Learning how to swim


Aarohi Mehta and Trace Karolak warm up their legs before their swimming lesson begins.


Zoe Stephens practices her freestyle technique.


Julian Tokay uses a floatation board as he practices getting comfortable in deep water.


Raahil Rahman kicks his legs as he swims toward the wall.


Nathan Toton props his head to the side to get air as he swims.


Marianna Frank kicks her legs as fast as he can as she makes her way across the pool.


Aarohi Mehta and Trace Karolak warm up their legs before their swimming lesson begins.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/10/web1_IMG_95571.jpgAarohi Mehta and Trace Karolak warm up their legs before their swimming lesson begins.

Zoe Stephens practices her freestyle technique.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/10/web1_IMG_95681.jpgZoe Stephens practices her freestyle technique.

Julian Tokay uses a floatation board as he practices getting comfortable in deep water.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/10/web1_IMG_95741.jpgJulian Tokay uses a floatation board as he practices getting comfortable in deep water.

Raahil Rahman kicks his legs as he swims toward the wall.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/10/web1_IMG_95771.jpgRaahil Rahman kicks his legs as he swims toward the wall.

Nathan Toton props his head to the side to get air as he swims.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/10/web1_IMG_95811.jpgNathan Toton props his head to the side to get air as he swims.

Marianna Frank kicks her legs as fast as he can as she makes her way across the pool.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/10/web1_IMG_95911.jpgMarianna Frank kicks her legs as fast as he can as she makes her way across the pool.

Photos by Valerie Urbanik | Oberlin News-Tribune

Students from Prospect Elementary School get four days of swimming lessons from Oberlin College students. The elementary kids break into smaller groups and learn how to float, swim, keep their heads above water, and exercise safety precautions while in the water.

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