Swim camps

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 an exclusive neighbouring Stellenbosch wine farm. Or slightly further in the ocean at Gordon’s bay.

APARTMENTs (12 twin rooms)

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.

  • Centre facilities on your doorstep – everything from stellar training facilities to spa facilities, restaurants and stunning shops, car rentals and travel agency
  • Central self-catering apartments; else full/half board on request
  • Off-site Gym and pool, within walking distance

3YO Swim camp includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Full board
  • Off-site 50m Olympic size pool
  • Off-site 25m Indoor pool
  • Unlimited use of off-site gym
  • Airport transfers to Stellenbosch
  • 2 x 2 hours a day pre-booked swim lanes
  • Wine / nougat tasting
  • Cape town, Table mountain, Waterfront day trip
  • Safari game drive

€595 PP (minimal 10 persons)

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VILLA (6-8-14 persons)

Just a 10 minute walk from the pool, the gym and the track.

The villa can be accommodated with three distinct living areas. The design of the villa is ideal for teams and groups as there is spaciousness for interactive activities or private time apart. The configuration of beds is interchangeable from kind size to single beds for 4 rooms. The garden can be used both collectively or separately depending on the configuration of the group. The large swimming pool can be used for recovery and there is a spare room which can be used as a bike storage. There are two distinct barbeque areas. Private balconies lead off the two upstairs living areas and bedrooms.

The villa is fully equipped and furnished with three living areas, two kitchens, two laundy rooms, balconies, patios, barbecue areas, garden, cable TV, wi-fi, air conditioning, under floor heating, fire place, large swimming pool and gym.

Daily housekeeping services are included in the daily rate providing 2 hours of housekeeping. A night on site security attendant is included in the daily rate.

3YO Swim camp villa includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Full board
  • Off-site 50m Olympic size pool
  • Off-site 25m Indoor pool
  • Unlimited use of off-site gym
  • Airport transfers to Stellenbosch
  • 2 x 2 hours a day pre-booked swim lanes
  • Wine / nougat tasting
  • Cape town, Table mountain, Waterfront day trip
  • Safari game drive
  • House keeping
  • Night security

€649 PP (minimal 6 persons)

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Swimming

Outdoor pool

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 pro triathletes like Jodie Swallows and James Cunnama and many more pros wishing to escape the European winter

Click here for opening times pool

  • Group lane booking
  • Group sessions
  • Stroke correction
  • Squad swimming
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Indoor Pool

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

  • Group lessons
  • Private lessons
  • Swim equipment
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Open water swimming

Get away from the black line and bottom of the pool for a tranquil open waters of nearby wine farms dams otherwise venture beyond the shoreline of the blue waters of Gordon's bay on South African's Whale coast for open water swims

  • Post swim picnics can be arranged
  • Post swim wine tasting can be arranged
  • Pick-up and drop off
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Races

3YO arrange camps and transport structured around races. Favourites are the famous Cape mile, Around the rocks and the Robben island swim. 

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3YO Swimming fees

3YO Swimming services

Triathlon training camps

Transport

How do you get home? After some hard training yards, a well deserved lunch, 3YO provides transport for you and your pride and joy (bike) safely back to Stellenbosch. 3YO further provides airport transfers.


Triathlon training camps

R&R

Say what? Rest and Recover on holiday? 3YO facilitates bookings of a wide variety of activities the area has to offer.

For any questions regarding our pricing plans above, don't hesitate to contact us!