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

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...

Water Polo Teams Head to Florida

The Barbados Water Polo Club will be heading off to Florida next Thursday, November 24th, to compete in the annual Julie Zurek Ardila Thanksgiving Tournament, hosted by the Miami Riptides Aquatics Club, November 25th to 28th. Competition this year promises to be...

Meet Barbados’ 2016 Olympic Swimmers – Alex Sobers

ALEX SOBERS Alex started competitive swimming in 2007 at the annual Aquatic Center International at the age of eight. He was still a novice swimmer, as a couple weeks before he was still enrolled in the “learn to swim” program; however Alex adapted very quickly and...

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BASA 2017 Schedule of Events


June 2016

PREVIOUS ISSUES:   February 2016     April 2014


  1. 17th FINA World Championships

    July 14 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Barbados Invitational Water Polo Tournament

    August 17 @ 8:00 am - August 21 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Goodwill Swim Meet

    August 18 @ 8:00 am - August 20 @ 5:00 pm
  4. 4th Titans Aquatic International Swim Meet (LC)

    October 19 @ 8:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Barbados Open Water Festival

    November 1 @ 8:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm