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What Susie Rodgers says about Poolpod

"The benefits from London 2012 were never only about the new venues and infrastructure. Using the power of the Games, we have introduced a step change in making swimming pools more accessible. Through challenging companies to design a better, more independent way of getting people into the water, this excellent [...]

By |2017-07-12T20:34:34+01:00January 4th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Susie Rodgers says about Poolpod

British Paralympic swimmer Dervis Konuralp hailed a new aid for disabled swimmers

British Paralympic swimmer Dervis Konuralp hailed a new aid for disabled swimmers for giving more people access to the freedom of swimming when it was unveiled at the 2012 London Aquatics Centre in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park today. http://www.efds.co.uk/news/2700_poolpods_hailed_for_increasing_access_to_the_freedom_of_swimming/

By |2014-11-26T10:31:02+00:00April 17th, 2014|Categories: London 2012 Accessibility Legacy, Pool Lift News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on British Paralympic swimmer Dervis Konuralp hailed a new aid for disabled swimmers

Coming soon to the London Aquatic Centre!

2014 will see Poolpod become a facility of the London Aquatic Centre, due to open its doors to the public in early 2014. Poolpods have been installed all over the UK including Fraserburgh in Aberdeenshire and the state of the art Ebbw Vale Sports Centre in Wales. More and more local authorities and leisure trusts [...]

By |2014-04-15T22:06:05+01:00January 27th, 2014|Categories: London 2012 Accessibility Legacy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coming soon to the London Aquatic Centre!

Poolpod have the EDGE!

Poolpod is delighted to have secured an award of £50,000, following the final round of the Scottish EDGE Awards 2013. All winning companies were presented with their awards by John Swinney, Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth, in a nail-biting final in Edinburgh. Read more here.

By |2014-11-26T10:23:38+00:00December 11th, 2013|Categories: Pool Lift News|Comments Off on Poolpod have the EDGE!

Contemporary pool access has never been easier at Stoke Mandeville!

Poolpod is now available for use at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, birthplace of the Paralympic Games, following a successful run of installations at leisure sites across the UK. Known as the 'home of wheelchair sport', the stadium has introduced Poolpod to it's 25metre, 6 lane swimming pool, granting users dignified and independent pool access. Located in [...]

By |2017-07-12T20:34:34+01:00November 26th, 2013|Categories: Disabled Swimming, London 2012 Accessibility Legacy, Pool Lift News|Comments Off on Contemporary pool access has never been easier at Stoke Mandeville!

Paralympian says ‘Poolpod will add towards the legacy of the Games’

Following the launch of Poolpod at Mile End Leisure Centre, Paralympic medallist Susie Rodgers, was on hand to try out Poolpod and show support for the improvements it will bring to pool accessibility. Rodgers, who won three bronze medals at the 2012 Games, said Poolpod would enhance the legacy of the Paralympic Games and improve [...]

By |2013-11-27T12:03:12+00:00November 12th, 2012|Categories: Pool Lift News|Comments Off on Paralympian says ‘Poolpod will add towards the legacy of the Games’

Poolpod installed in Mile End Leisure Centre!

A Poolpod  has been installed at Mile End leisure centre pool.  Poolpod is beginning a lasting legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.    

By |2012-07-31T23:25:15+01:00July 26th, 2012|Categories: Disabled Swimming, London 2012 Accessibility Legacy, Pool Lift News|Comments Off on Poolpod installed in Mile End Leisure Centre!

Poolpod Newsletter

We are launching a new e-mail newsletter to keep those interested in Poolpod up to date with the latest news and developments with our multi-awarding product. Details on our upcoming field tests, first installations and user groups trials around the country will be posted here first. Too sign up simply click on the link below. [...]

By |2014-04-15T22:12:15+01:00May 8th, 2012|Categories: Disabled Swimming, London 2012 Accessibility Legacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Poolpod Newsletter

Poolpod wins at Naidex 2012

The first public outing of our final Poolpod prototype was an undoubted hit with everyone who attended the the national mobility showcase at Birmingham's NEC. The innovative design and concept received lots of positive feedback and this was highlighted when we were awarded 2nd Place in the 'Expert Awards' category.   The event also proved to be [...]

By |2017-07-12T20:34:35+01:00May 5th, 2012|Categories: Pool Lift News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Poolpod wins at Naidex 2012