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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

How to Get Your Baby Comfortable with Water: 5 Tips Before You Start Swim Lessons

July 24, 2022

Without fail, summer rolls around every year, and many head to the pool. Older kids and teenagers may already be comfortable with the water, but what if you have a baby or infant who isn’t sure about water and has never even been exposed to a swimming pool? The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends formal… Read more

In Their Own Words: Why I Wanted to Work at Emler & Why I Stay

June 16, 2022

Emler Swim School is lucky to have an amazing team. Parents and job seekers often wonder what first attracted these stand-out employees, what their favorite aspects are of the job, and what new things they learned about water safety. While it’s no accident that the answers have similar themes – Emler has been named one… Read more

Emler Swim School Splashes into Virginia with Acquisition of SwimKids Swim Schools

May 19, 2022

Award-winning Emler Swim School acquired SwimKids Swim Schools based in Woodbridge, Virginia. The deal will add three locations to Emler’s roster, growing its total number of facilities to 36. Virginia is the sixth state Emler has entered, adding to operations in Texas, Kansas, Nevada, Oregon and Wisconsin. “We’re impressed with the culture SwimKids founders’ Cindy… Read more

Swim Lessons for Kids: Facts and Figures

May 10, 2022

For those of you who like hard data, this one’s for you. Let’s take a look at the statistics surrounding swimming and swim lessons for kids so that you have a better idea of what’s at stake at any age. Swim lessons are a vital part of your strategy to keep your kids safe, so… Read more

Emler Swim School Expands to Wisconsin with Acquisition of SwimWest Swim School 

April 4, 2022

The award-winning swim school enters its fifth state with the acquisition, which closed on April 1, 2022. Both schools use similar teaching styles to create a nurturing, safe and fun environment so children can feel confident in their swimming skills and ability to self-rescue.    April 5, 2022 – Madison, WI   Award-winning Emler Swim… Read more