Over 26,000 enjoy free sports in Praia da Rocha

A total of 26,102 people took part in the free physical activities and beach sports on offer this summer at Praia da Rocha’s sports area.

This is a figure topped only by numbers in 2010 (29,220) and 2014 (26,494).

Activities included yoga, zumba, and water-gymnastics.

The sports area also hosted a variety of competitions, such as beach football and volleyball and surfing.

Portimão council said the initiative “could not have been more positive”, adding: “It was an excellent (summer) season, with a number of participants in July that is usually only registered in August.”

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