FOSS Swim School in South Barrington

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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Fall Quarter is underway!

School Information

Foss Location Hours

Mon: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tues: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wed: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thur: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sun: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Foss Location Address

100 West Higgins Road Suite J-10
South Barrington, IL 60010

Foss Location Contact

Front desk: (847) 844-1818

Meet our Management Team

Site Director

Cathy G.

Office Manager

Chloe F.

Shift Coordinator

Jacob V.

At this school

Quarterly classes
Quarterly classes
Private lessons
Private lessons
Swim camps
Swim camps
Family swims
Family swims
Fun meets
Fun meets
Skill clinics
Skill clinics

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
Fall: 15 weeks
$115 - $120
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 South Barrington

Once-a-week Classes

10 or 15 week sessions with one class per week

Students swim one class each week

  • Now swimming
  • Quarter runs Sept 4 – Dec 22
  • No class Oct 31 after 3:30 pm, Nov 27 – Dec 1

One class each week running January 2 – March 7

  • Enrollment opens November 12
  • Quarter runs Jan 2 – March 7
Four-week Progress Builder Swim Camps®

Two classes per week for four weeks

Students swim two classes each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Camp 1: Sept 10 – Oct 3
  • Camp 2: Oct 8 – Oct 29
  • Camp 3: Nov 5 – Nov 26

Students swim two classes each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Camp 1: Jan 14 – Feb 6
  • Camp 2: Feb 11 – March 5

More swimming opportunities in South Barrington

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 3:00 – 7:00 PM
except on 11/29, 12/27

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

10/27 Sunday 3:00 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

Every Wednesday
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM 
Every Thursday
3:45 PM – 7:15 PM
Every Friday
3:00 – 7:00 PM

except on 11/29, 12/27

Additional Skill Clinics:
7/20 Saturday 4:00 – 6:00 PM
8/17 Saturday 4:00 – 6:00 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™.