Zavod za šport Ajdovščina (Institute of sport Ajdovščina) is a public institute founded by the Comune of Ajdovščina in order to take care of the development of sport in Ajdovščina and its surroundings, to manage the sports and youth facilities of the comune and to organize and perform activities for all citizens. The Institute prepares reports on the condition of sports-related facts in the Comune and gives suggestions for further improvement. It manages the maintenance of the facilities to ensure a quality use of the sports-related and other facilities in the Comune.
The Institute takes care that the sports-related services. „A healthy mind in a healthy body“ is the motto of the Institute. It is our wish to bring the values of sports and recreation close to as many users as possible, especially to the young people and elderly to ensure them the possibility for an active leisure time, as regular exercises and leisure time activities do have a beneficial impact on the physical and mental fitness – and this is definitely the primary goal of our society. The mission of the Ajdovščina Sports Institute is to ensure sports facilities and sports recreation and leisure time programmes for all generations and all kind of users.
The Institute of Sport Ajdovščina is established in addition to the management of sports infrastructure to take care of coordination and promotion of sports programs in the local community.
Sports center offers excellent conditions and programs for active leisure time for schoolchildren, as well as for recreational and professional athletes. It was achieved with active work and networking with societies, institutions, athletes, schools and individuals.
Institute of Sport is implementing programmes and raising awereness on the need to implement programs for the older persons over 65 years of age. Such programs are also part of the National Sports Program plan of Republic of Slovenia and also a part of annualy sports programs of the community.
Upgrading the projects with Erasmus + sport content would certainly add great value to the implementation of programs in the local environment.