We teach the “Balanced Life Program” … an integration of the mental, physical, emotional, relational and spiritual aspects of human wholeness and health.
About Us

Welcome to …


Sports4Life has been functioning for the past 21 years, mainly to empower young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in learning sporting and key life skills in the areas of self-knowledge, strength based living and maximising their potential.

— Peter Rossouw

Canoe Marathon – 17 November 2018 – Wemmer Pan

Seeking to build a high performance centre at

Wemmer Pan in Johannesburg

Current and Developing …


The initial focal centre for Sports4life will be Wemmer Pan in Turffontein, Johannesburg, host to many Rowing Clubs and to Johannesburg Canoe Club.

It is also the only city dam in Africa with its own sprint lanes for rowing and Canoeing.


Peter Rossouw….Hard working , great guy that makes a sporting event a lot of fun.

Tony Phelp Treasurer Johannesburg Canoe Club

Sports for Life and Peter Rossouw. I call him uncle Peter because he’s like an uncle to me. I met uncle Peter when I was nine years old, it was my first time coming to the canoe club to try out paddling. From that first time I met him he was so good to me and such a helping person, he helped me learn how to get into a boat, how to hold a paddle and how to actually paddle. When I look back to it now makes me so emotionally happy to remember that actually everything I’ve achieved and…

Alex Masina SA Schools Victor Ludorum and World Marathon U18/ Junior Bronze Medallist