The Aquatic Centre is another facet of the sports
complex. The Centre offers a number of facilities
for persons learning to swim as well as those who
compete professionally. Teams from Canada, the U.K.,
Sweden, and U.S.A. travel to Barbados for the exclusive
purpose of training at the Aquatic Centre. Most of
these teams which represent clubs, universities, colleges
and national teams train in Barbados during the months
of December and January, to get away from the cold
winter climate of their home countries.
The Centre has been marketed as a fitness facility
and is used by members of the adult community for
fitness or recreational purposes. Special interest
groups such as the Special Olympics Association and
associated groups for the blind and handicapped also
use the Centre for therapy and fitness.