Mission statement: To instill confidence and self-reliance
for success in both swimming and life.
The Buffalo Area Aquatic Club (BAAC) is a year-round, USA Swimming competitive team that offers professional coaching and technique instruction. Originally founded in the 1960s as the Amherst Swim Club, BAAC has a tradition of excellence, producing many of the area's premier swimmers and finishing amongst the top 10% of all United States Swim Clubs in USA Swimming's Virtual Club Championship. Athletes who have trained and competed with the club have achieved success at the regional, national, and collegiate level. Under the leadership of our dedicated coaching staff and a passionate family of athletes and parents, BAAC is committed to setting the tone for excellence in Western New York swimming.
BAAC is part of the Niagara Swimming LSC and is a nonprofit organization run by an elected Board of Directors.