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British Swim School Celebrates Amazing Year and Announces Vision for 2023

The Nation’s Premier ‘Learn to Swim’ Provider Honors Franchisees and Looks ahead to the Future at Annual Conference. British Swim School, North America’s leading “learn to swim” franchise company, celebrated an amazing year while looking ahead to 2023 during its annual convention in Cancun, Mexico. The packed agenda included welcoming several new franchisees to the system, honoring impressive performances by established franchisees, and outlining an ambitious plan for 2023. British Swim School honored franchisee excellence in several categories while celebrating the extraordinary growth of the system in 2022. This year, the franchise company has added 31 new owners and 51 additional territories. British Swim School is also enjoying a 70% revenue growth over 2021 which is made possible by more than 50,000 new students!
“This has been an incredible year for our individual franchisees and for British Swim School as a whole,” said Ashley Gundlach, British Swim School President. “We couldn’t do this without the consistent hard work of our franchise owners, and we love being able to take the time to honor all those who make this growth possible. British Swim School is energized and looking forward to a terrific 2023!”
Please see below for this year’s awards and recipients: Million Dollar Club- Awarded to owners who reach $1 million in revenue for the year:
  • 16 owners recognized, an all-time high!
Neptune Award- Peer nominated award given to the owner who shows the most passion, positivity, and overall enthusiasm.
  • Nora Farhat, British Swim School of Detroit
In addition to the guidance and support that, alongside her business partners, she’s shown to her staff and peers, this individual has achieved significant year over year growth. She has served as a valued member of the FAC as well as being a Franchise Business Review Rock Star, she’s a Buzz Franchise Brands Rock Star, and has purchased a Pool Scouts and a Grand Illuminations franchise this year! Those who nominated Nora agreed about her willingness to collaborate with other franchisees and to share ideas and lessons she’s learned with others – especially with our new owners as they come through the system. Best Buzz Award - Given to recognize our truly “Buzz Worthy” franchisees, according to their customers. These award winners had phenomenal feedback and reviews as well as fantastic follow up with their customers.
  • Emma and Will Francis, British Swim School of Space Coast
  • Evan and Mary Smith, British Swim School of Hudson Valley & Fairfield
  • Joel and Marnie Gannon, British Swim School of Milwaukee
BSS Gives Back- Peer nominated award presented to an owner who loves to give back. British Swim School is fortunate to give back to communities through its swimming program and dedication to Survival of the Littlest. This award goes to an owner who has gone above and beyond to serve this mission.
  • Traci Brown, British Swim School of Pittsburgh & Downtown Chicago
Traci was nominated because she is always willing to lend a helping hand, she has put together gift baskets and donations for raffles and events multiple times a year, and she is always looking for ways to give back to her community.  She is a leader in the organization and someone to be emulated About British Swim School British Swim School, the nation’s most established swim school franchise, with over 40 years in business, believes that every individual, regardless of age or ability, should have the opportunity to become a safe and happy swimmer. Offering lessons for babies, children, and adults, the brand is dedicated to its mantra, “Survival of the Littlest,” focusing first on the survival skills needed to survive a water accident, then moving on to stroke development and more advanced skills. Not only does British Swim Schools give peace of mind to countless families who seek the essential life skill the brand offers their children but the purpose-driven franchise also offers an exceptional opportunity for entrepreneurs who seek a fulfilling business venture with a sound foundation, low investment, and easily scalable model. Part of the Buzz Franchise Brands family, British Swim School currently operates over 215 schools across the United States and Canada. For more information about British Swim School, visit To learn more about the benefits of British Swim School’s franchising opportunities, visit
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