Excel Swim School

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Lessons Announcement - January 2022

Due to recent Covid-19 Restrictions, All Programs; both Lessons & Team have been postponed until pools have been allowed to reopen. We will contact those registered when programs resume, Stay Safe. 

Swim Team 2021 

Space for Swim Team is limited due to safety procedures in place during the ongoing pandemic; Registration priority will be given to swimmers in this order;

1) Till September 1st; Those who register and pay for Sessions 1-5.
2) September 2nd onwards; Registration open for single and multiple sessions. (space permitted)

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Swim Lessons 2021

August 30th, 2021

Excel Swim Lessons are finally resuming!

We have chosen to run longer & fewer sessions in the interest of safety & consistency during the ongoing pandemic, and have updated our COVID-19 policies & procedures as well.

About Our Swim School

Excel Swim School programs are successful learn to swim and introductory competitive swim programs based in London, Ontario, Canada; the only in London to be developed by an Olympic Swimmer and Coach.


Paul Midgley is the Director and founder of Excel Swim School. Under his coaching, swimmers from the London Aquatic Club have participated in the 1988, 1992, 2008, and 2012 Olympics.  Paul is currently the Head Coach of the University of Western Ontario Swim Team and Head Coach of the Mustang Regional Training Centre. Paul was also a 1992 and 2008 Olympic Coach and swimmer in the 1976 Montreal Olympics.


With his 35 years experience in swimming; Participating, Competing, Coaching & Instructing from levels introductory to high performance ,and even Olympic, he has developed an Aquatic program unique to London. His guiding philosophy for the school is clearly put:

Every student is an adventure and a challenge. No one can learn if they are not happy. If they are tentative, we help them overcome their fears. When they are ready, we take them to the next level."

- Paul Midgley, Founder, Excel Swim School