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First lesson: Sink or swim
Novice learns to trust water during France Meadows Center session
Times intern Audrey Williams blows bubbles during her swimming lesson with lifeguard Max Sumner.
Gainesville’s Frances Meadows Aquatic Center is a happy place. The day I go, the sun is beaming, children are laughing, and water fountains are splashing. Meanwhile, I am standing outside shaking because I’m here to take my first Adults Learning the Basics swim lesson.