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About Us

Sabine Pools, Spas & Furniture has served South Louisiana since 1975, with 5 locations in Lake Charles, Lafayette, Baton Rouge and Gonzales. Sabine Pools is an Aquatech® member and an APSP CPB (Certified Professional Builder), specializing in award-winning custom-designed gunite pools in and around Lake Charles LA and Lafayette LA. Having built a reputation of providing the best craftsmanship, the latest technology, and excellent customer service, Sabine Pools was repeatedly named one of the nation’s Top 100 Pool Companies (Aqua Magazine AQUA 100) and is accredited with the Better Business Bureau. We also offer year-round professional maintenance, repairs, and renovations in Lake Charles and Lafayette market areas on residential and commercial pools.

What else will you find at Sabine Pools?  At all 5 stores, start with high quality BioGuard pool chemicals, supplies & equipment for D-I-Y pool care.  Then, move on to Hot Spring or Caldera hot tubs and above ground pools.  Then, finally, shop your local showroom year-round for a huge selection of outdoor furniture, décor & accessories.  With everything from dining, bar &  deep seating patio furniture to unique outdoor rugs & lamps, Sabine Pools has what you need for taking your backyard living to the next level.  We look forward to helping you create the backyard of your dreams!

Featured Staff

Get to know the people who put the “Best” in The Best in Backyard Living!

Gwen Shrewsberry

Gwen Shrewsberry has been our Accounts Payable Administrator for 3 years.  Before coming to Sabine, Gwen was Stine Lumber’s Accounts Payable Supervisor for 10 years.  Gwen attended Lake Arthur High & Sowela and has been happily married for 8 years.  She has one son, Jason Trahan, and lots of fur babies.  In her spare time, Gwen enjoys gardening, movies, and all her pets.


Jana Hatfield

Jana Hatfield, our Lake Charles store manager for 11 years, hails from Las Vegas, Nevada. Jana’s work history in Retail Management includes KB Toys.  Her favorite things include spending time with her kids, gardening, hunting, and D-I-Y projects.


Kimberly Greer & Lisha Brady

Kimberly Greer, with Sabine Pools for 8.5 years & Lisha Brady, with Sabine Pools for 3.5 years at our Gonzales location.


Our History

1975        Sabine Pool Company, a gunite pool construction business, founded by Houston Tassin

1976        Sabine Pools, Inc. filed articles of incorporation with State of Louisiana. Opened first retail store and service base at 110 North Cities Service Hwy in Sulphur, and expanded product line to include vinyl-liner pools and spas

1984       Expanded into Lake Charles by purchasing Central Pool Supply at 3309 Common Street, providing Sabine Pools an additional retail outlet as well as a central sales center for pools and spas

1987        Sabine merged with and absorbed Pelican Pools, bringing additional retail customers to Sabine Pools, Inc.

1989        Sabine purchased 2 acres in central Lake Charles for construction of 8000 square foot facility.  Property includes Retail Outlet, Spa Showroom, Outdoor Pool Park for display of Inground and Above Ground Pools, as well as Sabine’s business office and warehouse

1991         Expanded into Lafayette, LA market by buying property and building 4000 square foot retail store and Outdoor Pool Park at 4244 W. Congress Street

1999         Houston Tassin sold Sabine Pools to sons Joey, Dean, & David

2003        Expanded further in Lafayette, LA by purchasing second property and adding a 12,000 square foot operations center and showroom at 1221 Kaliste Saloom Road.  Property includes Lafayette region’s Swimming Pool Sales & Construction hub and warehouse, Retail Outlet, Spa Showroom, & Outdoor Pool Park for display of Inground and Above Ground Pools

2003        Established Outdoor Furniture as a major retail sales category.  Added indoor & outdoor decorative/gift items to retail sales offerings

2005        Sulphur location destroyed by Hurricane Rita.

2008        Purchased adjacent property in Lake Charles LA and converted Mr. D’s Restaurant to state of the art operations-administration center

2008        Purchased Sabine Pools of Gonzales LA.  Property includes Retail Outlet for pool supplies, Above Ground Pools, and candles/gift items

2009         Entered Baton Rouge, LA outdoor furniture market by purchasing Campanile’s Home & Patio

2010         Purchased Ambrosia Bakery property at 11358 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge, renovated and moved to the new, updated Fine Outdoor Furniture Showroom and pool supply store

 

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