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A Semi-Olympic Pool, or also known as a short course Olympic competition swimming pool, must meet a series of requirements set out in the “Fédération Internationale de Natation” (FINA) facilities rules. What Is a Semi-Olympic Pool? Short course Olympic swimming pools are half the length of Olympic swimming pools, with the minimum dimensions and requirements, set out by FINA to be used in competitions, of 25 meters. Length Requirements of Short Course Olympic Swimming Pools These pools must measure 25 meters in length. It...

The only way to make an experience extraordinary is to create it in its entirety, paying attention to every last detail. Themed swimming pools go far beyond classic pools, creating a comprehensive and memorable experience for the leisure of children and adults.  Caves, waterfalls, slides, swimming and relaxation areas...

Splash Parks have become an essential element in any kids leisure water feature.    What is a Splash Park? Also known as a water park, this is a very specific type of aquatic facility aimed at children, where safety is the number one priority. That’s why a Splash Park will always be shallow (usually up to an adult's ankle) or not deep at all, and will include the necessary measures to fully guarantee a safe environment.  What’s more, just like more traditional kiddie pools,...

The current pace of life in society has led to increased demand for spaces dedicated to wellness. As the name suggests, a wellness centre focus on relaxation and stress relief treatments. This is why the use of a commercial pool for leisure and relaxation makes it the star attraction of a facility, which often has aquatic features that make it unique and versatile. What is wellness? Wellness is, according to the Collins Dictionary, defined as "good physical and mental health". However, that...

Zero edge pools, commonly known as infinity pools, have been the trend in the leisure sector for decades.  This type of aquatic facility became a synonym of exclusivity since the infinity pool of  Diamonds are forever,  the seventh film of James Bond. They were once the reserve of the elites. Scroll the social media profiles of the rich and famous and an image of them relaxing in a seemingly unending expanse of water is bound to come up.  In this way, many...

Pool construction is a constantly evolving and innovative industry. One development that has gained a lot of traction lately is in the world of thalassotherapy. In this article, we take a look at this growing phenomenon and show how a properly installed thalassotherapy pool complements any seaside spa retreat. What is thalassotherapy? Thalassotherapy has reached vogue status in certain circles in recent years. The term is a combination of the Greek word for sea, ‘Thalassa’ and therapy. It implies the use of...

Anyone who has visited a wellness area in a hotel, sports centre, or spa is bound to have come across the vitality pool. It is usually the central focus of these facilities and offers a variety of functions and opportunities to relax. The vitality pool combines water effects such as waterfalls or cervical massages with air effects such as hydromassage beds. These effects are often used together to bring a complete, holistic experience that relaxes the body and mind.  Vitality pools...

FLUIDRA does not only install a pool and water treatment equipments and goes, but specialized personnel stay during the entire time of the sports competition, in this case throughout the duration of the 2018 Mediterranean Games. Fluidra's specialised personnel remain in the facilities with replacement and maintenance equipment  so that whatever happens - for It is very unlikely that it can be-  can be solved without the organisers, swimmers , water polo players  or of course the public suffering any...

Today, June 27th, has begun the Waterpolo competition in the framework of the Mediterranean Games 2018. The practice of this sport requires certain competition accessories adapted to the pool, such as a water polo floating goal with aluminium posts profiles, the official water polo ball for competitions that has a combination of colours that makes it more visible to the audience, lane ropes and a ball release system consisted in a floating triangle of high density plastic and stainless steel. This...

Everything is ready for the swimming preliminary rounds that start tomorrow June 23rd at 09.30 'h. with the feminine qualifying 800 m free and the masculine qualifying 200 m free. Fluidra has supplied and installed the Olympic swimming pool of 51.20 x 25 x 2 m. This pool is homologated by the Catalan Swimming Federation and will be certified by FINA. The pool is built with SKYPOOL panels (registered trademark and manufactured by Fluidra) and equipped with the necessary competition accessories...