Adam’s 1st Swimming Class!

Adam had his first swimming lesson with Teacher Eugene (Anya’s former swimming instructor) last week but it was a very short session because they got rained out. He seemed quite happy during class which is a stark contrast to Anya who cried (and sometimes vomited) every lesson for about a month before becoming resigned to her fate.

three happy kids

three happy kids

sitting by the pool

sitting by the pool

blowing bubbles

blowing bubbles

going for a spin in the water

going for a spin in the water

the rain is too heavy!

the rain is too heavy!

The sun was blazing hot for the second lesson a week later so they managed to do a lot more. Adam was clearly very stressed throughout the lesson but still followed instructions. They did some kicking, some floating, some blowing of bubbles and some swishing around in the water.

keeping legs straight

keeping legs straight

holding onto the board

holding onto the board

demonstrating the right way to float

demonstrating the right way to float

Adam giving it a shot

Adam giving it a shot

going underwater

going underwater

flying through the water

flying through the water

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