Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies to be Official Sponsor of Special Olympics Arizona Aquatics Event

PHOENIX, Oct. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Leslie's Poolmart, Inc. (Leslie's), the nation's leading retailer of swimming pool supplies and service, will be the official sponsor for the Special Olympics Arizona Aquatics Event.  The competition will be held on October 14th and 15th at Skyline High School in Mesa.  There will be over 560 athletes competing in the event.  Leslie's and Special Olympics Arizona encourage everyone to come watch the games.

"We are proud to be the official sponsor of the Aquatics Event for such a great organization.  Giving back to the community is part of our culture here and we chose Special Olympics Arizona because we are inspired by the work they are doing," stated Steve Ortega, President and Chief Operating Officer, Leslie's Poolmart, Inc. "We wish all of the athletes the best of luck in their respective competitions," added Ortega.

Leslie's is celebrating the Special Olympics Arizona sponsorship in their retail stores by offering Leslie's Rewards Dollars on select items across the store from Friday, October 7th through Sunday, October 16th

Leslie's Gives Back to the Community  
Leslie's is proud to sponsor several other organizations, including the Boys & Girls Clubs, City of Hope, Big Brothers Big Sisters and other local charities.

About Leslie's Poolmart, Inc.:   
Founded in 1963, Leslie's Poolmart, Inc. is the world's largest specialty retailer of swimming pool supplies and related products.  Leslie's currently markets its products through nearly 900 retail store locations in 35 states, 25 Commercial Service Centers, a nationwide mail-order catalog and an Internet e-commerce site (www.lesliespool.com). In addition, Leslie's Service Department is available in many markets, offering equipment installation and repair by Leslie's professionally trained and licensed technicians. Leslie's corporate headquarters is located in Phoenix, Arizona.


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