What we aim for!

at swim with dory, we aim to provide fun and informative lessons on water safety and awareness, we help swimmers achieve better times in their competition fields and work with our community to achieve this.  working with the sea scouts and nippers presents its own challenges and rewards as we find ourselves prepared for all situations.

Coach Dory is a certified swimming instructor with swimming south africa.

"I have an extremely happy Grandson, Named Logan, Who absolutely ADORES Coach/ Teacher DORY.... She has an amazingly patient approach to Children.... They take to Dory, as a fish takes to water.... I would HAPPILY recommend Her to any Parent "
Frank Wallace

Teaching Nannies to swim

after a devastating event in our local community in which a nanny drown trying to save the child in her care, we decided to start out a nanny learn-to-swim crash course.


The course extends over a duration of 1 month, 1 lesson a week for 40 minutes. a certificate is awarded upon completion. 

the course covers

  • Basic learn to swim
  • pool and water safety awareness
  • what to do in an emergancy.
  • water related basic first aid and CPR
"Dory is an amazing coach. Her passion and enthusiasm for swimming is infectious. She posseses a profound knowledge of swimming theory and knows how to translate that in to practice in a fun way. You will be hard pressed to find a better coach."
Brian Wallace

Baba Mandaza's time with us

Mandaza Augustine Kandemwa was born a Svikiro, a carrier of many earths and water spirits, and a Mhondoro, a Lion Spirit, and one who is in constant prayer on behalf of others. As a vessel of the Spirits, Mandaza receives visions and dreams, makes offerings, performs healing rituals, and serves as a messenger for the Ancient Ones.

Teaching Baba to swim was a life-changing experience as he endeavoured to enlighten us on his understanding of spirituality.

Interested in finding out more about Baba Mandaza click on the button below to visit his site!

"My two daughters had been swimming at another swim school in the valley for just over four years, and coach Dory has been their teacher for the past year and a half. I am so pleased we made the decision to move the girls to Swim With Dory"
Teachfit Mom