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8 Benefits of Swimming for Mental and Physical Health

Australia’s abundance of public aquatic facilities and residential pools make swimming a popular activity nationwide. Beyond the sheer joy of gliding through water, swimming offers a multitude of benefits for both mental and physical health and should be accessible for everyone. In this article, we explore the top 8 reasons why swimming can be a positive health experience for Aussies.

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Designing Accessible Pool Facilities: Snapshot Guide

Throughout Australia public swimming pools are not just places for recreation; they are community hubs that should be accessible and inclusive for individuals of all abilities. Designing accessible pool facilities is a multifaceted endeavour that goes beyond compliance—it’s about creating welcoming spaces that cater to diverse needs. In this guide, we cover the key considerations and best practices for designing swimming pools that are accessible to everyone.

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Innovative Pool Lifts and Hoists: Elevating Accessibility Standards

As the world becomes increasingly aware of the importance of inclusivity, the focus on accessible design in public spaces has intensified. In the realm of aquatic recreation, innovative pool lifts and hoists are revolutionising the way we approach accessibility, ensuring that individuals of all abilities can enjoy the therapeutic benefits and joy of swimming. Let’s dive into the advancements that these technological marvels bring to the forefront, elevating accessibility standards in pool facilities.

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Australian Public Swimming Pool Upgrade Trends and Innovations

Upgrading swimming pool facilities are inevitable as the harsh conditions of chemicals, water, weather and high traffic usage take their toll over the years. Trends in upgrading swimming pool facilities in Australia have evolved over the decades thanks to advancements in technology and community awareness.

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Revolutionising Aquatic Wheelchair Safety: The Redesigned Platypus/Pelican Brake System

The Para Mobility Platypus Aquatic Wheelchairs have been a crowd favourite for decades thanks to their light-weight, user-friendly features. That said, they are big believers that evolution should be constant and are always on the lookout for ways we can add even more functionality to our products. Thanks to collective feedback on our aquatic wheelchairs the team at Para Mobility were inspired to reinvent the brake system. After prototype development and field testing, they are very excited to share the new and improved model with you.

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Tips to increase community engagement with inclusive pool programs in Australia

Promoting community engagement with inclusive pool programs across our beautiful country requires a strategic and thoughtful approach. By fostering a welcoming and accessible environment, you can encourage individuals of all abilities to participate.

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Accessible Changing Rooms for Inclusive Pool Design

Creating truly inclusive pool facilities involves more than just ensuring accessible entry points to the water. It extends to every aspect of the aquatic experience, including changing rooms. Accessible changing rooms play a pivotal role in fostering an environment where individuals of all abilities can enjoy the benefits of swimming and aquatic activities.

EOFY Budget Allocation: Investing in Disability Equipment for a More Inclusive Australia

As the end of the financial year (EOFY) approaches, businesses, organisations, and councils across Australia are gearing up to make the most of their remaining budget allocations. For those involved in any form of disability support services, this presents a valuable opportunity to invest in essential equipment that can enhance accessibility and quality of life for people with accessibility limitations.

Pelican Hoist Tips

8 ways to get the most out of your Pelican Pool Hoist

Quick tips to maximise the benefits and functionality of your Pelican Pool Hoists.

Funding Options for Purchasing Disability Equipment in Australia

Purchasing disability equipment can be a significant investment for anyone catering for individuals with disabilities. Fortunately, there are various funding options available in Australia to help offset the costs of acquiring essential disability equipment.

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