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Base children learn to swim at Oasis Pool

Constance Higgins kicks her feet as Emily Kolakowski, an Oasis Pool swimming instructor, helps keep her floating during her swimming lessons at Dover Air Force Base June 23. Constance is in a level one swimming group where she learns the basics of swimming. As her skills improve, she can move up to more advanced classes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tom Randle)

Emma Higgins kicks her feet as Oasis Pool swimming instructor Emily Kolakowski helps keep her floating during level-one swimming lessons at Dover Air Force Base June 23. In the level-one swimming group, Emma learns the basics of swimming over a two-week period. As her skills improve, she can move up to more advanced classes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tom Randle)

Malachi Liebl utilizes a flotation device as his swimming instructor, Emily Kolakowski, helps him practice proper ?dog paddle? techniques at the Oasis Pool at Dover Air Force Base June 23. Oasis Pool is the only pool at Dover Air Force Base, because the base pool has closed permanently due to construction for the new Fitness Center.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tom Randle)

Malachi Liebl utilizes a flotation device as his swimming instructor, Emily Kolakowski, helps him practice proper ?dog paddle? techniques at the Oasis Pool at Dover Air Force Base June 23. Oasis Pool is the only pool at Dover Air Force Base, because the base pool has closed permanently due to construction for the new Fitness Center. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tom Randle)

Emily Kolakowski, an Oasis Pool swimming instructor, prepares to catch Liam Wallace, one of her students, as he glides down their water slide at Dover Air Force Base June 23. The children get to finish their daily half hour swimming lesson with a fun-filled splash on the slide. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tom Randle)

Emily Kolakowski, an Oasis Pool swimming instructor, prepares to catch Liam Wallace, one of her students, as he glides down their water slide at Dover Air Force Base June 23. The children get to finish their daily half hour swimming lesson with a fun-filled splash on the slide. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tom Randle)