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TEXOMA SWIM ACADEMY

Making Waves In Texoma Teaching Swim Safety

Nestled in scenic North Texas, where the charm of small-town hospitality meets the allure of expansive waterways, Texoma Swim Academy represents as a beacon of water safety and competency. With a mission to nurture confidence, promote skill progression, and inspire excellence in swimmers of all ages and learning styles, Christy Baca provides quality dedication and personalized instruction adapted to meet the needs of her students.

Baca graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Special Education in 1995 before embarking on her passion for adaptive swim safety. Since then, she has continued to develop her education and skillset through certification courses such as Swim Angelfish’s Swim Whisperer Level 4 and US Masters Swim Coaching. In 2018, Baca combined her higher education background and passion for inclusive learning with the ever-growing need for water safety and swim techniques to do her part in helping prevent an increase in the number of in-water injuries and drownings.

With what began as a solo journey teaching basic swim techniques, Texoma Swim Academy has evolved into a team of 3 instructors who are not only certified professionals but also passionate advocates for the transformative power of water safety and competence. Whether it's guiding toddlers through their first aquatic experiences, refining techniques for seasoned athletes, or adapting a personalized plan for unique learners, Texoma Swim Academy brings a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm, and patience to every lesson, ensuring that each swimmer receives the confidence they need to survive and thrive in and around water.

What sets Texoma Swim Academy apart is its comprehensive approach to swim education. Beyond mastering strokes, their curriculum emphasizes water safety, drowning prevention, and personal empowerment, equipping swimmers with essential skills that extend far beyond the confines of the pool.

Texoma Swim Academy prides itself on its commitment to inclusivity and accessibility for all swim learners. With lessons tailored to accommodate diverse needs, abilities, and learning styles, they ensure that every swimmer, regardless of background or circumstance, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive in a supportive and nurturing environment.

2024 has already been an inspiring year for Texoma Swim Academy. Baca was awarded a grant that she intends to utilize for the purpose of providing lessons to a handful of children with disabilities and that require adaptive teaching. In May, Mayor David Plyler declared it Water Safety Month for the City of Sherman, encouraging the community to be prepared for any circumstance in and around the water to help prevent drownings.

Christy and her team share in the joys of aquatic adventure with families from all across North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. Texoma Swim Academy fosters a sense of belonging and camaraderie that extends far beyond the water's edge. It's a destination where dreams are realized, skills are honed, and futures are shaped. With its unwavering commitment to excellence, safety, and inclusivity, it continues to make waves in Texoma; inspiring generations to dive in, explore their potential, and embrace the empowered confidence of swim safety.

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"Texoma Swim Academy brings a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm, and patience to every lesson, ensuring that each swimmer receives the confidence they need to survive and thrive in and around water."

  • Christy Baca, Owner