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Big Blue Swim School is Coming to Fairfax, VA in Early 2022

October 22, 2021, FAIRFAX - One of the fastest growing swim school franchises, Big Blue Swim School today announced the opening of its fourth location in Northern Virginia following its recent successful opening of Chantilly in June 2021.

The newest Fairfax location (located in the Fair City Mall at 9650 Main St. Fairfax, VA 22031) will offer weekly swim lessons year-round for children ages three to six months to 12 years of age. Staying true to Big Blue's vision of creating a stress-free learn-to-swim experience, every aspect of the Fairfax location will be thoughtfully designed, from the pool layout to the scheduling technology, making it easy for families to schedule multiple kids of various levels and ages to swim during the same 30-45 minute timeframe. This Is just one of the ways Big Blue sets Itself apart from other swim school brands. "With 90-degree, ultra-clean water, a comfortable viewing area that manages for cleanliness and sound, free Wi-Fi, plenty of private changing areas, and capacity for parents to schedule multiple kids to swim at the same time, Big Blue makes It easy to enjoy a weekly swimming lesson routine," said Chris DeJong, Big Blue's Founder and President. This will be the brand's 11th location In their business portfolio.

"We are thrilled to continue to expand within the Northern Virginia market to help children develop a critical life skill that will teach kids to be safer In the water," said Tom Dolan, President of East Coast Operations for Big Blue Swim School. "Our mission Is to unlock kids' potential In the water and our swim lessons are led by a team of best-In-class Instructors that have extensive training and guide little swimmers every step of the way. Big Blue strives to teach kids to swim confidently and In turn, they gain skills needed on how to be safe, happy, and confident swimmers." Dolan, an Arlington native, who won back-to-back Olympic gold medals In the 400-meter Individual medley, opened his first swim school (Tom Dolan Swim School) In 2012 following his Impressive Olympic career. Earlier this year he joined the Big Blue team and maintains an Integral role In the expansion and management of  the Big Blue Swim School brand In Northern Virginia.

To stay Informed of Big Blue's progress In Fairfax, or to learn more about the special pre-opening deals and the programs offered, visit https://bigblue.link/FairfaxPR or follow Big Blue on Facebook and Instagram @BigBlueFairfax. For job opportunities at Big Blue Swim School Fairfax, please email fairfax@bigblueswimschool.com.

Big Blue Swim School was founded in 2009 by competitive swimmer Chris DeJong and now has pools in the Chicago and Atlanta areas. Big Blue offers an unparalleled swim lesson experience made easier and more effective by our professional instructors, proprietary technology and curriculum, and our family-friendly facilities. We create and celebrate Big Moments in the pool which lead to kids learning they can achieve anything in life. To learn more visit www.BigBlueSwimSchool.com.
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Important note about COVID-19 protocol: The health and safety of Big Blue swimmers, families, and staff is our top priority. We are continuously monitoring all federal and local guidelines as they pertain to the safe operation of our pools during the COVID-19 pandemic. We do everything possible to keep our facilities clean and safe with robust protocols around enhanced cleaning practices, social distancing in our facilities, personal protective equipment, and supportive policies for illness and absence. Big Blue pools have a state-of-the-art filtration system that goes beyond standard pool operation protocol to keep our water ultra-clean, and separate HVAC systems to bring fresh air from outside to our pool decks. Our most up to date practices and policies can always be found on the Health and Safety page of our website. Finally, according to the CDC, there is no current evidence that COVID-19 can be spread through the use of pools.