March Ocean Intro Course – Clifton


Are you a tidal pool or dam swimmer, or ocean dipper, and keen to take your swimming to the next level?

Our Ocean Intro Course is a great way to enhance your ocean swimming skills in a supervised small group setting.

What is the Ocean Intro Course?

This 4-Week Ocean Intro Course consists of 4 weekly supervised ocean swims.

Course Details

Dates: Mondays 6, 13, 20, 27 March 2023

Time: 15h30-16h30

Location: Clifton 4th Beach

What you’ll learn:

  • Adapting to the ocean elements such cold, wind and waves
  • Enhancing skills such as sighting and reading the ocean
  • Building up your fitness to swimming ~1.6km in open water

Am I fit enough to join?

To sign up, you need to be able to swim at least 800m in a tidal pool, dam or in the ocean, and be familiar with basic open water skills such as sighting and managing cold water.

At the end of the course there’s an option to continue onto our regular swimming group at Clifton, provided that you are comfortable swimming 1.6km in the ocean.


New swimmers: R895 per course, including a swim cap

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 : 15:30 - 16:30 (UTC+2)
  • Reg. Deadline : 12:00 am
  • Venue : Clifton 4th Beach

Registration Deadline Expired!!


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