british swim school chicago parent portal

by Quincy Doyle 10 min read

Why choose British Swim School Chicago?

As the premier survival and stroke development swimming lessons provider in Chicago, British Swim School utilizes highly trained swim instructors to teach swim lessons that focus on safety, fun and developing skill.

What age is British Swim School suitable for?

British Swim School provides curriculum-based swimming lessons for any age and skill level, including swim classes for infants, toddlers, children, teens, and adults. Why Choose British Swim School?

What is swimming class for kids?

Swimmers focus on the correct arm, leg, and breathing coordination for three strokes: freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. Students also get an introduction to butterfly. Students are constantly moving in this swimming class for kids, swimming in groups of twos and threes. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device.

Why choose our swimming school?

Our mission is to ensure that every person, regardless of age or ability, has the opportunity to become a safe and happy swimmer. We aim to instill within our students a love and respect for water, and to foster abilities that can translate into lifelong enjoyment.

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What is British Swim School?

As the premier survival and stroke development swimming lessons provider in Chicago, British Swim School utilizes highly trained swim instructors to teach swim lessons that focus on safety, fun and developing skill . Our curriculum-based program is offered to infants as young as 3 months, toddlers, children, and adults, so there’s sure to be a class that fits your needs or the needs of your family.

Is swimming a life skill?

Once the skill of survival is mastered, children learn stroke development skills and progress to the next class level once they’ve mastered the previous level’s goals. Swimming is not only a fun, healthy activity, but an important life skill for all children.

How does a swim instructor work?

The swim instructor works one-on-one with each child following the same structure and emphasis on water survival as the Swimboree kids and baby swimming class. While the child is in the water, parents sit on the pool deck and actively participate in their child’s swimming lesson. Students must meet Swimboree goals in order to enroll in Seahorse.

What are the three strokes in swimming?

Swimmers focus on the correct arm, leg, and breathing coordination for three strokes: freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. Students also get an introduction to butterfly. Students are constantly moving in this swimming class for kids, swimming in groups of twos and threes.

What is shark 2 class?

Is your child passionate about swimming? In Shark 2 swimming class, students are prepared for future swim team participation with attention on drills, starts and turns, individual medleys, and increasing speed and stamina in the water.

How does a swim instructor work?

The swim instructor works one-on-one with each child following the same structure and emphasis on water survival as the Swimboree kids and baby swimming class. While the child is in the water, parents sit on the pool deck and actively participate in their child’s swimming lesson. Students must meet Swimboree goals in order to enroll in Seahorse.

What are the three strokes in swimming?

Swimmers focus on the correct arm, leg, and breathing coordination for three strokes: freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. Students also get an introduction to butterfly. Students are constantly moving in this swimming class for kids, swimming in groups of twos and threes.

What is starfish class?

Starfish is a swimming class for kids that’s geared towards gentle water exploration and developing the child’s awareness of the aquatic environment while introducing the water survival exercises used in later swim lessons. The aim of these children’s swimming lessons is to build confidence and self-esteem.

How many adults can swim?

Even as an adult, it’s imperative to make water safety a priority! According to a report published by the American Red Cross, only 56% of adults who say they can swim can perform life-saving water safety skills.

What are the skills you learn in swimming classes?

Depending on skill level and areas of need, some of the skills we teach in our swimming classes for adults include: Water acclimation and becoming comfortable in the water. Floating, treading water, and other skills to prepare you to learn full swim strokes. Learning and practicing traditional swimming strokes.

Fee Details

One Group class per week is $29 in all Downtown Chicago and Skokie locations.

Find A Class

Need help figuring out which swimming class is right for you or your child? Fill out our short questionnaire to match with the best class for your age and skill level.

Book A Class

Do you already know what kind of swimming class you want to sign up for? Select your preferred class from our dropdown menu to start swimming!

Get in Touch

Not sure what class is best suited for you or your loved ones or have another question?

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Cultivating children’s creativity is key to their happiness and success. South Loop offers many opportunities for students to express their artistry and individuality under the guidance of world-class educators.

SOUTH LOOP PORTAL AND APPS

Log in to the parents’ portal to update your child’s information and see any reports on their progress.

QUESTIONS

Our admissions team would love to hear from you. Why not join us for a tour of the school and experience what makes us special.

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