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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

Swimmer Spotlight: Four Questions with Kaylyn Hyatt

August 19, 2016

1. What’s it like being a former Emler student who is now a teacher? Being a former Emler Swim School student who is now a teacher is quite a unique experience. It makes me feel more connected to my students because I was once in their place and hope that I can pass on my… Read more

Staff Spotlight: Four Questions with Jen Hylton

August 17, 2016

1. What brought you to Emler Swim School? After graduating high school I started looking for job opportunities to help get me through college. After a few weeks of “dead ends” my friend, Leslie Wolfe, suggested I come interview at Emler. She would be leaving for Texas Tech and knew that they would need someone… Read more

Letter to Jan Emler from former teacher Sophia McKenzie

August 17, 2016

April 30, 2016 Dear Jan, I am writing to show my gratitude for creating a company that has made such an impact on my life and helped to shape the person I am today. Fifteen years ago, I started working as a swim instructor at the Colleyville location; I worked there for five years (from… Read more

Letter from an Emler Grandparent: Emler Saved My Granddaughter

July 10, 2016

July 10, 2016 Here’s a story I’m so happy to tell. My seven-year-old granddaughter took swim lessons at the Plano Emler Swim School with Sara Burek being the coach, starting when she was about two years old. Today I don’t have to worry as much when she’s in the pool. I watch her closely still,… Read more

How Swimming Can Protect Your Child from CTE

March 29, 2016

by Megan McDaniel On Wednesday the NFL officially acknowledged that CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy, can be caused by contact sports and that a large number of current and former athletes suffer from the disease. CTE is a degenerative brain disease which has been associated with depression, dementia, and memory loss. CTE is caused by… Read more

Bullying at the Pool

September 19, 2014

I know there is more than one way to teach a child to swim. However, there are some swim lesson programs, I’ve been observing for years which cause me to cringe every time I see them.  Their techniques simply involve letting go of babies on top of the water and allowing them to sink underwater… Read more