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Spring Swim Camps


Spring Swim Camp will run for five days and the cost is $112.50. Receive $20 off one month of swim lessons with camp registration and the first 25 to sign up will receive a free towel!

Spring Swim Camp keeps kids active and helps them build momentum. When summer is here, they’ll be ready! For beginners, one Spring Swim Camp takes five weeks of swim lessons and condenses it into five days. Since children progress at different rates, the intensity of day-to-day Spring Swim Camp will give parents an early glimpse into their swimmer’s ability and rate of progression. For team swimmers, five days of back-to-back lessons provides advanced swimmers with an opportunity to practice their skills, continue to build their endurance and perfect their strokes. *Bear Paddle charges a $15 camp fee for all families.

Spring Swim Camp Dates

Monday, March 25 – Friday, March 29
All Illinois & Ohio Locations

Monday, April 1 – Friday, April 5
Louisville, KY

Monday, April 8 – Friday, April 12
Florence, KY

Monday, April 22 – Friday, April 26
Marlton, NJ

*Bear Paddle charges a $15 camp fee for all families.

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WEEKLY SWIM LESSONS

Bear Paddle’s story-based lesson plans are created from a child’s perspective to keep children involved and learning throughout their swim lessons. Our saltwater pool is divided into stations for each level with all the required teaching tools. Each student progresses at their own pace and is recognized for their accomplishments with Bear Paddle’s Skill Patch Rewards. Register today!





Family Swim


Family Swim is now available to all registered families and will be $5 per swimmer. Join us for Family Swim every Wednesday* from 11:00am – 1:00pm and Sunday from 5:00pm – 7:00pm.

To register for Family Swim, log into the Parent Portal and click Event Registration, then click Event Calendar, now select the location and date for which you would like to register. You will then be navigated to the registration page where you can fill out your information and pay for Family Swim.

Need more help registering for Family Swim? Watch this quick Video Tutorial that will walk you through registering in the Parent Portal.

*Wednesday Family Swim for select locations only. Check Parent Portal for availability.



"Our son enjoys his swim classes and the facility and staff are great. The instructors are very attentive and provide a safe atmosphere where children can learn and also enjoy themselves. We’re looking forward to his continued development as a swimmer and student."

- Luis L.
Aurora, Illinois

"Bear Paddle offers personalized lessons for your little ones! The instructors are always right there in the pool, within arms reach of students. My kids have shown a lot of improvement after just three lessons."

- Rebecca P.
Woodridge, Illinois

"My son loves coming to swim lessons every week. The small class sizes and individualized attention is great for him and his learning style. I am so happy with the progress he's made so far. I am so happy with my decision to enroll him at Bear Paddle Orland Park!"

- Katie F.
Orland Park, Illinois

"Bear Paddle provided such a great swim experience for my daughter. She went into swim camp apprehensive and left after 4 weeks feeling confident in the water. We will definitely be scheduling swim classes now that camps are over. We love Bear Paddle!"

- Kelly K.
Mason, Ohio

"I highly recommend this swim school! I enrolled my son last summer and I'm impressed how far he's come learning proper techniques and all! The instructors are great. They seem to care about each swimmer's progress. My son loves the patches they give out after achieving a skill/technique. They also make it fun and engaging for the kids. The staff in general are very helpful and welcoming."

- Jennifer O.
Bloomingdale, Illinois

"I love the Bear Paddle School. My son started off scared and in the matter of 5 weeks, he is very comfortable in the water! He is on his way to swimming like a fish! They cater to children and make learning to swim fun! I highly recommend this school for all children! Thank you Bear Paddle Oakley Station!"

- Candace W.
Cincinnati, Ohio