Industry Updates

Platinum Pool Program

LSV would like to congratulate and acknowledge the following facilities who demonstrated excellence in aquatic safety and were subsequently accredited or reaccredited as Platinum Pool.

  • Carlton Baths, YMCA Victoria
  • Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre, YMCA Victoria
  • Pelican Park Recreation Centre, Belgravia Leisure

The receipt of Platinum Pool accreditation is recognised as a sign of excellence within the Industry. For more information go to: http://lsv.com.au/platinum-pool-program/

LSV would like to thank Aflex Technology for their generous support of the Platinum Pool Program.

Everyday Lifesavers

Let us know if you have any Everyday Lifesavers at your facility and ensure that they are properly recognised for their actions.

Everyday Lifesavers are those people whose actions save the life of another. This could include the rescue of a person with a pre-existing medical condition/injury or stopping somebody from getting themselves into a dangerous situation before they require rescuing.

We are proud to support the Everyday Lifesaver campaign within the aquatics industry and are always excited to hear how facility staff and patrons are making a real difference in the community.

http://lsv.com.au/lsv-everyday-lifesavers/

Workshops / Events

BLUE CONNECTIONS

Over the next 12 months, LSV will be hosting a series of monthly keynote speakers, workshops and networking opportunities at our State Centre in Port Melbourne. Enjoy the backdrop of Port Phillip Bay and the hospitality of our functions team whilst sharing insights with water safety enthusiasts from across the state.

The next session is: The Plan of Attack – Setting and Achieving Goals

Key note speaker: Matti Clements – Director, Athlete Well-being and Engagement,
Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)

Date: Wednesday 26th June 2019 @ 6.30pm (for 7pm start), LSV State Centre

We are pleased to announce Matti Clements as our keynote speaker for LSV’s Blue Connections session seven presenting ‘The Plan of Attack’. Having delivered national emotional intelligence and leadership programs as well as well-being and professional development frameworks for high performance teams and leaders, Matti will unpack this dynamic and valuable topic of setting and achieving goals!

Session Registration: REGISTER HERE

Single Session $25 per registration

Complimentary Beveridge and light refreshments will be provided on arrival!

More Information: www.lsv.com.au/blueconnections

Industry Articles / Research

There is a trial water safety campaign currently underway at Ascot Vale Leisure Centre, Collingwood Recreation Centre, Eltham Leisure Centre and Kew Recreation Centre. The campaign trial is called ‘SwimSafe’.

SwimSafe is a Life Saving Victoria water safety campaign targeted at adult vulnerable patrons who may have a lack of swimming ability and / or water safety knowledge.

LSV are currently running this trial program in partnership with four facilities managed by: Aligned Leisure, Belgravia Leisure, YMCA Victoria and Yarra City Council.  LSV would like to thank these partners for their contribution to the enhancement and knowledge of water safety in Victoria’s public aquatic facilities.

The campaign is targeted at vulnerable swimmers from the CALD community, those with pre-existing medical conditions and / or those with disabilities.

The campaign involves displaying the ‘5-tips’ and encouraging patrons to disclose any vulnerabilities that they might have by asking them “how well can you swim?”. If patrons disclose that they cannot swim one length of the pool unassisted, staff are giving the patrons the 5-tips to help them SwimSafe.

The 5-tips are:

 

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