Excel Swim School

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What's New - July 2021

Whether you’re a current student of Excel Swim School or visiting us for the first time, this section can provide helpful information for you. Take a look below and check back often for the latest updates.


July 2021 Quick Update

Hello Swimmers! We just wanted to let you know that all indications are leading to a full resumption of all our programs in the Fall! 

Please note that we are not currently taking registrations just yet!

We are currently working on updated Schedules, Procedures & Registration information. Everything will be posted here on our website and published in our e-newsletter as soon as the details are finalized in early August.

We Look Forward to Seeing you all in the Pool this fall. Have a Safe & Happy Summer!


COVID-19 Safety

We remind our patrons to follow all policies & procedures, and to respect others while at the pool facilty.

Procedures are the same as when we were previously running our program at CGAC, & we would like to emphasize "Red Zone" protocol;

  • No spectators in the building unless they are responsible for supervision of children 18 and under.

Furthed detailed descriptions of policies and procedures can be found here.

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