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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Classes begin January 2, 2024
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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: Closed
Tues: Closed
Wed: Closed
Thur: Closed
Fri: Closed
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed
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
Winter Quarter
Winter: 10 Weeks
$143.75 - $153.75
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 lessons available. $50/lesson for semi-private and $99/lesson 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 9

  • Enrollment opens on November 14th
  • Quarter runs January 2 – March 9
  • Progress updates: Feb 5 – 11
  • No classes
    • January 15