National Athletes Get A New Pool (StarSpecial 23 Mar 2011)

Having a pool at home has many benefits to all, which are mainly used for swimming and training, are also commonly used for aquatic exercises, rehabilitation and therapy, relaxation or just to have some fun.

Propulsion Pools Sdn Bhd founder and managing director Yap Hon Chin has been in the business of building swimming pools, water features, floating fountains and fish ponds since 1984. He has more than 400 projects completed under his organization.

The New showroom in Petaling Jaya was launched recently by Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Senator Gan Ping Sieu and National Sports Council (NSC) director – general Datuk Zolkples Embong.

During the launch, Yap sponsored a Fastlane (swimming machine that creates water currents which mimics a smooth flowing river) for the National Sports Council to be utilized by their athletes during training.

Gan said the government had always recognized the importance of swimming as it is the main contributor to Malaysia’s medal tally in many international sporting events, especially in the SEA Games.

“The Government truly appreciates private companies that work together with us to further life the standards of sports in the country,” he said.

Propulsion Pools is also the soles authorised dealer of Endless Pool USA. Its signature product is the Original Endless Pool, a swimming pool that can be designed in varying sizes from 7’x12’ to 10’x16’ with water depth up to six feet, fitted with a Fastlane and a water quality system.

The Fastlane which is available in two models with adjustable speed, can also be installed in any existing pool to maximize its capacity.

The Propulsion Pool showroom is located at 51, Jalan Utara, Seksyen 12, Petaling Jaya. For details, call 03-79601868 or visit