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Welcome to the Bear Paddle Swim School Blog. Our results-focused story-based approach to teaching lessons builds confident and skilled swimmers, so parents can rest assured that their child is having fun while learning to swim.

Why Is My Child Afraid Of Water?

The statistics are scary. According to the CDC, 20% of all people who die of drowning are children under 14. Furthermore, an additional five children receive medical treatment for non-fatal...

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What Not To Teach Your Child When They’re Learning To Swim

We believe every child should learn how to swim, and we also want every child to enjoy swimming. However, it’s still important to have fun safely. That means knowing what...

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Distance Learning and Fall Activities to Promote Healthy Development

As parents, we have the toughest job on the planet. We’re responsible for the growth and development of future generations – while also making sure that they’re getting good grades,...

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Dance Game Ideas To Keep Kids Active During The Winter

Keeping children active when they are stuck indoors can be challenging, but one thing the human species has appreciated throughout time is dance. Chances are good that your children love...

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How To Keep Kids Physically Active While They’re Stuck Indoors

Under our current circumstances, many children are stuck indoors. As we know, staying physically active is essential for remaining healthy, particularly for children, who are still growing and developing their...

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The Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants In Louisville To Go After Swim Class

Nothing works up an appetite quite like swimming. Are your kids always hungry at the end of their lessons? Never fear! Here’s are some of the best kid-friendly restaurants in...

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Great Family Activities For Only Children

It’s far more common now for families to have an only child than it used to be. In fact, the number of families with one child is growing faster than...

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Message From Bear Paddle CEO Regarding COVID-19

Like all of you, we are anxiously awaiting the day when we can safely get back to some sense of normalcy.  At Bear Paddle Swim, that means altering our operational...

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#StayHome Scavenger Hunts For Kids

If you’re anything like us, trying to keep some variety in your activities for kids during this quarantine is starting to get challenging. Not to mention adding distance learning, balancing...

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Kids Crafts to do During Your Quarantine

Are you thinking about all the things you won’t take for granted once this quarantine is over? We can’t wait to see all our families and swimmers and have the...

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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,...

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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...

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