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About Bear Paddle:
Bear Paddle specializes in year round swim lessons for children of all abilities and ages. Offering simple online registration, engaging swim lessons, and a committed team make the Bear Paddle experience one-of-a-kind. The warm saltwater pool and sophisticated pool sanitation system supply the Bear Paddle swimmers with a comfortable and clean swimming environment. Bear Paddle’s iron-on skill patches teach the swimmers positive reinforcement in a fun and innovative way!

Bear Paddle Bloomingdale is located at S. Gary Ave. and Army Trail Rd. near the Stratford Square Mall. We are serving the community of Bloomingdale, Roselle, Schaumberg, Wheaton, Glendale Heights, Wood Dale, Elk Grove Village, Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn, Lombard, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Villa Park, Addison, Bartlett, Streamwood, and surrounding!

Address:
225 S. Gary Ave.
Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Hours:
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Thursday
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone:
(630) 692-7946 Ext. 4

E-Mail:
bloomingdale@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!

NOW SWIMMING

Summer Quarter

$20 - $22.50 per lesson. Pricing varies per location.
Students can register for Summer Session after June 10 and will be pro-rated based on their start date.
Summer Session Registration closes Sunday, July 21.

JUNE 10 - SEPTEMBER 1

NO LESSONS JULY 4

SESSION

10-12 SWIM LESSONS

10-12 WEEKS

SWIM 1X PER WEEK

10 Week: June 10 - August 16

Weekday Mornings

10 Week: June 24 – September 1

Weekday Mornings (Marlton Location Only)

12 Week: June 10 - September 1

Weekday Evenings, & Weekends

Depending on the day of the week, fees will be based on the number of swim lessons for the specific day including pre-planned closures.

CLINIC

8 SWIM LESSONS

4 WEEKS

SWIM 2X PER WEEK

Clinic 3: August 6 - August 29

CAMP

8 SWIM LESSONS

2 WEEKS

SWIM 4X PER WEEK

Camp D: July 22 - August 1

Camp E: August 5 - August 15

Camp F: August 19 - August 29*

*Marlton, NJ Location Only

UPCOMING SWIMMING

Fall Quarter

EARLY REGISTRATION: MONDAY, JULY 29 - 8:00 AM CST/9:00 AM EST*
ALL REGISTRATION: MONDAY, AUGUST 5 - 8:00 AM CST/9:00 AM EST

SEPTEMBER 3 - DECEMBER 19

NO LESSONS OCTOBER 31 & NOVEMBER 28 - 29

SESSION

15 SWIM LESSONS

15 WEEKS

SWIM 1X PER WEEK

Session: September 3 - December 19

CLINIC

8 SWIM LESSONS

4 WEEKS

SWIM 2X PER WEEK

Clinic 1: September 3 - September 30

Clinic 2: October 1 - October 28

Clinic 3: October 29 - November 26

What's New

Donate To Hope Floats

Save a life today! Make a donation to Hope Floats Foundation and help save the life of a local child in need. Hope Floats provides scholarships for swim lessons for children in our community. Give the life-saving gift of swim lessons!

Refer-A-Friend Special!

Refer-A-Friend, Get A $25 Gift Card! Swimming is more fun with friends, share the life-saving skill of swimming!

Join Us For Family Swim

Family Swim is now available to all registered families and will be $5 per swimmer. Family Swim gives our Students the chance to practice skills in a casual environment with family, friends and occasionally their favorite Bear Paddle Team Members.

Parent CPR Training

Bear Paddle offers American Red Cross CPR and AED training for infant, child, and adult. Set you and your loved ones up to be as prepared as possible for unexpected emergencies. CPR training will ensure you have practice identifying and responding to choking and breathing emergencies.

Paw Of Fame for Level 7 Graduates

Level 7 Graduates will now receive final Skill Patches, a Bear Paddle Graduation Medal, and Certificate of Completion. The Student’s name will also be added to a bear paw and displayed at the Paw of Fame on the pool deck!

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!

"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