UPDATE: Classes have been suspended until further notice. Re-open dates will be adjusted in coordination with local government guidelines.

As we re-open we'll notify you at least a week before our scheduled open date here and via email. Given what we are continuing to learn daily, the health of your family, our team members and our vital healthcare resources continue to be a priority. We understand you may have questions, more info for our families can be found here

FOSS Swim School in Highland Park

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.
Spring enrollment & Summer camp enrollment are now open
Reminder: Spring Quarter is underway and runs March 8 - June 7

School Information

Foss Location Hours

Mon: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Tues: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Wed: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Thur: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sun: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Foss Location Address

1927 Skokie Valley Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

Foss Location Contact

Front desk: (847) 266-3677

Meet our Management Team

Site Director

Meli I.

Office Manager

Gladis A.

Head Receptionist

Kali G.

Shift Coordinator

Steve O.

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
Spring: 13 weeks
$100 - $104
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 Highland Park

Once-a-week Classes

10 or 15 week sessions with one class per week

Students swim one class each week, running March 8 – June 7

  • Enrollment opens Feb. 18
  • Quarter runs March 8 – June 7
  • No class April 12, May 24, and May 25

One class each week running June 8 – September 5

  • Enrollment opens April 28
  • Quarter runs June 8 – Sept 5
  • No class July 4
Four-week Progress Builder Swim Camps®

Two classes per week for four weeks

Students swim two classes each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Camp 3: May 12 - June 4

Students swim two classes each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Camp 1: June 9 – July 2
  • Camp 2: July 7 – July 30
  • Camp 3: August 4 – August 27
Two-week Progress Builder Swim Camps®

Four classes per week for two weeks

Students swim four classes each week Tuesday through Friday

  • Camp 1: May 26 – June 5

Students swim four classes each week Monday through Thursday

  • Camp 1 (1 week Camp Mon - Fri): June 15 – June 19
  • Camp 2: June 22 – July 2
  • Camp 3: July 6 – July 16
  • Camp 4: July 20 – July 30
  • Camp 5: Aug 3 – Aug 13
  • Camp 6 (1 week Camp): Aug 17 – Aug 21

More swimming opportunities in Highland Park

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 4:00 - 7:00 PM 

3/15 Sunday 1:30 - 4:00 PM
4/5 Sunday 1:30 - 4:00 PM
5/17 Sunday 1:30 - 4:00 PM

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

4/4 Saturday 1:30 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

4/18 Saturday 1:30 - 4:00 PM
5/2 Saturday 1:30 - 4:00 PM

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™.