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Flip To Breathe Progression

August 10th, 2017 in Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School
Many parents ask, “Why does my swimmer flip onto their back when they need to take a breath?” This is a great question and we have the answer! Before we teach students to swim Freestyle with a side breath, we…

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Add A Second Swim Day For $12.50 Per Lesson!

August 3rd, 2017 in Swim School
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.…

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Breaststroke Progression

July 27th, 2017 in New Jersey Swim School, Swim Curriculum, Swim School

Breaststroke is regarded as one of the most difficult swimming strokes to learn. The timing of the Breaststroke kick also known as the “whip kick” can be a challenge. Patience is needed to learn the Breaststroke kick, but once mastered …


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Opening Monday, July 24 in Marlton, NJ!

July 20th, 2017 in New Jersey Swim School, New Swim School Opening, Swim School, Water Safety
We are thrilled to announce the opening of our tenth Bear Paddle location in Marlton, NJ! Our grand opening will be Monday, July 24. Thank you to all of the families that were so patient with us during our opening…

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Help, My Child Won’t Swim!

July 13th, 2017 in Chicago Area Swim School, Swim Camps, Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School
Swimming can be an intimidating skill to learn for a toddler. Often, swim lessons are the first time a child is exposed to a structured lesson plan, and may be intimidated by the skills they are learning. Parents can help…

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The Benefits of Teddy Classes

July 7th, 2017 in Chicago Area Swim School, Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School
Why take Teddy Bear Introduction Classes?
Bear Paddle Swim School’s infant swim lessons begin at six months old and teach students how to have fun, be safe, and enjoy the water with their parents. Students learn two major skills in…

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How Long Will It Take for My Child to Learn to Swim?

June 29th, 2017 in Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School
Swimming looks easy, but takes an immense amount of coordination that is sometimes underestimated. Swimming involves mastering every single muscle in the body in order to move smoothly, efficiently, and safely through the water. That’s a lot to ask of…

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Kids Love These Fun Pool Games

June 22nd, 2017 in Swim Camps, Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression

Summer is here and it’s time to break out the pool toys and games. This year, keep your kids entertained and exercising by trying out some of these awesome swimming pool games that are great for all ages!

Marco Polo

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Swimming Consistently

June 15th, 2017 in Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School
Swimming Consistently Helps Build Endurance!

Swimming is a highly physical activity that uses all the muscles in the body at once. It can be exhausting to swim 30 minutes at a time, and yet swimmers can, with practice, swim long …


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Join us for Water Safety Week!

June 8th, 2017 in Swim Curriculum, Swim Progression, Swim School, Water Safety
Summer is here! Let’s focus on being safe swimmers this summer by practicing safety skills and talking about water safety. Join us for Safety Week Monday, June 19 – Sunday, June 25. Drowning is the most common form of death…

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