About Us

The Swimming Pool & Spa Association of Australia Ltd and the Pool and Spa Association Ltd New Zealand (SPASA) is the largest peak Swimming Pool & 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. These are:

  • People - to empower and develop members through improved skills and knowledge
  • 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 representing 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.

Swimming Pool & Spa Association of Australia Ltd (SPASA) is proud to have developed Climate Care Certified. It is the pool and spa industry’s efficiency and sustainability certification program, whereby members of SPASA have their innovative products, services and installations industry Certified promoted and advocate for as environmentally sustainable.

SPASA Training has a variety of nationally accredited courses including Retail, Service, Construction, Business and Pool Safety Inspector course all provided by our Registered Training Organisation. 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 on 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.

Achieving our vision requires leadership, tenacity and collaboration across the entire swimming pool and spa industry. I thank all members, sponsors, partners, committees and directors for their vision and support as we continue to drive the swimming pool and spa industry into a sound and prosperous future.