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Porto celebrates European Week of Sport with free activities! #BeActive
23-09-2020
The European Week of Sport kicks off today and runs till 30th September, under the motto #BeActive. The Municipality of Porto joins the initiative, alongside other European participating countries. The goal is to promote a healthier lifestyle and to raise awareness on the importance of practicing sports. All activities are free, but registration is mandatory. See here for further information.

This initiative by the European Commission takes place every year, and this year, we dare say, i tis more relevant than ever. This is the 6th edition of European Sports Week and it will be celebrated simultaneously by 38 countries.

Portugal joins the event, featuring an array of free activities for people of all ages. The Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude (IPDJ) takes on the national coordination of this initiative and implements joint actions to mark this 6th edition of European Sports Week.

Porto City Hall, via the municipal company Ágora, offers activities for every participant, starting today, 23rd September until 30th September. All activities are cost free, although prior registration is mandatory, via email desporto@agoraporto.pt.

Ready for all the free activities to participate in this European Week of Sports that will boost your wellness? Go for it.

PROGRAMME

Thursday, 24th September

- 9.30 am
Activity: Surf class
Location: Praia Internacional do Porto
Participants: 8 (< 12 years old)

- 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Activity: Skate class
Location: Parque Desportivo de Ramalde
Participants: 10 (> 6 years old)

Friday, 25th September

- 9 am - 5pm
Activity: Adaptive Surfing
Location: Praia Internacional do Porto
Participants: 10 (all ages)

Saturday, 26th September

- 10am- 12 noon
Activity: Skate class
Location: Parque Desportivo de Ramalde
Participants: 10 (> 6 years old)

- 9am - 10am
Activity: Pilates
Location: Gardens of Palácio de Cristal
Participants: 10 (all ages)

- 10am - 11am
Activity: Yoga class
Location: Gardens of Palácio de Cristal
Participants: 10 (all ages)

- 11am - 12 noon
Activity: Tai-chi
Location: Gardens of Palácio de Cristal
Participants: 10 (all ages)
Sunday, 27th September

- 9.30am - 11am
Activity: Surf class
Location: Praia Internacional do Porto
Participants: 8 (between the ages of 12 and 16)

- 10am - 11am
Activity: Exercising and hiking
Location: Parque Oriental do Porto
Participants: 20 (divided into two groups)

- 10am - 11am
Activity: Hiking - Porto Saudável
Location: Jardim do Calém
Participants: 20 (all ages)

Monday, 28th September

 - 9.30am - 11am
Activity: Surf class
Location: Praia Internacional de Surf
Participants: 8 (< 12 years old)

- 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Activities: Skate class
Location: Parque Desportivo de Ramalde
Participants: 10 (> 6 years old)

Tuesday, 29th September

 - 3pm - 6pm
Activity: Archery
Location: Parque Desportivo de Ramalde
Participants: 8 (all ages)

Wednesday, 30th September

- 3pm - 6pm
Activity: Archery
Location: Parque Desportivo de Ramalde