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!
Receive two $10 Bear Paddle gift cards! To redeem your gift cards, click to print and bring to Bear Paddle. Gift cards can be applied towards lessons, camps, merchandise, and pool parties. One $10 gift card per active family, one per new family.
Disney & Superhero Week
From Monday, August 21 - Sunday August 27 we will be celebrating Disney and Superhero Week! Show off your favorite Disney character and superhero attire at Bear Paddle this week!
Labor Day Closing
Bear Paddle will be closed Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day. Students who swim on this day will not be charged.
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.
Weekly Class Times Added!
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 let us know. If there is availability in a class you would like, we can hold a spot two weeks in advance.
Summer Swim Camps!
Registration Begins Saturday, April 1!
The first 50 students to enroll will receive a free Bear Paddle T-Shirt! Summer Swim Camps will be 8 days, Monday – Thursday for 2 weeks. The cost of each Summer Swim Camp is $180 and if you sign up for additional Summer Swim Camps, you will receive $10 off your next Summer Swim Camp fee!
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!
Online Swim Assessment Now Available!
Bear Paddle's curriculum is designed by age and ability. Swim Assessments help ensure students are placed into the best swim level for their ability. If you are unsure of which level to register your child, please take our online Swim Assessment today!
Patch Rewards Corner
The Patch Rewards Corner on the Pool Deck is a special area where your student can take a photo and show off their patch achievements!
Please tell us about your Bear Paddle experience! Complete survey for a chance to win a $100 gift card!