Throughout my career, I have always longed to do something with my time that truly mattered.  For me, that meant finding a way to positively impact other people’s lives.  The opportunity to become a survival swim instructor presented itself through some very dear friends of ours and it didn’t take much convincing for me to […]

My name is Gabriela Mills. I am the owner and operator of Safe Swim School. I hold certifications with Survival Swim Development Network, Adult & Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED and complete background check. My experience in the water started at a very young age swimming constantly with my family in the ocean that translated to wonderful […]

The owner of Haley’s Little Fish. I have taught lessons for the past 12 plus years. In 2017 after I had my daughter, I decided it was something that has always been my passion, and I wanted to jump right back into it. That’s when I created Haley’s Little Fish LLC. We have successfully taught […]

Growing up in and around the water my whole life, I understood the importance of water safety from an early age. Swimming and diving competitively lead me to lifeguarding and teaching Red Cross swim lessons. After seeing my young cousin’s infant swim lessons, I realized there was a way to teach babies and young toddlers […]

Hello, my name is Julie Thomas and I am the owner of R.K. Swim Academy located in Magnolia, Texas. From a young age I have always been passionate about swimming. I started competitively swimming when I was in 5th grade, and continued until I graduated from high school. In addition to swimming, I also played […]

We all have days that will stick with us forever. For some of us it’s our wedding day, or the day our child(ren) were born. For me, it was a hot summer day when one of my babies almost lost her life in a friend’s pool…. my world was turned upside down and I questioned […]

My name is Monika Valencia.  I grew up in Ohio always dreaming of living somewhere warm because of my love of swimming.  After graduating high school, I became an American Red Cross volunteer with the United States Air Force training on the job as a dental assistant.  I then was so proud to be selected […]

My name is Jan Dollar. I am a teacher in Conroe ISD and my husband, son, and I live in Magnolia, TX. For 10 years I have been teaching swim lessons during my summer breaks. However, I only taught children ages 3 and older, having an incorrect presumption that children younger than 3 were not […]