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Hair and Skin Maintenance For Swimmers

May 8, 2023

Anyone who starts taking swim classes regularly needs also to take care of their skin and hair to protect them from the sun and pool chemicals. Learning to swim is an important skill set. It’s also an activity that can bring the whole family together for a fun time and exercise. From the youngest ages… Read more

Best Ways for Parents to Help With Swim Lessons

May 2, 2023

Starting your very young child in swim lessons is literally an immersive experience – you get in  the water too! You won’t be in the water with them forever. In no time at all they will progress through the lessons and  you’ll  be close by on the sidelines, watching and cheering. Congratulations, you’re becoming a… Read more

Greg Laird, CEO of Emler Swim School, on The Jeff Crilley Show

April 13, 2023

It often comes as a shock to people to learn that drowning is the leading cause of death for children under the age of five. Our CEO, Greg Laird, recently appeared on The Jeff Crilley Show to talk about the mission of Emler Swim School, which is to eradicate childhood drownings. Emler Swim School is… Read more

How to Stay Organized as a Swim Mom

April 10, 2023

Being a swim mom can be a hectic experience, with juggling schedules, packing gear, and ensuring your child is ready for their lessons. However, with a little organization and planning, you can make the experience more enjoyable and less stressful for both you and your child. Here are some tips on how to stay organized… Read more

How Skills from Swim Lessons Translate to Other Activities

March 7, 2023

Swim lessons are a valuable experience for children and adults of all ages. Not only do they teach the physical skill of swimming, but they also provide important life skills that can be applied to other activities. One of the most obvious benefits of swim lessons is the physical fitness aspect. Swimming is a full-body… Read more

February 2023 Donation Drive for Ronald McDonald House!

February 10, 2023

All of our Emler Swim School locations are excited to host a donation drive benefitting our local Ronald McDonald Houses. We are collecting new hand soaps & dish soaps! With your help we hope to stock up the soap supplies for our friends at the Ronald McDonald House in each respective city we have Emler… Read more

Emler Swim School Glides into California with Acquisition of King’s Swim Academy

December 7, 2022

Emler Swim School acquired award-winning King’s Swim Academy, a family business with facilities in San Carlos and San Mateo, California. The deal, which closed last week, expands Emler’s footprint to 44 facilities and counting across Texas, California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Virginia and Wisconsin. “This is a great cultural fit, as our organizations have… Read more

Emler Swim School Enters Indianapolis Area with a Splash After Acquiring Stony Creek Swim Center

November 22, 2022

Emler Swim School acquired Stony Creek Swim Center, which operates one location in Noblesville, north of Indianapolis. The deal, which closed on November 17, 2022, enlarges Emler’s footprint to 42 facilities across Texas, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Virginia and Wisconsin. “The Gipsons and Byers have helped an incredible number of children learn to swim… Read more

Emler Swim School Acquires Little Flippers Swim School & Planet Gymnastics

October 18, 2022

Emler Swim School acquired Little Flippers Swim School based in MetroWest near Boston on October 13, 2022. The deal adds two locations to Emler’s roster, which now totals 38 facilities spread across seven states: Texas, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Virginia and Wisconsin. “We’ve always been impressed with Little Flippers and founders Sally and Edward Poveromo’s… Read more

How Emler Continues to Create an Incredible Corporate Culture

September 15, 2022

Emler Swim School is consistently recognized as the best swim school by parents, as well as repeatedly named best place to work in multiple cities. Plus, employees call out the culture as their favorite part. It’s no wonder when you find out how team members describe the culture: Fun. Happy. Welcoming. Team-centered. Encouraging. Friendly. Caring…. Read more