DAGUPAN CITY – The city’s annual summer sports clinic is now open for registration for young and aspiring athletes.

This was confirmed by Dagupan City Sports Commission (DCSC) Vice Chair Finnela T. Sim during the Philippine Swimming Incorporated’s 2019 Grand Prix Qualifying Leg held in the city from April 6 to 7.

According to Sim, the sports clinic will commence from May 6 to 30, with a total of 15 sports events with which to choose from.

These include Arnis, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Chess, Dance Sports, Football, Gymnastics, Karatedo, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Wushu and Wrestling.

 At least 100 slots are open for each event.

Those interested may avail of registration forms at the People’s Astrodome, Dagupan City Poolside, Teen Center and DepEd Dagupan’s Schools Division Office or contact the DCSC Secretariat at 0908-323-6022.

Sim disclosed the summer sports clinic is free and open to all residents and students of Dagupan. Registrants need only to submit a photocopy of their birth certificate or school ID.

Deadline of submissions will be on May 3.

Being held in partnership with DCAA, Dagupan City Athletic Association, DepEd and local and national coaches, the free sports clinic aims to develop the youth’s interest in sports as well as enhance their potentials.

Last year, more than 800 young Dagupeños completed the three-week sports program sponsored by the city.

The annual clinic also served as training ground for the city’s gymnastics team who recently hauled medals from this year’s Region 1 Athletic Association (R1AA) meet. (Verdelle De Vera/CIO)