Hi, I’m Leah McFarlane and I’m the office manager here at the store. For those of you who don’t know, Calais LeisureScapes is a family owned and operated business in Nanaimo and like my dad (Gary) and my uncle (Murray), I take great pride in bringing our customers dreams to life.
My name is Murray Renner and I’m one of the owners of Calais LeisureScapes. Before we moved to the island I was a fleet lease rep in the lower mainland. My wife and I moved to Nanaimo in 1994 to start the business with Gary (my brother-in-law) and raise our young family in a safe and beautiful environment.
Hi, I’m Gary Barber and I’m one of the owners of Calais LeisureScapes. Before we moved to Nanaimo, I worked as a steel fabricator for CN Railway. I always wanted to be my own boss, so in 1994 when the opportunity presented itself, we moved to Nanaimo to raise our kids and open the business. My personal and professional background provided me with a lot of mechanical knowledge so my progression into the pool and spa industry was an excellent fit.
A graduate of Vancouver Island University, Darian has been with us since 2017. Darian can typically be seen running water tests, helping customers navigate the store or the supplier catalogs to find what they need.
Cathe is a dedicated manager that works out of the new Courtenay location. She is your go to person for all of your hot tub, pool, and billiard needs in the Comox region. She has been a part of the Coast family for quite some time before joining Calais LeisureScapes. We are happy to have Cathe as one of team members.
Brian is one of our valued service technicians. He services and repairs all makes and models of hot tubs, swimming pools, and saunas. Brian also helps out with deliveries and installations of the hot tubs, saunas, and the well crafted pool tables available at Calais LeisureScapes.
Danny has worked in the spa industry for 6 years and has recently joined the Calais LeisureScapes Family. Danny previously worked in Banff before coming to Nanaimo. He loves working at Calais LeisureScapes as he finds the work very rewarding. He has the opportunity to learn everyday on the job, and loves to work on installation projects.
Rob has grown up in the pool industry and has been with Calais LeisureScapes for over 13 years. Rob is one of service technicians, and you will most commonly see him out delivering our hot tubs and pools. Rob is also heavily involved with the installation and service of all of our products.