Learning to swim

Published 10:05 am Friday, July 27, 2012

Nora Pleimling sports pink goggles that match her pink life jacket Thursday at the Albert Lea city pool. With her are Gabe Bjorklund in a yellow jacket and Alex Palmer in an orange one. They are in a Level 3 swimming lessons class. Pupils must learn to swim while wearing a jacket, too. -- Tim Engstrom/Albert Lea Tribune

Selena Yebra turns around and around Thursday as she and other pupils in a Level 4 class tread water during swim lessons. Meanwhile, lifeguard Mary Wangen times them.

Kallie Studier learns to backfloat Thursday during swim lessons in a Level 1 class with the assistance of lifeguard Carina Fitzlaff at the Albert Lea city pool.

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About Tim Engstrom

Tim Engstrom is the editor of the Albert Lea Tribune. He resides in Albert Lea with his wife, two sons and dog.

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