Giving Experiences Over Typical Toys - The Benefits Last A Lifetime

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As we are amidst the holiday season, your children are probably begging for this year’s most popular toys. Yet how often do you find toys forgotten in a corner a month or two after the holidays are over? This year, consider giving experiences…

Great Children’s Activities To Build Their Confidence

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Childhood is a time for exploration. Finding the right activity for your children can help build their confidence, so don’t shy away from letting them try different things. Children all have their own unique talents, interests, strengths,…
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Common Misconceptions About Treading Water

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Most of us were taught to tread water as children. It was considered an essential safety skill, and it is still used by lifeguards, water polo players, and the US Navy, to name a few. However, there are some common misconceptions when it comes…
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"Flip To Breathe" Teaching Children How To Swim The Bear Paddle Way

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Bear Paddle’s mission is to build safer swimmers by teaching children how to swim. Learning water safety skills at a young age is crucial as children are exposed to water every day, no matter where they live. Level 3 – Flip to Breathe prepares…

Happy International Women's Day!

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March 8th has been International Women’s Day for over 100 years. Today, and everyday, we celebrate the strong women in our lives and thank them for everything they do. A special thank you is owed to the President of Bear Paddle Swim School,…
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Little Otter Learns to Swim!

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Join author and fellow Bear Paddle parent Artie Knapp for a read along of his new book, Little Otter Learns to Swim! Artie Knapp is a local children’s author who was inspired by his daughters lessons at Bear Paddle Mason. Join us at Artie's…

Happy Employee Health and Fitness Month!

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Fitness is important at Bear Paddle. Swimming is excellent exercise but our employees like to also get out in nature and at the gym to promote their healthy lifestyle. We love celebrating fitness at Bear Paddle, how does you stay healthy? George…

Swimming With Bear Paddle

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Local Louisville Mom, Ashley Glass, shares her experience about her swim lessons at Bear Paddle. For the last couple of years I have wanted to enroll the kids in swimming lessons, so when the opportunity arose with Bear Paddle, I was SO…