Start Campaign to Save Town Pool (by Natalie Croxon - Bendigo Advertiser)

23 April 2016 - Giving Kids a Say is Important When it Comes to Playground Redevelopment (by Carolyn Rance - The Sydney Morning Herald)

16 April 2016 - Working it Out: Do we Really Need to Pay for Exercise? (by Lauren Potts - BBC News)

7 April 2016 - Melbourne is Getting An Enormous Wave Pool (by Olivia Gibson - Cityfile)

6 April 2016 - Sport is the Most Unifying Tool for Peace in the World (by Wilfried Lemke - The Guardian)

6 April 2016 - Ararat Pool Opens for Business (provided by the Victorian Premier's Office)

6 April 2016 - Premier Daniel Andrews Opens Ararat Outdoor Olympic Pool (by Jeremy Venosta - The Ararat Advertiser)

6 April 2016 - Parramatta's only Pool to be Demolished for a new Sports Stadium (by Melanie Kembrey - The Sydney Morning Herald)

1 April 2016 - Aquatics & Recreation Victoria Releases Energy Benchmarking Study for Aquatic Centres (provided by Ausleisure)

13 March 2016 - Off-Field win for Tigers over Leisure Centres (Nick Bowen - AFL News) 

6 March 2016 - Arnold Schwarzenegger back for Formula One Grand Prix, Arnold Classic Australia Expo (by Brianna Travers - Herald Sun)

2 March 2016 - A Females First for Lifesavers (by Neil Walker - Bayside News)

1 March 2016 - Migrant Children get into the Swim (by Adem Saban - Star Weekly)

29 February 2016 - Black Hatt Pub Owner Kylee Clasper Saves Portarlington Swimming Pool (by Bethany Tiler - Geelong Advertiser)

24 February 2016 - Melbourne Development Gets Green Light For Australia’s First Indoor Water Park (provided by The Urban Developer)

22 February 2016 - Pool Partnerships can Save Young Lives (provided by Editoral Board Star Tribune)

22 February 2016 - ACT Government Considers Regulating Water Safety at Publicly Accessible Private Pools (by Natasha Boddy - The Canberra Times)

15 February 2016 - The Secret to Keeping Healthy Knees for Life (by Paula Goodyer - Sydney Morning Herald)

13 February 2016 - $15m Aquatic Centre Revamp Plan (by Jessica Howard - The Mercury)

12 February 2016 - Fitness and Social Media: A Match Made in Heaven or Hell? (by Danielle Prager - The Huffington Post)

10 February 2016 - Feedback Sought on Albury Council Draft Pool Plan (provided by ABC News)

3 February 2016 - Sneakernomics: How Social Fitness Changed to Changed the Sports Industry (by Matt Powell - Forbes Retail)

29 January 2016 - Not for the Faint-Hearted: Top 10 Scariest Water Slides in the World (by Laura Mitchell - Daily Star)

27 January 2016 - VICSWIM Makes 40th Birthday Splash at MAC! (by Benjamin Millar - Star Weekly Maribyrong & Hobsons Bay)

21 January 2016 - VICSWIM Summer Kidz Program (provided by the Victorian State Government media unit)

20 January 2016 - Water Safety Breaks Cultural Barriers (provided by the Bayside News & Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News)

17 January 2016 - Municipal Baths Still a Cheap, Fun Day Out (by Kylie Northover - The Age Newspaper)

14 January 2016 - VICSWIM Celebrates 40 Years! (ARV Media Release)

12 January 2016 - Is EMS Training the next Fitness Craze? (by Sharon Feiereisen - The Fashion Spot Australia)

6 January 2016 - Summer Safe Swim Lessons (by Sarah Harmon - Sunraysia Daily)

5 January 2016 - La Trobe City Council Feels the Heat (provided by La Trobe Valley Express)

5 January 2015 - Measuring Up: this year, Aim for Fitness over Fat Loss for Long-Term Success (by Simon Rosenbaum - The Conversation)

3 January 2016 - Splash Devonport the Latest to ban Mermaid Tail (by Ben Hansen - The Advocate)

31 December 2015 - The Do's And Dont's of Working Out In the Australian Heat (by Sam McKeith - HuffPost Australia)

28 December 2015 - Council Feels the Heat (provided by the La Trobe Valley Express) 

26 December 2015 - Pool Fight Makes a Splash in Torquay (by Benjamin Preiss - The Age Newspaper)

26 December 2015 - Woman Drowns in Swimming Pool on Tragic Christmas Day at Orbost (by Wes Hosking - Herald Sun)

22 December 2015 - Onwards and Upwards in 2016 for Swim Australia and ASCTA (provided by ASCTA)

18 December 2015 - Atlantis Lounge in City to Feature Mermaids, Sharks, Swimming Pool and Helipad (by Sophie Perri - The Advertiser)

17 December 2015 - Homeless Community Offered Free Movie & Pool Passes (by Christopher Gillett - Herald Sun)

17 December 2015 - Future Uncertain as Portarlington Pool Closes Indefinitely (by Jemma Ryan - Geelong Advertiser)

14 December 2015 - PARC Access is a Winner (provided by Bayside New / Frankston Leader)

11 December 2015 - The Tough World of the Australian Fitness Industry (by Phil Mercer - BBC News)

10 December 2015 - Wearables Market Surge led by Apple (provided by AAP / Yahoo Seven)

9 December 2015 - Northcote’s Rosalie Hudson Completes Trek in Nepal to Raise Money for Alzheimers Australia (by Julia Irwin - North Leader)

8 December 2015 - Double win for Exponet at EEAA Awards of Excellence (provided by Exponet)

7 December 2016 - No $4m Pool Funding for Wangaratta (by Jeff Zeuschner - Wangaratta Chronicle)

7 December 2015 - Ceramic Solutions Launches New Aquatic Website (provided by Ceramic Solutions)

3 December 2015 - Hellas Park Sportplex (by Theodora Maios - Neos Kosmos Newspaper)

2 December 2015 - Cryptosporidiosis Surge in NSW Public Pools (by Harriet Alexander - The Sydney Morning Herald)

2 December 2015 - Olinda Pool Reopens with Pool Party (by Jordy Atkinson - Leader Community Newspaper Outer East)

1 December 2015 - Swimming Lessons a Cultural Exchange for Young Migrant Men (by Carol Raabus - ABC News)

1 December 2015 - Regional Infrastructure Fund Touted as Funding Avenue for Castlemaine Pool Plans (provided by ABC News)

29 November 2015 - Making Swimming Pools More Diverse - Swimming Australia Launches Inclusion Framework (by Reg Domingo - GNN)

27 November 2015 - No Strings Attached Exercise Bodypass Launches in Brisbane (by Sarah Berry - The Sydney Morning Herald - Life & Style)

26 November 2015 - $9.6m Indoor Pool Mooted for Castlemaine (provided by ABC News) 

25 November 2015 - Adelaide gets Australia’s first Aerial Park (by Emma Gardiner - SpiceNews.com.au)

24 November 2015 - Canberra Olympic Pool - Civic Complex Nears the end of its Life (by Hannah Walmsley - ABC News)

23 November 2015 - LA Fitness Taking Over all Fitness Centres in Arizona (by Steven Totten - Phoenix Business Journal)

21 November 2015 - Kickboxing Event held at UK Leisure Centre (provided by the Portsmouth News)

20 November 2015 - Construction Starts on Craigieburn Regional Aquatic and Leisure Centre (provided by The Federal Govt of Australia)

18 November 2015 - Fitness Classes & Creche to be cut at Bacchus Marsh Leisure Centre (provided by Ausleisure)

16 November 2015 - Only One Pool to Open this Summer in Wangaratta (by Jeff Zeuschner - Wangaratta Chronicle)

16 November 2015 - Men’s Active Compression Wear PocJox set to Revolutionise Workouts (provided by Ausleisure)

16 November 2015 - City Surf Fitness Is Making Waves Across The South (by Adriana Lopez - Forbes)

10 November 2015 - Community Sport & Recreation Awards Announced (provided by the Victorian State Govt. - Dept of Health & Human Services)

4 November 2015 - Blactown CC to Showcase its Pool Safety Record (provided by Ausleisure)

4 November 2015 - Trigeneration Power Plants to Boost Energy Efficiency at City of Sydney Pools (provided by Ausleisure)

2 November 2015 - How the Chemical-Free Public Pool Came to the U.S. (by Jennifer Jeanne Patterson - The Atlantic Citylab)

1 November 2015 - What Does the Future Hold for Fitness (by Michael Jarosky - Stuff.co.nz)

29 October 2015 - Push to Ban Soft Drinks at Pools, Sport Centre (by Benjamin Preiss - The Age)

28 October 2015 - Back to the Future - What's Next in Fitness (by Michael Jarosky - Executive Style)

21 October 2015 - Bendigo Council Faces Stoush over Looming Kangaroo Flat Leisure Centre Demolition (provided by ABC News)

18 October 2015 - Talks for Massive Surf Park in Western Australia (by Alexander Haro - The Inertia Haro)

18 October 2015 - Hot Under Collar About Pool Opening Delay (by Nicola Worley - posted on The Northern Daily Leader)

15 October 2015 - Warning Over Child Drownings (by Lyn Grierson - CommunityNews.com.au)

15 October 2015 - Super You! (by John Toomey - The Huffington Post)

1 October 2015 - Sports Tech Arms Race: New Inertial Sensors Will Challenge GPS Player Tracking Technology (by Ryan Chant - Sport Techie)

28 September 2015 - Two Children Under 5 Drown Each Month - Australians Urged to Check Pool Fences (by Mikaela Day - The Age)

24 September 2015 - Aquatic Centre Architect wins Royal Gold Medal of Architecture (by Danielle Sheridan - The Times)

23 September 2015 - Food and Exercise: Friend or Foe (by Jamie Atlas - 9NEWS Fitness Expert)

23 September 2015 - New Sports Technology Provides a GPS Alternative (provided by Griffith University)

22 September 2015 - Report Shows Toddler Drownings up 30% (by Matt Crossman - Star Weekly)

21 September 2015 - Marco YMCA Aquactics Program Keeping Standards High (by Don Manley - Marco Eagle)

21 September 2015 - Fun Fit Kidz Opens as Sydney’s First Fitness Facility for Children (provided by Ausleisure)

17 September 2015 - Eden Hills Recreation Centre Safeguards its Future with Council deal (by Celeste Villani - Mitcham & Hills Messenger)

15 September 2015 - Release of the Royal Life Saving National Drowning Report 2015 (provided by Royal Life)

14 September 2015 - Going Out: Hamilton Aquatics' new Course is About More Than Swimming (by Jay Asser - Sport360)

9 September 2015 - Denmark Council Survey Reveals Pool Plan Opposition (provided by ABC News)

5 September 2015 - We all Need a Mission (by John Toomey - The Huffington Post)

1 September 2015 - The Apple Watch Is Taking Over the Fitness Band Turf (by Joshua Espinoza - Complex)

31 August 2015 - Open Air Gyms: Mumbai's Al Fresco Fitness Generation (by Purvaya Sawant - The Times of India)

31 August 2015 - Health Check: do you need to Stretch Before and after Exercise? (by Rob Herbert - The Conversation)

30 August 2015 - A Daily Walk 'can add Seven Years to Your Life' (by Paul Peachey - The Independent)

30 August 2015 - National Nutrition Week - Government to Focus on Child Malnourishment (provided by The Times of India)

25 August 2015 - Acrophobia and Aquatics Collide at London 'Sky Pool' (by Matt Hickman - Mother Nature Network)

17 August 2015 - Fresh Idea for Pool Water from Australian Innovative Systems (by Bradley Kanaris - Financial Review)

16 August 2015 - New Fitness Pass Gives Access to Gyms and Outdoor Activities Across Sydney (by Rebecca Isaacs - NewsLocal)

15 August 2015 - Heart Attack Victim Reunited with Rescuer at Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre (by Julia Rabar - Waverley Leader)

29 July 2015 - Man Flees After Filming Change Rooms in Melbourne Leisure Centre (provided by NineMSN)

29 July 2015 - New Vision for Recreation Encourages Canberrans to get fit Outdoors (by Eleanor Mackay - The Canberra Times)

28 July 2015 - Time to Get Your Exercise Program Started (by John Toomey - The Huffington Post)

26 July 2015 - No Chemicals Added: Minneapolis Opens US's First Naturally Filtered Swimming Pool (by Alexander Sehmer - The Independent

20 July 2015 - Shark Attacks Australian Surfer Mick Fanning During live Competition (by Josh Dye - The Sydney Morning Herald)

17 July 2015 - Growing Wave of Support to Retain 50m Pool at East Keilor Leisure Centre (by Damien Ratcliffe - Moonee Valley Leader)

16 July 2015 - London's Royal Dock Opens as Urban Swimmining Pool (by Lizzie Porter - The Telegraph Travel) 

16 July 2015 - Latest News in Flooring Building & Construction (provided by Ceramic Solutions)

15 July 2015 - Turn Your Fitness Knowledge into a Skill You can act on (by Stephanie - Lifehacker)

15 July 2015 - Game  Changer in the Fitness Market (by Sylvia Pennington - The Sydney Morning Herald)

15 July 2015 - Five Tough Gadgets and Accessories to Survive the Great Outdoors (provided by news.com.au)

14 July 2015 - Thousands cram into Tourist Pool in China to Cool Off (by Olivia Rudgard - The Telegraph

13 July 2015 - Woman Dies in 24-Hour Fitness Steam Room (by Rob Low - Fox 31)

12 July 2015 - Interactive Fountains Continue to Present Risk for Community-Wide Outbreaks of Cryptosporidium (by Steven Smith - Outbreak News)

7 July 2015 - Apple Watch Hits the Pool with Swimming Tracking App (by James Stables - Wareable)

6 July 2015 - Precor & Links Modular Solutions Launch System Integration (provided by WNIF)

2 July 2015 - Plan to Remove East Keilor 50m Pool Raises Ire (by Linh Ly - Moonee Vally Leader)

1 July 2015 - World's Largest Swimming Pool the size of 11 football Pitches (by Jeff Parsons - The Mirror)

30 June 2015 - The Not-So Healthy Truth About Nutrition Bars (by Markham Heid - Shape/Meredith Fitness)

29 June 2015 - What Is Cryptosporidium, and Should you be Concerned? (by Jessica Firger - Newsweek)

29 June 2015 - AquaSphere Ride Reopens for Holidays at PARC (by Christian Tatman - Frankston Standard Leader)

29 June 2015 - Virtual Reality makes its way into Fitness Classes (by Dorene Internicola - Reuters)

29 June 2015 - Debunking Fitness Myths about Bulking up, Carbs, Light Weights, HIIT, Visualisation (by Sarah Berry - The Sydney Morning Herald)

29 June 2015 - Precor wins City of Yarra Tender (provided by WNIF)

26 June 2015 - Swimming Pool, Hot Tub Water Contamination Increasing in the U.S. (by Amy Kraft - CBS News)

26 June 2015 - Belly Flopping Bear Takes a Dip (provided by Paul Henry - Mediaworks NZ)

25 June 2015 - Kangaroo Flat Principals Give Thumbs up for Aquatic Centre (by Madeleine Wines - Bendigo Advertiser)

24 June 2015 - Mount Alexander Shire Considers Calls for Changes to Swimming Pools (provided by Ausleisure)

22 June 2015 - New EYE Fitness Installations Excite Gym Members (provided by Ausleisure)

22 June 2015 - Former AFL Star Russell Morris Kicking Goals for Grassroots Club Technology (by John Stensholt - Financial Review)

19 June 2015 - Port Adelaide FC Reveals Hi-Tech Fitness Regime to Public; Offers Insight into Future of Elite Sports (by Alex Mann - ABC News)

19 June 2015 - Victorian Aquatic and Recreation Awards Honour Bob Romanes (provided by Ausleisure)

15 June 2015 - Fitness on the Brain: the Link Between How we Move & How we Think (by Paula Goodyer - The Sydney Morning Herald)

15 June 2015 - Activity Report: Children not Getting Enough Daily Exercise (by Nicola Slawson - The Guardian)

10 June 2015 - Aquazone Warrnambool Increasing Access for Gym Members (provided by WNiF)

9 June 2015 - Outstanding Staff Performance Acknowledged (provided by City of Greater Shepparton Media Unit)

9 June 2015 - World Urban Parks Launched to Unite City Park and Recreation Professionals Around the Globe (provided by Ausleisure)

9 June 2015 - US Swimming Pool Incident Highlights how People Drown Quietly (provided by Ausleisure)

8 June 2015 - Vortex International wins 2015 MVP Award from Aquatics International Magazine (provided by MarketWatrch News Dept)

8 June 2015 - Preston RSL Forces Sporting Locals to make way for Parking and Pokies (by Clay Lucas - The Age Victoria)

8 June 2015 - Diets and Drugs Not Enough to Tackle Obesity (by Anna Saleh – ABC Science Online)

8 June 2015 - Creche, Toy Library "Vital" says Wellington Shire Community (by David Braithwaite - Gippsland Times)

7 June 2015 - People Power Looks Set to Save the Black Hill Pool (by Fiona Henderson & Kara Irving - The Courier)

7 June 2015 - Wyndham City set to open AquaPulse and the Encore Events Centre (provided by Ausleisure)

7 June 2015 - Asian Market Drives Expanding Global Theme Park Attendances (provided by Ausleisure)

4 June 2015 - AquaPulse - the Wait is Over (provided by Wyndham City Council)

3 June 2015 - Belgravia Leisure Expands in New Zealand with Auckland Council Pool Contracts (provided by Ausleisure)

2 June 2015 - The Apple Watch as a Fitness Device (by Dana Wollman - posted on Engadget)

1 June 2015 - Surf's Up, Austin: Developers Plan Massive Water Park for Surfers (by Michael Theis - Austin business Journal)

31 May 2015 - Psychologist Creates Ground-breaking Fitness Class to cure your Gymophobia (provided by news.com.au)

31 May 2015 - Fairfield City Slider set for new Water Park (by Chris Georgakopoulos - Fairfield Advance)

30 May 2015 - Defibrillators for Local Sporting Clubs to Save Lives (provided by the Dept of the Premier)

29 May 2015 - Labour Government Saves Ararat Pool (provided by the Dept of the Premier)

29 May 2015 - Splash Around at Greenwood's new Freedom Springs Aquatic Park (by Kris Kirschner - WTHR.com)

28 May 2015 - Eagle Stadiuym to Spread its Wings in Wyndham (provided by Ausleisure)

26 May 2015 - Chlorine Leak Shuts Belmont Pool (by Liam Croy - The West Australian)

25 May 2015 - How Lighting Changes the Group Fitness Environment (by Emily Attwood - Athletic Business)

25 May 2015 - Battle Ropes Become Popular go-to Fitness Tools in US Gyms (by Doreen Intenicola - Yahoo News)

24 May 2015 - Boost Your Brainpower Through Exercise (by Julie Deardorff - The Seattle Times)

21 May 2015 - Number One Fitness Trend of 2015 (provided by news.com.au)

20 May 2015 - Research to Explore Trends in Female Consumers’ Purchasing of Active Wear (provided by Ausleisure)

19 May 2015 - Indian Students Splashing, Bobbing in Greensborough Pool Before Being Found Unconscious (by Mark Dunn - Herald Sun)

15 May 2015 - Fitness & Sports Centric Wearable Device Shipments to Surpass 80 Million by 2020 (provided by Globe Newswire)

15 May 2015 - Hotels are Turning into Full-Scale Gyms & Wellness Centres to Attract Travellers who Want to Stay Fit (by Sarah SchmalBruch - Business Insider Australia)

15 May 2015 - Throw the Best of Pool Parties! (by Apuurva Sridharan - The Times of India)

14 May 2015 - Mayor lists Toledo City Pool Donors (by Ignazio Messina - The Blade Newspaper USA)

14 May 2015 - Important News from the CDC: Don't Poop in the Pool (by Gabrielle Canon - Mother Jones USA)

13 May 2015 - Is Bigger Better?  The New Bendigo Pool (by Caleb Clough - ABC Central Victoria)

13 May 2015 - Swimmer Awarded 35,000 for Breaking Teeth in Pool (featured in the The Irish Times)

12 May 2015 - Record Cash Spend - Sport & Leisure Facilities the Big Winners in Budget (by Natalie Savino - Hume Leader)

12 May 2015 - Lifestyle Fitness Leaving Customers in the Lurch (by Andy Kollmorgen - Choice Magazine)

11 May 2015 - Mermaid Tails Propel Safety Concern at Alberta Pools (by Danielle Nerman - CBS News)

3 May 2015 - Heart Attack Survivor Thanks Northcote Aquatic & Recreation Centre Staff (by Julia Irwin - Northcote Leader)

29 April 2015 - YMCA Pulls Support for Ballarat Swimming Club Program (by Melissa Cunningham - The Courier)

15 April 2015 - Hit the Boot Camp at PARC Fit for Health and Weightloss (featured in the Frankston Standard Leader)

12 April 2015 - Aqua Pulse and Encore Events Centre replace former Wyndham Leisure and Events Centre (by Sarah Anderson - Wyndham Leader)

30 March 2015 - Build Your Stress Fitness: a Mental Health Workout (provided by ABC Heakth & Wellbeing)

17 March 2015 - Meet Australia's Fittest Grandmother: She did a squat for every year of her life on her 102nd birthday... and she'd never even exercised until she reached her 90s (by Freya Noble - Daily Mail Australia)

10 March 2015 - Free Gym to Tackle Obesity in Darebin (by Harrison Tippett - Northcote Leader)

16 February 2015 - Here’s the Minimum Exercise You Need for Maximum Results (by Mandy Oaklander - Time Magazine)

7 February 2015 - Community Groups Swim Against the Tide in a bid to Save Outdoor Pools (by Benjamin Preiss - The Age Newspaper)

10 November 2014 - Surfing in the City: Melbourne CBD Wave Pool Floated (by Aisha Dow - The Age Newspaper)

4 November 2014 - Architect's winning entry for new Sydney pools brings beach to the CBD (by Rebecca Barrett - ABC News)