August Swim Intro Course – False Bay

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Open Water Swim Intro Course

Have you dreamed of becoming an open water swimmer, but not sure where to start?

Our Open Water Swim Intro Course is an ideal way to transition from pool to open water.

Course Details

Dates: Saturdays 5, 12, 19, 26 August 2023

Time: 09h30-10h30

Location: Miller’s Point Tidal Pool, with the possibility of progressing to Long Beach Simon’s Town through the course.

What is the Swim Intro Course?

The Swim Intro Course consists of 4 guided sessions at an open water location in False Bay, which creates an ideal setting for swimmers new to open water.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to handle cold water
  • Skills such as sighting and ocean safety
  • Strength & conditioning exercises
  • Building up your fitness to swimming 800-1000m

Am I fit enough to join?

To sign up, you need to be able to swim at least 200m (8 lengths) continuously in a pool.

At the end of the course there’s an option to continue onto our regular swim group, provided that you pass the competency assessment.


New swimmers: R895 per course, including a swim cap and resistance band.

Repeat swimmers: R720 per course

Book Your Spot

Spaces are limited, so book your spot today!

Please complete the following steps to secure your entry:

  1. Click “Buy Ticket”
  2. Complete your details on the Registration Form
  3. Complete your payment
  4. You’re ready to go!

Contact Us

Still unsure if this course is for you?

Email Maryse on if you have any questions.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

  • Time : 09:30 - 10:30 (UTC+2)
  • Reg. Deadline : 12:00 am
  • Venue : False Bay

Registration Deadline Expired!!


Cape Town Open Water Swim Co.