Bear Paddle Swim School Franchise

Swim school

Bear Paddle Swim School was created when we saw the need for a quality swim lesson program for children of all ages and abilities in an approachable kid-friendly environment. The team developed the Bear Paddle Swim School  concept, creating a one-of-a-kind children's swim program with a state of the art facility and pool. The first Bear Paddle Swim School  opened in 2009 in Aurora, Illinois. The Illinois community hadn't ever seen a dedicated learn-to-swim facility like Bear Paddle. Over the next few years, the business opened more locations in Illinois and expanded into Ohio, Kentucky, and New Jersey. By 2017, Bear Paddle Swim School  had 10 corporate owned stores with over 50,000 swimmers. The Bear Paddle team focused on culture consistency, swim lesson quality, and operational efficiency to ensure they were able to maintain and exceed the quality throughout different markets. The Bear Paddle Swim School brand has matured, been proven, and is ready to be franchised across the country! Bear Paddle franchises allow more opportunities for children to learn the life-saving skills of swimming, impact more communities, and provides a proven and profitable business model for owners! 

Swimming in Potential 

Swimming is a necessary life skill for all children and the U.S. population is projected to grow every year by 2 million people until 2040. In addition, the swimming pool industry has grown over the last 5 years to $871 million-dollar in annual revenue and is forecasted to continue this growth until 2021. With the continued growing population year over year, the need for swim lesson facilities for children will continue to be in high demand. 

Path To Profitability 

Bear Paddle Swim School path to profitability is simple. Start with high quality swim lessons, supreme customer service, and build relationships with families for a lifetime connection - then, rinse and repeat! Swim lesson facilities are recession proof and one thing that cannot be outsourced to Amazon. The demand for swim lessons will continue. Seize the opportunity with Bear Paddle Swim School ’s proven business model and be part of a larger cause!

Operational Excellence 

With over a decade in the swim industry, our systems are time tested and our team has the knowledge and experience to support you every step of the way! Our extensive training that concentrates on the entire business operation and ongoing support will provide a sound foundation for your swim school growth. 

Everyone Has A Swim Story, Start Yours Today With A Bear Paddle Swim School Franchise! 

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How much does it cost to open a Bear Paddle Swim School Franchise?

The investment required to open a Bear Paddle Swim School Franchise is between $1,484,900-$2,088,650. There is an initial franchise fee of $50,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Bear Paddle Swim School name.

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When did the first Bear Paddle Swim School open? 2009
When did Bear Paddle Swim School start Franchising? 2018

-Comprehensive three week pre-opening training program for owners and managers, including classroom and in-store job shadowing
-Complete swim school management training
-All inclusive operations manual that will guide effective daily operations, business management, staffing, quality control, and facility functions
-Exclusive swim lesson curriculum training
-Software and reporting training
-On-site pre-opening support and training
-Ongoing site visits
-Robust train the trainer programs

At all of our Bear Paddle Swim Schools, training and support are imperative for the success of the business. With our experience and dedication, our training team will ensure franchise owners and managers have the training and support to guide them throughout the entire process! Ongoing assistance will provide on-site visits to help with development and growth of your business, as well as consistent remote support.

Site Selection
Our site selection team will assist you with selecting the perfect site for your Bear Paddle Swim School franchise. Our assistance includes demographic and market analysis, real estate brokerage assistance, site selection criteria, and floor plan assessment to optimize facility performance and development success.

Design & Construction
Our design & construction team are here to guide you through the design and build-out process to create and maintain the Bear Paddle Swim School quality standards and brand image.
-Access to our back catalog of approved architects, engineers, and contractors to design and build your swim school
-Development Brand book containing facility finishes, standards and best practices from extensive corporate build outs
-Approved suppliers and vendors for our state of the art pool equipment, mechanical equipment and retail items
-Site visits and guidance from our construction team during the development of your swim school

-Marketing expertise and assistance with established materials and proven campaigns

Owner Operators preferred Absentee ownership is allowed Approximately 20-40 employees per location

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Bear Paddle Swim School Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Bear Paddle Swim School

Bear Paddle Swim School

Bear Paddle Swim School LLC
1501 Washington Ave S, Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN


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