February Swim Intro Course – False Bay

false bay tidal pool

Open Water Swim Intro Course

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

Our 4-Week Open Water Swim Intro Course is an ideal way to transition from pool to open water.

Course Details

Dates: Saturdays 3, 10, 17, 24 February 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!

Registration deadline: 30 January 2023

Contact Us

Still unsure if this course is for you?

Email Maryse on info@capetownswim.com if you have any questions.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

  • Time : 09:30 - 10:30 (UTC+2)
  • Reg. Deadline : 11:59 pm
  • Venue : False Bay

Registration Deadline Expired!!


Cape Town Open Water Swim Co.