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

    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, 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, Director, Excel Swim School


Contact us at swim@excelswim.com


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We plan to start back up in September with both our Team and lesson programs. Like everything else, there will be differences in the delivery of our programs. We have not finalized the details yet, but we will be following similar procedures that the City has implemented. Details on those can be found here.


We hope to have schedules, registration dates, and program procedures published by late August.

Thank you.

Please note that our Swim Team program is very popular, we recommend to register by phone as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Schedules and lesson information are available here, and can be accessed by navigating with the menu bar above.

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