Gym class on the beach

Tuesdays and Thursday from 9 to 10am says the article here on the town hall website.

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Runs throughout the month of July in Almerimar and Balerma in groups of 30 exercises in the sand and water


The Department of Social Services City of El Ejido has launched this July in a fitness program in the sand for the elderly that allows them to enjoy the beach in the summer period and exercise physically.

This new project started last day 3 and will run throughout the month in the nuclei of Almerimar and Balerma taking advantage of proximity to the beach and the sand offers possibilities for this type of exercises tailored to the elderly.

Councillor for Social Services and Women, Julia Ibanez, explained that "this initiative is having a big hit from the first moment it was announced that the activity in the major clubs in the municipality."

The program is free and consists of exercises in both the sand and in water and is supervised at all times by an instructor specializing in this type of gymnastics. The workshop is held Tuesday and Thursday in Almerimar and Balerma Monday and Wednesday from 9 to 10 am in groups of 30 people and there are still vacancies.

The opening day of the greatest activity were also involved in a healthy breakfast with fruit, cereals and juices in addition to physical activity and to promote healthy habits.

Ibanez has been very pleased to be able to start for the first time this program "so attractive and so popular has been among the largest and remember that these activities meet the objectives of the European Year on Active Ageing, like many other initiatives this year are performed with the greatest of El Ejido. "