KwaZulu-Natal Department: Sport and Recreation
|Postal||Private Bag X9141, Pietermaritzburg, 3200|
|Physical||135 Pietermaritz Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200|
|Tel||033 897 9400|
OverviewThe mission of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport and Recreation is to maximise opportunities through the promotion, development and transformation of sport and recreation to create cohesive and sustainable communities and enhance the quality of life of the citizens of KwaZulu-Natal.
The Department's strategic goals are to promote and contribute to transformation and development of sport and recreation; economic growth and opportunities through sport and recreation; good governance in sport and recreation; and sound cooperative governance.
The responsibilities of the Department are: policy development, within the context of the national sport and recreation policy, with the principal agents being provincial federations and macrobodies; implementation of recreation policy, via the Provincial Recreation Councils (PRORECs); funding of the above agencies; and upgrading of facilities as created by local authorities, for national and provincial events.