Friends of Sandspruit

Conserving our river and park together.



Wondering what's happening along the Sandspruit?

Upcoming events...
at Ullmann Park

Park Run
Every Saturday from 08:00

Join our Park Run along the Sandspruit...

Park Run

Sandspruit Tree Walk

Sandspruit Tree Walk

This event involved a leisurely walk along the Sandspruit to identify indigenous trees with the help...

Malachite Kingfisher

Bird List

What birds have you seen in the park. Here is a list of potential bird species to spot...

Nile Monitor Lizard

Nile Monitor Lizard

During a river clean-up some of the participants spotted what they thought was crocodile...

Park Run

Alien Invasives

The Sandspruit has, over many years, become overgrown with many alien and extremely invasive shrubs, climbers and trees. It is never popular...

The Sandspruit in flood

Flash flood

Following the deluge on 9 November 2016, the Sandspruit burst its banks in many places...

Sandspruit Walk

Sandspruit Walk

This project aims to clear and maintain a 2km path along the Sandspruit River for walkers...

Tree Planting

Tree planting

It has been a hectic couple of weeks, but at last we have managed to plant over 120 trees from 3m Stinkwoods to...

Park Run

Park Run

Our Park Run has been operating for a few months now with between 400 and 500 runners participating each week....

Participation is everything

Keep our community spirit alive...


FRIENDS OF SANDSPRUIT is a public non-profit voluntary association formed for the sole purpose of engaging in the conservation, rehabilitation and protection of Ernest Ullmann Park and the natural riverine environment within the area bound by South Road and Kelvin Drive.

Neva, Musa & Godfrey

Park Heroes...

These are the faces behind the real work that goes on in the park. Neva, Musa and Godfrey have been working tirelessly over the past few months to transform our park and river into the beautiful area it is now.

Musa and Godfrey struggle everyday to get here from Diepsloot and are desperately looking for a room closer to the park. If you can help, please contact us...

86 Friends of Sandspruit

We currently have 86 members many of whom are active project participants... Would you like to join us?

8 Committee Members

Our committee is led by a busy but dedicated team...

42 Sponsors

We need all the support we can get. Make a donation now...

No one has ever become poor by giving

When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.

Get in Touch

If you have questions about our organisation, don't hesitate to send us a message...

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