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VORTEX SPLASHPADS: PLAY FOR ALL!

VORTEX SPLASHPADS: PLAY FOR ALL!
Montreal

As a proud sponsor of the US Play Coalition, Vortex has been honored to support the team as they transitioned to an online Play Conference on the Value of Play. This year's them has been PLAY FOR ALL, and we couldn't agree more!

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Free 30-Minute Webinar Series

Vortex is committed to bringing best-in-class training tools right to your home office!  This May we invite you to sign up for our 30-minute webinar series.  We're presenting four unique topics over a two-week period to help you with your next water attractions project.  Themes include Innovation and Trends in Product Design and Play, Sustainability, Water Management and Pool Refurbishment.

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Readying for the Warm Weather: Your Springtime Checklist

Readying for the Warm Weather: Your Springtime Checklist

At Vortex, we want to ensure that your Splashpad® is ready to welcome the warm weather ahead. And while getting everything up and running is by no means a major undertaking, the process nevertheless requires smart planning and basic know-how. To walk you through it, this post covers a few of the essential steps. We've even provided a checklist at the end of the article to make things as easy as possible!

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Learn and earn CEU credits with us: Register for Vortex’s On-Demand Webinars

Learn and earn CEU credits with us: Register for Vortex’s On-Demand Webinars
Montreal

As we navigate these unusual times, Vortex continues to support our customers and community through continuing education. If you find yourself with some extra time right now, this might be the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge and catch up on your CEU credits. We're offering two webinars on-demand, both approved by LA CES and AIA: Sustainability by Design and Transform your Community Pool with the Waterpark Model

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Why it's important to play for life.

Why it's important to play for life.

As a proud sponsor of the US Play Coalition, Vortex has the opportunity to attend the Play Conference and sends every year a few different collaborators to be educated and inspired on the topic. Now that we are back from the conference, here are a few of our our key takeaways. The audience at the conference this year was very varied with many different professional bodies, all there to share their experience and expertise. There were doctors, landscape architects, educators, play equipment manufacturer, students and so on, all there for continued education on the topic of play.

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International Day of Families: What Healthy, Sustainable Play Means for Your Community

International Day of Families:  What Healthy, Sustainable Play Means for Your Community

Every year on May 15, families all over the world celebrate playing, learning, and growing together. International Day of Families was launched by the UN in 1993 as a way to highlight the role communities play in in family dynamics. Every year, the day focuses on a different theme such as education, migration, fathers, mothers, and, in 2019—climate action!

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A World Earth Day discussion: Water management and your Splash pad

A World Earth Day discussion: Water management and your Splash pad

April 22 marks World Earth Day—a date of coming together and exploring innovative, actionable approaches to environmental protection. At Vortex, where every drop counts, we're taking this opportunity to explore some of the sustainability options Splashpads offer communities and resorts. Specifically, we want to discuss the different water management systems Splashpads employ.

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Readying for the Warm Weather: Your Springtime Checklist

Readying for the Warm Weather: Your Springtime Checklist

Before we know it, the thaw will be upon us, scarves and mittens will be stored away, and families will be out in droves getting the most out of the sunny season. 

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An Insiders Look at Pico, Alto and Hop

An Insiders Look at Pico, Alto and Hop

It's been a few months since we launched the three new Water Journey™ designs and since our last blog post for that matter.  So here is getting back to the groove...

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