Skokie, IL

FFC – Gold Coast

1030 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610

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Welcome to British Swim School
at FFC – Gold Coast

Offering you easy access via Lakeshore Drive located just southeast of the intersection of Clark and Maple, the British Swim School program operating inside the Fitness Formula Club offers a variety of small group classes to suit the littlest of beginners.

Our unique program is taught inside this fitness club’s pool. This facility features on-deck family changing room, secured parking attached to the building, and a cafe for post-swimming snacks and drinks. Plus, you will work with the area’s best instructors.

Located in the beautiful Gold Coast neighborhood with secure discounted parking ($4/2 hours), this pool is the perfect destination for your little one or family to learn to swim with us.

Private, Semi-private and Special Ability classes available, please call our office today for specific times and openings.

Contact our regional office: 708-613-5179

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

We teach lessons year round.

For your convenience, MasterCard and Visa are accepted by our automatic monthly payment system. If you are looking for Private lessons, Semi-Private lessons, Adult classes or Special Abilities Lessons, please call our office for special arrangements. For special large group rates such as after-school programs, day camps, and other large group visit requests, please call as well.

Office Hours

  • Monday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday
  • 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Sunday
  • Closed

Pool Hours

  • Monday
  • Closed
  • Tuesday
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday
  • Closed
  • Thursday
  • Closed
  • Friday
  • Closed
  • Saturday
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Sunday
  • Closed

Class Pricing & Fees

We offer classes and pricing to suit your family’s needs.

Small Group

$2900 Per Class
  • Lessons Once a Week
  • Group Size (1:4 or 1:6)
  • 20% Off 2nd & 3rd Day Per Week
  • 20% Off Siblings

Semi-Private

$5000 Per Class
  • Lessons Once a Week
  • Group Size (2)
  • Subject to Availability

Private

$7500 Per Class
  • Lessons Once a Week
  • Group Size (1)
  • Subject to Availability

Barracuda Swim Team

$17500 Per Month
  • Practice Twice a Week
  • Group Size (8)
  • Subject to Availability

Fee Details

  • One Group class per week is $29 in all Downtown Chicago and Skokie locations.
  • Each additional sibling receives 20% savings off the 1x per week rate at all locations.
  • We feel strongly about helping our students learn 3x faster, and frequency of swim matters. Take 2 lessons a week (or more) and receive a 20% savings at all locations. This discount is not applicable to the swim team or pre-team.
  • All our lessons are 30 minutes long and are conducted in small groups (1:3 or 1:4 ratio, Tadpole and stroke development 1:6, Adult lessons are 1:2).
  • Swim Team training is twice a week, and each class is 60 minutes long.
  • Adult group classes are $50 and adult lessons are a ratio of 2:1 as we set goals and customize each program for our adult students.
  • As payment, we accept Visa and MasterCard. Your card will be debited automatically around the 20th of each month for the following month’s lessons
  • All programs are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • If you cannot make a class, you must call or email to use for a future make-up.
  • The first month is paid upon enrollment on a pro rated basis.
  • Annual Membership Fee: $36 per individual or $50 per family and due upon enrollment.
  • Depending on the calendar month, the number of classes may vary.
  • Discounts on multiple students and multiple classes cannot be combined.

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