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About Us

A Tradition of Quality for Three Generations

Hunter’s Pool Center, is a family-owned business with three-generations working side-by-side and taking pride in providing their loyal customers with personal, professional service. What started out to be a small business in the basement of Robert and Rita Hunter’s home in 1963 has now grown into three large buildings and over twenty knowledgeable employees.

The Hunter Family Tree – Who’s Who?

Rita & Robert HunterRita and Robert Hunter:

Hunter’s Pool Center, Inc. was established by Rita and Robert Hunter back in 1963. The business started out in their basement and gradually grew to be the large success that it is today with their hard work, dedication and love for the industry. Today, Rita is our family matriarch, and only recently retired in 2008. Every day we work together as a family, we honor Robert and the business that was his pride and joy.

Glenn HunterGlenn Hunter:

Glenn is a second generation Hunter, and Rita and Bob’s oldest son. He has been working at the business since he was a young boy. Today, Glenn handles the daily operation of the parts department and services all customer’s pumps and filter systems in the store. He is also a sales person for both inground and aboveground pools. On his days off you can always find him cruising the state on his Harley.

Bobby HunterBobby Hunter:

Bobby is Rita and Bob’s second son and manages the installation crew for all inground liner replacements. He can also be found handling many of the service calls for onsite filter and pump repairs throughout the summer. On his days off, Bobby enjoys working on his extensive tractor collection or visiting the family cabin in Vermont.

Alan HunterAlan Hunter:

Alan is Bob and Rita’s youngest son and performs all of the aboveground pool installations. He also manages the aboveground liner replacement and pool repair crews. In the winter months, you can find Alan in his office handling Ski-Doo snowmobile sales. On his days off, Alan will either be cruising on his boat or snowmobile, depending on the time of year.

Kevin HunterKevin Hunter:

Kevin is Glenn’s son and begins the third generation of our family operation. Kevin manages all of our inground pool installations ~ from meeting with the customer at a preliminary sales appointment to operating the heavy machinery during the installation of your pool. In the winter months, Kevin is the Service Manager for our Ski-Doo snowmobile and Can-Am ATV service department. Kevin has won many prestigious awards water racing his snowmobiles and participates in many races around the region throughout the year.

Jesse HunterJesse Hunter:

Jesse is Bobby’s son and currently handles many aspects of the service and fieldwork. He is Kevin’s partner on all inground installations to help make sure everything runs smoothly. Jesse also services all of our customer’s Saratoga Spas, as well as onsite pool filter, pump and repair service calls. In the winter months, Jesse is a master technician in our snowmobile and ATV shop. On Jesse’s days off, he can be found snowplowing, snowmobiling or water racing.

Kelly JohnsonKelly Johnson:

Kelly is Alan’s daughter and handles many aspects of the business. Kelly does all of our Marketing and Advertising and heads up our Customer Service Department. She is also an inground pool, aboveground pool and Saratoga Spa salesperson. She puts together all of our repair and installation estimates, customer invoices and assists customers in the store. She is also our computer guru and helps to keep our technology operating and up to date. On Kelly’s off-time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children at the pool or beach.

Craig HunterCraig Hunter:

Craig is Alan’s oldest son and works in the parts department as well as assists customers in the store to provide product knowledge and answer mechanical and technical questions. He is an aboveground pool, inground pool, Ski-Doo snowmobile, Can-Am ATV and trailer salesperson. Craig also handles our annual purchasing for Ski-Doo snowmobile accessories, clothing and gear inventory. On Craig’s days off, he can be found cruising on his boat or blazing new trails on his snowmobile.

Lee HunterLee Hunter:

Lee is Alan’s youngest son and handles all of our aboveground liner replacements and pool repairs. He works alongside Alan on our aboveground pool installations to help make sure everything runs smoothly. In the winter months, Lee is a master service technician and repairs customer’s snowmobiles and ATVs. On Lee’s days off, he can found dirt biking, snowmobiling or working on his latest project in his shop at home.

Troy BaylowTroy Baylow:

Troy has worked for Hunter’s Pool since 1994. He is an essential part of the team and works on both of our inground and aboveground installation crews. He is also the manager of our Pool Opening and Closing service and crew. In the winter months, Troy is also a master technician in our snowmobile and ATV repair shop. On Troy’s days off, he enjoys spending time with his wife and dog and working around the house.

Carolyn PavlickCarolyn Pavlick:

Carolyn is our bookkeeper and has been with us since 2000. She handles calculating our daily deposits, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. Carolyn also makes sure the office and store stays stocked with supplies necessary for our daily operation. In her spare time Carolyn enjoys exercising, swimming and cruising the state on the Harley.

Andrew HarrisAndrew Harris:

Andrew is a recent addition to the Hunter family operation and is proving himself to be quite an asset. He began on the installation crew the summer of 2011 and moved into the store to assist in the parts department for the winter months. He assists customers in the store, handles the shipping and receiving and processes our daily orders to vendors. He will be returning to our installation and repair crews this summer. In Andrew’s spare time, he enjoys fishing and nights out on the town.

Eileen HunterEileen Hunter:

Eileen was our store manager for over 35 years. She assisted customers at our water lab and could solve any water chemistry issue under the sun. With her extensive product and industry knowledge, Eileen had a solution for any question brought to her. We lost Eileen to a rare form of leukemia on her 64th birthday on November 27, 2013. She was the face of our company and a cornerstone of our family. As many of you know, her smile was infectious and the genuine care she had for her customers, friends and family was incredible. We miss her greatly both as our store manager and our beloved family member.

Hours of Operation

Summer Months

Beginning May 1st ~ Ending August 31st

Monday – Friday 9am – 7pm

Saturday 9am – 5pm

Sunday 9am – 3pm

Fall Months

Beginning September 1st ~ Ending September 30th

Monday 9am – 5:30pm

Tuesday 9am – 5:30pm

Wednesday 9am – 5:30pm

Thursday 9am – 7pm

Friday 9am – 5:30pm

Saturday 9am – 5pm

Sunday 9am – 3pm

Winter Months

Beginning October 1st ~ Ending April 30th

Monday 9am – 5:30pm

Tuesday 9am – 5:30pm

Wednesday 9am – 5:30pm

Thursday 9am – 7pm

Friday 9am – 5:30pm

Saturday 9am – 3pm







Postal Address:

263 Church Street (Rt. 68)

Yalesville, CT 06492

(for GPS directions, you must use Wallingford, CT 06492 as the city)


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From Points North:

I91 South to Exit 15

Right onto Rt. 68 West

Follow Route 68 for 2.5 Miles

Look for our Showroom on the Left

(Just after United Concrete)

From Points South:

I91 North to Exit 15

Left onto Rt. 68 West

Follow Route 68 for 2.5 Miles

Look for our Showroom on the Left

(Just after United Concrete)

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