About Us

For over the past 10 years, Waterside Pools has proudly been helping Cape Breton families build their dream backyard swimming pools & spas.

Whether you're looking for a winter warranted above ground pool, a semi-inground pool, or an steel inground pool - our swimming pool professionals have you covered! 

Also, by partnering with Arctic Spas we're able to provide the very best options for Hot Tubs, Spas, and Swimming Spas.

Our Commitment:

  • We will only stock premium products that stand the test of time
  • We will exceed the highest standards of customer service
  • We will treat all our customers like family

Our Team

Paul Nardocchio

Owner & Operator

Paul has proudly been in the swimming pool contracting industry for 22 years, gaining experience for 12 years and then starting Waterside Pools Ltd. over ten years ago!

Paul’s confidence, personality, humour, and dedication to service are what customers remember him by.  

If he’s met you once, he’s bound to remember your name and greet you with a smile. 

Stop by the shop any day and introduce yourself, he’d love to connect!

Ron Crawley

General Manager

Ron is now into his third season in the pool business. His background in marketing and public relations with Casino Nova Scotia as the marketing director for 18+ years has transitioned extremely well in his role as general manager handling the day to day operations of the store. Wanting a change and seeing an excellent opportunity with Waterside, Ron “dove” right into this position!

Jim Saunders

Lead Forman & Head Installer

Jim Saunders brings with him a vast wealth of knowledge in the swimming pool construction business having cultivated such knowledge over 30 years of building and servicing pools in Cape Breton. 

Jim oversees every aspect of the installation progress of our many skilled technicians and is very much still “hands on” when need be. Not only does Jim lead our pool technicians, he also is heavily involved with our deck and fence construction team.

Paul Nardocchio

Owner & Operator

Paul has proudly been in the swimming pool contracting industry for 22 years, gaining experience for 12 years and then starting Waterside Pools Ltd. over ten years ago!

Paul’s confidence, personality, humour, and dedication to service are what customers remember him by.  

If he’s met you once, he’s bound to remember your name and greet you with a smile. 

Stop by the shop any day and introduce yourself, he’d love to connect!

Ron Crawley

General Manager

Ron is now into his third season in the pool business. His background in marketing and public relations with Casino Nova Scotia as the marketing director for 18+ years has transitioned extremely well in his role as general manager handling the day to day operations of the store. Wanting a change and seeing an excellent opportunity with Waterside, Ron “dove” right into this position!

Jim Saunders

Lead Forman & Head Installer

Jim Saunders brings with him a vast wealth of knowledge in the swimming pool construction business having cultivated such knowledge over 30 years of building and servicing pools in Cape Breton. 

Jim oversees every aspect of the installation progress of our many skilled technicians and is very much still “hands on” when need be. Not only does Jim lead our pool technicians, he also is heavily involved with our deck and fence construction team.

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