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Swimming: The Ultimate After School Activity

Swimming is the ultimate after school activity. Either for retaining and improvement of skills, as a compliment for other sports, stress relief or spending that pinned up energy from the class room, exercise or socialization and building friendships. Year-round swimming […]

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British Swim School Water Survival Lessons

Roy

Why does water survival need to be taught? Isn’t it just instinctive – like when grandpa used to throw his grandkids into the water and expect them to doggie paddle? Water survival isn’t instinctive and everyone needs lessons. When we […]

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Meet Coach Kayla

Kayla

Coach Kayla is a young women with many talents! Born and raised in North Carolina, Kayla grew up on a farm where she truly lived the ‘Old McDonald’ life-style. It is there that she, along with her 2 siblings, helped […]

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Top 5 Non-Candy Valentine’s Day Gifts

Are you tired of giving your kids candy? It seems every holiday or special occasion revolves around giving our children sweet treats. Jelly beans for Easter, cake & ice cream for birthdays, chocolates for Valentine’s Day and the biggest culprit […]

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Who is Coach Alex?

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Coach Alex is a one of a kind guy. Not only is he a great swim coach, he is also an accomplished competitive swimmer, he is a lover of traveling and antiquing and to our excitement, has recently become our […]

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British Swim School Chicago Announces JCC Chicago Partnership

British Swim School is proud to announce their upcoming partnership with JCC Chicago. Several Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC Chicago) locations, in the greater Chicago area, will be transitioning their aquatics program to ‘British Swim Schools’ water survival and […]

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British Swim School in the Wall Street Journal

British Swim School Downtown Chicago

On September 4th, the Wall Street Journal ran an article entitled “The New Wave of Supercharged Swim Classes”. The article opened with the description of a mother who has been taking her six-month-old daughter to swim lessons at British Swim […]

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Six Water Safety Tips

National Water Safety Month might be over but water safety should be a practice year round! If you’re an Chicago-area parent who’s just getting started with water safety for children or simply a parent, here are 6 SAFETY tips to […]

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Survival Week Starts Monday May 14th!

At the British Swim School, we pride ourselves on our water survival focus. As a result, we believe it is crucial that children experience falling into water clothed, so they know what to do if this were to ever happen. […]

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British Swim School Chicago’s owner, Antony White, celebrates 20 years in the industry!

Antony White

British Swim School Franchisee owner Antony White has been in the swim business for over 20 years. I thought it would be interesting to find out how his early beginnings in this industry influenced him and attributed towards his success […]

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