Dawid Kruiper Municipality
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The main carols by candlelight event which took place at the Mxolisi Dicky Jacobs stadium in Upington was a huge success.

The stadium was jam packed from residents and visitors from all over the country, including neighboring Namibia.

The D.K.M carols by candlelight takes place of the first Sunday of every December month.  It serves as the official opening of the festive season.

Gospel sensation, Rebecca Malope and the Idols finalist, Thato, had the crowd of about Ten Thousand people on their feet.

The Executive Mayor of Dawid Kruiper, Me Limakatso Koloi delivered the keynote carols by candlelight speech. She warned the perpetrators of violence against women and children. They will be dealt with by the full might of the law.

The Mayor asked the road users to be cautious when they use the roads and not to drink and drive.

The carols by candlelight event was ended with a huge fireworks display.

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Swimming Pools & Reitzpark


Mon - Sat: 11:00 - 20:00

Sun: 14:00 - 18:00


Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 18:00

Sun: 14:00 - 18:00

The swimming pool in town is used on Saturday between 11:00 and 13:00 as well as weekdays between 19:00 and 20:00 by diving club members for exercise purposes. This exercise is only done at the deep end of the swimming pool.


Reitzpark is open from 08:00 till 22:00 everyday during September and March. The public should bring their own braai facilities.

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