The pool, which is staffed by a certified lifeguard at all times and is handicapped accessible, is 3.5 to 8 feet deep and is approximately 70-feet-long.
Lessons run from Feb. 1-April 16 (10 weeks). A General CRA Jr. Membership ($40) is required and everyone must wear a swim cap.
Lessons are for all boys and girls 6 months to 12 years old.
Swimmers will focus on improving their strokes and confidence in the water while still having fun. Instruction will feature endurance and stroke technique training.
Shen, of Williamstown, was raised in Austria and has resided in Hong Kong, Taiwan and California. Most recently, she was a senior development officer at Williams College.
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