Elementary Students Practice Water Safety

Posted on March 21, 2013, in Academics, Activities, Lancer Life, Organizations

Each year, third and fourth graders at both McKean and Edinboro Elementary Schools learn about water safety and water rescues over at Edinboro University. Check out some of the pictures and events from today’s lesson!

GM graduate and Edinboro resident, Dale Wellman, started the program with Randy Grabill when Dale was a sophomore at EUP. Dale has continued to work with the program for 27 years.

EE students practice pulling in fellow students from the water.

Edinboro Elementary PE teacher, Joe Marafine, gives instructions to students while high school lifeguards look on.

High school lifeguards, Flynn Connely and Zach Miller, demonstrate a water rescue for the elementary students.

High school lifeguards Lloyd Koester and Zach Miller help elementary students learn how to pull someone in the water to safety.