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About Bear Paddle:
At Bear Paddle, we specialize in year round swim lessons at a kid-friendly facility for children of all ages and abilities. We offer easy registration online, engaging swim lessons for children, and a dedicated team, making the Bear Paddle experience is truly one-of-a-kind. Our welcoming saltwater pool and sanitation system provide our swimmers with a comfortable and clean atmosphere. Our iron-on skill patch rewards teach Bear Paddle swimmers positive reinforcement in an exciting and innovative way!

Bear Paddle – Louisville is located off of the intersection of Hurstbourne Pkwy. and Taylorsville Rd. We are serving the community of Louisville, Jeffersonville, Newburg, Fern Creek, Clarksville, Lyndon, Valley Station, New Albany, Okolona, Shively, Highview, Saint Matthews, Jeffersontown, Lanesville, Georgetown, Floyds Knobs, Prospect, and surrounding!

Address:
2915 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy.
Louisville, KY 40220

Hours:
Sunday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Thursday
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Friday
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone:
(502) 438-8833

E-Mail:
louisville@bearpaddle.com

Bear Paddle Swim School is a month-to-month year round swim school offering 30-minute swim lessons seven days a week. We make swimming a convenient and consistent part of your student’s routine. It’s easy to enroll! Pick a day and time that works best for your family and that is your reserved time until your student moves up a level, your schedule changes, or you need to take a break. Enroll today and start tomorrow!

UPCOMING SWIMMING

Winter Quarter

EARLY REGISTRATION: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12 - 8:00 AM CST/9:00 AM EST*
ALL REGISTRATION: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19 - 8:00 AM CST/9:00 AM EST

Price per lesson is $20 – $22.50, depending on location. A One-time $25 New Family Fee. 10% Off Each Additional Student.
Want to Pay Monthly for Swim Lessons? Learn More

December 26 - March 11

NO LESSONS DECEMBER 29 - JANUARY 1

SESSION

10 SWIM LESSONS

10 WEEKS

SWIM 1X PER WEEK

Session: January 2 - March 11

CLINIC

8 SWIM LESSONS

4 WEEKS

SWIM 2X PER WEEK

Clinic 1: January 7 - January 30

Clinic 2: February 4 - February 27

*Early Registration: Only current families are eligible for Early Registration.

WHAT'S NEW

Want to Pay Monthly for Swim Lessons? Learn More

Every Month Payment, 4 Payments of 25%.

Every Other Month Payment Families, 2 Payments of 50%.

+All processing fees will be waived for families with three or more students or families swimming in Private, Semi-Private or Special Needs lessons.

Donate To Hope Floats

Save a life today! Make a donation to Hope Floats Foundation and help save the life of a local child in need. Hope Floats provides scholarships for swim lessons for children in our community. Give the life-saving gift of swim lessons!

Refer-A-Friend Special!

Refer-A-Friend, Get A $25 Gift Card! Swimming is more fun with friends, share the life-saving skill of swimming!

Join Us For Family Swim

Family Swim is now available to all registered families and will be $5 per swimmer. Family Swim gives our Students the chance to practice skills in a casual environment with family, friends and occasionally their favorite Bear Paddle Team Members.

Parent CPR Training

Bear Paddle offers American Red Cross CPR and AED training for infant, child, and adult. Set you and your loved ones up to be as prepared as possible for unexpected emergencies. CPR training will ensure you have practice identifying and responding to choking and breathing emergencies.

Paw Of Fame for Level 7 Graduates

Level 7 Graduates will now receive final Skill Patches, a Bear Paddle Graduation Medal, and Certificate of Completion. The Student’s name will also be added to a bear paw and displayed at the Paw of Fame on the pool deck!

Bear Paddle App!

The Bear Paddle App is a great resource to view family, student, and class information. Through the App you will be able to update contact and payment information, view your Student's progress as well as transfer or enroll in classes!

"Our son enjoys his swim classes and the facility and staff are great. The instructors are very attentive and provide a safe atmosphere where children can learn and also enjoy themselves. We’re looking forward to his continued development as a swimmer and student."

- Luis L.
Aurora, Illinois

"Bear Paddle offers personalized lessons for your little ones! The instructors are always right there in the pool, within arms reach of students. My kids have shown a lot of improvement after just three lessons."

- Rebecca P.
Woodridge, Illinois

"My son loves coming to swim lessons every week. The small class sizes and individualized attention is great for him and his learning style. I am so happy with the progress he's made so far. I am so happy with my decision to enroll him at Bear Paddle Orland Park!"

- Katie F.
Orland Park, Illinois

"Bear Paddle provided such a great swim experience for my daughter. She went into swim camp apprehensive and left after 4 weeks feeling confident in the water. We will definitely be scheduling swim classes now that camps are over. We love Bear Paddle!"

- Kelly K.
Mason, Ohio

"I highly recommend this swim school! I enrolled my son last summer and I'm impressed how far he's come learning proper techniques and all! The instructors are great. They seem to care about each swimmer's progress. My son loves the patches they give out after achieving a skill/technique. They also make it fun and engaging for the kids. The staff in general are very helpful and welcoming."

- Jennifer O.
Bloomingdale, Illinois

"I love the Bear Paddle School. My son started off scared and in the matter of 5 weeks, he is very comfortable in the water! He is on his way to swimming like a fish! They cater to children and make learning to swim fun! I highly recommend this school for all children! Thank you Bear Paddle Oakley Station!"

- Candace W.
Cincinnati, Ohio