Family Owned vs. Big Box Swim School

When it comes to choosing the right place for your child to learn how to swim it can be a difficult one. Of course there are many things to consider, parents are looking at the price, yelp reviews, the costumer service experience when calling and asking questions as well as how quickly their child will learn how to swim.
At first glance Patti’s may seem like a hefty price tag, but then you also have to take into consideration we specialize in semi-private and private lessons, meaning that you get the personal experience between parent and instructor that can be hard to find at big box companies. There is no glass wall causing a divide between you and the person who is working with your child. You can hear everything that is being said, taught, as well as view the interaction between child and teacher.
Here at Patti’s we have a nice set up for parents to sit back and relax pool side, along with tables and umbrella’s if you want to enjoy the summer weather without being sun burned.
We also know at big box swim schools it can be hard to get in touch with the owner or sometimes even the manager but here at Patti’s we want you to know that both the owner and the manager are available to you. If you can’t reach us by phone, send us an email and we will get back to you the same day, usually by phone so that you can get all the questions you have answered right away. On most days you can even find the owner herself checking in on the business and even answering the phones, which is the type of thing you would only get from a family owned business.
Another great thing about a family owned business is that all the instructors are selected by the owner herself. In the case of Patti’s Swim School, the instructors all have years of experience or are Patti’s own children, some instructors have even learned to swim at Patti’s and came back to work there when they got older. It says a lot about a company when students and families had such a great experience that they will come back as adults and want to work for them.
Here at Patti’s Swim School, you will not only get the best instructors that a swim school has to offer, but you will also get a calm and relaxing place where you and your child can both enjoy the experience.

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