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About Bear Paddle:
We specialize in year round swimming lessons for kids of all ages and abilities at our kid-friendly facility. Bear Paddle offers easy registration online, fun swim lessons, and a dedicated staff, ensuring your experience with us is truly one-of-a-kind. Our warm saltwater pool and sophisticated pool sanitation system provide a comfortable atmosphere and clean swimming environment. Bear Paddle’s iron-on skill patch reward system teaches children positive reinforcement in a fun and innovative way!

Bear Paddle - Marlton is located north of the intersection of Evesham Rd. and Highway 73. We are serving the community of Marlton, Cherry Hill, Mt. Laurel, Fostertown, Medford, Evesham Township, Voorhees Township, Gibbsboro, Chairville, Lumberton, Hartford, Moorestown, Maple Shade Township, Cinnaminson, Pennsauken Township, Collingswood, Camden, Pinehill, Somerdale, Philadephia, Clementon, and surrounding!

515 Route 73 S. Unit 170 B
Marlton, NJ 08053

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

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

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

(856) 267-3131

(856) 334-8909


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 (856) 267-3131, 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.



Get a second swim day free! Valid for a free second swim day for Active Family and New Bear Paddle Family. Not valid with Refer-A-Friend receive two $10 gift cards promotion. Valid for two months only. Offer Expires Sunday, December 31. Must use lessons before Sunday, December 31. Not valid with any other offers or discounts.

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!

Marlton Swim School Manager

Gilberto M.

What has been your favorite swimming experience?
In general Swimming and working in Aquatics has enabled me to meet some fantastic people and foster some life long friendships.

What was a great teaching moment in your career?
Being able to take someone who is completely afraid of the water and turning them into someone who is confident and capable. I also love having conversations with all of my swimmers.

Who was your favorite swim figure / hero growing up?
Captain Ahab

Why do you choose a career in aquatics over others?
The Aquatics industry is always a positive and fun environment.

Why do you like working at Bear Paddle?
I love to teach.

What’s your favorite swim stroke?

What is your favorite moment at Bear Paddle so far as an SSM?
Having the opportunity to grow and challenge myself.