Skip to content

Category: New Jersey Swim School

the best way to teach kids to swim

How To Encourage Your Child While They Learn To Swim

Learning to swim is one of the most important skills your child can learn. According to the CDC, two children under the age of 14 die from drowning every day.
------ Read More

Helping Children Overcome A Fear Of Water

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
------ Read More

Four Good Reasons To Enroll Your Infant In Swim Lessons

When you think of swim lessons, you may not picture infants, but enrolling your infant in swim lessons is an excellent idea. Swim lessons provide many of the same benefits
------ Read More

Giving Experiences Over Typical Toys – The Benefits Last A Lifetime

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
------ Read More

Great Children’s Activities To Build Their Confidence

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
------ Read More
What To Do If Your Child Is Afraid Of The Water

What To Do If Your Child Is Afraid Of The Water

The most popular question we get from new parents is what to do if their child is afraid of the water. Believe it or not, we see swimmers daily that
------ Read More
flip to breathe the bear paddle swim school way

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

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
------ Read More

New guidelines say kids should start swim lessons around age 1.

Hillary Joseph can’t remember not being able to swim. When your backyard is a lake, as it was for Joseph and her two sisters growing up in northern Wisconsin, and
------ Read More

Happy International Women’s Day!

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
------ Read More
little otter learns to swim with bear paddle program

Little Otter Learns to Swim!

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
------ Read More

Happy Employee Health and Fitness Month!

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
------ Read More

Keep Kids Healthy During the Winter

The winter months are particularly stressful on our bodies. When it comes to winter activities for kids, it’s important to make sure that we keep kids healthy by keeping them
------ Read More
best swim school

Swim Lessons Help Kids With School

How Swimming Helps Kids Do Better in School Looking for reasons to get your kids into swimming? Several studies recently have shown there are a number of educational benefits of
------ Read More