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Safer Swimmers



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Welcome to the Catch the Wave Difference

A unique Survival/Self-Rescue approach to swim lessons that has been transforming the industry since 2005!

As the only Survival Swim School in Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin, we take great pride in the fact that not only has our program been proven to deliver quality results, but to actually save lives.

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Real Results

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Catch the Wave Swim Club
Catch the Wave Swim Club

Caring Instructors, Creating Confident Swimmers!

Why Choose Survival Swim lessons

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A New Way of Thinking

Progress is our number one priority with each of our levels being uniquely crafted to provide your child with the confidence and skill necessary to safely enjoy the water. 

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A Focus On Results

We take water safety seriously and with that, a lot of pride in the success our curriculum produces. Check out our blog for more information as well as some of our amazing success stories. CTW Blog

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A Commitment To Our Students

At Catch the Wave our lessons are backed by our Safer Swimmer Guarantee. If you are unhappy with your child’s lesson in anyway, let us know and we will make it right.

Get Started!

Are you ready to get your little ones water safe? Come take a tour of our facilities, talk to other parents, and get your child enrolled at Catch the Wave Swim Club. Due to our small class sizes, spots are limited. Reserve yours today!

Find A Location: For more information on pool hours, pricing, and so much more please select a location near you. 


Dive In!: Want to really speed things up? Register today for your Risk-free trial lesson.

Contact Us: Still have questions? We are always happy to help.

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