Monday, July 21, 2008

Summertime Swimming Lessons

Last week we started swimming lessons at the aquatic center in Bellingham. All 4 girls are in class at the same time, and either Ed or I go in with Elise to a parent/child class. The only reason she's in a class too is because it'd be impossible to keep her out of the water for a half hour while her sisters had lessons. She's too old for the class she's in, really, even though technically it's for kids up to 3 years old. She's fearless, though, so it's good for her to be learning to kick and blow bubbles and all that stuff. Here are some pictures:

Elise is already testing the water as Ed & Becca wait for her teacher to call her name.

Sarah practices a special leg kick with the kick board. She does A LOT Of lap swimming in her class.

Bethany is doing a front float. She has also been learning to tread water for long periods of time.

Becca's working on her back float.

This is a two-for-one photo: Becca doing another back float and Elise & her daddy during circle time!

1 comment:

Melissa said...

Cute pictures! My parents said I loved water so much at a young age, I even wanted to play in the gutter water (in the street). So they had me take lessons as soon as I could for my own safety :)