Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies to Open 15 Stores this Week

Total of 41 New Stores to Open this Spring

PHOENIX, Ariz., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leslie's Poolmart, Inc. (Leslie's), the nation's leading retailer of swimming pool supplies, will grand open 15 new retail locations throughout the U.S. on April 9th. The stores will celebrate their grand openings April 9 – 13.  During the five-day event, customers will receive 20 percent off most everything in the store.  Each store's grand opening will also be celebrated with a ribbon cutting and other events.

Leslie's April 9th Grand Opening stores are in the following cities:

  • Auburn, Calif.
  • Bakersfield, Calif.
  • Ceres, Calif.
  • Gainesville, Ga.
  • Glenpool, Okla.
  • Hattiesburg, Miss.
  • Hudson Oaks, Texas
  • Monroe, La.
  • Palmdale, Calif.
  • Queen Creek, Ariz.
  • Rockledge, Fla.
  • San Mateo, Calif.
  • San Rafael, Calif.
  • St. Augustine, Fla.
  • Tallahassee, Fla.

"Our team at Leslie's is thrilled to grand open 41 new stores this year.  Continuing our track record of consistent growth allows us to be more convenient to pool owners nationwide," stated Steve Ortega, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer, Leslie's Poolmart, Inc. "Our new stores will offer the best selection of swimming pool supplies for both in-ground and above-ground pools.  We are dedicated to our promise of making pool care easy and are extremely proud of our store staff of friendly, well trained pool experts that are ready to serve pool owners in the community," added Ortega.

In total, Leslie's plans to open 41 new stores this year, between March and May. With these new stores, Leslie's will bring its total store count to almost 900 nationwide. The company employs approximately 4,500 associates across the country during the swimming pool season. 

Leslie's Gives Back to the Community  
Leslie's is proud to sponsor several non-profit organizations, including the Boys & Girls Clubs, City of Hope, Special Olympics, The YMCA, Big Brothers Big Sisters and many 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, a nationwide mail-order catalog, and an Internet e-commerce site: www.lesliespool.com.  Leslie's corporate headquarters is located in Phoenix, Arizona.


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SOURCE Leslie's Poolmart, Inc.