Faces of FOSS: Emily Bushnell

Emily Bushnell Office Manager Chanhassen, MN How long have you worked for FOSS? I've worked for FOSS since February 2009! I started teaching part-time for my first four years at the Maple Grove location, then in December of 2013 I became Head Receptionist full time and never looked...

I’ve Registered for Swim Lessons…Now What? | Foss Swim School

You’ve taken the plunge and registered for your first Foss Swim School swimming lesson! That’s so exciting, but now what? Below, we break down next steps, how you should prepare and what first-time FOSS families can expect at the first lesson. General Tips for All Families The...

Getting past a plateau in competitive swimming

Gretchen is a FOSS alumna and former U.S. record holder in the breaststroke. She shares her thoughts on swimming, parenting and life with our readers. When I was 12 years old, I felt on top of the world as far as competitive swimming was concerned: Personal-best...

Faces of FOSS: Jenna Cofield

Jenna Cofield Site Director Maple Grove, MN How long have you worked for FOSS? Over 12 years – I began working for FOSS in March 2005 as an office worker, then moved to the pool as an instructor, Deck Assistant, part time Shift Coordinator, full time Shift Coordinator...

How Levels Help Kids Learn – Naturally

By Jon Foss, CEO and Lead Instructor, Foss Swim School It took me years to learn how to teach kids to swim; 50,000 lessons, actually. I am honored to be a co-founder of the school, with my wife Susan, but humbled to have been its lead...

A Swimming Mom’s Thoughts on Helping Kids Stick with Swimming

By: Gretchen Hegener Rech Gretchen is a FOSS alumna and former U.S. record holder in the breaststroke. She shares her thoughts on swimming, parenting and life with our readers. I have never had a fear of water and when I finally learned how to swim, my parents...

Finding Time for Swim Lessons: One Mom’s Morning Routine

If your schedule is already jam-packed with work, family and fun activities, adding a weekly swim lesson can seem impossible. Good news—it's totally doable! Here's a peek at one mom's morning routine—swim lessons with her 2-year-old daughter Charlie included! First up: Carb loading with a...

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