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.

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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