FACES OF FOSS: Cathy Gumila

Cathy Gumila Office Manager South Barrington, IL How long have you worked for FOSS? Three years! It was a fun journey going from instructor to site coordinator to office manager. Loving the process and every position I've been in! What is your favorite part of working for FOSS? It’s...

Five Tips to Swim Your Best Butterfly

The butterfly is considered by many swimmers to be one of the most difficult strokes, both because it is physically demanding and because of the timing involved. Rachel Bootsma, Foss Swim School alumna and Olympic gold medalist in the 4x100 meter medley relay, shares some...

Smarter Parents, Safer Swimmers: Water Safety Tips

Summer is almost here! Are your kids ready for the water? Check out our available classes here. Water safety is a two-way street—adults and kids BOTH need to follow the rules to help ensure kids are safe when they swim or play around water. Here are 12...

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...

The Lifelong Brain Benefits of Swimming | Foss Swim School

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 Site Director Highland Park, 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, then an office manager and now Site Director. What is your favorite part of working...

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