Learn to Swim

Katie Meili and Eagle Academy Team up in the Name of Drowning Prevention

Katie Meili joins forces with Eagle Academy in pursuit of preventing drownings in a low-income community in Washington D.C.


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BIg Blue Swim Offers Financing Options for its Solid Investment Opportunity

Children’s swim school brand, Big Blue Swim School, partners with Benetrends Financial as one way for franchisees to secure funding.

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How Big Blue Swim School’s Investor Model Allows Partners to Maximize Capital

The dominant player in the $20 billion swim school industry is backed by L5 Capital Partners, putting investors in optimum position to see high ROI.

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Big Blue Swim School Celebrates Successful Start to 2019 with Chicago Opening

Technology-fueled swim school franchise Big Blue Swim School is on track to achieve goal of 150 units by 2021 with agreements for 24 locations.

The Myth of “Water-Safe”

While no one can make kids truly “water-safe” we can make kids “water-safer.” Here are some smart measures that can make your child safer around water.

Fostering a Lifelong Love of Swimming with Big Blue Swim School’s Approach

We love showing children how fun learning to swim can be. We understand that, like all of us, they will have good days and bad days at swim lessons.

Big Blue Swim School Shows Kids They Can Do Anything

Your child’s journey at Big Blue Swim School doesn’t just stop when they’re safer in the water or when they stop being afraid.

More Learn to Swim

How Big Blue Swim School’s Depth of Leadership Positions the Brand for Success

Thanks to extensive franchising, operations and real estate experience, Big Blue Swim School is poised to emerge as the dominant national player.

Big Blue Swim School’s Parent-Friendly Scheduling Model Maximzes Profitability

Big Blue Swim School’s proprietary software, Lesson Buddy, helps the brand streamline operations and maximize facility capacities.

At Big Blue Swim School, Learning to Swim is as Simple as E.D.M.C.

How are we at Big Blue Swim School able to consistently give the best lessons? We ensure each child learns by using differentiated learning techniques.

Hearne Siblings Sign 5-Unit Deal with Big Blue Swim School

Courtesy: Big Blue Swim School CHICAGO — Leading children’s swim instruction brand Big Blue Swim School is officially coming to…

Big Blue Swim School Celebrates Successful Start to 2019

In late 2018, Big Blue Swim School, a Chicago-based children’s swim school announced its plans to reach 150 units by 2021 by partnering with growth-minded franchise partners across the U.S.

Zack & Brittany Groesbeck Bring Big Blue Swim School to Salt Lake City

Leading swim instruction franchise Big Blue Swim School is coming to Salt Lake City this year as part of a three-unit deal signed by husband-and-wife franchisees Zack and Brittany Groesbeck.

Big Blue Swim School Announces Partnership for 16 New Locations

Big Blue Swim School, the nation’s leading swim school franchise, is excited to announce a new partnership with Shorewood Development Group to bring 10 new locations to Chicagoland and an additional six locations to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

Big Blue Swim School Signs 5-Unit Deal with Former Orangetheory Fitness Franchisees to Develop the Brand in Denver

Wendy and Erik Skaalerud are the first franchisees to join Big Blue Swim School system and will open five locations over the next three to four years.

Chris DeJong: From Elite Swimming To The Big Blue Swim School

Chris DeJong: “…after the Olympic Trials in 2008….bewildered, shocked and disappointed, I shuttled off to Omaha’s Eppley Airfield for my flight home like so many others before and after me – without a clue of what to do next.”

Essential Psychology for the Swimming Teacher

You do not have to be an expert psychologist to realize that we are more likely to repeat a pleasant experience than an unpleasant one. Unfortunately for some, a swimming experience has been upsetting, while for others, there can be some form of reluctance towards a journey into the unknown, subsequently leading to a fear of drowning irrespective of any previous experience.

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