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Emler Swim School of Dallas – Preston Forest

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Our Preston Forest school offers a large 30’ x 40’ pool, as well as small, shallow one intended to increase comfort and create an optimal learning environment for young swimmers. We are located in northern Dallas County to serve the communities of North Dallas, University Park, Highland Park and Lake Highlands. We joined the community in 2005.

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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Announcements

posted Feb18

Spring 2018 Make Up Lessons

Drop-in make up lessons for Spring 2018 begin Sunday, February 18th.

Ages 2 and up:

  • Mondays  1:00 pm
  • Wednesdays 7:45 pm
  • Thursdays 7:30 pm
  • Saturdays 1:00 pm

Waterbabies (Parent Participation Class):

  • Mondays 12:45 pm
  • Wednesdays 7:15 pm
  • Thursdays 1:00 pm
  • Saturdays 1:30 pm
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posted Jan20

Spring and Summer Prep 2018 Registration is Open!

The Spring 2018 semester runs through June 9th. Our Summer Prep semester begins April 1st and runs through June 9th.

Register now to ensure best times and prices! You can register on-line or through our front office.

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posted Sep1

Sunday Swim Lessons!

Emler offers Sunday swim lessons from 11:00-3:00pm at its Dallas-Preston Forest location...call today, stop by, or Enroll Now to register!

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Schedule and Pricing

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

Spring 2018

Once Per Week – 20 Lessons

January 21 – June 9
Guaranteed Results starting at $22.93/Lesson

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Additional Pricing Information

Pre-semester Price Per Class
Class – $22.93
Team – $27.93
Daily Lessons – $24.93
Private – $90
Semi-Private – $95
Private-Special Needs – $60

Monthly Rate
Class – $108.64
Team – $130.30
On Demand – $27.93

Summer 2018

Once Per Week – 12 Lessons

June 10 – September 1
Guaranteed Results starting at $22.93/Lesson

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Daily – 10 Lessons Over a Two-Week Session

June 11 – June 22
June 25 – July 6
July 9 – July 20
July 23 – August 3
August 6 – August 17
August 20 – August 31
Guaranteed Results starting at $24.93/Lesson

Enroll Now Find the right class

Additional Pricing Information

Pre-semester Price Per Class
Class – $22.93
Team – $27.93
Daily Lessons – $24.93
Private – $90
Semi-Private – $95
Private-Special Needs – $60

Monthly Rate
Class – $108.64
Team – $130.30
On Demand – $27.93

Fall 2018

Once Per Week – 18 Lessons

September 2 – January 19, 2019
Guaranteed Results

Find the right class

Additional Pricing Information

Pre-semester Price Per Class
Class – $22.93
Team – $27.93
Daily Lessons – $24.93
Private – $90
Semi-Private – $95
Private-Special Needs – $60

Monthly Rate
Class – $108.64
Team – $130.30
On Demand – $27.93

director Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Originally from Fort Worth, Texas, Emily Smith has amassed more than 15 years of experience in business management and finance, leadership, sales procedures, and training and coaching team members.

Emily began her professional career with Emler Swim School as Aquatics Director at the Emler Dallas-Preston Forest location in 2016. However Emily was no stranger to Emler pools and the way we teach – she taught at Emler’s former location in Arlington while in high school. Before re-joining the Emler team, she worked as director of operations for Great Educators, administrative assistant with Coastal Equipment Company, general manager at Texas Land & Cattle, and property training manager with The Connor Group.

Emily graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M university with a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism.

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Q+A with Emily

What do you most look forward to about coming to work every day?

My staff… I love working with my management team, my teachers, and my customer service staff every day here at Emler. They are amazing with our families, and I really enjoy working with them through our training and mentoring programs to continuously improve in everything that we do. We only bring the very best in to our family of Emler employees, and I am proud to work side-by-side with them to teach all of our swimmers how to be exceptional in the water. Go team!

You’re modest, but honestly, tell us what is it about you that makes you a great site director?

I think my team likes having me as their site director because it is important to me to really be present at the site and involved in the day-to-day activities at Preston Forest. I want to be available to my families and to my team for whatever they need – and I will never turn down the opportunity to do the right thing for everyone under my roof.

Share with us a memory from your childhood about your experience with swim lessons.

I learned how to swim from a family friend in a backyard pool, and I distinctively remember when I was finally ready to jump off of the diving board – and it was amazing!! It reminds me of the excitement and the joy that our Emler families have when their swimmer gets to go down our big slide for the first time. It’s a big event and a reason to celebrate!

What is a favorite memory you have about working with us at Emler?

My favorite memories about working here at Emler has to be that moment when they each figure out that THEY CAN DO IT, THEY CAN SWIM! It is such a rewarding and beautiful moment when our swimmers realize that they can move through the water on their own despite the initial fear or anxiety.

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

I took classical piano lessons for 13 years and actually learned how to read music before I learned how to read! As a young child, I was very nervous about playing in recitals or in competitions, but my teacher – who was also a professor at a local university – was really great about encouraging me and supporting me through each performance. She would attend many of my competitions, waiting in the hallway as I went in to play in front of the judges and then celebrating things with a big hug afterwards. She taught me how to be confident even in moments of stress and how to be proud of my work even if it wasn’t perfect.