Build Confidence

EmBe leads the Sioux Falls aquatics community with its expert instruction and training of the best aquatics instructors in the region. The EmBe pool has been a staple in the community since 1965. We offer tailored lessons and training to help swimmers meet their goals and learn life skills. From the first lesson to triathlon training, we teach our swimmers to feel safe and confident in their swimming ability.


Swim Lessons

Learn life skills and develop confidence through our personalized swimming lessons using the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program.


Lifeguard Training

The EmBe Red Cross Lifeguard Training Program is intended to train individuals to develop leadership skills, build self-confidence and learn teamwork.

Pool Calendar

For questions about our aquatic programs, swim schedule or to reserve pool time, call 605-336-3660.

Pool Rental

The EmBe pool has hosted countless swim meets and celebrations. Celebrate by hosting your next club meeting, birthday party, or church gathering in our pool. Our pool rental requires an adult to child ratio of 1:10 and an on-duty EmBe lifeguard.

Financial Assistance

Scholarship opportunities are available. EmBe is committed to being accessible to all regardless of ability to pay. If you need a full or partial scholarship contact Rachel Gross at

Flow and Paddle Class

Have you wanted to try SUP Yoga (Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga) or Floating Fitness in a pool setting? If you like to be in or around the water this style of fitness is for you. Join us on the water using a floating yoga mat or roll out your mat next to the pool. All levels and EVERYBODY is welcome. Must know how to swim. Cassandra from Flow and Paddle will guide you through a 60-minute water-floating yoga class with modifications designed to align, calm, and balance your mind and body. Designed to help challenge your strength and balance.

Latest EmBe News

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