Pool Scouts Named One of Entrepreneur’s Top 100 New Franchises

Pool Scouts Snags Major Award from Entrepreneur Franchise 500

Pool Scouts was recently included in Entrepreneur’s 2019 Franchise 500 Top New Franchise list. Not only did we have the honor of being named for the first time, but we cracked the top 100 coming in at #70!

There were more than 1,000 companies that applied for this year’s ranking, and “those that rose to the top reveal the latest trends as well as the companies that continue to evolve to keep going strong year after year,” states Entrepreneur. We are grateful and honored to be recognized so highly among such a distinguished group of businesses.

About the Award

When it comes to understanding the method behind the ranking, Entrepreneur looks at multiple factors. First off, the companies named in this list began franchising in the last five years. They are also ranked based on the scores received in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 evaluation which analyzes more than 150 data points in the areas of fees and costs, size and growth, brand strength, franchisee support, and financial strength and stability. To view us in the full listing, click here for the Top New Franchises List.

Pool Scouts Sweeps Game Changer Award from Franchise Dictionary Game Changer Franchise - Award for 2018

We are also pleased to announce Pool Scouts has been given the Game Changer award from Franchise Dictionary! Several hundred applications were reviewed before finalizing the top 100. To be considered a Franchise Dictionary Magazine Game Changer, a franchise must meet all or most of the following criteria:

• Fill a niche in the market
• Raise the bar on service
• Help the community
• Create opportunity for aspiring business owners
• Turn heads with a unique product

We pride ourselves on offering aspiring business owners the opportunity to build their franchise quickly and efficiently so they can thrive in their new career path. We are also committed to providing the best customer service around. What an honor to be recognized as a Game Changer for 2018!

Is Pool Scouts the Franchise for You?

With so many franchise options out there is it important to understand what is behind various industry awards. There are many reasons why franchising is an easy way for entrepreneurs to get into business, from fully baked branding and marketing strategies to having the opportunity to be in business for yourself but not by yourself. You can read more about that in our recent blog post, Why Franchising – 5 Advantages To Buying A Franchise. No matter how you cut it, owning your own business takes elbow grease and dedication. It’s important to understand what truly makes a franchise stand out in the crowd and make sure the franchise aligns with your own business goals.

The Pool Scouts franchise opportunity offers franchisees comprehensive training and ongoing support while helping them manage their businesses with state of the art systems. Our team wants franchisees to know they’re not going it alone, which can be one of the most daunting aspects of starting your own business!

Looking Ahead

Pool Scouts is thrilled to celebrate these two awards this year. In over three years, the system has grown to 19 franchisees and 47 territories. We now have USA Swimming Foundation as an official charitable partner in our mission to increase water safety awareness. And to boot, we have franchisees that are innovative and growing their businesses to help improve their local communities. What more could we ask for in 2019?! We can’t wait to see what the rest of the year brings.


Virginia Beach, VA-based Pool Scouts provides pool maintenance and pool cleaning services to residential and commercial customers areas across the nation. Technicians are trained pool experts dedicated to keeping pools cannonball ready at all times. Pool Scouts is an independently owned franchise that offers customers reliable and effective service. For more information or franchising opportunities, give us a call at 1-844-407-2688 or fill out the form to the right to be contacted by our franchise development team!

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