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

Bear Paddle Orland Park is located at La Grange Rd. and 159th St. We are serving the community of Orland Park, Palos Heights, Crestwood, Midothian, Goodings Grove, Oak Forest, Mokena, Palos Hills, Chicago Ridge, Oak Lawn, Worth, Alsip, Justice, Tinley Park, Hickory Hills, Burbank, and surrounding!

16124 S. La Grange Rd.
Orland Park, IL 60467

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

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

(630) 692-7946 Ext. 3

(708) 949-8209


What’s New


Receive two $10 Bear Paddle gift cards! To redeem your gift cards, click to print and bring to Bear Paddle. Gift cards can be applied towards lessons, camps, merchandise, and pool parties. One $10 gift card per active family, one per new family.


Easter Closing

Bear Paddle will be closed Sunday, April 16 for Easter. Students who swim on this day will not be charged.

Summer Prep Camp!

Registration Begins Wednesday, February 15!
Registration Begins Wednesday, February 15! Summer Prep Camp will run for eight weeks and the cost is $360. The first 25 to sign up receive a free swim pack!

Spring Swim Camp!

Registration Begins Wednesday, February 1!
Spring Swim Camp will run for five days and the cost is $112.50. The first 25 to sign up receive a free swim bag!

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!

Patch Rewards Corner

The Patch Rewards Corner on the Pool Deck is a special area where your student can take a photo and show off their patch achievements!

Parent Survey

Please tell us about your Bear Paddle experience! Complete survey for a chance to win a $100 gift card!