Two weeks ago, he didn't know how. But now, he squeals as he dives and hits the water with a splash.
Trenton Lawson is one of four local children who participated in First Strokes, a two-week program begun this year at city pool.
Kathryn Doss, 16, said she wanted to start the program because she knew some children might not be able to afford private swimming lessons. And, she said, it's very important for children to know how to swim.