Free State Department: Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation
|Postal||Private Bag X20606, Bloemfontein, 9300|
|Physical||HOD Building, Sport & Recreation Grounds, Free State Psychiatric Complex|
|Tel||051 407 3520/22|
OverviewThe mission of the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation is the creation of an enabling environment for social cohesion and nation-building by establishing structures of civil society to improve levels of governance and administration within sport, arts, culture and recreation; implementing inclusive programmes that enhance and retain Free State talent and capacity within sport, arts, culture and recreation, as well as ensuring development pathways towards healthy lifestyles and excellence; promoting intra and interparticipation and cooperation within all spheres of government; and promoting sport, arts and recreation tourism within and into the Free State province.
The Department's strategic goals are to render efficient, effective and economic support services by conducting the overall and administrative support of the Department; ensure cultural diversity and the advancement of artistic disciplines into viable industries, and accelerate the transformation of the country's heritage landscape; ensure access to reading, learning and information through the provision of public library services, and archive and records management services; and support Free State citizens who are and want to become actively involved in sport and recreation.