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

Bear Paddle Aurora is located at E. New York St. and Route 59 in the Yorkshire Shopping Center. We are serving the community of Aurora, Naperville, Lisle, Oswego, West Chicago, Wheaton, Batavia, Bolingbrook, Warrenville, Winfield, Geneva, Plainfield, Carol Stream, and surrounding!

Address:
4308 E. New York St.
Aurora, IL 60504

Hours:
Monday & Friday
3:00PM - 8:00PM

Tuesday - Thursday
9:00AM - 8:00PM

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

Phone:
(630) 692-7946 Ext. 1

Fax:
(630) 692-7942

E-Mail:
aurora@bearpaddle.com

Bear Paddle Swim School is a month-to-month year round swim school offering 30-minute swim lessons seven days a week. We make swimming a convenient and consistent part of your student’s routine. It’s easy to enroll! Pick a day and time that works best for your family and that is your reserved time until your student moves up a level, your schedule changes, or you need to take a break. Enroll today and start tomorrow!

What’s New

Winter Swim Camp

Bear Paddle’s Winter Swim Camp will run for four days and the cost is $90. The first 25 students to register will receive a free Bear Paddle winter hat! Register and view our swim schedule, call us at (630) 692–7946, or visit us today!

Winter Swim Camp Dates
Tuesday, December 26 - Friday, December 29

Give The Gift Of Swimming

Bear Paddle gift cards are the perfect gift for the holidays! For every $25 gift card you purchase, you will receive a Teddy Bear – the perfect stocking stuffer! Purchase gift cards at the Front Desk or online today! Offer expires Friday, December 22.

New Skill Patch Rewards Towel

Track your student’s swimming progress and iron your patches onto your Skill Patch Rewards Towel. Check them out at Paddle’s Gear Shop for $6.95 + tax.

UPDATES AND REMINDERS

Paddle’s Toy Drive

Bear Paddle and Toys For Tots are teaming up to bring joy to children this holiday season. Families can help us by bringing in new unwrapped toys now - Wednesday, December 6.

Thanksgiving Closing

Bear Paddle will be closed Thursday, November 24 – Friday, November 25 for Thanksgiving. Students who swim on these days will not be charged for lessons.

Add A Second Swim Day For $12.50 Per Lesson!

Summer may be over but Bear Paddle swims year round! Add a second swim day for $12.50 per lesson! Promotional price expires Sunday, December 31. Click here to view our fall schedule.

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!

Parent Survey

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

Aurora Swim School Manager

Kelsey L.

What has been your favorite swimming experience?
Teaching kids how to swim!

What was a great teaching moment in your career?
A level 1 student conquering his fear of water and graduating into level 2!

Who was your favorite swim figure / hero growing up?
Nelson Mandela

Why do you choose a career in aquatics over others?
To work with children!

Why do you like working at Bear Paddle?
The fun, upbeat environment!

What’s your favorite swim stroke?
Freestyle

What is your favorite moment at Bear Paddle so far as an SSM?
Being able to interact with the same kiddos every week!