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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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: 3:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed: 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thur: 3:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Fri: 8:00 AM - 8:00 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

$28.75 - $30.75
per lesson*
Tuition for once a week group classes and camps
2 Installments
Full Quarter
Fall: 15 weeks
$215.62 - $230.62
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.

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 September 6 – November 19

  • Enrollment opens on August 1
  • Quarter runs September 6 – November 19
  • Progress updates: Oct 25 – Oct 31
  • No classes
    • Oct 31 (3pm to close)

Students swim one lesson each week running January 2 – March 12

  • Enrollment opens on November 14th
  • Quarter runs January 2 – March 12
  • Progress updates: Feb 5 – 11
  • No classes
    • January 15
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: Sep 26 – Oct 19
  • Camp 2: Oct 24 – Nov 16

Students swim two lessons each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays