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Eagle Gym Takes Flight

Eagle Gym takes flight

Eagle Stadium holds pride in being known as an iconic community facility, with many people attending the Stadium to build healthier lifestyles through recreation and sports.
Eagle Stadium is known as the place for sports and simply put, there is also a gym! A whole new world inside this Stadium that offers a full service, ranging from group fitness, functional training, mind and body, personal training and child care. Check out the window transformation!
WynActive members also have quick and convenient access into Eagle Gym via the new member’s entrance! The double glass doors that have served as a gym exit point only, will now provide you with direct and speedy access into Eagle Gym.
Area needs cleaning and time to dry
Windows dry and decal smooth onto surface
Smoothing out air bubbles, and ensuring all extra cuttings are removed.
Adding blank metal sheet panels to add a border to the window
Adding more decals to the black panels of Eagle Gym products
Finishing product
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Eagle Stadium to LED the way

Eagle Stadium to "LED" the way

Eagle Stadium is a widely used spaces throughout the year and require an adequate type of lighting, capable of guaranteeing a reduction in energy and maintenance costs. In the winter months, for example, the flow of natural lighting is significantly reduced and this can cause shaded and dark areas. The Assets and Environment team at Eagle Stadium found it essential to use LED lighting fixtures for all 12 courts (16 – 20 lights per court), to ensure visual comfort for players and spectators with uniform lighting of all areas of the structure, increasing the gaming experience and reducing energy costs and maintenance of the structure.
The LED lights that replace all the old style globes are produced to have minimal fading over time, therefore a much longer life span. The “old style” globes saw an increased number of broken lights that need to replaced which meant more broken globes ended up in landfills, and more down time on courts due to lighting inconsistencies.
The recent upgrade in the lighting system will see:
  • Uniform illumination: Reduction in shadow areas and high visual comfort.
  • Cost reduction: Efficient LED system with reduced maintenance.
  • Increase the experience: Hosting more official sporting competitions in a safe and cutting-edge environment.
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WynActive scores double at ARV awards.

WynActive team members were successful in two categories and highly commended in another at the 2022 Aquatics and Recreation Victoria (ARV) awards on Friday 2 September.
The Membership Sales Award was won by Jenna Smith while Caitlin McGraw took home the Pool Lifeguard Award. WynActive was also highly commended in the Watch Around Water Award category, a space in which the organisation has dominated over the last six years.
WynActive CEO, Alison Dixon, said the ARV award success was due recognition for theorganisation’s focus on providing the City of Wyndham community with the highest level ofservice and safety through its three recreation facilities.
“I am incredibly proud and inspired by the dedication of our entire staff team to provide our patrons with the best possible experience every time they visit one of our centres,” she said. “The award success again acknowledges our leadership in the industry and I congratulate Jenna and Caitlin, together with all our award nominees.” 

Victoria – Duty Manager (far left)

Paul – Most Valuable Employee (left), Alex – Emerging Leader (right)

Jenna, Alison (CEO) and Caitlin

Kat – Group Fitness Instructor (front)

Liz – Customer Service (right)

Jenna – Membership Sales (left), Caitlin – Pool lifeguard (right)

Ms Dixon added that the WynActive staff team had shown extraordinary loyalty after the COVID-19 lockdowns, with many returning to their roles when the centres were able to reopen, despite the devastation of being stood down for a significant period.
“We did not qualify for the Jobkeeper payments during that time, so we were forced to stand down most of our staff. The fact that so many of those team members not only returned, but threw themselves into rebuilding our business, is huge credit to their integrity and character. I honestly believe the WynActive staff and management team is the best in the state,” said Ms Dixon.
Membership Sales award winner, Jenna Smith was acknowledged for consistently demonstrating WynActive’s mission to build healthy lives, through delivery of the values of Safety, Innovation and Service. Her passion to lead, coupled with her desire to succeed is a driving force of the positive sales culture in WynActive centres.
She was responsible for bringing the noise and excitement back into centres after the lockdowns and has become an important source of insight into the sales process for other team members.
WynActive also took out the Pool Lifeguard award for the second consecutive year, with Caitlin McGraw successful in the highly competitive category.
Caitlin joined WynActive in 2019 and has progressed to mentor many new staff after moving into the position of Leading Lifeguard and Centre Care Manager. Caitlin demonstrates a passion for safety and education by consistently offering to undertake the role of Watch Around Water ambassador, using her knowledge as a swim teacher to support the delivery of this message.
Caitlin was recognised as bringing a unique, fresh perspective to the lifeguard team and having the ability to balance the need for patron satisfaction and prioritisation of safety.
On the focus of safety, Ms Dixon emphasised that WynActive’s record was exceptional and that the proactive approach was a key to maintaining excellence.
“Again we were commended for our commitment to Watch Around Water and that is satisfying for our staff and also patrons, who take safety in our centres so seriously. We invest not just money, but a great deal of time and effort into ensuing we maintain the highest standards of water safety possible,” she said.
“We are driven to always improve in an effort to provide support to the wider industry to help continuously raise the bar in the area of safety.”
WynActive manages AquaPulse, Eagle Stadium and Werribee Outdoor Pool on behalf of Wyndham City.
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ARV Awards

WynActive once again won the Watch Around Water Award, for a record fifth consecutive year. We were first nominated for this award in 2017 and have held it ever since. This is a remarkable achievement and a testimony to our commitment to aquatic safety across the community.  

Rhiannon Galea won the Customer Service Award for her ability to understand and relate to the local community and commitment to providing unparalleled service. 

Alexie Barlow, who won the Duty Manager Award, is renowned as a problem solver and role model for her colleagues. 

The Pool Lifeguard award was taken out by Marcus Colla, who demonstrates an outstanding work ethic, and is a reliable teammate and well-respected colleague.  

WynActive thanks and shares these successes with Wyndham City, as we recognise the immense support they continue to provide, especially during the challenges we faced in the past two years.  

Congratulations to the all the WynActive nominees and winners. 

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