The Chad Le Clos Foundation is the embodiment of Olympic Gold Medallist, Chad Le Clos’ dream of giving back to the South African community. The Chad Le Clos Foundation’s mission is to create a safe environment for all South Africans to enjoy our magnificent waterways by implementing sustainable drowning prevention programmes nationally.

‘Let’s win an Olympic Gold medal for South Africa’s youth! Get involved donate and contribute to the Foundations incredible cause’
Chad Le Clos

5 Steps to creating a safe environment for all South Africans to enjoy their waterways be it dams/lakes/rivers/oceans or swimming pools:

  1. Awareness via all communication channels
  2. Programmes provided on site with training for coaches and swimmers
  3. Upskilling of passionate teachers to drive these programmes
  4. Developing products that assist in flotation and learning to swim in order to create a safe environment
  5. Ongoing development of programmes that are specific to South Africa s requirements

A word from our swimmers

Rachael Rodd

Crawford North Coast Team Relay 2022 I have been swimming the Midmar Mile since 2019 and am the youngest girl to have completed the mile successfully at 6 years old!

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Aria Pitham (12 years old)

Crawford North Coast Team Relay 2022 I remember waking up at 5am feeling my heart pounding and during the car ride to Pietermaritzburg, I kept myself busy with imagining how

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