FOSS Swim School in Ankeny

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.
Enroll for Summer Quarter Swim Lessons!
Summer Swim Camps
Two, or four-week swim camps to fit between vacations, school breaks, sports, & other activities.
New to FOSS? Schedule a Free Preview Lesson
See our program in action and get a custom level recommendation for your swimmer!

More than lessons

Olympian Regan Smith, FOSS
Play Video about Olympian Regan Smith, FOSS

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.

Reviews

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

General Manager

Jess H.

Assistant Manager

Ellie M.

assistant manager

Jasmine B.

School Information

Foss Location Hours
Hours:
Mon: 8:30 AM - 7:45 PM
Tues: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wed: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thur: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Fri: Closed
Sat: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Sun: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Foss Location Address
Address:

2455 SW State Street, Suite 101
Ankeny, IA 50023

Foss Location Contact
Contact:

Front desk: (515) 724-7946

Tuition for once a week group classes and camps
3 Installments
Summer Quarter
Summer: 12 Weeks
$110 - $118
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 ‘ones’ 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 Ankeny

Quarterly Once-a-week Classes

One Lesson per Week (Most Popular!)

Students swim one lesson each week running June 10 – August 31

  • Enrollment opens on May 7
  • Quarter runs June 10 – August 31
  • Progress updates Jul 28 – Aug 3
  • No classes
    • July 4

Students swim one lesson each week running September 3 – December 22

  • Enrollment opens on August 6
  • Quarter runs Sept 3 – Dec 22
  • Progress updates Nov 5 – Nov 11
  • No classes
    • Oct 31 (After 3 P.M)
    • Nov 27 – Dec 1
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: Jun 11 – Jul 2
  • Camp 2: Jul 9 – Aug 1
  • Camp 3: Aug 6 – Aug 29

Students swim two lessons each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Camp 1: Sep 3 – Sep 26
  • Camp 2: Oct 1 – Oct 24
  • Camp 3: Nov 26 – Dec 19
Two-week Progress Builder Swim Camps®

Four Lessons per Week for Two Weeks

Students swim four lessons each week on Monday through Thursday.

  • Camp 1: Jun 10 – Jun 20
  • Camp 2: Jun 24 – Jul 3
  • Camp 3: Jul 8 – Jul 18
  • Camp 4: Jul 22 – Aug 1
  • Camp 5: Aug 5 – Aug 15
  • Camp 6: Aug 19 – Aug 29

Students swim four lessons each week on Monday through Thursday.