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Learning To Swim Is A Journey

Learning To Swim Is A Journey

August 14th, 2019
Children Learing To Swim We often think of learning to swim as a one-time achievement: either you can swim, or you can’t. In truth, learning to swim is more of a journey. Different skills are appropriate to different age groups. While many parents think that children can learn to swim in just a few lessons, […]

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“Flip To Breathe” Teaching Children How To Swim The Bear Paddle Way

August 8th, 2019
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 infants and toddlers with the ability to perform life-saving skills needed […]

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Take Advantage Of Family Swim!

July 31st, 2019
Learn The Benefits Of Family Swim At Bear Paddle Swim School If you miss a swim lesson, don’t worry, join us for Family Swim! Each Student can receive two Miss A Class Vouchers per Session and one Miss A Class Voucher per Clinic or Camp to be used at Family Swim! This is a great […]

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Fall Registration is Right Around the Corner!

July 24th, 2019
Get your preferred spot for Fall Swimming! Active Summer Families can register early beginning Monday, July 29. Early Registration gives our current swimmers the chance to get their first pick for fall classes before all registration opens Monday, August 5. Fall is when students go back to school and get on a regular schedule after […]

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

July 19th, 2019
How Long Does It Take A Child To Learn To Swim? 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 a young student who […]

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This Week At Bear Paddle!

July 16th, 2019
Level Recommendations Are Next Week! Each student will receive their level recommendation for fall swim school session as well as information on how to register for fall. Registration begins Monday, July 29! Add A Swim Day 50% Off – Last Chance! Each student will receive their level recommendation for fall session as well as information […]

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This Week At Bear Paddle!

July 11th, 2019
Featured Teacher Name: Shelby D. Location: Lake In The Hills, IL Three Words To Describe Me: Goofy, Spontaneous and Determined What Is Your Swim Story? I was on the swim team for four years in high school and I fell in love with it! I used to be scared to swim competitive but I remember […]

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5 Benefits Of Infant Swim Lessons

July 9th, 2019
5 Benefits of Starting Infant Swim Lessons At 6 Months Most of us recognize that infant swim lessons and learning to swim is a great safety skill, but many parents are unaware that children can begin learning to swim at a very young age. That’s important to know because more children between the ages of […]

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This Week At Bear Paddle!

July 6th, 2019
Featured Swimmer & Story Name: SJ Age: 2 Years Old Location: Oakley Station, OH Favorite Swim Skill: Definitely zooms and rings this boy loves being submerged underwater more than he likes swimming on top of it which he gets from Mama! Favorite Thing About Bear Paddle: Saying “Hi Pool and Bye Pool” as well as […]

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7 Must Know Water Safety Tips For Your 4th of July Weekend

July 3rd, 2019
The summer brings a lot of fun in the sun, including the upcoming 4th of July weekend, which means it is the perfect time for cooling down in the water! Whether you and your child are going to the lake, beach, pool or other body of water, it is always best to be prepared. As […]

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