About Start Swimming

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It is our life’s passion to share our own love and respect of the water with as many people as possible.
 
We see the positive effect swimming has on children and adults, every single day in our pool. It’s never too late to learn and it’s also never too early!

Our History

It is our life’s passion to share our own love and respect of the water with as many people as possible.
 
We see the positive effect swimming has on children and adults, every single day in our pool. It’s never too late to learn and it’s also never too early!
 
Coach Barbara and Coach Jason have been teaching and coaching in the northwest Houston area for many years. Barbara has over 45 years experience in the swim industry. She has trained and certified instructors for over 17 years. Over the years Barbara managed many swim schools in this area. She was also the first coach of the Texas Terrapins Swim Team in Fairfield.
 
Coach Jason started teaching and coaching at an early age with a summer swim team, then Fleet FIRST. He then went on to coach the Texas Terrapins Swim Team for 10 years.
 
Barbara Harold and son Jason Harold opened Start Swimming in 2015, utilizing rental spaces. In 2019 they started building out their own facility where Start Swimming now calls home.

Our Facility

Coming soon.

Our Coaches

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Coach Jason

Coach Jason started teaching and coaching at an early age with a summer swim team, then Fleet FIRST. The late Allen Salinas, the best instructor west of the Mississippi, trained Jason. He coached the Texas Terrapins Swim Team for 10 years where he brought his knowledge and love of the sport to many swimmers. He has taught at year-round facilities and knows the benefits of swimming all year. Start Swimming allows Coach Jason to offer his students swim lessons and coaching year-round.

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Coach Barbara

Coach Barbara has over 45 years of experience. She has been a training and certifying instructors for 20 years. Barbara has managed many swim schools in the Houston area: George Campbell’s Olympic Swim Academy, FINS, and Fleet FIRST. She was also the first coach of the Texas Terrapins Swim Team in Fairfield. She strongly believes children should learn how to keep themselves afloat and how to swim at an early age and is happy to bring that goal to Start Swimming.

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Coach Kathy

Bio coming soon...

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Our Classes

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Babies & Kids

Adults

Families

Water Safety Talks

Certification Programs

Pool Parties

We have something for everyone!