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Updated Recommendations on Water Safety

April 16, 2019

As water safety experts, we want to ensure you have the latest information on water safety to prevent drowning in children. Trusted sources such as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the United States Swim School Association (USSSA) recently published updates that we encourage all parents to read and understand. Click here to read… Read more

Dry Land Drowning is real. Would you notice the signs?

April 12, 2019

Did you know drowning symptoms can continue hours after leaving water and cause injury, or even death? This website developed by Cook Children’s Hospital is highly educational on the subject of Dry Land Drowning. Something every parent should read. https://www.notoutofthewater.com/

Drowning is never dry: Two ER doctors explain the real swimming danger kids face

May 14, 2018

For years, always beginning in the spring, reports of “dry drowning” have appeared. Last year, when the death of a young child in Texas was attributed to “dry drowning,” the resulting accounts spread significant fear among parents. Social media, in particular, spread tales of healthy children who suddenly developed respiratory emergencies or even died without… Read more

Year-round Lessons Are Best

October 27, 2017

No matter what the weather is like outside…it’s always summertime at Emler Swim School. Our pool rooms are a constant 80° and the water is heated to a tropical 90°. For this reason, most of our families attend swim lessons year-round. Educators agree that new skills are better retained with this type of schedule. Conversely,… Read more

Never Too Late to Learn to Swim

September 6, 2017

Gilma Avalos, reporter for CBS DFW, visited Emler Swim School of Fort Worth on July 18 to develop a story about adult swim lessons and the importance of learning to swim, even as an adult. The station aired her report on September 4. Thanks so much to our customers and past swimmers who worked with… Read more

KVUE ABC in Austin – “Take This Job”

August 3, 2017

Huge thanks to Erika Lopez, meteorologist at KVUE ABC in Austin, for visiting Emler Swim School of Austin-Anderson Mill! Each week KVUE presents their “Take This Job” segment and recently selected Emler to highlight the role of swim teacher at Emler.

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Jan Emler Joins Radio Show to Promote Water Safety

May 17, 2017

Jan Emler joined Lezlee Liljenberg – host of Talk Live with Lezlee – on the Blue Bowl stream from Fishbowl Radio Network on May 16. Jan had a chance to join Lilijenberg on her two hour radio program to talk about water safety, the goals of the Lone Star Lifesaver organization, and the advantages of… Read more

Emler Round Rock Awards “1st 100” Swim Party

May 1, 2017

Emler Swim School is excited to announce that Latricia and Michael Jones and their daughter Emani are the winners of a free swim party, the result of being entered in a raffle for the first 100 families enrolled at Emler’s newest swim school. Emler Round Rock is currently under construction at the La Frontera shopping… Read more

Dr. Sharon Wiener’s Super Lil Swimmer FAQ’s

February 16, 2017

Thanks to Dr. Sharon Wiener, primary pediatrician at Pediatric Offices At Willow Bend in Plano, Texas, for providing a collection of the most commonly asked questions related to children and swimming. This information is not intended to diagnose or treat a condition, but serves as informational material to keep parents/guardians informed. Q: Is my baby… Read more

Swimmer Spotlight – Peyton with Maria Campbell

October 21, 2016

1. What’s it like being a former Emler Swim School site director who has now watched her son go through basically the entire Emler swim program? I knew it was a program I could trust. I had a good understanding of the program and the teachers’ training. I was very comfortable with teachers and got… Read more