British Swim School Makes Big Splash In Maryland
Water Safety and Survival School Welcomes New Baltimore Location
May 07, 2018 // Franchising.com // Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. - British Swim School, a franchise concept best known for its education of water safety as an essential survival skill amongst a fun and gentle environment, is continuing its nationwide expansion with a new pool location in Northern Baltimore. The White Marsh addition, which opened to the public in April, is being celebrated through an official grand opening on Saturday, May 5 featuring a ribbon cutting and enrollment offer of one free lesson for those who sign up on grand opening day.
This location marks the ninth British Swim School in Maryland, but the first to operate in the Northern Baltimore region. The school will be run by first-time franchisee and registered nurse Kathryn Corea, who immersed herself into the British Swim School system to pursue a career that allowed her to continue helping people.
“Maryland is a water state - from the Chesapeake Bay to the ocean, lakes and pools - swimming safety is a needed service in our area,” said Kathryn Corea, British Swim School franchisee. “From the time I spent teaching swimming lessons to supporting my three sons through lessons, I’ve always thought it was an important life skill. There are far too many accidental drownings and I am committed to changing that in our community.”
British Swim School offers a two-step curriculum teaching children and adults of all ages, some as young as three months, water safety and survival skills, along with swimming skill development. While parental supervision is always the number one safety measure, research shows that participation in formal swim programs, such as those offered by British Swim School, can reduce the risk of drowning by 88 percent among children who are most at risk for deaths caused by drowning.
The British Swim School franchise concept operates a unique water safety program with teaching methods that serve as a trademark for the brand. The company offers lessons out of multiple national fitness chains and hotel pools year-round, based on the premise that children progress at different rates. Each child, regardless of age, is placed in their correct skill level and will have certain achievable objectives. British Swim School operates in nearly 200 schools in 20 states within the U.S., and holds nearly 14,000 lessons per week nationally, and conducted nearly 600,000 swimming lessons in 2017.
The newly opened British Swim School is located at LA Fitness in Nottingham, which is at 8221 Town Center Drive, White Marsh, MD 21236. For more information about the British Swim School in White Marsh, visit https://britishswimschool.com/northernbaltimore/pools/la-fitness-nottingham/.
About British Swim School
For over 35 years, British Swim School has been dedicated to teaching water survival skills to children as young as three months old. CEO Rita Goldberg founded British Swim School in 1981 and developed the unique and highly effective teaching methods that are a recognized trademark of the brand. Headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., British Swim School currently operates out of nearly 200 schools within 20 states, and is developing an international presence with locations in Turkey and Canada. The organization holds around 14,000 lessons per week nationally, and conducted nearly 600,000 swimming lessons in 2017. British Swim School has been ranked in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500, Top 50 New Franchises, and the Top 10 Types of Franchises to Watch in 2015. For more information about British Swim School, visit www.britishswimschool.com, and like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BritishSwimSchools.
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