The Ministry shall provide efficient and effective services geared towards the empowerment of Dominicans in their quest to contribute to individual, community and national development; shall promote healthy and active lifestyles through the provision of quality and appropriate facilities, programs and services in sports, physical education and recreation; shall promote, develop and preserve Dominica’s cultural heritage; and shall provide prompt, reliable and economic postal services and the necessary support and resources to position constituents to contribute to the social, economic, cultural, educational, technological and political development of their constituencies, thereby contributing towards the enhancement of the quality of life.
To contribute towards the enhancement of the quality of life and promote healthy and active lifestyles among Dominicans of all ages
through the provision of quality and appropriate facilities, programmes and services in the area of physical education, sports and physical recreation.
A respected institution adequately staffed and equipped and supported by appropriate legislation providing
leadership that contributes to the enhancement of acceptable societal values through quality physical education, sports and physical recreation.
Serve as the principal agency for giving effect to Government’s Policies on sport
Facilitate community sport development
Promote participation in sport for personal development and for the benefit of society
Organise and conduct sport programmes (training, tournaments) for school based youth
Collaborate with National Sports Associations on a variety of sporting programmes
Host Annual Schools and the National Sports Awards functions
Partner with the Division of Education in the promotion and implementation of physical education and sport in schools
Collaborate with relevant Government agencies on sport facility development and maintenance works
To provide efficient and effective services geared towards empowering young men and women to develop their unique potential, creativity and skills as productive and participating members of the society thereby contributing to individual, community and national development.
This is another significant milestone in the history of youth development. The Youth Development Division (YDD) recognizes the changing face of youth development work and seeks, through our website, to facilitate communication and education through easy access to information.
- John Roach
Skills Training Programme
Learn a skill to jump start your career today!
Skills Training Programme Application Form
Do you have what it takes to be a leader? Get the proper training now!
Leadership Programme Application Form