Functions of the Municipal Sports Council

  • To advise the City Council on matters relating to sport and physical activity.
  • To play a part in devising, evaluating and following-up sports plans, programmes and activities.
  • To play a part in updating Barcelona's Strategic Plan for Sports.
  • To help to define the Map of Municipal Sports Facilities (MIEM).
  • To have knowledge of municipal rules and regulations that have an impact on sports policy and citizens' participation in physical activity.
  • To have knowledge of the municipal budget for sport.
  • To help devise policies to foster sports activity and promote sport in the city.
  • To encourage entities, organisations and individuals to participate in sports activities in the city, providing the resources that ensure the best use of existing sports facilities.
  • To support the sports councils or participatory bodies that deal with sport in the districts.
  • To validate the proposals put forward by working groups, set up by the Municipal Sports Council in accordance with this regulation.
  • To hold enlarged information sessions, aimed at groups interested in specific issues, in order to provide information on those issues and to gather opinions on them.
  • Any duties additional to those mentioned above entrusted to it by the president of the Barcelona Municipal Sports Council.
  • To issue a yearly report to the City Citizen Council and the corresponding Plenary Commission.