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History

The first National Swimming Association was established in 1899 and was called the South African Amateur Swimming Union (SAASU).

The association was present in two provinces at the time, the Eastern Province and Western Province. At the time the only disciplines practised were swimming and water polo. In 1908 came the establishment of FINA and by 1909 the SAASU was accepted as a member of FINA.

The first swimmer to represent South Africa at an Olympic Games was in 1912 and in 1928 South Africa won its first swimming medal at the Olympic Games. Between 1934 and 1948 South African swimming represented South Africa at the 1934 Empire Games in London, 1938 Empire Games in Sydney and in 1948 Olympic Games in London.

News

Swimming South Africa National Online Workshops

Jul 20, 2020

E&T Covid-19 - Swim Schools Readiness - Guidelines

Jul 13, 2020

FINA is happy to announce that two new live Water Polo sessions will be taking place during the month of July!

Jul 10, 2020

SSA Individual Member Registration / Capitations

Jul 05, 2020