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Temporarily Closed!

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Upon re-opening, a few of the safety measures being implemented to address the health and safety concerns presented by COVID-19 include:

— Additional cleaning procedures in collaboration with pool partners

— Daily health check-ins with all staff, swimmers and families

— Asking children to arrive with their swimsuits on to reduce touchpoints

— Touch-free check in process with the Deck Ambassador

— Staggering class times to allow for additional cleaning and sanitization

— Limiting the equipment used in our instruction

For more information about how we are keeping our staff, customers and their families safe, click HERE!

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Welcome to the Lakeshore East British Swim School!

Offering you easy access via Lakeshore Drive located just east of the intersection of Michigan and Randolph, the British Swim School program operating inside the Residential Tower of 175 N Harbor Drive offers a variety of small group classes to suit the littlest of beginners through to advanced swimmers, adults, and private classes.

Our unique program is taught inside this cozy warm residential pool. This facility features Private locker rooms, safe underground parking structure and a cafe for snacks and drinks just down the corridor. Plus, you will work with the area’s best instructors.

Located in the beautiful Lakeshore East neighborhood with secure underground parking ($5/single parking pass or $16/pack of 4 parking passes), this pool is the perfect destination for your little one or family to learn to swim with us.

Please purchase your parking passes from a British Swim School employee as we have made special arrangements for our customers!

Contact our regional office: 708-613-5179

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

We teach lessons year round.

For your convenience, MasterCard and Visa are accepted by our automatic monthly payment system.

If you are looking for Private lessons, Semi-Private lessons, Adult classes or Special Abilities Lessons, please call our office for special arrangements. For special large group rates such as after-school programs, day camps, and other large group visit requests, please call as well.

Office Hours

Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday Closed

Pool Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Class Pricing & Fees

We offer classes and pricing to suit your family's needs.

Small Group

$ 2900 Per Class

Lessons Once a Week

Small Group

$ 2320 Per Class

Lessons Twice a Week

Fee Details

  • One Group class per week is $29 in all Downtown Chicago and Skokie locations.
  • Each additional sibling receives 20% savings off the 1x per week rate at all locations.
  • We feel strongly about helping our students learn 3x faster, and frequency of swim matters. Take 2 lessons a week (or more) and receive a 20% savings at all locations. This discount is not applicable to the swim team or pre-team.
  • All our lessons are 30 minutes long and are conducted in small groups (1:3 or 1:4 ratio, Tadpole and stroke development 1:6, Adult lessons are 1:2).
  • Swim Team training is twice a week, and each class is 60 minutes long.
  • Adult group classes are $50 and adult lessons are a ratio of 2:1 as we set goals and customize each program for our adult students.
  • As payment, we accept Visa and MasterCard. Your card will be debited automatically around the 20th of each month for the following month’s lessons
  • All programs are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • If you cannot make a class, you must call or email to use for a future make-up.
  • The first month is paid upon enrollment on a pro rated basis.
  • Annual Membership Fee: $36 per individual or $50 per family and due upon enrollment.
  • Depending on the calendar month, the number of classes may vary.
  • Discounts on multiple students and multiple classes cannot be combined.

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