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Photo 1: Sport hall Marof Novo mesto.



Sport infrastructure: • Sports hall Marof. • Central stadium Portovald. • Auxiliary footbal stadium. • Sport park Loka. • Indoor swimming pool at the primary school Grm. • Tennis courts Portovald. • Skittles alley. Sport facilities and areas encompass over 90.000 m2. Estimated value of the sport infrastructure in Novo mesto is 5,4 million euros.

Sport infrastructure management: Agency for sport Novo mesto. Address: Kettejev drevored 2, 8000 Novo mesto, Slovenia. Phone: +386 7 39 32 930. E-mail: rafko.krizman@siol.net. General manager is Rafko Križman. Agency has 18 employees. For the programs and organization of the events the agency engage 120 honorary co-workers. Agency manages sport infrastructure and other facilities, which are owned by Municipality. Agency organize school sport educational programs and interest activities, sport and recreation for citizens and sport events. 450.000 users and visitors attend these programs every year. Yearly costs of the programs, management and maintenance of the facilities are 1,1 million euros.

Sport hall Marof was built in 1960 and reconstructed in 1991. It measures 1.860 m2. In the facility there are: main hall, dance hall, table tennis hall, fitness center and shooting range. The stands have 1.200 seats. The sport hall is used for school sport education, sport practice and competitions in basketball, handball, football, volleyball, sport dancing, table tennis, sport shooting and fitness programs. Each year 80.000 users and visitors visit the sport hall.

Central stadium Portovald was built in 1960 and reconstructed in 1990. The stadium has football field and athletic stadium, which ha 6 400m running tracks, surface jumping areas and apparatuses for high jump, long jump and triple jump, throwing circle and landing sector for shot put, javelin, discus and hammer. There are 504 seats in built part of the stands and 1.000 standing places at the grass part of the stands. The stadium is used for sport practice and competitions in athletics and football.

Auxiliary football stadium was built in 2006. The stadium has football field and emporary stands for 300 spectators. It is used for sport practice of all selections and competitions of younger selections and women teams.

Sport park Loka encompasses two playgrounds for beach volley, one football playground covered with asfhalt, two basketball and two volleyball playgrounds covered with asphalt and skate park. The stands can host 150 spectators. All areas are equipped with lightning. Sport practice of beach volley, football, basketball, volleyball and roller skating can be executed also in the evening.


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Photo 2: Central stadium Portvald. Photo 3: Sport park Loka. Photo 4: Covered swimming pool at the primary school Grm. Photo 5: Tennis courts.