About Us

Featured in magazine articles, industry round tables and even featured in movies, Aqua Masters Inc provides endless pool and backyard services throughout the San Fernando, San Gabriel, and Los Angeles valleys. Aqua Masters Inc is committed to providing the highest quality pool services in the industry today.

Leading by example

Aqua Masters Inc have long been renowned as the leading Swimming Pool Company leading the charge in the Industries best practices as well as being at the forefront of the latest technological advancements.


Aqua Masters Inc understands the importance of maintaining a professional image and service for all your backyard needs. Whether calling for new equipment, a simple repair, or even an advanced job; trust that Aqua Masters Inc is the go to professional pool and backyard company.


Aqua Masters Inc uses the most advanced service and mapping system in order to ensure a quality experience each and every time. We have a passion advancing our knowledge in the industry to ensure our ability to provide the highest level service for all your backyard lifestyle needs. Our number one focus is on that of the customers experience and we put an emphasis on ensuring the peek levels of integrity and excellent service.

Aqua Masters Inc takes pride in providing high quality service with a timely response to customer's service needs. We feature:

  • State of the art swimming pool service and routing map system
  • Factory trained and certified pool service technicians
  • Openings, closings, valet pool cleaning, repairs and pool cover storage
  • Expert leak detection for all brands of pools using the latest technology including fiber optics, sonar, and ground penetrating equipment
  • Major pool renovation
  • Authorized Jandy warranty center

More than 35 years of experience

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Mission & Vision

Aqua Masters Inc vision
The Aqua Masters Inc, as a company, will continue to place our clients’ needs above all else. As we grow our client list we will maintain our personal assurance to each site. We will continue to build The Aqua Masters Inc as a small, family-run operation with the availability to support the families of our employees.
pool services mission
The principal corporate objectives are to provide an exceptional level of service to customers, close and mutually beneficial partnerships with suppliers, rewarding and satisfying careers for employees and growth of the company asset base whilst at the same time making a worthwhile contribution to the region and its environment.

Our Team

Richard James - COO/PRESIDENT


Richard James


After graduating from prestigious St Francis High School in La Canada California, Richard studied chemistry and political science before his entrepreneur spirit led him to the pool industry. Working part time for a local company in his off hours, Richard quickly learned the trade and starting dedicating his efforts into starting his own pool company. Due to his dedication and customer service, Richard quickly became one of the most trusted pool service companies in Los Angeles before eventually teaming up with Ryan to form the now World Famous Aqua Masters Inc. When he is not helping clients make their pool and backyard dreams come true, Richard enjoys camping, sports, traveling and spending time with family.

Richard James (818)726-4751


California State Contractors License #1010081

Los Angeles Health Department License #PR0158330

Ryan Mcknight


Born in Newport Beach, Ryan has lived and worked in the Glendale community over 20 years. Starting out as an apprentice to a pool contractor, Ryan branched out and started his own pool and backyard service company in 2005. A few years Ryan teamed up with Richard with the common goal to build the best pool company in the world. In his off time Ryan enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and 3 children.

Ryan Mcknight (818)808-7098


California State Contractors License #1010081

Los Angeles Health Department License #PR0158330

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