Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies To Open 53 New Stores

New Stores to Open starting in March and continuing through May 

PHOENIX, AZ, March 5, 2012 – Leslie’s Poolmart, Inc. (Leslie’s), the nation’s leading retailer of swimming pool supplies and related products, announced their plans to open 53 new store locations throughout the U.S. in 2012, beginning in March and continuing through May. Each Leslie’s store location will celebrate special pricing and festivities throughout the store grand opening.

“Leslie’s is excited to be expanding its store locations with 53 additional stores this year and bringing new employment opportunities to markets across the country” stated Larry Hayward, Leslie’s CEO. “Customers will find knowledgeable pool professionals to assist with pool care needs in every store as well as an expansive selection of quality swimming pool supplies, pool equipment and recreational items. All of our locations offer free water tests as well as free labor on in-store equipment repairs to help make pool care easier. In addition, customers visiting our new stores during our 4-day grand opening event will receive 20 percent off their entire purchase” added Hayward.

Leslie’s Pool Supplies corporate headquarters is located in Phoenix, Arizona. The company was founded in 1963 and in total the organization employs approximately 3,500 associates across the country during the swimming pool season. Leslie’s is dedicated to providing answers and solutions for the swimming pool needs of their customers.

Founded in 1963, Leslie’s Poolmart, Inc. is the world’s largest specialty retailer of swimming pool supplies and related products. The Company currently markets its products through over 700 retail store locations in 35 states; a nationwide mail-order catalog; and an Internet e-commerce site, www.lesliespool.com.