How do I become a volunteer with Sport and Recreation?
If you are 18 years or older and enjoy working with people and would like to become a volunteer, please contact your District Recreation Officer. For contact details click here.
For more information about volunteers click here.
How do I apply for an Informal Beach Trading Permit?
The City monitors and regulates beach trading, and has developed an official process, application form and schedule. For more information click here.
How do I partner with the City to host holiday programmes?
If you would like to partner with us in providing holiday programmes contact your District Recreation Officer. For contact details click here.
For more information about programmes click here.
How would I get assistance with equipment from the City for hosting a programme in my community?
If you are hosting a programme in your community and would like assistance from our Come and Play unit or use of equipment, please contact your District Recreation Officer. For contact details click here.
How does the Sport and Recreation Department contribute to development in Cape Town?
Our approach is to enhance the quality of life of residents and visitors through the provision of world-class facilities and programmes, thereby contributing to Cape Town being an attractive sport and recreation destination.
We facilitate grassroots sport and recreation development programmes, the application of international best practices, sound relationships and partnerships with all role players, the effective provision and management of facilities, the maximisation of income opportunities, and promote Cape Town as a national and international sport and recreation events city.
How do I make a booking for a facility?
A booking can be made at any of our bookings offices. Contact your District office to find your nearest bookings office.
Where can I make payments for bookings?
Payments for bookings can be made at any City of Cape Town Cash Offices, Absa Bank, Checkers, Shoprite, Pick n Pay, Post Office and First National Bank (FNB).
For a full list of our facilities and contact information click here.
For tariffs click on the relevant link below:
Do I receive a refund of my deposit if I cancel a booking?
A 10% cancellation fee will be charged, based on the total amount due, if the booking is cancelled after the deposit amount is received. If a cancellation request is received less than 14 calendar days before occupation, no refund of any amount will be given. No refunds will be granted or any credits given to any debtor or debtor’s nominee who incurs arrears with their Municipal accounts between the time when the booking is made and when the deposit is to be refunded.
Who is responsible for the maintenance of Sport and Recreation facilities in my area?
Contact your District office for any queries relating to Sport and Recreation facilities. For contact details click here.
All queries relating to informal sports fields, parks and open spaces should be referred to City Parks Tel 021 400 9538.
Who is responsible for cleaning beaches and coastal areas?
Sport and Recreation is responsible for the general management of beaches and coastal areas and has various partnerships to ensure the effective management of beaches. However, should you have a query relating to littering and pollution on beaches, this should be referred to Solid Waste Tel 0860 103 089.
How do I report vagrants or suspicious activity at a Sport and Recreation facility?
If criminal activity is suspected and/or bylaws broken then they should be reported to the local Metro Police unit Tel 021 938 8025.
Obvious vagrancy with no criminal intent should be reported to the People’s Displacement Unit Tel 021 900 1755.