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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

Find your location for classes & tuition.

BlaineChanhassenMaple GrovePlymouthSavageSt. Louis ParkSt. PaulWoodbury
Illinois Locations

Find your location for classes & tuition.

Chicago (Lakeview)Elmwood Park (Oak Park)Highland ParkLibertyvilleNilesSouth Barrington
Missouri Locations

We are excited to announce the addition of St. Louis based Little Fishes Swim School to our Family! With two locations in Brentwood and Chesterfield, Missouri, Little Fishes shares our commitment to teaching safety and fun in the water.

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YOU’RE INVITED

Schedule your Personal Introduction to FOSS today. Enjoy a guided tour, an in-water preview lesson* and receive the correct level placement for your swimmer and assistance setting up your Family Account and registering.

*Swimmers interested in a Baby or Adult class, we invite you to come observe one of our classes, in place of a preview lesson.

Proven Curriculum

The Best Lessons Get Better Results®

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

LOCATIONS

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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FOSS Instructors

Join us around the pool as your family learns from instructors committed to the FOSS way. Our extensive custom training is rooted in laughter and results. At FOSS, your family will learn to swim and swim well. We look forward to seeing you at the pool.

LOCATIONS
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.®

You Get What You Want…We Get Your Child Swimming®

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.

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Swimmers Guaranteed.®

You Get What You Want…We Get Your Child Swimming

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.

LOCATIONS
100000

PROGRAM GRADUATES

80000

ACTIVE STUDENTS

2

AMERICAN RECORD HOLDERS

1

OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST

WHY FOSS?

YOU’RE INVITED

Schedule your Personal Introduction to FOSS today. Enjoy a guided tour, an in-water preview lesson* and receive the correct level placement for your swimmer and assistance setting up your Family Account and registering.

*Swimmers interested in a Baby or Adult class, we invite you to come observe one of our classes, in place of a preview lesson.

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