Swimming instructor Caylyn Krizan works with beginning swimmer Max Cast, 6, during classes on Tuesday at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center.
Cooper Wright, 6, practices his kicks while swimming instructor Brendon Kennley, 24, coaches his kicking pattern. Wright was one of dozens of Lawrence youth that learned the basics of swimming and staying afloat on Tuesday at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center.
Alglio Shekhar, 6, left and Trey Hulse, 6, grab a lung-full of air before going under water during swimming lessons on Tuesday.
Swimming instructor Brendon Kenney, top left, works with his swimming class Wednesday morning at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center teaching the young students the art of floating.
Holly Ashley, left, and Ava, 9 months, and Mackenzie Robbins and Miles, 9 months, get used to the water temperature Wednesday as they take their turns learning the ropes of swimming.