Client: Windsor Leisure Centre


Value: £70,000

Interactive Water Play

Hippo updated the facilities at Windsor Leisure Centre by installing a Triple Play Platform, with the objective of sustaining regular pool usage and increasing new business revenue. The bright and colourful Play Platform creates a strong visual impact and has a water footprint of 12m, providing a high level of activity per square metre. The Play Platform provides inclusive family play for all ages and abilities.

Interactive features include a high level mast with a large tipping bucket to provide anticipatory and thrilling water play for the 8+ age group. A spray rail housing 17 water nozzles is fixed on one side of the structure providing tactile water effects for users both on and off the platform. The family friendly multi-slide provides an exit that is enjoyable by all age ranges from 0-100!

Interactive play panels on the outside of the structure provide 360 degree usage of the structure and are designed specifically for the 0-8 age range. The surface of the Play Platform has been finished with Hippo’s colourful safety surface, providing an impact absorbing and non-slip rubber surface.

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Client: Torquay Riviera Centre , Torquay


Value: £26,000

Interactive Water Play Water Factories

A Pirate themed Water Factory was installed to revitalise the pools beach area. The versatile features offer fun and excitement for children of all ages and abilities. The Water Factory comprises of a Waterball with 2 arms, as well as a span arm arch, which joins to a short mast. Both high and low level play will provide plenty of anticipation and surprises! There are a total of 23 active water points. It is anticipated that the play features will bring increased visitor numbers and revenue to the centre. An extra buzz will be brought to the pool by a pirate themed interactive toddler slide!

Expansion of the Water Factory is already being planned, as well as a refurbishment of the dated baby pool which will feature a selection of splash toys including interactive play panels.

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Client: Dalton Leisure Centre


Value: £40,000

Interactive Water Play Water Factories Interactive Water Play Splash Zones

Dalton Leisure Centre was looking for ways to liven up their redundant sauna area to help increase and sustain regular pool usage and business revenue. Hippo designed a 56m² Splash Zone with a high level of interactivity. The project was looking to provide an inclusive play experience for children of all ages and abilities including SEN users and children who lack water confidence.

Interactive play features installed included a 4 Arm Mast centre piece with tipping buckets, a shark shower and a spray rail, which will provide anticipatory play for children aged eight and above.

Toddlers will have fun with the 4m long Snake Squirt which encourages tactile play. A set of 8 interactive play panels will provide an educational element to play and also provide a bright and vibrant interactive barrier around the splash zone.

A total of 16 interactive water play features were installed altogether.

Aquatrol safety surface flooring was laid in and around the splash zone, providing an anti-bacterial, non-slip rubber surface.

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Client: Cefn Fforest Leisure Centre


Value: £20,000

Interactive Water Play Water Factories Interactive Water Play Splash Zones Interactive Water Play Splash Zones

A poolside water factory was designed to generate revenue and attract children of all ages and abilities to play, whilst allowing the teaching pool to be free from play equipment during swimming sessions. Features included 2 waterballs joined by span arms, a variety of interactive arms and interactive channels with fill and spill buckets.

This provided a total of 37 interactive water points.

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Client: Batley Leisure Centre


Value: £50,000

Interactive Water Play Water Factories Interactive Water Play Splash Zones Interactive Water Play Splash Zones Water Factories

A poolside water factory was designed to generate revenue and attract children of all ages and abilities to play, whilst allowing the teaching pool to be free from play equipment during swimming sessions. Features included 2 waterballs joined by span arms, a variety of interactive arms and interactive channels with fill and spill buckets.

This provided a total of 37 interactive water points.

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Client: Concordia Leisure Centre


Value: £65,000

Interactive Water Play Water Factories Interactive Water Play Splash Zones Interactive Water Play Splash Zones Water Factories Interactive Water Play Water Factories Splash Zones

Hippo transformed the poolside into a water factory and the old planter island into a toddler splash zone to increase and sustain visitor numbers and business revenue. Features included a waterball with a 4 arm mast. This is linked by a span arm to a second mast with a tipping bucket and splash board. The toddler splash zone included an arch joined by 2 interactive masts, themed squirts, interactive water channels and sensory play panels.

Concordia has a total of 40 interactive water points.

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Client: Danes Camp Leisure Centre


Value: £50,000

Interactive Water Play Water Factories Interactive Water Play Splash Zones Interactive Water Play Splash Zones Water Factories Interactive Water Play Water Factories Splash Zones Water Factories

A pirate themed water factory was designed to rejuvenate the centre and to sustain regular visits from families. Features installed included a pirate themed waterball with a 2 arm interactive mast, 3 additional interactive masts each with 2 arms and a pirate ship toddler slide. The features encourage children of all ages and abilities to play together and provide 26 active water points in total.

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Client: Magnet Leisure Centre


Value: £90,000

Interactive Water Play Water Factories Interactive Water Play Splash Zones Interactive Water Play Splash Zones Water Factories Interactive Water Play Water Factories Splash Zones Water Factories Interactive Water Play Water Factories Splash Zones

Hippo’s refurbishment was needed to increase visits from children of all ages whilst providing something special for the over eights age group. Hippo installed 2 poolside water cannons to squirt water at a selection of targets situated over the teaching pool. Water falling from the targets into tipping buckets provides surprise play to those in the pool below. A mini flume was installed to excite the over eights. A Splash Zone featuring sensory play panels and a refurbished customised toddler slide was provided for the toddlers. A total of 33 interactive water points were installed.

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