Getting their feet wet

City of Thompson lifeguard Josh Belyea leads a handful of pre-schoolers in a swimming lesson at the Juniper wading pool July 2. 

The city will be providing these very basic swimming classes on weekdays from 4 p.m. to 5:10 p.m. until Aug. 9 as a way to help children aged 3-6 become more comfortable with the water.

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The city used to provide swimming lessons at Norplex Pool, which closed down permanently Feb. 13 due to safety concerns

For more information on these summer swimming lessons, contact the recreation department at 204-677-7952.

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