FOSS Swim School in Chicago (Lakeview)

See what’s happening and find reasons to hit the water at your local Foss Swim School.
See what’s happening and find reasons to hit the water at your local Foss Swim School.
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Fall Quarter is underway!

School Information

Foss Location Hours

Mon: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tues: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wed: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thur: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Foss Location Address

3026 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Foss Location Contact

Front desk: (773) 248-3677

Meet our Management Team

Site Director

Ian V.

Office Manager

Lily S.

Head Receptionist

Denisse A.

Shift Coordinator

Jason W.

Shift Coordinator

Jim K.

At this school

Quarterly classes
Quarterly classes
Private lessons
Private lessons
Swim camps
Swim camps
Family swims
Family swims
Fun meets
Fun meets
Skill clinics
Skill clinics

Learn about our program

At Foss Swim School, your student will have a personalized Swim Path™. Your child will join a class with swimmers of similar ability and age to build up the skills needed to progress and graduate as a confident swimmer.

per lesson*
Tuition for once a week group classes and camps
3 Installments
Full Quarter
Fall: 15 weeks
$115 - $125
Per Installment

Sibling pricing – have multiple swimmers in your immediate family?
Enjoy a reduced per lesson rate for multiple children.**

  • 3:1 student/teacher ratio in beginner levels in our Learn-to-Swim progression
  • Tuition may be paid in full or via three installment payments. Installment payments are only available on once-a-week classes.
  • Swim when it makes sense for your family and your schedule. Sessions offered by quarter, not on-going.
  • Semi-private and private classes available. $40/class for semi-private and $75/class for private. Please contact your school for more info and availability.

*Pricing based on program – Backfloat Baby, Learn-to-Swim, Swim Stronger, Swim Faster. Log in/create your Family Account to view pricing for your swimmer’s class.

**Siblings will need to be swimming in the same Quarter and enrollment requested at the same time for discount to be applied

Current and upcoming classes in Chicago (Lakeview)

Once-a-week Classes

10 or 15 week sessions with one class per week

Students swim one class each week

  • Now swimming
  • Quarter runs Sept 4 – Dec 22
  • No class Oct 31 after 3:30 pm, Nov 27 – Dec 1

One class each week running January 2 – March 7

  • Enrollment opens November 12
  • Quarter runs Jan 2 – March 7

More swimming opportunities in Chicago (Lakeview)

Family Swims

Open time to have fun, play and love water as a family

About Family Swims

  • Open to all families, enrolled or not enrolled in swim classes
  • Call ahead to enroll

Every Friday 3:00 – 7:00 PM
except on 8/30, 11/29, 12/7

Every Sunday 5:30 – 7:00 PM
except on  9/1, 12/1, 12/29

Fun Meets

Non-competitive exhibition swim meets for all ages and abilities

About Fun Meets

  • Swimmers grouped by ability, for a fun non-competitive meet
  • Call ahead to enroll

10/25 Friday 5:30 PM
12/13 Friday 5:30 PM

Skill Clinics

An extra opportunity for students to focus on a small number of skills

About Skill Clinics

  • 30-minute skill clinics available during Family Swims
  • Call ahead to enroll

Every Friday 4:00 – 7:00 PM
except 11/29, 12/27

See for yourself:
Try a free Preview Class

Get to know your FOSS school and staff before you enroll! A Preview Class is a 30-minute 1:1 lesson where you can experience how your student will learn while having fun the FOSS way. You will leave the Preview Class with a personalized recommendation on where to begin your swimmer’s Swim Path™.