20 Oct 2017 World leisure: news, training & property
 
 
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National Manager - Programmes and Events
Salary: Up to £30,000 pa
Location: Slimbridge, United Kingdom
Company: The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust


Sports Facilities Manager
Salary: Grade 7, £37,706 - £42,418
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Company: Leeds Beckett University
Swimming Teachers
Salary: £28k to £32k
Location: United Kingdom
Company: Hamilton Aquatics
Regional Sales Manager
Salary: £50,000 OTE (£35,000 Basic + £15,000 OTE)
Location: Kings Cross, London, United Kingdom
Company: energie group
Impact Sales Consultant
Salary: £18,000 basic plus commission and bonus [OTE £31K – 41K]
Location: National role, United Kingdom
Company: Xercise4Less
General Manager
Salary: circa £40,000 per annum
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Executive Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Company: Legoland
Retail Director
Salary: Competitive
Location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Company: Legoland
General Manager
Salary: up to £37,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Colindale, Edgware, London, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Marketing - Brand Manager (Membership)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Florida, United States
Company: Legoland
Head of Operations
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York, NY, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Commercial Director- Midway North America
Salary: Competitive
Location: Orlando, FL, United States
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group
Guest Experience Host - All Departments
Salary: Competitive
Location: Kansas City, MO, United States
Company: Legoland Discovery Centre
Guest Experience Host - Education
Salary: Competitive
Location: Minnesota, United States
Company: Sea Life
Life Support Service Technician/ Aquarist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Minnesota, United States
Company: Sea Life

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in this issue

• UK Sport's decade of 'mega-events'
• Inactivity costs NHS Wales £35m a year
• Warwick Castle set for 80-bed hotel


Property & tenders
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
Major UK Visitor Attraction for sale
Location: Company: GVA
Opportunity To Develop and Operate Outdoor Leisure Facilities at Castle Park
Location: Company: Colchester Borough Council
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Liberty Science Center seeks US$25m funding for 25th birthday upgrade  
Liberty Science Center seeks US$25m funding for 25th birthday upgrade

By Alice Davis

The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, has launched a fundraising campaign to raise US$25m (€21m, £19m) in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Donors will be honoured with the launch of the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium, which will be one of the largest in the world. Attendance has more than .... more>>
Thames Estuary Experience secures architect HawkinsBrown  
Thames Estuary Experience secures architect HawkinsBrown

By Alice Davis

An £40m museum dedicated to the history of the River Thames and maritime heritage of the estuary is to be built on the seafront at Southend. ">Following a public tender from Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, it has been announced that London-based architects HawkinsBrown will deliver the new 10,000sq m .... more>>

Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in Marrakech, with architecture inspired by designer's creations  
By Kim Megson

A striking new museum dedicated to the life and work of French fashion icon Yves Saint Laurent has opened today (19 October) n Marrakech, Morocco. French architecture firm Studio KO .... more>>
Obama administration science advisor takes up chief role at ASTC  
By Alice Davis

Cristin Dorgelo, a former White House science and technology chief of staff, is joining the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) as president and CEO. Dorgelo, who worked at .... more>>
WAZA and UN team up to tackle environmental problems  
By Tom Anstey

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has signed an agreement with the United Nations (UN) in order to better combat marine litter, coral reef pollution and the illegal trade of .... more>>
UK falling behind on childhood fitness, says parliamentary group  
By Deven Pamben

The UK trails other countries when it comes to early childhood physical activity, with no cohesive approach between the devolved nations, according to a report by a parliamentary group. .... more>>
ISPA launches new global workforce study  
By Jane Kitchen

The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation announced the launch of a new spa workforce study at the 2017 ISPA Conference & Expo being held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las .... more>>
Lausanne opens major freshwater aquarium-vivarium  
By Alice Davis

Aquatis, a groundbreaking new aquarium and vivarium that’s home to some 100 reptile and 10,000 fish species, is set to open its doors this weekend. The largest facility of its kind in .... more>>
MVRDV win competition for Shanghai Future Park showcasing nature, culture and entertainment  
By Kim Megson

Dutch architects MVRDV are have announced a large-scale leisure project in Shanghai that will see the firm meld nature, culture and entertainment in a huge public park on an island in the .... more>>
Adjaye Associates collaborate with former spy chiefs to design New York museum dedicated to espionage  
By Kim Megson

Adjaye Associates have revealed their design for a new spy museum and interactive experience in the heart of New York, which is set to open this December. The studio’s design for the .... more>>
IAAPA supporting Give Kids the World at 2017 expo  
By Tom Anstey

Give Kids the World Village – a cost-free resort for children with life threatening illnesses – will enter its 22nd year in partnership with IAAPA at the organisation’s annual expo, with a .... more>>
Merlin planning global rollout for Bear Grylls attractions, says Varney  
By Tom Anstey

After announcing its intention to develop a Bear Grylls attraction in the UK, Merlin CEO Nick Varney has revealed further plans for the adventure survivalist, with plans to take the concept .... more>>
Nick Starr reveals why he and Nicholas Hytner have built London's first new commercial theatre in decades  
By Kim Megson

London’s first new purpose-built commercial theatre in decades opens tomorrow (18 October) in the shadow of the city’s famous Tower Bridge, with its co-founder hailing the project as “a .... more>>
IAAPA Foundation announces events for Orlando expo  
By Tom Anstey

The IAAPA Foundation – the charitable arm of the international body for the attractions sector – has announced a number of key events to take place at next month’s IAAPA expo in Orlando, .... more>>
Watch: Hugh Jackman backs Les Mills and UNICEF Workout for Water event with video message  
By Rob Gibson

Hollywood star Hugh Jackman has declared his support for a worldwide ‘Workout for Water’ event planned by UNICEF and Les Mills to improve access to safe drinking water. Speaking in a video .... more>>

Features
Nick Gray

People profile:
Nick Gray


Nick Gray tells the story of his guided tour company, Museum Hack, (for people who don't like museums)
Future of leisure

New opening:
Future of leisure


Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres?
High ideals

Regeneration:
High ideals


In Utah, a bunch of hip entrepreneurs is creating a crowdfunded ski resort
James White

People profile:
James White


Thermal spa researcher and consultant on leading major overhaul of Maruia Hot Springs in New Zealand
Dr William Bird

People profile:
Dr William Bird


The outdoor exercise pioneer on the FLAME Award-winning Beat the Street
Jason Torrance

People profile:
Jason Torrance


Sustrans director Jason Torrance talks about the relationship between active transport and sport
Cruise control

Talking Point:
Cruise control


The cruise industry is expanding, but concerns are growing about pollution
Joe Taylor

People profile:
Joe Taylor


The founder of Wave Project uses surfing to get through to troubled kids
Bright Hart Lane

Community:
Bright Hart Lane


Grant Cornwell on the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation’s community work
Space age

Green space:
Space age


With land at a premium, the definition of public parks and green space is evolving
Product news
WhiteWater West appoints Tim Mow

WhiteWater West appoints Tim Mow

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Waterpark industry veteran Tim Mow has been named vice president of Development and Technical Services for WhiteWater Southeast Asia.
 
Richard and Ana Meier collaborate on lights inspired by geometry and past buildings

Richard and Ana Meier collaborate on lights inspired by geometry and past buildings

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

The designer Ana Meier has joined forces with her father, Pritzker-winning architect Richard Meier, and lighting specialist Hervé Descottes to launch a new 12-piece lighting collection.
 
Jora Vision creates tropical paradise at Walibi Belgium

Jora Vision creates tropical paradise at Walibi Belgium

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Design firm Jora Vision has been appointed to redesign the Aqualibi waterpark at the Walibi Belgium resort.
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PWE is an engineering based company focussed on delivering integrated energy generation and demand side reduction solutions for its customers.

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World Waterpark Association (WWA) Show

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Piscina & Wellness Barcelona

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22 Oct 2017

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