The mayor of Greater Sports, Ricardo Segado, accompanied by the coordinator of the Department of Sports, Eduardo Armada, presented Friday the sport and physical activities program for the current academic year 2015-16 in the municipality, a program that came with the new image of the Department, represented the slogan Cartagena Sport + = Life, and luggage Segado underscored by the special interest of the City in attaining the welfare of citizens through sport and promote healthy physical activity as a prevention tool health, promoting equal access of citizens.
Paying special attention to children and young people of school age, the municipal sports service for this course includes a wide range of sports in 34 modalities, with the strong public demand and adapting activities for each age according educational criteria.
The council also wanted to emphasize that the program is the result of joint effort of the Department of Sports with municipal administrative concession facilities and sports organizations in the municipality, managed with 3.5 percent of the general budget of the municipality.
They led to more than 30,000 users annually, using this sports service will restore the usual sports programs develop direct management (aerobics, gerontogimnasia, bodybuilding, gymnastics, etc.) as well as indirectly managed through agreements with clubs and sports federations (basketball, handball, hockey, rugby, grassroots).
And there are some new, fashionable activities, such as the Combo (cycle-indoor + + fitness pilates), paddle tennis, zumba momentum, beach volleyball, beach handball, wrestling, boxing, bowling Cartagena school campaign, fencing and yoga.
To all this must be added the 200 sporting events that are held each year to the city, with major events such as the 26 popular racing (notably, the Route of the Strengths or Artillery Cross), who have turned Cartagena city Reference running.
For the coordinator of Sports, so important is the effort made â€‹â€‹from the Department, as the club associations that collaborate with us, more than 200 institutions, whose work is basic to advance, so we rely on them and the quality of our teachers.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena