About Us

Aqua Classic Pools & Spas Inc. was established in 1983 by Charles and Monika Forrest, and has earned over 100 Regional, National and International Design Awards over the years.  Operating out of two locations in Clute and Bay City, the Aqua Classic team is dedicated to providing a relaxed and pleasurable pool experience for everyone they serve.

Aqua Classic is an active member of the industry’s trade association, the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and is a member of United Aqua Group, a society of pool-building professionals. Aqua Classic is a recipient of hundreds of regional, national and international design awards and was inducted into the APSP Hall of Fame in 2005.

Lynn Forrest, Aqua Classic’s President and Designer, and second generation pool builder, is a graduate of Texas A&M University (Class of ’92) with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in landscape design and horticulture.  As an APSP Certified Building Professional, Lynn likes to meet a challenge, is very creative in his designs and loves to build what others say can’t be done. Beautiful pools in Matagorda, Wharton, Fort Bend and Brazoria Counties are a testament to his desire to create a customized backyard paradise for his customers, thus making a positive difference in the lives of others, one family at a time. His vision statement “Leaving a Legacy of Timeless Elegance”, describes the quality of design and workmanship provided.  From the initial house call and design to completion, Lynn oversees each project phase every step of the way.

Lynn has served three terms on the Board of Directors (including president) of the APSP (Association of Pool and Spa Professionals, the trade association of the pool industry), which earned him the “Person of the Year” award in 2001. He volunteered numerous times to teach trade-related skills at conventions and other industry functions. Lynn’s consulting services are available to clients on a national and international level.

Aqua Classic was invited to join the United Aqua Group (UAG) in 1999.  UAG is a nationwide association of pool and spa professionals whose members must meet the highest standards of quality, service and creativity.  Aqua Classic puts the most advanced pool and spa technology to work for their customers.  Aqua Classic and will give you the personal touch you would expect from a member of your community and also the support and strength of a national association.