Aquatic & Recreation Services
  • VICSWIM venues are being sought all over Victoria.  Program will run 3/1/17 - 20/1/17. 
  • VICSWIM: ARV and Australian Sailing are trialling the new 'Learn to Swim & Sail' program at Mornington Yacht Club this summer.  Click HERE for more.
  • SWIM AUSTRALIA TEACHER Courses for only $260. See the course calendar for further details.
Industry Services

Go With The Flow - Aquatic PD is Here! 18 February 2017. Great value delegate prices this year - $145/$160 member/non-members. Five professional development points will be granted for this seminar. Book now!




2017 Vic. Country Pools Conference Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus  Now on Sale!

ARV Board Appoint Grant Connors as new Chief Executive Officer


Mattioli Newsletter - November 2016 (Tackling Graffiti, UV & Pool Challenges)

Swim Australia - SwimUpdate November Edition

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

ARV and Australian Sailing to Trial ‘Learn to Swim & Sail’ Program

Swim Australia SwimUpdate September Edition

ReadyFloor installation - Blacktown Aquatic Centre

Mattioli Newsletter - July 2016 (Pools, Pits & Protective Coatings)

Introducing Metz Specialty Materials

Mattioli Newsletter - June 2016 (Awards, Fire & Waterproofing Tips)

ARV Releases Energy Benchmarking Study for Aquatic Centres

NSPF Certified Pool Operator Courses Now Available in Victoria


Making Pools More Diverse: Swimming Australia Launches Inclusion Framework

Water Safety Not Only for the Young

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Review: A Fitness Tracker Worth Considering

Deloitte: Aussies the Highest Adopters of Fitness Bands

Best Swimming Trackers 2016-17 UK

Revamped Pines Forest Aquatic Centre Opens With a Splash

A Fresh Approach to Poolside Energy Performance

Sports Nutrition Market to Reach $44,003 Million, Globally, by 2021-Allied Market Research

How Cities Are Making Their Residents More Active

School Pool Named In Honour of Golden Paralympian

The Best Melbourne Pools to Head to in Summer

AirActive Signs Innovation Partnership with Melbourne Business School

Hawke's Bay's First Inflatable Playground

Let's Give our Children a Leaner Future

No Funding Joy for Wangaratta

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pop-Up Pool gets a One-Year Reprieve

Aquatic Climbing Wall Making a Splash in Summerside

Coroner Urges Parents to Check Pool Safety after 'Tragic' Increase in Child Drowning Deaths

Swimming Lessons yet to be Introduced in all Indian Schools

Drownings Reach 10-year High in Australian Adults Aged 25 to 34

Deakin University Scientists Closing in on "Exercise Pill"

New Brimbank Swim Schools to cut Waiting Lists

Apple Focuses on Fitness for its New Watch

Sea Pool Idea Surfaces for Port Melbourne to Support Population and Entice Tourists

Man, 77, Suffers Severe Burns at Harold Holt Swimming Centre Sauna

Tania Wright: I Would Rather Invest Rates in Swimming Pool

Port Melbourne Resident Rohan Cresp Floats Plan for Seaside Pool

Man Charged with Indecently Assaulting Girl at Perth Aquatic Centre Fails to Appear in Court

The U.S. Dominates Competitive Swimming. So Why Can't More Kids Swim?

Coroner Investigates Death of man who Drowned in Public Pool

Doveton Pool Could get Major Makeover Thanks to Community Lobby

Prestigious Shore School in North Sydney to Spend $55m on new Pool, Gym, Classrooms and Parking

YouTube, apps: How to get fit Without Spending a Dollar

Foreign Student's Swimming Pool Death Preventable, Victorian Coroner Finds

Water Problems Aside, Rio's Aquatic Stadium A Tech Wonder

Could Ballarat get a $1 million Indoor Waterslide?

Olympic Lifeguard has a Great Quote About Working the Most Boring job at the Olympics

Father of five Thanks paramedics & Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre Staff

CDC Issues New Model Aquatic Health Code

Manly Opens New Multi-Million-Dollar Aquatic Centre

Children Swimming in Winter: Parents Urged to Take Kids for a Dip

Australian's Health Lagging - Too Much Salt & Sugar & Not Enough Exercise

This Adelaide Swimming Club Survived 100 Years Without a Pool

Merriwa Swimming Program Making a Difference to Women from CALD Backgrounds

Green Square Aquatic Centre & Park to make Sustainability History

If you don't Think Pro-Gamers are Athletes - Consider This

Maytronics Drowning Prevention Systems and Pool Cleaners

Swim Australia Teacher Courses