British Swim School Awards New Territory In the San Francisco, California region
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British Swim School Awards New Territory In the San Francisco, California region

Their 76th Franchisee Brings Needed Water Safety and Survival Lessons to Children, enhancing an already strong presence in the Bay Area

July 07, 2020 // // VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - British Swim School, the Virginia Beach, Virginia-based national franchise and premier survival and stroke-development swim lesson provider awarded its newest territory this week just outside of San Francisco, California. It will be the second British Swim School franchisee in the Bay Area.

“San Francisco and its surrounding communities is an area we’ve always believed could benefit from multiple swim school locations,” British Swim School President Brian Garrison said. “We are very excited to grow our footprint in the Bay Area and teach more children how to stay safe in the water.”

British Swim School of Walnut Creek was awarded to Ignacio Pinilla, an aspiring entrepreneur originally from Venezuela, who came to Berkeley after 23 years of living in New York City. With a strong belief in the importance of water safety and a love of water sports, Pinilla says British Swim School was a terrific fit.

“I was at a crossroads in my career and wanted to fulfill my dream of owning my own business, but didn’t want one that required a brick and mortar storefront,” he said. “British Swim School’s offering piqued my interest since I love aquatic activities and believe in swimming as a survival skill.”

Pinilla is hoping to open his new British Swim Schools by September 2020.

About British Swim School

British Swim School’s mission is teaching water safety and survival skills to children as young as 3 months old. 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 today. Acquired by Buzz Franchise Brands in early 2019, British Swim School is the latest addition to the Buzz Franchise Brands family, which includes pool cleaning and maintenance company Pool Scouts and residential cleaning company Home Clean Heroes. British Swim School currently operates in over 215 pools across the United States and Canada.

SOURCE British Swim School



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