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.
New to FOSS? Schedule a Free Preview Lesson
See our program in action and get a custom level recommendation for your swimmer!
Spring Enrollment is OPEN!
Spring & Summer Camps
Accelerate learning and Swim Path® progress with less time between lessons

More than lessons

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A Swim School

We offer everything you expect of a modern swim school: thoroughly-trained teachers, warm water, private changing areas, and pools purpose-built for learning.


Our program: Swim Path®

Begin or continue your swimmer’s journey on the Swim Path® at your local Foss Swim School. Our program ingrains water safety instincts and muscle memory that your child will use immediately, and for life. 

Meet our Management Team


Tyler L.

office manager

Jordan L.

shift coordinator

Liz H.

Shift Coordinator

Betsy F.

School Information

Foss Location Hours
Mon: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tues: 3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thur: 3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fri: 8:30 AM - 7:45 PM
Sat: 7:15 AM - 5:15 PM
Sun: 7:15 AM - 7:45 PM
Foss Location Address

3026 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Foss Location Contact

Front desk: (773) 248-3677

per lesson*
Tuition for once a week group classes and camps
2 Installments
Full Quarter
Spring: 13 weeks
$183 - $195
Per Installment

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

  • 4:1 student/teacher ratio in beginner levels in our Learn-to-Swim progression
  • Tuition may be paid in full or via 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. $50/class for semi-private and $99/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)

Quarterly Once-a-week Classes

One Lesson per Week (Most Popular!)

Students swim one lesson each week running March 12 – June 10

  • Enrollment opens on Feb 14 at 10 A.M.
  • Quarter runs March 12 – June 10
  • Progress updates: Apr 23 – 29
  • No classes
    • April 9

Students swim one lesson each week running June 11 – September 2

  • Enrollment opens on May 2
  • Quarter runs June 11 – September 2
  • Progress updates: July 23 – 29
  • No classes
    • July 4
Four-week Progress Builder Swim Camps®

Two Lessons per Week for Four Weeks

Students swim two lessons each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Camp 1: Mar 14 – Apr 6
  • Camp 2: Apr 11 – May 4
  • Camp 3: May 9 – June 1

Students swim two lessons each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Camp 1: June 13 – July 6
  • Camp 2: July 11 – August 3
  • Camp 3: August 8 – August 31