Every year international swim teams escape their winter for the warmer sunny climate of Stellenbosch, South Africa. The dedicated swim camps make the most of their training whilst swimming with the African sun on their back. Swim facilities include access to state of the art University 50m outdoor or 25m heated indoor pool. For endurance or open water swim teams, swimming can be arranged at exclusive neighbouring Stellenbosch wine farm. Or slightly further in the ocean at Gordon’s bay.
Access to Stellenbosch University state of the art heated 50m (FINA Standard) ten lane pool with constant depth 2m. In the summer months it frequented by many national European swim teams to escape the European winter.
Access to Stellenbosch University heated 25m standard 5 lane pool. Width 12.5m with footledge all round and wave breaker lane ropes.
Yes we know this is not an indoor pool photo, we just like this photo more. If you really really want to see the indoor pool press here
Open water swimming
Get away from the black line of the bottom of the pool for a tranquil open waters of nearby wine farm dam otherwise venture beyond the shoreline of the blue waters of Gordon’s bay on South African’s Whale coast for a open water swim
Our main accommodation is located on Dorp street, the historic gateway to Stellenbosch which is only 30 min from Cape Town International Airport. Just a 5 minutes walk from center of Stellenbosch. 15 minutes drive from the nearest beach.
Central full / half board high performance sport hotel. Within the accommodation facility, each room offers two extra-long single beds, en-suite bathroom, equipped kitchenette, wireless internet access, twin workstations and TV with all South African channels, including DSTV (satellite).
On-site training facilities includes: Five outdoor grass fields (great for recovery runs) ; covered/indoor training arena (synthetic, 50mx40m); grass 400m athletic track; 25m outdoor recovery swimming pool, a state-of-the-art gym, access to leading sports scientists, doctors, coaches, physiotherapists and biokineticists, cutting-edge conference facilities, comfortable athlete accommodation and performance-nutrition catering.