Northwest, Washington DC

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40 Years Dedicated to Swim Safety

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Fun & Gentle Teaching Methods for All Ages

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Welcome to British Swim School of Patapsco Valley

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What makes British Swim School the PREMIER swim school?

Families have entrusted their children to British Swim School for over 37 years because our program is built on these principals.

  • We focus on water acclimation & safety FIRST.
  • We have an individualistic approach to learning. Our lessons are held in very small classes, 4 students max in survival classes (this ensures that every student gets individual attention from a highly trained instructor).
  • Each level has 5 clearly defined goals that students must achieve before moving up. Students move up based on their own progress, making them independent from the group.
  • We believe that our lessons should be both fun & goal oriented.
  • Our instructors are carefully selected & are highly trained individuals who genuinely care about the progression of your child.
  • We offer year round, on-going enrollment. You don’t have to wait for the start of a new session to enroll! Our program is based on small, weekly progressions which build towards monumental accomplishments.

If you share any of these beliefs, then we are the right swim school for you.

The British Swim School Patapsco Valley family is delighted to offer on-going enrollment into British Swim School’s unique program at any of our local pools.

We’re dedicated to excellence in everything we do. We’re also confident we have the right class for your littlest learner, your returning ‘tween, or an adult who has not yet learned to swim. Highly trained instructors teach our fun, gentle methods in small class settings. Combine these benefits with our warm-water, indoor pools and you’re guaranteed the best possible learning environment.

Ready to register online? Online enrollment is easy: First click on the map below and choose your location and then click the red “Book a Class” button to find the class that is right for your skill level. View available time slots at your desired location, then simply select the desired class and begin the online registration process.

Not sure which program is best for you? Still have questions? Please call our office at (410) 695-6200 or send an email to and we will be happy to assist you.

We look forward to seeing you in one of our pools very soon!

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