Project Overview

Amotto Consultancy worked with Parkside Village to complete site-specific operational procedures (SSOPs) for their swimming and spa pool facilities.

Amotto Consultancy is also assisting each village in the  portfolio, including Parkside Village, to work towards ‘Quality Pool’ accreditation. This accreditation is the operational benchmark set by Recreation Aotearoa for retirement villages swimming and spa pool facilities and is endorsed by the Retirement Village Association (RVA).

All this work ensures that the Metlifecare Parkside Village aquatic facilities meet industry standards and are a healthy, pleasant environment for residents.

Project Outcomes

Site-Specific Operational Procedures:

  • were written in accordance with NZS 5826:2010 Pool Water Quality, NZS 441:2008 Swimming Pool Design, and industry-specific guidelines
  • were presented to Parkside Village in a comprehensive manual
  • used as the basis for the onsite staff training sessions.


Onsite staff training sessions:

  • familiarised the aquatic staff with the SSOPs
  • ensured the aquatic staff at Parkwise Village have the capability to run a well-maintained, healthy and pleasant aquatic facility.


Quality Pool accreditation:

  • has been presented to Metlifecare Parkside Village.

Through this project with Amotto Consultancy, the aquatic staff at Metlifecare Parkside Village now have the procedures and training to deliver a healthy, safe, enjoyable and future-proofed environment for residents and their guests.

Project Specifications


Metlifecare Parkside Village


Hillsborough, Auckland

Project Size

Swimming and spa pool facilities


March 2022 (+ ongoing support)

Project Services