Celebrating International Women’s day with WAVES

Join us in making a splash this International Women’s Day with WAVES 2024, an inspirational event that brings together both women and men who are leaders in the Aquatics Industry. This inclusive afternoon of celebration, hosted in collaboration with Aquatics & Recreation Queensland (ARQ),  Swimming Pool & Spa Association (SPASA), Australian Swim Schools Association (ASSA) and […]

ARQ and Get Mentally Fit Webinar – “Managing Psychosocial Safety in your Workplace” 15th February

Join us for our first webinar for 2024!

Brought to you by Get Mentally Fit, in collaboration with Australian Swim Schools Association (ASSA) and Aquatics & Recreation Queensland (ARQ).

Topic: “Managing Psychosocial Safety in Your Workplace”

Date: Thursday – 15 February
Time: 12noon – 12:45pm (AEST)
Location: Webinar (Virtual Event)

Discover the keys to best managing psychosocial hazards in the workplace with expert presenter, Emily Johnson!

As the Co-founder of Get Mentally Fit and a leading Workplace Psychologist, Emily will guide you through how to plan for safeguarding the health and performance of your employees and fostering a positive and supportive work environment.

What you’ll learn:

– Understand psychosocial hazards and your responsibilities
– Supportive practices for promoting and managing psychosocial safety
– Find out about your association’s Employee Assistance Program discount offer
– Q&A session with Emily Johnson

More about Emily Johnson –
With many years of expertise on the subject, in her career of organisational psychology, Emily is passionate about creating mentally fit and safe workplaces. Her insights and strategies have empowered countless organisations to thrive in the ever-changing dynamics of the workplace.

Exclusive for members of ASSA and Aquatics & Recreation Queensland (ARQ):

Don’t miss this opportunity to invest some time in the safety of your people and success of your organisation by joining us.

Let’s dive into a culture of well-being together!

ARQ Christmas Party – 13th December 2023

Just when you thought your December calendar was complete, ARQ invites you to join us for an evening of canapés, refreshing drinks, and an incredible atmosphere at the Valley Pool.

20th – 22nd September 2023 ARV Industry Conference

Our industry reaches a broad section of the community, involves the building and maintenance of millions of dollars in infrastructure and community assets and provides a significant economic contribution through its multiple employment opportunities and high levels of revenue generation.

2nd August – Official Aquatics & Recreation Queensland(ARQ) Launch – LINA Rooftop, Brisbane

Join us for an extraordinary event as ARQ proudly presents its highly anticipated relaunch on August 2nd. This exclusive gathering offers a unique opportunity to connect with industry leaders and engage with the newly formed board members of ARQ.
Hosted at LINA Rooftop in Brisbane’s Southbank – Join us and celebrate the unveiling of ARQ’s 2024 vision for the future of Queensland’s Aquatics & Recreation industry.
We will share insights on upcoming plans and initiatives, providing a glimpse into the exciting path ahead. This remarkable event serves as a platform to outline how ARQ intends to support and elevate the industry to new heights.

SEQ Water Safety Forum: Strides Towards a Safer Future

In May 2023, it was an honor for ARQ to be a part of the SEQ Water Safety forum. We were part of two exciting and enriching days filled with collaboration, engagement, and some of the brightest minds from across the Aquatics industry.