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Recreation and Parks Department<span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>covid-19 alert</h4><p>All recreation programmes have been suspended until further notice, and some of our facilities are closed. <br><br>Stay up to date with affected services at <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Coronavirus">www.capetown.gov.za/Coronavirus</a>, or our <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/COVID-19_Lockdown_Operations_Service_Notifications.pdf" target="_blank">Service Notifications Guide</a>. You can also follow us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CityofCT/" target="_blank">Facebook<i class="icon link-external"></i></a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/CityofCT" target="_blank">Twitter<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>.</p></div></div></span><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="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Bathhouses">bathhouses</a></li><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Beaches">beaches</a></li><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/our-service-facilities/Cemeteries">cemeteries​</a></li><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Community%20centres">community cen​tres​</a></li><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/District%20parks">district parks</a></li><li></li><li>greenbelts</li><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Indoor%20centres">​​indoor centres</a></li><li> <a href="https://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="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Regional%20parks">regional parks</a></li><li> <a href="https://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="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Sports%20fields">sports grounds/fields​</a></li><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Spray%20parks">spray ​parks​</a></li><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Swimming%20pools">swimming pools</a></li><li> <a href="https://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><span> <ul class="lrg-icon-content"><li class="lrg-icon lrg-link"><div class="list-links">​ <a href="https://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="https://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="https://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="https://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="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/CCT-COVID-19_Fatality_Management.pdf" target="_blank">Download the CCT COVID-19 Fatality Management Plan</a><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/See-all-City-facilities/Our-service-facilities/Cemeteries">Find a cemetery​​​</a><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/See-all-City-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities">Find a recreational facility​ near you​</a><a href="https://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="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Spekboom_Information_Booklets.pdf" target="_blank">Read our Spekboom Information Booklet (For Adults)</a><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Spekboom_Information_Booklets_Kids_version.pdf" target="_blank">Read our Spekboom Information Booklet (For Kids)</a><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/local%20and%20communities/meet-the-city/the-city-budget/city-wide-tariffs">View the Recreation and Parks Tariffs​​​</a></div></li></ul></span><span><blockquote cite="https://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="https://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 9538</a> / <a>021 400 9534</a> </li><li>After hours: ​ <br> <a>021 957 4700​</a></li><li>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:rp.enquiries@capetown.gov.za">rp.enquiries@capetown.gov.za</a> </li></ul></address></div></span>

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