Welcome to Back to Basics Swim Academy.
Home of Learn 2 Swim and Power Strokes

For 22+ years Back to Basics Academy Inc. has provided Oakville and the
surrounding area with the highest quality, Red Cross certified Swimming instruction.

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Learn to Swim Preschool

Congratulations on choosing Canada’s largest and most recognized swimming and water safety program. While providing a positive learning experience, the learn2swim program produces strong confident swimmers who have fun in the water and can enjoy it for a lifetime!

Back To Basics Swim Academy is an affiliate of the Canadian Red Cross and is certified to evaluate participants based on Swim Preschool (1-8). All skills are taught in accordance with Provincial Standards and awards issued by Back To Basics Swim Academy are in good standing with all municipalities.

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Learn to Swim Kids

Swim Kids is a 10 level program that allows for solid progression of skills and knowledge. The learn2swim philosophy focuses on getting things right from the start.  Participants learn to swim, be fit, and stay safe in a fun environment that promotes achieving a personal best and celebrates personal success.

Back To Basics Swim Academy is an affiliate of the Canadian Red Cross and is certified to evaluate participants based on Swim Kids (1-10). All strokes are taught in accordance with Provincial Standards and awards issued by Back To Basics Swim Academy are in good standing with all municipalities.

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Power Strokes Program

Power Strokes is designed for intermediate and advanced swimmers who are interested in learning or improving competitive swimming techniques. Participants will focus on strength, endurance, stroke correction, starts, turns, and race strategy in a fun, and competitive setting.

Power Strokes is taught by certified coaches with competitive swimming experience.

Our Happy Customers

I am soooo happy that Back To Basics is finally got a facebook page!  This allows me the opportunity to thank you for everything you taught my daughter in her early swimming days.  My daughter is now swimming competitively and I put her swimming success completely down to you guys!  Your attention to stroke detail and great instruction made her the fabulous, confident swimmer she is today!  Thank you!!!!

~ Rachael

Back To Basics is truly the best place for swimming lessons... have been a very happy client for over 7 years!

~ Arpita

Awesome school. When my daughter was little she was terrified of going into the water. We tried three other local clubs and I was almost ready to give up. Thank goodness someone recommended Back To Basics to me.  Five minutes with Elmira and not only was she in the pool but also putting her head under the water!

Margaret

Elmira, I just wanted to tell you that Josie passed her first swim test at Mountainside pool yesterday. She’s been there 5 or 6 times and didn’t want to try, but there was some friends there today that she wanted to play with.  The lifeguard told her that it was best front crawl he had seen all day!! She was so happy – Thank you!!

Jenn Cabral

This is the place to be if you want your kids to develop exceptional technical skills. 2 of my boys have gone through the program and 1 currently swimming for his school team and earned Most Improved Rookie of the Year is because of the foundation that he developed through Back to Basics and he’s currently a swim instructor at the academy. My other son also went through the program and currently swimming competitively and he will be back for 1 season for fine tuning. Now my 3rd son (3 yrs old) is currently going through the program. If you want to give your children the best, it’s Back to Basics Academy!

 
Krysteen Chau

Our Mission!

To teach all our swimmers a life skill through the enjoyment of the sport,
consistency in teaching & encouragement to excel.

 

We’ll get you into the swim of things!

Back to Basics Academy Inc.

Located within Centralized West Specialized Developmental Services facility at 53 Bond Street, Oakville, ON

53 Bond St, Oakville, ON L6K 1L7, Canada