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Emler Swim School of Allen

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Emler Allen serves the north DFW metroplex communities of Allen, McKinney, Fairview, Parker, Princeton and Lucas. We are conveniently located in Collin County off of Stacy Rd., between Sam Rayburn Tollway and 75 Central. We joined the Allen community in 2013.

We’d love to find out more about how we can best serve you. Come by and take a free tour or go ahead and jump right in.

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Schedule and Pricing

  • Pricing

Pricing varies depending upon the class you choose, when you sign up and how you choose to pay. There are three easy ways to determine your fees.

  1. You can login to the parent portal. Go to emlerswimschool.com and click on the Log In button in the upper right corner. Prompts will take you through the enroll and pay process. Pricing will populate in the Cart for your review before you add a payment method.
  2. You can click HERE to fill out the New Swimmer Registration Form. Someone will be in touch with you within 24 hours to answer all your questions.
  3. Call 855-232-2006 to speak with an Emler Enrollment Expert.

Got Questions?  Join us for one of our LIVE online Information Sessions.  Click HERE to sign up.

Refund Policy

Emler swim lessons are fully guaranteed, and we are committed to delivering a world-class swim lesson and experience. We promise to do whatever it takes to ensure your child achieves the goals of the session in a positive, nurturing, and safe environment. In support of the Emler Guarantee and commitment, Emler continually invests in our facilities and equipment. Likewise, we commit significant resources to training our teachers and staffing each class for the entire semester as well as the next class level in subsequent semesters, so your child has a path to continuous improvement. As a result of these commitments, Emler’s lessons are non-refundable with only ONE exception:

  • Refunds will be issued to any active-duty military customer who requests a refund and provides evidence of permanent change of station (PCS) orders occurring during the registered semester.

Learn more about Pricing and Payments by visiting the FAQs page on our website.

Makeup Lesson Policy

  • Makeup tokens will be issued for missed classes.

  • Makeup tokens are limited to 1 per month regardless of the number of absences in that month.

  • Makeup tokens can be redeemed for any open spot in your class level no more than 6 days in advance.

  • Due to our low instructor to student ratio, we cannot guarantee the availability of make-up classes.

  • Makeup tokens will expire 30 days from the issue date.

  • Makeup tokens will not be re-issued for missed makeup lessons.

  • No refund will be issued for unused tokens.

  • All unused makeup tokens will expire on your drop date if withdrawing from classes.  (with the exception of tokens issued for drops)


posted Oct1

Make-Up Lesson Dates

Makeup lessons are available on the 1st Friday of every month - between 4pm-6pm.

*Please go to the Parent Portal to sign up for class time on the date you plan on attending.*
$5.00 fee for each make-up class
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posted Jan8

Swim Stations

Want more time in the pool at Emler to practice swimming? Swim Stations are here for you!

Click here to Book a Swim Station!

We know that your kiddo loves spending time at the pool at Emler Swim School, and you would love to be able to have more time to practice skills with your child – that’s where Swim Station comes in! You can easily book time in the water  so you and your child can have some one-on-one time in the water together.

This is not a class, and you will not have a teacher there with you – this is just time for you and your child to utilize our year-round heated pools at Emler so you can practice skills together. Please note that it is a requirement for an adult guardian to enter the pool per swimmer during your Swim Station time slot.

Interested in purchasing props to use in the pool for Swim Stations or for your own private use at home? Available by age level, or a la carte! Click here to check out our Props Packages! 

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posted May15

Pool Parties

Come party with us in our year-round heated pool!

Emler Swim School offers an amazing weatherproof venue for kid’s parties and events! We offer three different pool party plans for you to choose from that will best fit the vision you have in mind for your event.

Ask your location for available party dates & times - or request more information here: BOOK A SWIM PARTY 


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Frequently Asked Questions


Are pools safe to swim in during COVID?

Yes, it’s safe to be in pools! According to the CDC, there is no evidence that the coronavirus can spread through properly maintained pools. We’ve always valued health and safety, which is why we already had a top-of-the-line purification system with UV lights that kills and inactivates viruses and bacteria in addition to using proper chlorine levels. Every Emler pool meets or exceeds CDC health standards. Plus, our leading-edge air filtration systems replace stale air from the facility with fresh air 8 times per hour.

What are your class ratios?

We’ve always had small class sizes of 3-4 kiddos, as well as private lessons, and nothing has changed. We now offer the option to form your own private group with family, friends or neighbors you know. Additionally, another option is the parent & child class, with appropriate spacing between families in the pool, where kids receive instruction from a teacher on the deck. We are monitoring and strictly adhering to all local, state and federal guidelines regarding levels of occupancy and the number of people that are allowed in gatherings so we can continue to be the healthiest, happiest pool in town.

How can I learn more about swim lessons?

You can get in touch with us in many different ways – call 855-232-2006, fill out this form or sit in on a virtual live information session that guarantees there won't be any phone tag. We host them on Zoom at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Central, Monday through Thursday. You can have your camera turned on or off, whatever you're most comfortable with! Sign up here.

director Jessica Harper

Jessica Harper

Jessica is from Galveston, and has lived down near the coast almost her whole life. She has relocated to the DFW area to take on the roll of General Manager for our Allen location. Jessica has been with Emler since 2019 and has loved every moment of it! She hopes to continue to learn and grow with the company. Jessica is married to her amazing husband, and she has three beautiful daughters. Jessica’s family is very much a water family, and one of her daughters says she wants to be an Olympic swimmer! Jessica loves coffee, and collects coffee mugs and tumblers. When Jessica has a quiet moment, she does love reading and writing. Jessica is so excited to help your family be safe in the water!

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Q+A with Jessica

What is the best part about working for Emler every day?What do you believe makes you a great site director?

Seeing the kids in the water, smiling and having fun, is easily the best part. Knowing we are making a difference and an impact in these kids lives is truly amazing to me.

What do you believe makes you a great general manager?

I love what I do. I care about each and every family that swims with us. I want to make sure their kids love the water and are safe in the water. I also care deeply for my staff. I coach and grow them so they can be the best they can be.

Share a childhood memory about your experience with swim lessons.

I never had formal swimming lessons as a child. My parents took the “throw them in method,” which is not the best. I don’t think I could probably swim until I was in high school and on the swim team!

What favorite memory do you have from working at Emler?

One of my favorite memories from working with Emler is when I was working one on one with a scared Aquatot. She had missed a few classes and wasn’t wanting to put her face in the water at all. I hopped into the class to help, and after working with the girl, comforting her and letting her know she was safe and loved, we got her kicking by herself. By the end of the class, she had started putting her face underwater for 3 seconds. I almost cried because I was so excited.

Share a childhood memory when you were brave and overcame fear.

Oooh. This is a good one because I was a very scared child. I had a fear of public speaking, but I so badly wanted to be in our fourth-grade Christmas play. I started practicing with my mom at home, and even with friends at school. After a few weeks of practice, I was able to audition without crying! I even got the role of Head Elf. That play definitely sparked my love of theatre.

LaShira Cunningham

LaShira Cunningham

Operations Manager

Q+A with LaShira

Why do you love working with kids?

Working with kids is so much fun! Helping them learn a life saving skill is the most rewarding job I have had!

What do you enjoy doing outside of working at Emler?

I’m obsessed with Disney, so I love to watch Disney movies and making Disney park treats with my family.

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