Sea Point swimming pool will play host to an aquatics carnival this weekend, which it is hoped will become an annual event.
One of the City of Cape Town’s flagship facilities is partnering with Western Province Aquatics to host an aquatics carnival on Sunday 1 March 2015. The Sea Point swimming pool, which has recently undergone extensive renovations, will be the venue for the water-based fun day.
During National Water Week (16-22 March), an exciting new event, The Watershed Festival, hopes to restore the public’s appreciation of clean and accessible drinking water, reminding them of its worth, scarcity and the absence of a substitute.
Cape Town’s fresh water supply is under major threat and according to the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) most analysts predict that South Africa’s water demand will outstrip its supply by 2025. Already the demand for water has overtaken supply in 60% of South Africa’s water management systems.
Youth Programmes at Mayor’s Golf Development Centre
To build cross-cultural relationships and introduce the sport to residents, especially young girls, senior citizens and people with disabilities.
The City’s Sport, Recreation and Amenities Department has concluded an agreement with the Women’s Professional Golf Association to manage the Mayor’s Golf Development Centre and spearhead the programmes for youth.
The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town attracted over one million visitors last year.
Attaining this historic milestone has secured Kirstenbosch’s status as one of the most important tourist attractions in South Africa, said Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, who visited the garden with global leaders in tourism.
From the everyday unexpected discoveries to the extraordinary cultural adventures that are unfolding, tune in to Cape Town’s ongoing design evolution.
Cape Town’s World Design Capital status was won based on the city’s emerging use of design-led thinking but with the 2014 title year now behind it, Cape Town is showing her true colours with dozens of projects, events and experiences still in the making.
myconnect card is quintessential to cashless system of MyCiTi service
Two senior officials from Transport for Cape Town (TCT), Cape Town’s transport authority, commended for outstanding performance.
Chantal Greenwood, manager of automated fare collection at TCT, received the Certificate of Excellence Award 2014 in the category: Best Female Employee within Transport in Government, nationally, from the Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters.