Big Blue Swim School Dives into Methuen, Massachusetts

Big Blue Swim School Opens its First Massachusetts location on May 1st

Big Blue Swim School, one of the nation's fastest-growing swim school franchises, announces the opening of its first Massachusetts location in Methuen. Friends & Family lessons and a formal ribbon cutting are scheduled leading up to the first big splash as classes officially commence Monday, May 1, 2023, at 90 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen, MA 01844.

The location's owners, Gary Cohen and Melissa Schorr, are a husband-and-wife team who feel passionate about swim safety and Big Blue's mission to empower kids with the skills they need to feel confident in the water.

"We are so honored to bring the first Big Blue Swim School in the State to the Methuen community," says Gary Cohen, Franchise Partner of Big Blue Swim School Methuen. "We are teaching children an important life-saving skill and building confidence that can help them reach their full potential in other activities as they learn and grow."

Big Blue Swim School Methuen will offer weekly, year-round 30 to 45-minute swim lessons for children beginning at just three months old, seven days a week. Level-appropriate, engaging lessons are led by professional instructors. Big Blue sets itself apart from other swim schools with 90-degree, ultra-clean water, a comfortable viewing area to keep an eye on swimmers, plenty of private changing rooms, fall-proof, anti-microbial flooring throughout the facility, free Wi-Fi and ample parking. Additionally, Big Blue's mobile app gives parents the ability to conveniently schedule and coordinate classes for multiple kids simultaneously and track their swimming progress.

"We are so excited to welcome everyone to the first Massachusetts Big Blue Swim School in Methuen," says Chris DeJong, Founder and President of Big Blue Swim School. "With every new pool opening comes the opportunity to create big moments that lead to kids learning they can achieve anything in life."

Opening Details and Events:

For a limited time, families can take advantage of a special rate when they enroll in weekly swim lessons at Big Blue Methuen and will receive their first four weekly lessons for just $79! Their Big Blue Family Fun Day is free, open to the public and set for Saturday, April 29th, from 12 - 4 p.m. That day, guests can participate in an ice cream truck, a princess singalong, party games, coloring, a Meet a Mermaid photo op, and pool tours.

For more information about the Big Blue Swim School Methuen opening, class schedules, or to enroll, call (978) 431-2830 or visit:

The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce will officially present Big Blue Swim School to the community with a formal ribbon cutting on Friday, April 28th at 12 p.m. to be attended by the chamber president, representatives from local construction firm, Acella Construction Corporation as well as other city officials and dignitaries. Media are encouraged to attend and RSVP to:

About Big Blue Swim School

Big Blue Swim School offers an unparalleled swim lesson experience made easier and more effective by professional instructors, proprietary technology and curriculum, and family-friendly facilities. Big Blue creates and celebrates Big Moments in the pool which lead to kids learning they can achieve anything in life. Founded in 2009 by national champion swimmer Chris DeJong, Big Blue now has more than 21 pools and counting across the U.S. To learn more visit