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Beach Vacation

Planning a Vacation? Here’s How to Keep Your Swimmers Safe

What You Need to Know to Stay Safe While Swimming in the Ocean Family travels to the beach & lake are full of excitement and create lifelong memories. It’s quite easy to get caught up in the moment and forget simple safety tips that will help keep your family safe. Water doesn’t discriminate – and… Read more

Sun and Sky

Avoid Spray Sunscreens: 10 Tips To Safe In The Sun

You Don’t Need Sunscreen at Emler – But You Do Everywhere Else   School is starting soon, and your family is probably trying to squeeze out a few more sun-filled, fun-filled outings before it’s too late. But even as summer draws to a close, it’s always important to stay vigilant against the sun’s damaging rays…. Read more

Wear a One-Piece and Pack a Lunch: A Water Park Survival Guide

July 12, 2019

When the summer sun is beating down on you and your kids have entirely too much pent-up energy, there may be no better prescription than a family day at the water park. Master the scene correctly, and you’ll make some memories – plus you’ll wear the kiddos out and guarantee a good night’s sleep. But… Read more

Why Your Children Should Learn to Swim with Clothes On

July 5, 2019

Many drownings happen when kids fall into the water while wearing clothes, which weigh them down, making it even harder for them to stay above the surface.   That’s why it’s so important for kids to have swim lessons where they practice swimming in their diapers, clothes, and shoes. It might seem strange for a… Read more

Mom, You Can’t Control Everything – But This You Can

June 27, 2019

Mom, we get it. Managing the never-ending lists of to-dos and taking the reigns on everything is a challenge. We also know that you seek to do everything right. Truth is, even the super mamas can’t control it all. However, believe it or not, there is one thing you can 100% control, and that’s enrolling… Read more

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