LIFESTYLE – A LIFE OF LEISURE
The Val de Vie lifestyle fosters a sense of well-being and a range of fitness options in a tranquil setting. Residents enjoy access to our gym, which boasts extensive facilities:
• World-class equipment and spinning bikes
• Two squash courts
• Two floodlit tennis courts
• 25m heated indoor swimming pool that also hosts the Ryk Neethling Swimming School
• Steam rooms and saunas
• Personal training
• Spinning classes
• Pilates classes
Val de Vie is proud to host the Ryk Neethling Swimming School, started by Olympic Gold Medallist Ryk neethling. The school offers basic water safety lessons, learn to swim classes and competitive swimming training. The basis of the educational program is the Swimming Stars International Programme, a proven educational level approach t the acquisition of aquatic abilities.
The Oosthuizen and Stegmann Tennis Academy at the Val de Vie Sport & Leisure Centre offers professional tennis coaching. The coaches’ boast extensive experience and have a clear understanding of what it takes to bring out the best in every player. Lessons are offered to beginners, players wanting to compete nationally and those aspiring to play professionally.
Marking the beginning of the summer, Val de Vie hosts an annual Fun Run on the estate, which is always a very popular social event for residents and their families.
For those who love the outdoors, the estate’s country setting provides a host of activities, including fly-fishing, relaxed picnics on the riverbanks and tranquil horseback outrides in the vineyards.
Homeowners and members enjoy the benefits of discount on wine purchases and free tastings. They also have the unique opportunity to produce their own wine with the assistance of our very good-humoured winemaker, Harold Versfeld.
Kinder Ark Preschool is a new addition to Val de Vie. It is not only a safe haven, but also provides endless opportunities for learning in a farm-like atmosphere. Kinder Ark strives to provide a safe and loving environment for your most precious gifts while you conquer the challenges of everyday life. They offer care for children from 2 – 5 years of age (Pre-Grade R).
Apart from the daily programme and activities based on different themes, children can take part in a wide variety of extra mural activities, such as swimming, play-ball and music.