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Portia Mokoena

Portia Mokoena, founder of the SwimaLePortia Foundation and a beacon of inspiration as she dives into the depths of change, using swimming as a tool for empowerment.


Portia made waves as the first black woman to conquer the waters of Robben Island, defying expectations and rewriting history with each stroke.

Her journey is a testament to the boundless possibilities when passion meets purpose, inspiring others to dive headfirst into their dreams.

Our Courses

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Parent & Child Classes

Our parent and child classes are designed to help young children become comfortable in the water while having fun with their parents. Our instructors use games and activities to teach basic swimming skills such as floating, kicking, and submerging.


Learn to Swim

Our learn to swim program is designed for children and adults who are new to swimming or who want to improve their skills. Our instructors use a progressive approach to teach basic and advanced swimming techniques such as stroke development, breathing, and diving.


Private Lessons

Our private lessons are perfect for individuals who want one-on-one attention from our instructors. We offer personalized coaching to help our students achieve their swimming goals whether it is to learn a new stroke or improve their technique.

“SwimaLePorta has been an amazing experience for my child. The instructors are patient and encouraging, and my child has become a confident swimmer. I highly recommend SwimaLePorta to anyone looking for a great swimming school.”

Siya M

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