Training & Development

Development of Disabled Sport

(Service)
Sport and Recreation Services aims to promote, coordinate and implement sport development programmes and projects for the disability sport sector in the Western Cape. It does this by supporting initiatives that promote the integration of athletes with a disability into mainstream sport. In addition, there is also the promotion of structured mass participation in sport for the disabled. By doing this, Sport and Recreation Services ensures that there is assistance and monitoring of recognised structures for sport for the disabled.

Development of Women in Sport

(Service)
  Sport and Recreation Services aims to ensure that women and girls continue participating in sport and recreation mass participation programmes. They aim to establish and support organisational structures for women and girls in sport and recreation and to create an environment for the identifying and nurturing of sport talent of women and girls. Activities include: tournaments targeting women and girls, life skills training focused on mentorship, and research into the levels of participation.

HIV/AIDS Awareness through Sport and Recreation

(Service)
Sports role models have a big influence on their fans. Sport and Recreation Services use this influence for good by letting these role models speak about HIV/AIDS at major events. Abstinence and safe sex is promoted and healthy, safe lifestyles are encouraged. Stalls disseminating male and female condoms are often also available at events. Read more about Sport and Recreation Service online.

Indigenous Games Promotion and Training

(Service)
Your grandparents probably enjoyed playing intonga, kho-kho or jukskei when they were young. Sport and Recreation Services want to ensure that these indigenous games are not lost, so that the current and future generations of children can enjoy playing them too. Sport and Recreation trains volunteers as indigenous games leaders and hosts tournaments where these games are played and promoted. More about indigenous games:

Invitation to Take Part in the Investment Readiness Programme 2014

(Public Information)
The Investment Readiness Programme seeks to capacitate early stage, high growth SMEs through a training programme called, Find, Make, Grow and Realise (FMGR) in partnership with Knife Capital. The 2-day Course will take place at UCT GSB in Cape Town on 11-12 November 2014. 

Monitoring Transformation in Sport

(Service)
Transformation targets in sport are determined by looking at various factors, such as the amount of clubs and federations in an area and the racial demographics of the area. An audit was done in 2005 to find out whether transformation targets in sport are being met. The Transformation and Monitoring Committee is supposed to make sure that they are. Read more about Sport and Recreation Service online.

Siyadlala Community Mass Participation Programme

(Service)
If the people of the Western Cape play sport and recreational games, they will not only lead healthier lives, but also have fun! That is why Sport and Recreation services started the Siyadlala Mass Participation Programme (MPP). One of its objectives is to increase the number of structured clubs so that even people in outlaying areas will have organised tournaments to take part in.

Web Directory of Sport Organisations in South Africa & the Western Cape

(Public Information)
This listing of sport organisations forms part of the Western Cape Public Sector Directory.