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

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...

Meet Barbados’ 2016 Olympic Swimmers – Lani Cabrera

LANI CABRERA Lani got started in swimming in 1996 after she was encouraged by her parents. Lani’s first year on a national team was when she attending CARIFTA in 2006 on home soil in Barbados, where she was a distance finalist. In 2011 she attended Pan American Games...

Barbados’ Girls 14 & Under Water Polo Team at Haba Waba

The Barbados Girls 14&U Water Polo Team did well in their first competitive tournament. The ladies, led by local Head Coach Natalia Parris and Guest Coach Laszlo Hruza, did well in Montreal, Canada at the Haba Waba International Festival. The ladies showed great...

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BASA 2017 Schedule of Events


June 2016

PREVIOUS ISSUES:   February 2016     April 2014


  1. BASA Open Water Classic

    June 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Synchro Barbados Summer Splash

    June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. XXII Central America & Caribbean Championships (CCCAN)

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

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

    July 14 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm