Created at the initiative of the Guimarães City Council, and constituted by public deed on January 22, 1999, the Tempo Livre it is a co-operative whose mission is to promote physical activity and sport for all.

Along with the management of the municipal sports park, Tempo Livre acts in the scope of the promotion and incentive of sports practice in the Municipality of Guimarães, privileging equal opportunities in the access to non-competitive sport, developing projects of socio-sports animation and occupation of free time and leisure.

A Tempo Livre it also administratively manages CMAD - Guimarães Sports Medicine Center, an innovative and pioneering service in the country, aimed at all sportspeople, whether or not they are part of the federated and / or school system, which was recognized as an extension of the Sports Medicine Centers of the IPDJ. Providing conditions for the practice of new modalities and assisting their implementation in the municipality, the Tempo Livre he was in the genesis of Rugby, Figure Skating, Korfball, Speedminton and Women's Futsal projects.

Throughout its existence, the Tempo Livre asserted itself as a reference management model at national and European level, being frequently pointed out as a good example in terms of management of sports facilities, organization of events, promotion and promotion of sports practice, management of Sports Medicine Center and promotion of training and knowledge.

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A Tempo Livre Has as mission:

Generalize access to informal and regular sporting activities, offering quality services and activities, sensitizing the community to the benefits of an active and healthy life, promoting sport and physical activity, increasing sporting participation rates in the municipality of Guimarães;

Manage the municipal sports heritage under his responsibility;

Evaluate and monitor activities and services that promote Physical Activity and Sports for All, ensuring research and study on the sports phenomenon in the municipality of Guimarães.


Affirmation of Tempo Livre as an entity of national reference and internationally recognized for its good practices in promoting sport for all, physical activity, health and well-being.


The reference of values ​​of the Tempo Livre determines the way in which it is directed towards the future and identifies the trajectory of its work. It summarizes the motivations, establishes the matrix of attitudes and beliefs, values ​​the importance of the service that is provided and makes the individual performance of the employees agree with the standards demanded by the company. Tempo Livre in your daily life.














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