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Opening of the new Children's Volleyball Academy

In support and promotion of sport, the Municipality continues to create new spaces for recreation and training for free that benefit the capital's children and adolescents, starting this Saturday, November 29, children will be able to practice in the new Children's Volleyball Academy in the Luis Alfonso Velásquez Flores park.

In the Children's Volleyball Academy, children and adolescents from 10 to 16 years of age may be registered for the U12, U14 and U16 categories.

Vice Mayor Enrique Armas explained that this is the sixth sports academy that the Managua Mayor's Office opens.

“We continue working to promote the sport, we already have academies for baseball, boxing, soccer, basketball, swimming, tennis and now volleyball. The training sessions will be three times a week: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; the hours of the practices will depend on the day, the weekdays: Tuesday and Thursday the practices will be from 3:00 to 5:00 in the afternoon and on Saturdays they will be from 8:30 to 10:30 in the morning ”.

Armas explained that in recent years the academies have been training more than 1000 kids.

“In recent years we have managed to attract 1,670 kids that we are training for the future in the 5 academies that we have; in baseball there are 800 children, boxing 150 children, swimming 140, soccer 400, tennis 20 children and basketball 160, these academies have become a hotbed for the athletes of tomorrow, ”said Armas.

The volleyball Academy will have 5 instructors and the children will have to practice 8 hours a week, as explained by the coordinator of the Juny Aguilera Academy.

"The children will practice 8 hours a week and there will be two male groups and two female groups, registrations will continue and there are requests from some parents that we accept younger children, these would be from 6 to 8 years old, in six months these children will now be able to participate in school competitions, ”added Aguilera.

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