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    Each semester, thousands of parents at each Emler location trust our award-winning swim school to give their kids the best possible start in swimming. From our experienced instructors, to our state-of-the-art indoor facilities, and innovative curriculum, we have everything parents need to safely teach their child a lifetime love of water. Learn why we’re different.

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    Just as Schlitterbahn has come from Texas to Johnson County with the World’s Tallest Waterslide… so has Emler Swim School come from Texas to Johnson County to teach the World’s Shortest Swimmers. E...read more

    Emler Swim School will teach their first swim lessons in Leawood, Kansas the week of March 24th, 2014.  With water heated to 90˚, professional teachers, and 40 years of successful swim classes, Emler Swim Sch...read more

    Emler is looking for people who love kids.  If you are this person, get in touch with us right away.  We have a very satisfying job for you.  No experience teaching swimming is necessary.   ...read more

    Emler Swim School will open in Kansas City in March, 2014!  45 years ago, Jan Emler left Kansas City.  She left for college in Dallas and never lived in KC again.  But, this March she’s coming back...read more

    Best for Moms and Babies 2014.  Everyone, even newborns, should experience the joys of playing safely in the water: That’s the philosophy that has guided Emler Swim School for nearly 40 years. Their free Bat...read more

    Our award-winning, semester-based, 20-level curriculum is built on more than 30 years of experience teaching kids and adults to swim safely. More than 99 percent of our swimmers achieve the estab lished goals by the end of each semester of swim classes, building confidence and ensuring continuous advancement. Learn more.

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    water safety You have to be careful what you put your trust in. When it comes to children's safety around the water, many parents rely too much on certain measures and suffer from a false sense of security.   Here are some examples: • "My child can swim." This is a great safety measure, but not if it causes a parent to relax their supervision of children around the water. Even good swimmers can have accidents or panic in the water. • "My child is in a life jacket." Flotation de...read more