About Us

Poolmaster,® Inc. is a manufacturer of aftermarket pool and spa products. We offer products across six distinct product lines – Backyard & Décor, Games & Toys, Floats, Inflatables, Maintenance and Swim & Dive Gear. Headquartered in Sacramento, California, we manufacture, market, sell and distribute products worldwide to wholesalers, retailers and specialty market segments. Founded in 1958, Poolmaster® has been offering best-in-class pool and spa products with an unwavering commitment to quality, service, and reliability for over 50 years.

1958

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Poolmaster® Inc. is Born
Lee and Carol Tager founded Poolmaster, Inc. focusing on the manufacturing and distribution of a single maintenance product – a jet vacuum for the pool.

1960

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Expansion of Products and Distribution
Poolmaster expanded its product line outside of maintenance to include recreational products, especially inflatables, and continued to expand distribution.

1975

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Boom of the Industry
The swimming pool industry experienced huge growth as President Ford, an avid swimmer, announced the build of the first in-ground, outdoor swimming pool on the White House grounds.

1978

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Classic Swim and Dive Toys
Poolmaster's recreational line expanded to include dive games and toys, such as the Rotten Egg Game, Dolphin Slalom Game, and Floating Volleyball Games — still top sellers today.

1984

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Launch of the Aqua Fun Brand
The Aqua Fun brand was established, focusing on fun interactive riders, games, and floats for kids ages 6 and up.

1990

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Poolmaster Goes International
Poolmaster headquarters moved to a 100,000 sq. foot facility to support the expansion of distribution into Australia, South America, and Europe.

1997

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Year of Innovation
Top selling items such as the Adjustable Lounge, Water Hammock, Bump N Squirt, and Splashback Poolside Basketball Game were exclusively created.

1999

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Building Upon Quality, Value & Variety
Poolmaster's product line reached over 800 products providing customers and consumers with a good, better, best option at every price point.

2012

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Poolmaster and Stanley Black & Decker Inc. Combine Forces
Poolmaster partnered with the Stanley® brand to launch the Stanley PoolTec™ line of pool and spa maintenance products for home owners.

2013

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Poolmaster Becomes an Employee Owned Company
Poolmaster transitioned from a family-owned business to an employee-owned company. Each employee takes pride in serving customers and consumers by offering superior customer service and innovative products with an unwavering commitment to quality and reliability.