Author - Kathy Ryan

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Mom and owner of Goldfish Swim School in Chicago. We offer swim classes and other programs for children 4 months to 12 years of age. Our developmentally-appropriate curriculum offers top-quality swim lessons coupled with an experience you can't get anywhere else! Being comfortable and confident in the water is of the upmost importance to us, and we know it is to you as well. We keep our water temperature at a warm 90 degrees to make the learn-to-swim experience as inviting as possible. With a 4:1 student to teacher ratio in our group classes and a 6:1 student to teacher ratio in our baby classes, your child will get the attention they need in order to advance their comfort and confidence in the water. And, with our state-of-the-art water purification system, you can count on a safe and clean environment for your child to swim.

A Parent's Common Sense Guide to Water Safety

I think every parent understands that gut-wrenching feeling of being near a body of water and knowing that your children are not capable of swimming. A few summers ago, my husband and I spent many sleepless nights worrying about that very thing when we planned a vacation with a nearby pool - our children were not strong swimmers. It was an experience that I truly believe led me to open a swim school in the city. As the owner of Goldfish Swim School, in Roscoe Village, and a mother myself, ...

Posted on May 28, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Kathy Ryan