British Swim School, USA

Survival of the Littlest

2019 Costs & Fees

Liquid Capital Required:$100,000
Net Worth Required:$150,000
Total Investment:$54,275 - $150,875

Franchisor Details

Total Units:70
Year Founded:1981
Franchising Since:2011
Home Office: Virginia Beach, VA
Entrepreneur Magazine 2019 Top 100 Businesses Under $150,000

Develop a Multi-Pool Empire. Save Lives.

What is British Swim School?

British Swim School is a franchise dedicated to providing an opportunity for children to learn how to swim, no matter what age. Our classes have been proven to prevent child drownings by utilizing one-of-a-kind techniques taught by experienced instructors.

As a franchise owner, you never have to get wet or teach a lesson (unless you want to). We rent pools and find you water, so there are no costs for buildout, maintenance, or upkeep.

  • Rent Pool Time
  • No Build Out Cost
  • Hire Instructors
  • Easy Scalability

Hear It From Our Franchise Owners

Bonnie Alcid, Franchise Owner
Our mantra, “Survival of the Littlest” not only applies to our program aimed at enabling the very young to survive a water accident. It reflects the growing number of British Swim School Franchise Owners who began their journey as entrepreneurs with limited investment capital, who now are all now multi-unit successful business owners. Find out more about how saving lives of little ones, can create better lives for business owners.

Why British Swim School?

Programs for Infants - We have swim programs for children of all ages, ranging from infants to teens. The programs help infants learn to float on their backs, reducing drowning rates significantly.

Revolutionary Water Survival - We teach children how to survive in water. With revolutionary methods, British Swim School contributes to children surviving water.

Leader in “Learn to Swim” Programs - British Swim School is the best and most effective program in teaching young children how to swim. We are single-handedly reducing the amount of drownings per year.

Gentle and Fun - Fun for any age, British Swim School specializes in catering to the needs of each age group, making swimming a fun and enjoyable experience.

Hear It From Our Founder

Rita Goldberg, Founder
Over 30 years ago, former competitive swimmer Rita Goldberg began a personal quest to find purpose in her life after swimming. Little did she know that starting a small swim school in her basement would evolve into one of the most progressive, life – saving swim programs on the planet.

Ideal Candidate

  • Business/managerial experience
  • Family Focused
  • Wants to impact their communities
  • An aquatic background is a plus but not required
  • High energy and fun people
  • Looking for something scalable
  • Appreciate strong economics and high profitability
  • Owner Operator eventually Semi-Absentee


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