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Big Blue Swim School Overview

Chicago, IL
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
Preschool & Child Care
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Here at Big Blue Swim School, we care about creating big moments for our students and team. With monthly team outings, continuous training, opportunities for growth, catered lunches and more fun perks, we create an environment that is inclusive, fun, and impactful. We are ... Read more

Mission: "We show kids they can do anything by unlocking their full potential in the water."

Company Values:
- Show Passion for Our Mission
- Radiate Energy
- Go the Extra Mile
- Reach Beyond ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Making a difference every day!

  • Eliza after her lesson with Ms. Jennelle. Ms. Jennelle has been at our Buffalo Grove location for over 2 years and will now be moving over to our Wilmette location as the new Assistant Manager. Congrats Eliza on moving up to Junior Team 2 and Jennelle on your promotion!

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Big Blue Swim School – Why Work For Us?


Big Blue team members have the chance to help shape who we are and how we grow.  We are excited to hire passionate people who are inspired by working with kids and want to create a great environment!

We offer full time opportunities that lead to long term careers. Teachers receive health benefits, excellent perks, and a competitive hourly wage.  We reward great employees with opportunities for raises and bonuses upon completion of training.

We takes pride in our amazing team and supportive management staff.  All managers started as teachers and are excited to help others on the same career path.

We value our team members and believe your great employee experience delivers a great student experience!

We show kids they can do anything by unlocking their full potential in the water!


Be A Part of Something Bigger...

Big Blue Swim School positively impact kids lives in the water - and out! Our teachers provide life saving skills and develop lasting connections with their students.

  • Make a difference in students' skills and confidence while having fun

  • Teach students using innovative techniques that produce great results

  • Create rewarding relationships with kids as you see their abilities grow

It's why we say Life's BIG Moments Start Here at Big Blue!


Big Blue Swim School Reviews

  • "Best Job I’ve Ever Worked For"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Swim Teacher in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Swim Teacher in Chicago, IL
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Big Blue Swim School full-time (Less than a year)


    Very rewarding and your efforts are always noticed. Great feedback from management and lots of help getting you to where you want to be in the company.


    Some co-workers bring along drama but that’ll be found in any workplace.

    Advice to Management

    None, you’re doing amazing!!

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Big Blue Swim School Photos

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Big Blue Swim School Interviews



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    Instructor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Wilmette, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Big Blue Swim School (Wilmette, IL) in October 2015.


    easy super relaxed people while being interviewed great environment not serious at all really great staff member who greeted me wasn't too crazy it was an in and out type of interview which ended in when can you start

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Big Blue Swim School Awards & Accolades

  • Best Swim School,, 2015

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