Welcome to FOSS

Discover what’s FOSSIBLE® with purpose-built pools, expert curriculum, and the best instructors. We are the year-round swim lesson program for ages 6 months to adult. Let’s swim!!

Minnesota Locations
BlaineChanhassenMaple GroveSavageSt. Louis ParkSt. PaulWoodbury
Illinois Locations
Chicago (Lakeview)Highland ParkLibertyvilleNilesSouth Barrington

Proven Curriculum

Hesitant beginner? Pre-competitive swimmer? FOSS swimmers learn to swim and swim well. Our goal: a continuous 300 yard front crawl with a side breath – a skill for life.

Consider the following for your swimmer’s first FOSS level:

6-36 months Backfloat Baby® 1
3-5 years = Little 1
5-7 years = Middle 1
7-10 years = Big 1
10-13 years = 10+ 1
13+ years = Adult 1

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Expert Curriculum

Hesitant beginner? Pre-competitive swimmer? We can teach all kids to swim well. Our goal: a continuous 300 yard front crawl with a side breath. When your swimmer has achieved this milestone they have gained a skill for life.

Consider the following for your swimmer’s first FOSS level:

6-36 months = Backfloat Baby® 1
3-5 years = Little 1
5-7 years = Middle 1
7-10 years = Big 1
10-13 years = 10+1
13 years and up = Adult 1

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Lightbulb Instructors™

We only hire instructors who have the skill and confidence to help kids learn. With an ability to light up, and make kids light up too. And that’s why we call our instructors Lightbulb Instructors™. Because they won’t just teach your kids the fundamentals of swimming. They’ll teach them to love it, too.

AVAILABLE CLASSES
52

# OF TRAINING HOURS REQUIRED BEFORE TEACHING 1ST CLASS

100

% of kids we can teach to swim

80

# OF ADDITIONAL TRAINING HOURS REQUIRED YEARLY

11

Average # of Years A Corporate Team Member Has Been With FOSS

Swimmers Guaranteed.®

We’re happy when you’re happy. If you are not satisfied with your swim experience, your child’s lesson, your child’s instructor, your lesson time, a staff member, our facility… Please let us know. We have many solutions, and we want to make it right.

AVAILABLE CLASSES

Swimmers Guaranteed.®

We’re happy when you’re happy. If you are not satisfied with your swim experience, your child’s lesson, your child’s instructor, your lesson time, a staff member, our facility… Please let us know. We have many solutions, and we want to make it right.

AVAILABLE CLASSES
100000

PROGRAM GRADUATES

80000

ACTIVE STUDENTS

2

AMERICAN RECORD HOLDERS

1

OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST

WHY FOSS?

YOU’RE INVITED

Schedule your FREE Personal Introduction to FOSS today. Enjoy a guided tour and In-Water Preview Lesson with a dedicated instructor. Receive a level assessment so you can be sure to enroll in the best level for your swimmer.

MAKE REGISTRATION REQUEST Create or Sign in to your account to select classes. See you at the pool!