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

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

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

Phone:
(630) 692-7946 Ext. 4

Fax:
(630) 295-8462

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!

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!

Bloomingdale Swim School Manager

Tonee C.

What has been your favorite swimming experience?
Going to Cedar Points water park as a child.

What was a great teaching moment in your career?
My special needs private lesson.

Who was your favorite swim figure / hero growing up?
My dad.

Why do you choose a career in aquatics over others?
I had a near drowning experience as a child. Swimming is an important life skill.

Why do you like working at Bear Paddle?
I enjoy being apart of the childrens swimming progress.

What’s your favorite swim stroke?
Backstroke

What is your favorite moment at Bear Paddle so far as an SSM?
Helping the new trainees and making goals for my team that I know we can attain.