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Stay Safe on the Ice

“Thick and blue, tried and true. Thin and crispy, way too risky” The winter months offer the opportunity to participate in fun outdoor activities. Sometimes these winter activities involve being on the ice. Even strong swimmers can run into trouble 

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Swimming makes you smarter

Did you know your child could get smarter by learning how to swim at an early age? An in-depth study* shows children in swim lessons performed significantly better than the typical population in every major milestone. One example of a 

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October’s Survival Week

The week of October 30 is the last water survival week of 2017! And some swim school locations are also holding Halloween costume contests. Check your local school for complete details. Why teach kids to swim in their clothes for 

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Then and Now: Isabella Ortega

Meet Isabella Ortega, a swimmer from one of our Florida locations. Below is her story, as told by her parent (Thanks, Mom!). Isabella Ortega Age when student began lessons: 3 Age of student now: 7 Current program level: Barracuda Swim Team Then When you began, 

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Then and Now: Avantika Prabhu

Meet Avantika Prabhu, a swimmer from one of our Florida locations. Below is her story, which is not only inspiring, but a joy to read. (We strived to keep the exact language she used when submitting her story.) Avantika Prabhu Age when student began lessons: 5 Age of 

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Then and Now: Minjae Haughton

Meet Minjae Haughton, a swimmer from one of our Maryland locations. Below is her story, which is not only inspiring, but a joy to read. (We strived to keep the exact language she used when submitting her story.) As a bonus, her parent also provided some feedback 

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Then and Now: Abigail and Joshua Tan

Meet Abigail and Joshua Tan, two swimmers from one of our Maryland locations. Below are their stories, which are not only inspiring, but a joy to read. (We strived to keep the exact language they used when submitting their story. The answers 

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Franchisee in Focus: Cassie Prochilo

Each month, we focus on a franchisee of British Swim School. With nearly 90 pools nationwide, there are plenty of stories to share from the sea of talent we have working with us. Cassie Prochilo, located in Pembroke Pines, Florida, has 

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Franchisee in Focus: Nora Farhat

Each month, we focus on a franchisee of British Swim School. With nearly 90 pools nationwide, there are plenty of stories to share from the sea of Nora Farhat, located in the Metro Detroit area, has been in the swim school business 

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British Swim School Montgomery County Announces New Hire

British Swim School Montgomery County is pleased to announce our new team member, Perri Rosen- Events Coordinator! Perri joins us to manage all aspects of our vendor and internal events, special events, as well as cultivating and nurturing our relationships 

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BSS of Montgomery County Appoints New Director of Operations

We are pleased to announce that Charles McClister has joined British Swim School of Montgomery County as our Director of Operations. As Director of Operations, Charles will manage all aspects of the business operations of the company. Charles comes to 

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British Swim School Marches in Gaithersburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade

British Swim School Montgomery County marched in the annual Gaithersburg, MD St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 12, 2016. We had our friends from Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation march with us!

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Meet Sarah Koelker Aquatics Director

Meet Sarah Koelker Aquatics Director of British Swim School of Greater Boston Sarah Koelker grew up loving to swim.  She‚Äôs always been a water baby and would swim in hotel pools with her family when traveling.  Her parents enrolled her 

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Meet Joe Ross Swimming Instructor

Meet Joe Ross‚ a Swimming Instructor with Greater Philadelphia & Bucks County Joe has an extremely impressive resume of experiences, accomplishments, and certifications for such a young man. But, he is most appreciated by our parents and students for his warm, 

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Franchisee in Focus: Heemin Cho

Each month, we focus on a franchisee of British Swim School. With nearly 90 pools nationwide, there are plenty of stories to share from the sea of talent we have working with us. Heemin Cho located in the Chicagoland area, which includes Tinley Park 

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March Events: In Like a Lion Out Like a Lamb

The beginning of March invokes thoughts of spring and warmer days. The spring equinox is just three weeks away. But there is more to March than spring being right around the corner. March is also Women’s History Month and Reading 

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Franchisee in Focus: Stuart Gelbord

Each month, we focus on a franchisee of British Swim School. With nearly 90 pools nationwide, there are plenty of stories to share from the sea of talent we have working with us. Stuart Gelbord located in the Philadelphia suburbs, which includes Central and 

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Love to Swim, Swim to Love

Guest post written by Edwin Mateo, aquatics manager of one of the newest British Swim School franchises in Central New Jersey. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I wanted to share my unique story involving both swimming and love. In 

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Swim Your Heart Out!

It’s pretty simple. We heart swimming. Swimming is good for your heart. We love to hear why you heart swimming, too. Did you know that February is American Heart Month?And while there are many ways to think about heart health (put down 

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Franchisee in Focus: Antony White

Each month, we focus on a franchisee of British Swim School. With nearly 90 pools nationwide, there are plenty of stories from the sea of talent we have working with us. Antony White of British Swim School Chicago was featured on 

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