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SA Open Water Swimming Calendar 2017-­2018

Summer Season
Sep-17          
Affiliate Race Date Race Venue Contact Telephone
Kwa Zulu Natal 03-Sep-17 Dolphin Mile Swim Series 9 uShaka pier Heather Cambell 083 320 7083
Western Cape 03-Sep-17 First Sunday of the Month - swim Fourth Beach Warren Filakov 072 602 2557
Western Cape 24-Sep-17 Freedom Day Series - Heritage Day Swim Oceana Power boat Club Derrick Fraser 082 770 5798
North West 30-Sep-17 Marico Bosveld Mile Groot Marico Dam Elna Botha 082 389 3020
           
Oct-17          
Affiliate Race Date Race Venue Contact Telephone
Western Cape 01-Oct-17 First Sunday of the Month - swim Fourth Beach Warren Filakov 072 602 2557
Kwa Zulu Natal 07-Oct-17 O'Niel 031 Swim Durban Surf Lifesaving Club Jay-Cee Thompson 031 337 0448
Eastern Cape 08-Oct-17 aQuelle' Ocean Racing Series - Event 1 Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Mpumalanga 08-Oct-17 Lowmed Open Water Swim Challenge 1 Longmere Dam  Harry Wilsthire 083 236 8208
Italy 14-Oct-17 LEN Open Water Cup - Final Braccinia Lake Italian Swimming Federation SSA
Italy 15-Oct-17 LEN Open Water Cup - Final Braccinia Lake Italian Swimming Federation SSA
Western Cape 15-Oct-17 Atlantic Dash Fourth Beach Derrick Fraser 082 770 5798
Eastern Cape 15-Oct-17 E Cape Open Water Series  - Series 1 Marina Martinique Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
North West 21-Oct-17 Dis-Chem Sun City Swim Waterworld Dam Race Organiser 063 770 5798
Eastern Cape 22-Oct-17 aQuelle' Ocean Racing Series - Event 2 Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Western Cape 29-Oct-17 Benguela Cove Lagoon Swim Benguela Cove Wine Easte Derrick Fraser 082 770 5798
           
Nov-17          
Affiliate Race Date Race Venue Contact Telephone
Eastern Cape 05-Nov-17 aQuelle' Ocean Racing Series - Event 3 Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Gauteng 05-Nov-17 Cradle Moon Swim Challenge 1 Cradle Moon Lakeside Lodge Race Organiser 086 164 3627
Mpumalanga 05-Nov-17 Lowmed Open Water Swim Challenge 2 Longmere Dam  Harry Wilsthire 083 236 8208
Western Cape 05-Nov-17 First Sunday of the Month - swim Fourth Beach Warren Filakov 072 602 2557
Eastern Cape 12-Nov-17 E Cape Open Water Series  - Series 2 Marina Martinique Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Western Cape 13-Nov-17 Brian Curtis Mile Eikenhof Dam Derrick Fraser 082 770 5798
Western Cape 18-Nov-17 Winelands Charity Mile Calais Wine Estate Therese Sharkey 084 512 8861
Eastern Cape 19-Nov-17 aQuelle' Ocean Racing Series - Event 4 Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Western Cape 19-Nov-17 Thirs Sunday of the Month Swim Fourth Beach Warren Filakov 072 602 2557
Gauteng 26-Nov-17 Cradle Moon Swim Challenge 2 Cradle Moon Lakeside Lodge Race Organiser 086 164 3627
Kwa Zulu Natal 26-Nov-17  Capital K Munro Bay Brian Prowse 082 443 7103
           
Dec-17          
Affiliate Race Date Race Venue Contact Telephone
Maritius 02-Dec-17 1st CANA Junior Open Water Championships Maritius Maritius Swimming Federation SSA
Maritius 03-Dec-17 1st CANA Junior Open Water Championships Maritius Maritius Swimming Federation SSA
Western Cape 03-Dec-17 First Sunday of the Month - swim Fourth Beach Warren Filakov 072 602 2557
Eastern Cape 10-Dec-17 aQuelle' Ocean Racing Series - Event 5 Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Kwa Zulu Natal 10-Dec-17 Midmar Mile Seeding Event Marine Surf Lifesaving Club Heather Cambell 083 320 7083
Western Cape 16-Dec-17 Freedom Swim Series - Reconciliation Day Swim Third Beach Clifton Derrick Fraser 082 770 5798
Eden Aquatics 21-Dec-17 Sabrina Love Ocean Series Central Beach Magnetic South 083 558 9579
Eastern Cape 29-Dec-17 Flying Fish Kariega River 5km Swim Slip-way : Kariba Road Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Eastern Cape 30-Dec-17 Marina Mile Marina Martinique Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
           
Jan-18          
Affiliate Race Date Race Venue Contact Telephone
Western Cape 01-Jan-18 Clifton Cold Water Mile Fourth Beach Warren Filakov 072 602 2557
Western Cape 07-Jan-18 First Sunday of the Month - swim Fourth Beach Warren Filakov 072 602 2557
Mpumalanga 12-Jan-18 Lowmed Open Water Swim Challenge 3 Longmere Dam  Harry Wilsthire 083 236 8208
Kwa Zulu Natal 13-Jan-18 KZN Open Water Swimming Championships Midmar Dam Rodney du Toit 031 312 7272
Mpumalanga 13-Jan-18 Lowmed Open Water Swim Challenge 3 Longmere Dam  Harry Wilsthire 083 236 8208
Gauteng 14-Jan-18 Ebotsie Swim Rynfield Dam Willie Vorster 082 563 9283
Eastern Cape 14-Jan-18 aQuelle' Ocean Racing Series - Event 6 Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Kwa Zulu Natal 14-Jan-18 New Year Swim Challenge Midmar Dam Race Organiser 031 312 7272
Free State 15-Jan-18 Kovsies Aquatics Open Water Maselspoort Resort Marco Markgraaf 082 491 0081
Gauteng 20-Jan-18 Lake Heritage 3/4 Mile - 2 Days Cradle Moon Lakeside Lodge Race Organiser 086 164 3627
Eastern Cape 21-Jan-18 E Cape Open water Series - Event 4 Marina Martinique Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Kwa Zulu Natal 21-Jan-18 Midmar Mile Seeding Event uShaka Pier Heather Cambell 083 320 7083
Western Cape 21-Jan-18 Around the Rocks Extreme Swim Big Bay Surf Lifesaving Club Derrick Fraser 082 770 5798
Western Cape 21-Jan-18 Third Sunday of the Month swim Fourth Beach Warren Filakov 072 602 2557
Gauteng 27-Jan-18 Gauteng Challenge Homestead Dam Willie Vorster 082 563 9283
Gauteng 28-Jan-18 Gauteng Challenge Homestead Dam Willie Vorster 082 563 9283
Gauteng 28-Jan-18 Roode 1000 Baja Bay, Bronkhorstbaai Dam Willem Theron 083 376 4216
Eastern Cape 28-Jan-18 aQuelle' Ocean Racing Series - Event 7 Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
           
Feb-18          
Affiliate Race Date Race Venue Contact Telephone
Western Cape 03-Feb-18 W Cape Open Water Swimming Championships Benguela Cove Derrick Fraser 082 770 5798
Eastern Cape 03-Feb-18 NMBA OWS Champs 10km & 3km Marina Martinique Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Eastern Cape 04-Feb-18 NMBA OWS Champs 5km Marina Martinique Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
North West 04-Feb-18 Platinum Mile Buffelspoort dam Di Williamson 083 254 3628
Mpumalanga 04-Feb-18 Lowmed Open Water Swim Challenge 4 Longmere Dam  Harry Wilsthire 083 236 8208
Western Cape 04-Feb-18 Bridge House Mile Val de Vie Easte Michelle Hartley 071 869 0628
Western Cape 04-Feb-18 First Sunday of the Month - swim Fourth Beach Warren Filakov 072 602 2557
Kwa Zulu Natal 10-Feb-18 aQuelle' Midmar Mile - 2 Days Midmar Dam Race Organiser 086 164 3627
Eastern Cape 11-Feb-18 aQuelle' Ocean Racing Series - Event 8 Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Eastern Cape 18-Feb-18 Spar River Mile Cannonville Slipway Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Western Cape 18-Feb-18 Sanlam Cape Mile Eikenhof Dam Race Organiser 082 991 0045
Free State 24-Feb-18 Sterkfontein 1500 Sterkfontein Dam Willie Vorster 082 563 9283
Kwa Zulu Natal 25-Feb-18 Chelmsford 1000m Challenge Ntshingwayo Dam Tharina Peters 082 714 2879
           
Mar-18          
Affiliate Race Date Race Venue Contact Telephone
Eastern Cape 03-Mar-18 South African National Open Water Championships Marina Martinique Swimming SA SSA via Affiliate
Eastern Cape 04-Mar-18 South African National Open Water Championships Marina Martinique Swimming SA SSA via Affiliate
Eastern Cape 04-Mar-18 Merrifield Mile Wriggleswade Dam Tracey Mangold 043 748 6094
Western Cape 04-Mar-18 First Sunday of the Month - swim Fourth Beach Warren Filakov 072 602 2557
Eastern Cape 11-Mar-18 aQuelle' Ocean Racing Series - Event 9 Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Eastern Cape 17-Mar-18 Jedmark Nelson Mandela bay Bell Buoy Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Limpopo 17-Mar-18 Eberneezer Mile Mountain Yacht Club Bernard van den Dool 083 297 2379
Western Cape 21-Mar-18 Freedom Swim Series : Human Rights Day Swim Camps Bay Beach Derrick Fraser 082 770 5798
Eastern Cape 25-Mar-18 aQuelle' Ocean Racing Series - Event 10 Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
           
Apr-18          
Affiliate Race Date Race Venue Contact Telephone
Limpopo 01-Apr-18 Bela Bela Bosveld Mile Bela-Bela Dam Race Organiser 082 377 9869
Western Cape 01-Apr-18 First Sunday of the Month - swim Fourth Beach Warren Filakov 072 602 2557
Eastern Cape 08-Apr-18 aQuelle' Ocean Racing Series - Event 11 Hobbie Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Kwa Zulu Natal 08-Apr-18 Dolphin Mile Surf Swim Series 1 uShaka Pier Heather Cambell 082 320 7083
Western Cape 08-Apr-18 Shipwrecked Big Bay Surf Lifesaving Club Derrick Fraser 082 770 5798
Western Cape 14-Apr-18 Langebaan Lagoon around the Island swim Main Beach Derrick Fraser 082 770 5798
Western Cape 21-Apr-18 Robben Island Freedom Day Swim Robben Island Harbour Derrick Fraser 082 770 5798
Eastern Cape 22-Apr-18 City Lodge Hotels Three Beaches Challenge Pollock Beach Michael Zoedmulder 083 234 4301
Kwa Zulu Natal 22-Apr-18 Dolphin Mile Surf Swim Series 2 uShaka Pier Heather Cambell 082 320 7083
Western Cape 28-Apr-18 Open Water Exreme Swim - Hermanus New Harbour Race Organiser 083 675 7859
           

Download: 2017-­2018 SA Open Water Swimming Calendar

News

Eleven swimmers posted qualifying times for the FINA World Short-Course Championships in China in December

Aug 13, 2018

Olympic gold medalist Cameron van der Burgh qualified for his fifth World Swimming Short-Course Championships on Saturday evening

Aug 12, 2018

Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Ryan Coetzee was among three athletes to add their names to the World Swimming Short-Course Championships team

Aug 11, 2018

Chad le Clos highlighted the first day of the SA National Swimming Championships (25m)

Aug 10, 2018