Iloilo City gov’t offers free sports clinic to youths

MANILA – To make the summer of Ilonggo youths productive, the Iloilo City Sports Division set free summer sports clinic to elementary pupils below 13 years old starting April 8 to 14.

Fourteen sports disciplines are on tap: arnis, chess, football, tennis, karatedo, table tennis, taekwondo, volleyball, basketball, wushu, futsal, badminton, dancesport, and pencak silat.

Iloilo City Sports Division officer-in-charge Moises Salomon Jr. said each pupil is allowed to join four to five sports disciplines.

“This summer sports clinic is also our way of identifying kids who have potentials in sports. We will award pupils who excel in each sport discipline during the culminating ceremony,” Salomon said.

For Arevalo district, basketball will be at the Ramon Avanceña National High School (RANHS) while arnis and taekwondo will be at Arevalo Plaza Gym.

For City Proper, dancesport will be at Jubilee Hall; basketball at Zamora Melliza Gym; and arnis and taekwondo at Plaza Libertad.

For Jaro district, the basketball, arnis and taekwondo will be at Jaro Plaza Gym.

For La Paz district, football will be at La Paz Football Field; basketball at La Paz Gym; volleyball at La Paz Elementary School; tennis at La Paz Tennis Court; badminton at West Visayas State University PESCAR Gym; and taekwondo and arnis at La Paz Plaza.

For Lapuz district, the basketball, arnis and taekwondo will be at Bo. Obrero Gym.

For Mandurriao district, the basketball will be at Block 22 Gym; and volleybal, arnis, and taekwondo at Mandurriao plaza gym.

For Molo district, the basketball, arnis and taekwondo will be at Katilingban Gym; volleyball at North Fundidor; futsal at Iloilo City National High School; and wushu at Baluarte Elementary School.

Taekwondo, karatedo, table tennis, chess, arnis, jui-jitsu, and pencak silat will be held at SM City Iloilo./PN


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