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Swim Info

How to Sign Up for an Official Swim

A SWIMMER must be clear on what our Rules are before attempting a swim - CLDSA Rules Simply follow the steps below: 

Where to Swim/Train

Please be advised that these Social Swims do not have a safety infrastructure in place. The safety is provided by the swimmers themselves and this take place in the form of the “buddy” system. Should you arrive at any of these swims, please make it clear that it’s your first time and some on within the group will run through the swim route/rules of the day. Plus one of the swimmers will be your “buddy” for the swim. Do not attempt to swim alone as the sea can be so unpredictable. And so if you are traveling to Cape Town to attempt an Atlantic Ocean (Robben Island or Cape Point) swim, it would be advisable to do some training in the ocean. Camps Bay Beach or 4...

CLDSA Newsletters

We try to send out a brief newsletter every month or so with items of topical interest, if you wish to contribute send us an email.