The Department of Sport and Tourism
The Department of Sport and Tourism realizes the tasks assigned to the Self-Government of the Wielkopolska Region connected to shaping the physical culture and tourism policy, in accordance with applicable laws and within the framework of its competences concerning the development of the aforementioned areas.
The Department cooperates with entities responsible for the development of physical culture. Much emphasis is put on organizations realizing competitive sport trainings addressed to children and teenagers, including individuals with disabilities. The Department of Sport and Tourism takes care of the Wielkopolska Region's sport and recreation activities. These include, among other things, regional supervision of the national system for children's' and teenagers' sport development, cooperation in conducting training for teenagers and national teams, popularising physical culture and tourism among the disabled, including cooperation in the training of specialist staff. It is responsible for the implementation of procedures connected to granting sports scholarships and awards for outstanding sporting achievements. Moreover, it monitors the sporting achievements of sportsmen from Wielkopolska
The Department cooperates with entities supporting physical culture, tourism and sightseeing based on the Act on Public Benefit Activities and Volunteer Work as well as the Act on Sport. It supports regional, national and international sport and recreation events.
It develops and improves the sports and tourist base in the Wielkopolska Region by providing financial support for local government units and sports clubs. At the same time, it runs a list of sports and tourist facilities and equipment co-financed from the budget of the Wielkopolska Region.
The Department promotes physical culture as well as sightseeing and tourist values of the Region, supports associations acting in its area of competence, non-commercial publications and studies devoted to sport, tourist or values of the Region.
What is more, it is responsible for taking care of tourist trails and infrastructure at regional level, supervising the aforementioned trails. It realizes tasks arising from the Act on hotel services as well as services of tour operators and tourist guides and the Act on tourist events and related tourist services, including registering, controlling tourism organizers and entrepreneurs facilitating the purchase of related tourist services, classifying hotel facilities into the appropriate categories and registering the aforementioned categories.
al. Niepodległości 34
secretariat - room 932
Phone No.: +48 61 626 68 40
Fax No.: +48 61 626 68 41