Swimming Pool & Spa Association of Australia (SPASA)
The Swimming Pool & Spa Association Ltd and the Pool and Spa Association Ltd New Zealand (SPASA) is the largest peak swimming pool and spa industry body in the southern hemisphere. SPASA is dedicated to the improvement of the health and happiness of the community through the promotion and growth of the pool, spa and outdoor living industries.
Our role is to educate, promote and advocate for the betterment of all members and the community.
The Association represents the entire Australian aquatic leisure industry, recognising five key pillars to ensure relevance and credibility to all members.
People | To empower and develop members through improved skills and knowledge.
Promote | Promotion of a professional trade delivering exceptional products that improve the health and wellness of the community.
Representation | To advocate responsible outcomes for members and consumers at local, state, federal and international levels.
Member Services | To provide exclusive products, services and networking delivered locally that represent all sectors of the industry.
Corporate Support | To adopt a consistent improvement model for an effective and efficient corporate structure.
Our members improve the lives of a large percentage of everyday people by facilitating the healthy fun and wellness of swimming.
SPASA is proud to have developed Climate Care Certified (CCC), the pool and spa industry’s efficiency and sustainability certification program. Through CCC, members of SPASA have their innovative products, services and installations industry certified, promoted and advocated for as environmentally sustainable.
The brand-new Institute of Research & Learning (IRLearning) has a variety of nationally accredited courses including Retail, Service, Construction, Business and Pool Safety Inspector courses. IRLearning is also a consultancy-based industry research organisation that provides advocacy and advisory services to various industries. Our expertise allows us to participate in industry-led projects and author papers impacting various sectors.
Our effectiveness as educators comes from our broad-based approach to education, which includes not just theory instruction but a deep understanding and involvement in the swimming pool and spa industry. Advocacy through active representation to all levels of government. Policy creation from the ground up, with members and advisory committees providing real world input through to our involvement in regulatory committees and Australian Standards.
Whether it is safety barriers, electrical standards, fibreglass pool manufacture and installation, or energy efficiency of pool pumps, SPASA is active in lobbying and ensuring the views and interests of members are considered by the relevant authorities.
Contact & Information
8/13 King William Road
Unley SA 5061
P 1300 021 482