All set for 21st learn-to-play a sports program PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 14:21

All is set for the 21st Basic Sports  Summer Camp 2016 dubbed as “Learn to Play a Sports” program set on April 28 at the City Coliseum.

City Sports Development Officer Dr. Cecilia Chavez-Atilano said a total of 27 sports and athletic events will see action at the different playing venues which include archery, arnis, athletics, badminton, basketball, baseball, body building, bowling, boxing, chess, dancesport,football/futsal, gymnastics, judo, karatedo, muay thai, pencak silat, sepak takraw, softball, swimming, table tennis,taekwondo,tennis, volleyball, weightlifting, wrestling and wushu.

Atilano said this is free of charge and open to all grade school children 15 years old and below.

“Aside from learning how to play, our next thrust is to teach our youth athletes the spirit of sportsmanship, fair play, the different values like self-discipline, determination, respect, learning to accept defeat and be graceful winner and most especially to become more sociable with other children,” Atilano said.

A total of 250 trainors will converge today at the City Coliseum for the refresher course and the  following day will be the opening program of the summer learn-to-play-a-sports program at exactly 8 a.m. at the City Coliseum.

“There will be orientation among the participants especially the venues of the different games and games will officially start on May 3, this year,” Atilano said.

This summer sports program is being initiated  by the City Mayor’s Office (CMO) under the supervision of the City Sports Development Office (CSDO) in coordination with the different Local Sports Association (LSA)intended to young Zamboangueño athlete for future selection representing the city in regional, national and even international competitions. — Monch L. Follosco