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 / BASA Constitution – May 2003

Latest News

2017 BASA Open Water Classic

Despite the windy conditions, swimmers got to enjoy a bright and sunny morning of swimming in Carlisle Bay, for the 2017 BASA Open Water Classic 5K and 1.25K races. 17 competitors participated in the 5K race, including CCCAN open water swimmers Nathaniel Roach, Eric...

CCCAN 2017 – The Barbadian team has been announced!

BASA is pleased to announce that the 2017 aquatic sport teams representing Barbados at CCCAN have been confirmed. Below is the list of athletes selected for the swimming, open water, synchronized swimming and water polo teams. CCCAN is being held in Trinidad from June...

Carifta 2017

The Barbados Team for Carifta 2017 in the Bahamas did our island proud, with an overall medal haul of 12 Golds, 16 Silvers and 11 Bronze medals from the pool, and 1 silver medal in the Open Water 5K! Below is a breakdown of the medals & records earned: 11-12 Age...

Barbados Olympic Association 2016 Awards

The Barbados Olympic Association recently held their Annual Award Ceremony at the Barbados Hilton, to honour the performances of our nation's most outstanding athletes for 2016. These awards saw 3 national junior swimmers recognized for their achievements in the...

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2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

BASA 2017 Schedule of Events

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  1. XXII Central America & Caribbean Championships (CCCAN)

    June 28 @ 8:00 am - July 3 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Goodwill Time Trials (SC)

    July 7 @ 8:00 am - July 8 @ 5:00 pm
  3. 17th FINA World Championships

    July 14 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm
  4. VI Commonwealth Youth Games

    July 19 @ 8:00 am - July 23 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Barbados Invitational Water Polo Tournament

    August 17 @ 8:00 am - August 21 @ 5:00 pm