The City Government of Dumaguete and the Philippine Sports Commission launched the Play and Learn Sports for Free Laro’t-Saya sa Parke last Saturday at the Pantawan 2 People’s Park, which was attended by hundreds of sports enthusiasts of all ages.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo expressed his gratitude to PSC Chairperson Butch Ramirez and Commissioner Mon Fernandez, represented by Program Manager Alona Doromal Quintos for the agency’s continued support to the different outdoor sporting activities that benefitted city residents and helped promote healthy lifestyle, fun and physical fitness.
Laro’t Saya sa Parke is open to everyone regardless of age who is willing to learn arnis, chess, badminton, boxing, karatedo, korfball, pencak silat, sepak takraw, Taekwondo, tai-chi, volleyball and zumba for free every Saturday afternoon throughout the year.
Department of Tourism Region 7 Director Shalimar Hofer Tamano who also attended Saturday’s launching of Laro’t Saya commended Mayor Remollo and the PSC for their efforts to make sports and wellness available to everyone by providing coaches, equipment and venues for free to all.
Ike Xavier Villaflores, Coordinator of LSP Dumaguete, encouraged the parents who accompany their children to also participate in the sports of their choice to make their stay worthwhile.