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Opening Monday, July 24 in Marlton, NJ!

July 20th, 2017 in New Jersey Swim School, New Swim School Opening, Swim School, Water Safety
We are thrilled to announce the opening of our tenth Bear Paddle location in Marlton, NJ! Our grand opening will be Monday, July 24. Thank you to all of the families that were so patient with us during our opening…

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Help, My Child Won’t Swim!

July 13th, 2017 in Chicago Area Swim School, Swim Camps, Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School
Swimming can be an intimidating skill to learn for a toddler. Often, swim lessons are the first time a child is exposed to a structured lesson plan, and may be intimidated by the skills they are learning. Parents can help…

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The Benefits of Teddy Classes

July 7th, 2017 in Chicago Area Swim School, Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School
Why take Teddy Bear Introduction Classes?
Bear Paddle Swim School’s infant swim lessons begin at six months old and teach students how to have fun, be safe, and enjoy the water with their parents. Students learn two major skills in…

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How Long Will It Take for My Child to Learn to Swim?

June 29th, 2017 in Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School
Swimming looks easy, but takes an immense amount of coordination that is sometimes underestimated. Swimming involves mastering every single muscle in the body in order to move smoothly, efficiently, and safely through the water. That’s a lot to ask of…

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Kids Love These Fun Pool Games

June 22nd, 2017 in Swim Camps, Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression

Summer is here and it’s time to break out the pool toys and games. This year, keep your kids entertained and exercising by trying out some of these awesome swimming pool games that are great for all ages!

Marco Polo

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Swimming Consistently

June 15th, 2017 in Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School
Swimming Consistently Helps Build Endurance!

Swimming is a highly physical activity that uses all the muscles in the body at once. It can be exhausting to swim 30 minutes at a time, and yet swimmers can, with practice, swim long …


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Join us for Water Safety Week!

June 8th, 2017 in Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School, Water Safety
Summer is here! Let’s focus on being safe swimmers this summer by practicing safety skills and talking about water safety. Join us for Safety Week Monday, June 19 – Sunday, June 25. Drowning is the most common form of death…

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What is the advantage of Summer Swim Camps?

June 1st, 2017 in Swim Camps, Swim Curriculum, Swim School
Summer Swim Camps keep kids active and building momentum all summer long! For beginners, Summer Swim Camps condense 2 months of weekly lessons into 2 weeks. The daily reinforcement of Bear Paddle skills leads to increased muscle memory for beginning…

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National Water Safety Month

May 22nd, 2017 in Chicago Area Swim School, Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School

May is National Water Safety Month: Keep Your Kids Safe with These Tips

May is National Water Safety Month. The goal of the month is to bring awareness to people of all ages that almost all drowning deaths are preventable …


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Weekly Class Times Added!

May 9th, 2017 in Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School
If you are looking to change your student’s weekly swim class times for the summer months, please visit our swim schedule online to reserve a time! If you need to change your swim lesson day or time this summer just…

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