Let's go swimming

Swimming is for everyone. It’s a great cardio workout that presents a refreshing way to get fitter, stronger and healthier. We offer the most choice with the largest estate of swimming pools across the country. Try our expert learn to swim programmes for kids and adults, swim coaching and more.

Swimming facilities and coaching

Whether you fancy a Sunday afternoon splish splash with the kids or you're training for an event... we've got what you're after at a Virgin Active gym near you.  

Kickstart your journey to fitness.

Lap pools

We have the largest estate of pools in SA. Enjoy swimming all year round in our 20 or 25 metre heated swimming pools. So dive right in for some lap training, swim with a squad or meditate the day away, one stroke at a time.

Leisure pools

Many of our gyms have leisure pools too. Perfectly heated, they are used for Aqua Fitness classes, rehab exercises, Learn to Swim classes and as a family swimming pool.

Learn to swim

We have a variety of swimming lessons on offer including Learn to swim, stroke and technique development and Squad Training. Get your swimming lessons started by connecting with a Swim Coach at a Virgin Active near you.

Aqua Fitness

Great for any fitness level, these classes focus on core stability, balance, muscular strength and endurance as well as flexibility and coordination. Classes combine the use of equipment such as dumbbells, weights and resistance bands to give you an effective workout that is gentle on your joints.

They could be merpeople!

Our swim coaches are all highly qualified and experienced. If you'd like to work with a coach on technique, stroke correction, squad training or event prep just chat to the team at reception and they'll hook you up.

Assessments for kids & adults

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