Frankston Recreational & Aquatic Centre

#The Peninsular Aquatic recreation centre located in Frankston VIC is home to a diverse range of aquatic & fitness activities to connect community members of all ages. Their impressive facility houses a large indoor lap pool, waterplay for children, a water top splash course & a waterpark.

GNFP (BEC) was responsible for this large regional indoor aquatic centre. It features a 50m indoor lap pool with a boom. The centre also includes a warm water leisure pool & a spa. The leisure pool is versatile & accommodates numerous activities such as learners’ swim lessons & community classes.

The area also has a signature Raft slide that is 10m high & a splash pad, making it a safe & fun play area for children. The natural lighting that enters through glass panels on the main walls ensures that the space is well illuminated, as well as energy saving. There is a subterranean plantroom in the centre, & ultra-Fine Filtration filters are used for all of the pools.

Oaks Pacific Blue Resort

#At over 475m in length, the pool at Oaks Pacific Blue Resort is the longest pool in Australia. Located in Port Stephens NSW, the structure stretches around buildings within the resort, including four beach areas & two spas connected to the pools loop surrounding accommodation. As well as that, there is a separate 25m lap pool for a more traditional swimming experience.

This massive structure is supported by timber piles. GNFP (BEC) designed all pool structures, filtration & water reticulation systems utilising gravity skimmers.

Darwin Wave Pool

Darwin Waterfront cooperation hosts a large array of indoor & outdoor precincts including the project focus which was devised around the wave & recreation lagoons.

Built as a part of the Darwin Waterfront Project, this Boogie Board Wave Pool is the largest wave pool in Australia, & at the time of design, is one of only six wave pools in the world. The pool is 2m in depth & covers 4,000 square meters, including an area with more shallow water. The waves run on a cycle, with 10 different wave patterns for all types of swimmers & boogie boarders.

GNFP (BEC) was responsible for the pool’s structure, wave plant, pool filtration, mechanical & hydraulic services. The 1.2m high boogie board wave is produced by pneumatic systems by Murphy Waves & Services designed by VOS Group.