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Recreation and Parks Department<p>​Our world-class facilities and programmes position Cape Town as a premier recreation destination. We encourage a healthy lifestyle for all Capetonians by ensuring that our facilities are well managed and maintained. We also conserve, enhance and develop these spaces for present and future generations, thereby contributing to a better life for all.</p><p>Our facilities include:</p><ul><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Bathhouses">bathhouses</a></li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Beaches">beaches</a></li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/our-service-facilities/Cemeteries">cemeteries​</a></li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Community%20centres">community cen​tres​</a></li><li></li><li>greenbelts</li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Indoor%20centres">​​indoor centres</a></li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Outdoor%20gyms">outdoor gyms​</a></li><li>recreation​ hubs</li><li></li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Regional%20parks">regional parks</a></li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Resorts">resorts​</a> </li><li>road verges</li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Sports%20fields">sports grounds/fields​</a></li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Spray%20parks">spray ​parks​</a></li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Swimming%20pools">swimming pools</a></li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Tidal%20pools">tidal pools​​</a></li></ul><p>Ca​pe Town’s 5 000 hectares of clean, safe and accessible open spaces are among the most beautiful in the world. We encourage you to explore the City’s beautiful green spaces to de-stress, get fit and spend quality time with family and friends. </p><div class="list-links"> <br> <span> <ul class="lrg-icon-content"><li class="lrg-icon lrg-link"><div class="list-links">​ <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Book/Book-a-city-facility/How-to-book-a-City-facility/How%20to%20book%20a%20City%20facility" target="_blank">Book a facility</a> <a href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/SR%20Overview%202016.pdf" target="_blank">Download our Sport and Recreation Overview</a><a href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Sport%20and%20Recreation%20Policy%20Framework%202015%20-%20%28Policy%20number%2043752%29%20approved%20on%2028%20January%202016.pdf" target="_blank">Download our Sport and Recreation Policy Framework</a><a href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Sport%20and%20Recreation%20Programmes%202015%20-%20%28Policy%20number%2043751%29%20approved%20on%2028%20January%202016.pdf" target="_blank">Download​ our Sport and Recreation Programmes Policy</a><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/see-all-city-facilities/our-service-facilities/cemeteries" target="_blank">Find a ce​metery</a><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/see-all-city-facilities/our-recreational-facilities/District%20parks/" target="_blank">Find a district park</a><a href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/A%20HISTORY%20OF%20DISTRICT%20PARKS.pdf" target="_blank">Read A History of Cape Town's District Parks</a><a href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Financial%20documents/Community%20Services%20-%20City%20Parks%20-%20Cemeteries_1617.pdf" target="_blank">View Cemeteries 20​17/2018 tariff sheet</a><a href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/Recreation_Parks_Tariffs_2017_18.pdf" target="_blank">View Zoned Public Open Spaces 2017/2018 tariff sheet</a>​</div></li></ul></span></div><span><blockquote cite="http://wwww.cite.co.za"><p> <em>​​​​​​"It is our goal to enhance the quality of life of citizens and visitors through the provision of world class recreation facilities, parks, dignified cemeteries and programmes thereby contributing to towards a better life for all."</em>​ <b>Vincent Botto </b><cite><em>Director: </em>Recreation and Parks </cite></p></blockquote></span><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Outdoor-Gyms-Listing.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><span> <div class="contact"><h4>General enquiries</h4><address><ul><li>Telephone: <br><a>021 400 4688</a> / <a>021 400 3734</a> / <a>021 400 3062</a> / <a>021 400 9534</a> / <a>021 400 1813</a></li> <li>After hours: ​ <br><a>021 957 4700​</a></li><li>Fax: <br><a>021 425 2685</a></li><li>Email: <br><a href="mailto:rp.enquiries@capetown.gov.za">rp.enquiries@capetown.gov.za</a> </li></ul></address></div></span> <p>See our <a href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/City%20Parks%20District%20Contact%20Sheet.pdf" target="_blank">district and cemetary booking numbers contact sheet</a>​​​ and our <a href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/Sport%20and%20Recreation%20District%20Office%20Contact%20List.pdf" target="_blank">recreation district office contact information</a>.</p>

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