Fitness Center Sterkfontein 1500 Swim

Who We Are

Willie & Caroline Vorster Willie & Caroline Vorster
Willie and Caroline Vorster started the first Sterkfontein Swim in 2001, with help from local Harrismith businesses - among them, Dries Auto.

Willie Vorster, the founder and organiser is an International Open Water Official, he will be representing South Africa as an Official at the 2012 Olympics in London.

Our History

The first open water swim in this unique nature reserve dam was held in 2001.

The first event started with a 1500m swim and in later years additional distances were added.

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Our Sponsors

We are proud to have been associated with the following sponsors in bringing these events to you.

Bridgestone South Africa

Dries Auto - Harrismith

Mazda Wildlife