Water Safety for Kids: 6 Steps to Safety

Summer is almost here! Are your kids ready for the water? Check out our available classes here. Every kid should be able to help themselves if they unexpectedly fall into the water, and it is every parent’s job to help their child be as prepared as...

Lifelong Brain Benefits of Swimming

Laugh, play and grow—for brain and body! Whether splashing in the pool or paddling around the lake, did you know your child is also building their brain along with their muscles? A child’s intellectual development is a function of more than mental stimulation—it is a physical...

FACES OF FOSS: Ashley Wagner

Ashley Wagner Site Director Woodbury, MN How long have you worked for FOSS? I've been with FOSS since 2012. I’ve been an instructor, office staff, deck assistant, and site coordinator before my current position. What is your favorite part of working for FOSS? I love that I get to interact...

Faces of FOSS: Meli Islas

Meli Islas Office Manager Niles, IL How long have you worked for FOSS? In January 2018 I started my sixth year with FOSS. I started as an instructor, then became a head receptionist and then an office manager. What is your favorite part of working for FOSS? Having the privilege...

Swimmer’s Ear: Understanding, Preventing and Treating that Itch

By Jon Foss, founder, CEO and swim coach and instructor If your swimmer is complaining of an itchy or sore ear that’s a little red, feels plugged, and hurts more when you pull on the earlobe, you are likely dealing with swimmer’s ear—a subject I, unfortunately,...

5 Reasons Kids Cry at Swimming (and how to help them)

By: Jon Foss, CEO and Lead Instructor, Foss Swim School It’s a scene you’ve probably seen at any swimming class with young children in it—a child unhappy with their lot in life and crying loudly. It’s no fault of the child or parent. Crying is a natural...

Faces of FOSS: Michelle Lasserud

Michelle Lasserud Site Director St. Louis Park, MN How long have you worked for FOSS? 11 years. Can you tell us your favorite FOSS Story? A little guy in one of my classes was known as a "pincher." In other words, very nervous about everything to do with swimming lessons....

FOSS Insider: How Enrollment Works

An occasional series about how Foss Swim School operates. Whether you are considering swimming with us for the first time or already a part of the “Foss Family,” you may wonder how we approach the enrollment process at Foss Swim School. If this describes you, here...

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