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About Bear Paddle:
Bear Paddle specializes in year round swim lessons at a kid-friendly facility for children of all ages and abilities. Offering easy online registration, engaging swim lessons, and a dedicated team, the Bear Paddle experience is truly one-of-a-kind. The warm saltwater pool and sophisticated pool sanitation system provide a comfortable and clean swimming atmosphere. Our iron-on skill patch reward system teaches Bear Paddle swimmers positive reinforcement in a fun and innovative way!

Bear Paddle – Florence is located off of the intersection of Burlington Pike and Houston Rd. We are serving the community of Florence, Erlanger, Edgewood, Independence, Covington, Newport, Fort Thomas, Oakbrook, Hebron, Bullittsville, Idlewild, Taylorsport, Francisville, Villa Hills, Fort Mitchell, Crestview Hills, Union, Beaverlick, Walton, Atwood, Nicholson, Rabbit Hash, Hamilton, Ryland, Southgate, Cold Spring, Crestview, Alexandria, Silver Grove and surrounding!

4012 Seligman Dr.
Florence, KY 41042

Monday - Friday
9:00AM - 8:00PM

Saturday - Sunday
9:00AM - 7:00PM

(513) 285-8855



What’s New


Refer-A-Friend to Bear Paddle and both receive a free towel! You and a friend with receive your free towel on the first day of swim lessons. Use Promotional Code: RAFFLO.

Opening March 2017 In Florence!

Bear Paddle – Florence is located off of the intersection of Burlington Pike and Houston Rd. The first 500 students to register will receive $10 swim lessons with a two month commitment and a free swim bag! Use Promotional Code: 10SWIMFLO


New Bear Paddle App!

The Bear Paddle App is a great resource to view family, student, and class information. Through the App you will be able to update contact and payment information, view your Student's progress as well as transfer or enroll in classes!

Online Swim Assessment Now Available!

Bear Paddle's curriculum is designed by age and ability. Swim Assessments help ensure students are placed into the best swim level for their ability. If you are unsure of which level to register your child, please take our online Swim Assessment today!