Praia da Rocha offers free sports throughout the summer

All kinds of sports will be on offer this summer at Praia da Rocha’s beachside Área Desportiva – with anyone interested in classes of Zumba, aerobics, yoga or water-gymnastics simply asked to sign up beforehand.

The activities will begin next Monday (June 29) and run all the way to August 31.

Fitness and water aerobics classes will take place on weekdays from 10am.

For those interested in Zumba dancing, classes are scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6.30pm, while Yoga classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays when the beach is calm (8.45am).

Decathlon, the official sponsor of the sports area this summer, will also be a holding a running event every Monday.

All activities are free and people can sign up as they arrive.

The sports area will also host a number of official tournaments through the summer, including the final of the national Beach Handball Circuit between July 31 and August 2 as well as the final of the regional Beach Volleyball Circuit on August 8.

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The Área Desportiva is on Praia da Rocha beach near Portimão marina and has beach football and volleyball pitches as well as a free basketball site.

For more information, contact 282 470 813 or 965 629 755.

Photo by: Filipe da Palma