Serving Central Texas





If you’re looking for ideas for your next swimming pool, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve designed, consulted and built more than 3000 of the most beautiful pools on this planet, and won over 200 awards in the process.  Click Here For More Info

•  Classic/ Formal

•  Natural/Free Form

•  Vanishing Edge

•  Built-In Spa

•  Commercial

•  Special Water Features


For most families, especially here in Texas, the backyard has become the focal point for entertaining. Our projects often combine many of the following special features, with or without a swimming pool:

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•  Outdoor Kitchens

•  Bars

•  Fire pits / BBQ pits

•  Fireplaces / Hearths

•  Gazebos / Cabanas

•  Arbors / Pergolas


Factory-Trained service for your Pool, Pond, Spa or Hot Tub.

We're members of the Central Texas Better Business Bureau and the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals. Our technicians are factory trained and approved for warranty repair on all major brands of equipment. Click Here For More Info

•  We get there fast

•  We fix it right the first time

•  We don't fix what ain't broken


Industry awards help to give you a good, honest “third party” opinion about a builder's talents and quality of workmanship. Of course, you only have to build one great pool to call yourself “an award-winning pool builder.”  With over one hundred awards when he was at Ocean Quest Pools in Austin, and another sixty or so since he founded Ocean Quest Pools By Lew Akins. You must admit that over 200 awards and counting, the phrase “award-winning” starts to become an understatement.  Click Here For More Info



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Meet Our Founder, Lew Akins




  Lew Akins is the owner and founder of "Ocean Quest Pools by Lew Akins," with locations in Belton, Waco. In the pool business since 1979, Lew is a well-known speaker, consultant, sales trainer and expert witness for the swimming pool industry. Lew has also written numerous articles on pool design and "negative edge" pools.


  Lew founded Ocean Quest Pools in Austin Texas in 1984. Since then he has won more than 200 national and regional awards, more than any other central Texas pool builder. Lew was one of the modern pioneers of vanishing edge pool construction, building hundreds of these projects for clients, and providing consulting services on hundreds more.


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Waco Office  •  125 Topeka Drive (Suite C)  •  Waco TX 76712  •  (254) 662-6655

Belton Office  •  2606 S. IH 35  •  Belton TX 76513  •  (254) 933-8370