Happy child playing on the beachby Leo Rivas


What We Value

At Playtime Swim School, we believe that consistency and repetition are the keys to gaining swimming skills. We understand learning to swim can be a challenging and sometimes daunting experience, but with the right approach, it can also be a fun and rewarding one. That's why we have developed a philosophy that emphasizes the importance of regular practice and the value of quality instruction.
Our approach is based on the belief that swimming is a skill that can be learned by anyone, regardless of age or ability. We believe that by providing a safe and supportive environment, along with expert instruction and guidance, we can help our students develop the confidence and proficiency necessary to become strong and capable swimmers.
person in blue swimming goggles in swimming pool during daytimeby Quimcy Dsouza
To achieve this goal, we encourage our students to swim at least two times a week, with three to four days of separation between the classes. We believe that this level of consistency is crucial for building muscle memory, developing good habits, and reinforcing the skills and techniques learned in class.
girl in pink shirt on swimming pool during daytimeby rajat sarki
We also believe that high-quality instruction is key to success in the water. That's why we employ only the most experienced and qualified instructors, who are dedicated to helping our students achieve their full potential. Our instructors are passionate about swimming and are committed to creating a positive and supportive learning environment.
Having fun in the pool, before attending the World Championsships in Freediving. It is always an important part of being together as a team. Being able to have fun and relax in between competitions. We are quite good at that and armed with a camera we only add to the fun.by Jesper Stechmann
Ultimately, our philosophy is centered around the belief that swimming is not just a skill, but a lifelong pursuit. We believe that by providing our students with the tools and techniques they need to become confident and capable swimmers, we can help them enjoy the many benefits that swimming has to offer, from improved fitness and health to increased self-esteem and confidence.
blue swimming pool with yellow and black beaded braceletsby Jonathan Borba

about andrew korda

Founder of Playtime Swim School

Andrew Korda is a highly respected swim coach in the USA with over 30 years of experience, 15 years of them working in the Katy area. He has achieved success at every level of swimming, from beginners to the Olympic level. Coach Korda is a veteran of the last three Olympic Trials. He coached eight swimmers to the Olympic Trials and helped Natalie Hinds make the USA Olympic Team.

He was selected to be a National Select Camp Coach, served as a Head Zone Coach, and has been a guest speaker at prestigious swimming conferences such as the Texas Legends Conference, Gulf Swimming Conference, and American Swim Coaches Association World Conference. With his wealth of experience and proven track record, Coach Korda is widely regarded as one of the best swim coaches in the country.

With all the knowledge, credibility, and accomplishments gained, Coach Korda has decided to change his direction from high-level coaching to focus on building the foundation and safety in the water at his swim facility, Playtime Swim School.

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