Our History

As you can see, O.C. Spas and Hot Tubs has a family legacy of commitment to excellence! Starting with Galvin Bartlett, our owner’s father, and now his son continuing in the spa industry with the same high level of commitment and outstanding reputation as an authorized Caldera Spas Dealer.



SUNDANCE® Spas Gains Recognition for Technical Innovations (1991)

Each year, The John Holcomb Silver Award is presented to an individual or a company that has provided outstanding technical contributions to the hot water industry. Given by the National Spa and Pool Institute, the Silver Award is the highest honor in the business. In 1991, SUNDANCE® Spas received this award.

SUNDANCE® has a reputation among its peers as an innovator. The company’s technological leadership has provided the industry with many “firsts”.

  • First to offer recessed jets (1980)
  • First to apply reliable, state-of-the-art technology to spa control systems (1984)
  • First to offer a Whirlpool Therapy Jet (1985)
  • First to offer recessed molded pillow headrests (1986)
  • First to replace the air channel with the revolutionary Silent Air™ Injector System (1986)
  • First to offer built-in assist bars (1987)
  • First to offer U.L. listed ozone system for underskirt installation (1988)
  • First to develop and use the exclusive Rigid Bond™ Laminate System (1989)
  • First to employ the technology of the Direct Pressure™ System (1989)
  • First to offer a medically effective “therapy seat” in every model (1991)
  • First to offer a four-jet Vertical System (1992)
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So when it’s time to buy a spa, choose the one that was chosen by the spa industry. SUNDANCE® Spas’ commitment to excellence is as widely recognized as its name.

This legacy of excellence continues today at O.C. Spas & Hot Tubs!