COVID-19 - Bear Paddle Temporary Closures

Bear Paddle Families, The safety of our families, teams, and communities is paramount. As you know, COVID-19 continues to spread across the country and around the world. With that said, we are announcing that all Bear Paddle Locations are…

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Swim School Closings

Good Afternoon Bear Paddle Families, In an effort to ensure the safety of our families, teams, and communities, we are temporarily closing all Bear Paddle Swim School locations. This closure is effective now through Sunday, March 22, 2020.…

Important Information Surrounding COVID-19

Bear Paddle Families, At Bear Paddle, the safety of our swimmers, their families, and our team members is of the utmost importance. We continue to monitor the CDC as well as state health departments recommendations regarding the preventative…
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Indoor Games For Kids That Are Fun

Winter can make us all feel a little lazy. In many cases, curling up on the couch seems a lot more tempting than getting exercise. It’s the same for your children. We all know that it’s important for children to stay active, but what…
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Keep Kids From Getting Bored This Winter

The first snow of the year is always exciting. Children can’t wait to go out and play. As winter goes on, however, keep kids from getting bored can seem like a chore. It doesn't have to be. By now, your children may be experiencing cabin…
Winter Kids Activities New Jersey

Great Winter Activities For Kids In New Jersey

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Winter has been in full swing for a while, and by now, your children may be getting a little stir crazy. The cold weather doesn’t have to hamper their fun, though. Here are some great winter activities for kids in New Jersey. Visit An Aquarium If…
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Best Places To Keep Kids Active In Chicago In Winter

Here are some of the best places to keep kids active in Chicago during the winter months. Winter in Chicago is known for being brutal. It’s tempting to spend the whole curled up indoors and wait for spring to arrive. We know that’s not healthy,…

Helping Children Overcome A Fear Of Water

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You’ve read the articles, and you understand that helping children overcome a fear of water is important to your child's growth. You know that drowning is a leading cause of death among children. You also know that swimming lessons teach children…

Helping Your Child's Confidence Grow In The Water

Some of the earliest skills taught in swim lessons are designed to help children feel comfortable and confident in the water. That's because a child who feels comfortable in the water is less likely to panic.  Water confidence is important,…
The Best Age To Teach Your Child To Swim

The Best Age To Teach Your Child To Swim

Drowning is a leading cause of death for children, and the number of children needing emergency care for submersion injuries is five times higher. The good news is swimming lessons reduce your child’s risk of drowning. It’s clear that…

How You Can Help Your Child Master The Fundamentals Of Swimming

As with all activities your child attempts, your unconditional support is necessary for your child when he or she is learning to swim. Here’s how you can help your child master the fundamentals of swimming. Learning to swim is a journey,…

Six Games That Will Help Your Child Learn To Swim

When children have fun, they want to keep swimming. Here are six games that will help your child learn to swim without realizing they're doing it. Learning to swim is an important life skill, but how do you keep your child motivated and engaged?…