A day at the swimming pool

A Webster City Pool lifeguard guards the safety of swimmer Nathan Wardell doing an impressive aerial jump off the diving board, before splashing into the welcoming water.
John Berglund enjoying some nachos with 4-year-old grandson, Gage Carlberg under the shade of the concession stand.
— Daily Freeman-Journal photos by Courtney Sogard Parents and lifeguards alike are soaking up some rays during the final weeks of summer, before their kids will be trading in their swimsuits for back-to-school apparel.

With temperatures soaring into the 90s, Thursday was the perfect day to cool off at the Webster City outdoor pool.