As a Non Profit Organisation, the Foundation sustainably focuses on understanding, broadening, connecting, educating and sharing evidence-based best practice principles through delivering ongoing life changing ocean based experiences with the intended outcome of enhancing both people's physical and mental well-being.

Passion Purpose Possibility and People

SUPPORTING Sustainable Development Goals...

The 2030 Agenda pledges to leave no one behind, including persons with disabilities and recognises disability as a cross‐cutting issue to be considered in the implementation of all of its goals.

The Roxy Davis Foundation contributes to the following Global Goals

SDG 3 Good Health & Wellbeing
SDG 5 Gender Equality
SDG 10 Reduced Inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable Cities & Communities
SDG 1 No Poverty
SDG 4 Quality Education
SDG 8 Decent Work & Economic Growth
SDG 13 Climate Action
SDG 16 Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions

IMPACT - How lives changed

March 2023- February 2024

1 #WaveChallenge celebrating PwD - 3 Dec 2023
1 x unofficial world record #WaveChallenge
24 Adaptive surfers on 1#WaveChallenge
45 (Dis)Abilities #WaveChallenge
130 Volunteers #WaveChallenge
306 Surf Therapy Sessions
69 Surfers (105 registered)
24 Female Surfers (35 registered)
45 Male Surfers (70 registered)
218 lifts
1020 Volunteer Sessions
318 Volunteers (445 registered)
175 Female Volunteers (259 registered)
145 Male Volunteers (183 registered)
150+ donated meals
182 (Dis)Abilities
32 Wheelchair users
14 Assisted mobility devices
72 hours use of mobility beach mat (City of CPT)
BBBE E Level 2
18 Surf Events
37 Volunteer Events
1 Provincial Trials
1 SA Para Championship
1 International Para Surf League
143 International Certifications in progress
4914 Internal Volunteer Training Hours
34 NSRI Training hours
532 International Surfing Association Training Hours
1 PhD Surf Therapy
45 Disabilities
37 surfers (42 registered)
130 Volunteers
1 new record
$ for 5.5 NEW surfers
$ for 33 sessions + transport

Become a Participant

Join us and learn to surf with our surf therapy programme. Participate in a private adapted surf lessons or register for one of our free monthly surf therapy clinics. The Surf Lessons are based from Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa. Muizenberg is regarded as one of the best learn to surf beaches in the world with a sand bottom beach and a soft gentle rolling wave that is surfable all year round. Register to surf

Become a surf therapy volunteer

Become a Volunteer

There is a lot that goes on behind the scenes to make the sessions fun while learning in safe and supportive environment.  We do our best to take into consideration the needs of all our surfers and to do so we need your support!
Training is provided for both land support and water safety volunteers. If you do have a special skill you believe can add value please let us know! What it means to Volunteer
Donate to the Roxy Davis Foundation


As a volunteer led organisation we rely on the support of our incredible community of volunteers. It is thanks to the donations from our community in time, equipment (new or pre loved) and financial contributions that we are able to deliver our programmes. It would be most appreciated should you feel moved to support this initiative with a donation. Find out more