Welcome to the Barbados Amateur Swimming Association

The official FINA approved organisation to foster and regulate Swimming, Synchro, and Water Polo in Barbados.

Welcome to the BASA website

The Barbados Amateur Swimming Association (BASA) is the governing body for Swimming, Water Polo and Synchronized Swimming in Barbados. Managed by a Council of elected members, BASA promotes the culture of aquatics by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in aquatic sports through clubs, events and learn-to-swim programmes. The Barbados Aquatic Centre is the hub of the Barbadian swimming fraternity, with the Olympic-size 50M and 25M Learn-to-Swim pools playing host to numerous swimming, water polo and synchronized swimming clubs.

Learn More / Membership Form Lane Allocation Schedule / 2016 BASA Swim CallendarBASA Constitution – May 2003

Latest News

Team Barbados ready for CISC 2016!

The National Team representing Barbados at the Caribbean Island Swimming Championships (CISC) is going through final preparations for what will be the last qualifying opportunity for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Captained by seniors swimmers Russell Oliver and Lani...

Barbados Take 2 Bronze in Carifta Water Polo!

At the end of the Carifta Water Polo Championships 2016, the two Barbados teams did Barbados proud and earned themselves and the country 2 Bronze Medals. Nathan James received the Best Defender award in the 16&U division. Thank you to the host, Trinidad &...

Notice of BASA’s AGM Meeting

N O T I C E  OF  MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF THE SIXTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BARBADOS AMATEUR SWIMMING ASSOCIATION FOR THE YEAR 2016.  THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27th, 2016 AT 5:50 P.M. AT THE AQUATIC CENTRE, WILDEY, CHRIST...

12 New Barbadian Swimming Records from Carifta 2016

Barbadian swimmers certainly left their mark in the pools of Martinique during the recently held 2016 Carifta Swimming Championships. Despite many of our top swimmers transitioning up into new age groups, we can be nothing short of proud when it comes to their...

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Upcoming Events

  1. CISC 2016 Swimming – Bahamas

    June 29 @ 8:00 am - July 2 @ 5:00 pm
  2. CISC 2016 Open Water – Bahamas

    July 3 @ 8:00 am - July 5 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Goodwill Time Trials (SC) 2016

    July 8 - July 9
  4. Games of the XXXI Olympiad – Rio de Janeiro

    August 5 - August 21
  5. Barbados Invitational Water Polo Tournament 2016

    August 12 - August 14