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Myrtha Pools completed its first 50m pool in Switzerland!

We are in Uster, Switzerland, in the third city of Zurich canton, where Myrtha Pools designed an extraordinary 50m pool at Hallenbad Buchholz Sports Center. After 30 years of disuse, the architecture study K&L Architekten AG completed the ambitious refurbishment project re-designing the area to fit better with community needs and requirements. The  Hallenbad Buchholz […]

Myrtha Pools and Pujol Arquitectura present Pools for All: a FINA project for the development of sustainable Aquatic Centers!

Myrtha Pools presents Pools for All: this cutting-edge project is the result of the combined efforts of Myrtha Pools and Pujol Arquitectura under FINA (Fédération Internationale de NAtation) endorsement, to develop truly sustainable aquatic centers world-wide. In the last few years, FINA has increased its commitment, giving a huge contribution to the improvement of aquatic […]

13th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) 2016: a great success!

13th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) 2016 scheduled in Windsor, Canada, from December the 6 th till the 11th, have just ended. This year the event hit the scenes at the WFCU Centre (Windsor Family Credit Union Centre) a multi-purpose entertainment complex offering top class sports events, concerts and family shows. Athletes strived to win […] : How to turn a hockey rink into a pool in 10 days

On a typical cold December night, this arena might be brimming with junior hockey fans in the seats for a Windsor Spitfires game. But this week is different. With the WFCU Centre hosting the short-course swimming world championships, the 61-metre-long sheet of white ice has been replaced by a sparkling, blue, 10-lane, 25-metre pool. “When […]

World Swimming Championships in Windsor: a thrilling beginning!

13th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) kicked-off yesterday, December 6, 2016 and since the very first competitions breathless emotions hit the scenes with Federica Pellegrini back on top in the 200m freestyle. With an impressive time of 1’51 “73 her speed beat the favorite’s Katinka Hosszu and of course the speed of installation of the […]

WFCU Centre makeover: Hockey rink becomes competition pool

The WFCU Centre is about to make a splash. The hockey arena is now all dressed up as an aquatic complex, courtesy of 1.4 million litres of water that just filled the temporary 25-metre pool in the main bowl. More than 1,000 world-class swimmers will compete Dec. 6-11 at the 13th FINA World Swimming Championships. […] Have pool, will swim at Windsor’s WFCU Centre

Home of the OHL’s Spitfires turned into world-class swimming pool temporarily, thanks to the innovation behind Myrtha pools. The WFCU Centre, normally home to the Ontario Hockey League’s Windsor Spitfires, has been transformed into a world-class swimming pool where 1,000 athletes from 170 nations are vying for medals at the world short-course championships. A world-class […]

Myrtha Pools extends its partnership with FINA until 2021!

After the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Myrtha Pools is still protagonist of the swimming world! The company in fact has just extended its partnership with FINA for further six years, until 2021! The news has been announced during a press conference in Windsor, Canada, at the fourth FINA World Aquatics Convention, an event […]

Myrtha Pools for the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)

Windsor, Canada, December 6-11, 2016: the world’s best swimmers will compete for 46 gold medals during the 13th edition of the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)! This international event will take place in a 25x26m temporary competition pool installed by Myrtha Pools on the WFCU Arena’s hockey rink. The event will be preceded by the 4th FINA World […]