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2012 / NO.1
2012 / NO.1
2012 Sport for All Fitness and Recreational Classes (2nd Phase)

To tie in with the MSAR Government’s policy objectives to develop sports in Macao, the Macao Sport Development Board has continued, in 2012 to organize the Sport for All Fitness and Recreation Classes for the general public.

The classes during this phase are even more diversified than before, with four aquatic activity events, nine dance activities, four ball game activities as well as Taijiquan classes, yoga classes, yoga for kids classes, gymnastics for kids, rhythmic gymnastics for kids, martial arts for kids, fitness exercises with equipment, artistic cycling, figure skating, Weiqi chess, chess and Chinese chess. There are also swimming and badminton classes for the mentally disabled and hearing impaired. The number of classes for ice hockey and figure skating has also been increased. In addition, many types of fitness interest classes have also been continually and jointly organised with the General Union of Neighbourhood Associations of Macao (UGAMM), the Macao Federation of Labour Unions (AGOM) and the Women’s General Association of Macao. These activities include square dance, Taiji softball (Rouliqiu), fitness qigong class,  fitness exercise fitness qigong, Taijiquan, line dancing, yoga, ballroom dancing, aerobic dance for body shaping and aerobics.

The second phase of the Sport for All Fitness and Recreational Classes offers a total of 309 classes, accommodating 6,790 students. Classes are offered to participants from the age of four or above, and the classes are scheduled between 7 in the morning and 11 at night, with each class lasting between 1 and 1.5 hours.