Porto Open is a top level tennis tournament at Monte Aventino
The 22 edition of the international tournament that is part of the ATP Challenger Tour and that saw the male competition elevate to ATP Challenger 80 status, will host both experienced tennis players and emerging talents competing at the Monte Aventino Sports Complex. Porto Open 2021 runs until 4 July.
Porto Beach Rugby is back to the Estádio de Praia this Saturday
One year past, the municipal company Ágora settles in the Beach Stadium, next to the Edifício Transparente. Until the end of August, the site will be the stage of a vast set of sports events, namely handball, football, foot volley and beach tennis. This weekend kicks off with another edition of Porto Beach Rugby.
Municipal sports programmes will be taken inside due to inclement weather
The bad weather forecast for this coming weekend is not suitable for outdoor activities; as such, “Days with Energy” and “Sundays in Shape” municipal programmes are taken to municipal pavilions. The sports programme promoted by Ágora, scheduled for 19 and 20 June, will be transferred to inside municipal facilities, due to bad weather conditions.
Positive body boost with free Pilates, Yoga, tai chi and de Rose Method sessions
The weather forecast seems favourable for this weekend; as such, the municipal programme “Days with Energy” free activities for Saturday and Sunday will go ahead, as scheduled.
Free surf and skate classes are the new activities that add to “Desporto no Bairro”
The second edition of the municipal programme “Desporto no Bairro” also features skate and surf classes, in addition to breaking. Children and youth willing to participate just have to show up in time to the previous scheduled sessions in each neighbourhood.
Start walking with Porto Saudável
The beginning of May marked the comeback of the “Porto Saudável” initiative, and within 48 hours, all 220 applications made available until July were already completed. The high degree of interest from the public led Runporto, the event organiser, jointly with the Municipality of Porto, to open another 20 applications for each Sunday (10 more each group).
Planning to exercise over the weekend? Take your cue from Sundays in Shape municipal programme
Every Sunday, Ágora promotes one-hour exercising and a walk in the Parque Oriental da Cidade do Porto, in the scope of the “Domingos em Forma” [“Sundays in Shape”, free translation] programme. All activities are planned and delivered by physical education professionals and a medical team in on site as a precautionary measure. So, all is set for you to start working on your wellness.
Make exercising your goal for this month with UPFit
You don’t need an excuse to start getting physical; but if you do: the sun is here and it is time to show some skin. Nice weather, sunny days usually mean summer is here and with it the willingness to stay outdoors until late or even to take every opportunity to just be outside and exercising all senses. The University of Porto, namely the University Sports Centre of the University of Porto (CDUP-UP) prepared an entire month of outdoor free classes for the entire community.
Looking for wellness this weekend? Look no further, Days With Energy hit the green areas in Porto
Every Saturday morning, the programme “Days with Energy” offers Pilates, Yoga and Tai Chi i such spaces as the gardens of Palácio de Cristal, in the Pasteleira Park and the Oriental Park. On Sundays, it is time for Tai-Chi and the de Rose Method in the Parque da Cidade.
The prestigious Champions League trophy is already in Porto
This is a moment of joy for football aficionados and a significant event for the city of Porto. The prestigious Champions League trophy is already in the Invicta, in front of the old Municipal Prison, located at the Largo do Amor de Perdição. The match is set for Saturday, 29 May, at 8 pm, and one of the teams will hold the coveted trophy once the winner is declared. The PSP – Police for Public Safety – has already announced the strengthening of the security measures.