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Uniswim MidWit Heated Swimmingpool

Head coach Chad Peterson, from MidWit Swimming Club, took the initiative, backed himself and now has access to this heated pool all year.  Congratulations to Chad, Uniswim Middelburg and Nkangala District on the heating of the school's swimming pool.

MEDIA STATEMENT ON APPROVAL TO RESUME SPORT ACTIVITIES

Media Statement 26 June 2020 MINISTER NATHI MTHETHWA ON THE APPROVAL OF THE RESUMPTION OF PLAY IN TERMS OF THE DIRECTIONS OF 11 JUNE 2020 Further to the announcement of the approval for the resumption of football activities announced this week, the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, hereby wishes to announce the approval for the resumption of training and matches as the case may be, to the following Sport bodies: • Cricket SA • South African Anglers and Casting Confederation • SA Gymnastics Federation • Tennis SA • SA National Climbing Federation • Canoeing SA • Swimming SA These Sport bodies have submitted their plans, indicating their state of readiness and their commitment to adhere to stringent health protocols that they will implement in accordance with the prescribed regulations and directions. The sport bodies are urged to take note of and implement the comments from the Health authorities, as applies to each to each of them. We wish to humbly appeal to the rest of the sport sector to exercise patience and tolerance as we continue with the task of processing their plans. We also remind you that all those who have not yet submitted their plans have until midnight tonight, 26 June 2020 to do so.

Notice to Clubs, Coaches & LTS Instructors

In view of the recent announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa, pertaining to the proposed transition from National Lockdown Level 4 to National Lockdown Level 3, we are all awaiting confirmation on the possible “return to swim”.

National Open Water squad has successful Camp in Lowveld - January 2018

Swimming South Africa (SSA) hosted a successful open water swimming Camp in the Lowveld Region in line with the SSA High Performance philosophy of “train and race” this past weekend. The Open Water Swimming Camp was attended by twenty three (23) SSA National Open Water Swimming Squad members.