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Make it a summer of fitness and fun activities

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Summer in the Philippines is always a fun experience for many. Our scenic beaches and vacation spots have been recognized as some of the best in the world, and they’ll likely be brimming with tourists this season.

Fortunately, those spending most of their summer in Metro Manila need not feel left out. There’s so many things you can do in the city this sizzling summer.

Ortigas Land offers locations where you (and your fur babies) can enjoy a diverse range of fun, recreational activities. These are perfect for people looking to spend quality time with loved ones, work on their physical fitness, take their pets out to play with other dogs, enjoy the city, or try something new during their break.

Football lovers can check out the Palms Arena field in Quezon City

Plan out your summer at Ortigas Land’s exciting estates:

Get fit and feel fresh

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Enjoy the sun and get some fresh air at Ortigas Land’s many outdoor areas located at Ortigas East and Capitol Commons in Pasig City, and Circulo Verde in Quezon City.

They all have safe jogging paths, as well as open spaces where you can stretch and do yoga, arnis, boxing, and sparring. There are also bike lanes for fitness enthusiasts and people who prefer to ride a bike everywhere they go. For your relaxation needs, there are benches and picnic spots where kids and families can bond. This is definitely your sign to get out and focus on your wellness this summer season.

Get into your favorite sports

Circulo Verde in Quezon City has a couple of places that can be reserved for practice and official games.

The CV Quad is a convertible court suited for basketball and volleyball enthusiasts. Interested players can reserve the court via CV Quad’s Facebook page for P1,200 per hour for Day Time (7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and P1,500 per hour for Night Time (5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.). You can also add a scoreboard and shot clock for P200 per hour.

Football lovers can check out the Palms Arena field. From Monday to Thursday, it can be reserved for the Normal Hour rate of P3,000 (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and Peak Hour rate of P3,500 (6:00 p.m. to 12:00 mn). From Friday to Sunday, the Normal Hour rate is at P3,500 (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and Peak Hour is at P4,000 (6:00 p.m. to 12:00 mn). Reservations can be done online.

Enjoy the summer sun and ride a bike when possible

CV Quad and Palms Arena are located at Circulo Verde, Bagumbayan, Quezon City.

Pets’ day out

Ortigas Land’s pet-friendly spots are designed to bring joy to you and your furry companions. You can take your dogs for a walk or jog at the Capitol Commons Park. The open park is spacious enough to let dogs run and play.

Capitol Commons Park is located at Capitol Commons, Camino Verde Rd., Pasig City.

Over at Hachi Park in Circulo Verde, pet owners can let their dogs run around off-leash and play with other dogs. Aptly named after the famous Japanese dog Hachiko, the 365-square-meter enclosed space has convenient trash bins where you can dispose of your dog’s waste.

Hachi Park is located at Circulo Verde, Bagumbayan, Quezon City.

Grab something to eat at Tiendesitas while walking your dog at The Grounds in Ortigas East, an open-air outdoor space with open-air. You can also stock up on supplies at the nearby Pet Village in Tiendesitas.

The Grounds is located at Central Drive, Ortigas East, Pasig City.

Maximize open spaces and carry out your favorite fitness activities like jogging, yoga, and more

Cool down with deliciously refreshing treats

Estancia Mall in Pasig City offers a wide range of dining options catering to varying tastes and preferences. Coffee lovers can grab their fix at UCC Clockwork on the ground floor, a third-wave coffee spot known for its refreshing Kori Kohi and other iced coffee blends; and Blue Wonder Coffee & Bean Roastery on the third floor has an icy espresso-based Java Chip Wonderccino and K-pong Wonderccino.

UCC Clockwork and Blue Wonder Coffee & Bean Roastery are located at Estancia Mall, Capitol Commons, Pasig City.

For cold sweets, you can find some at Carousel Creamery in Greenhills in San Juan City. The popular ice cream shop serves a variety of signature flavors and sundaes, like Caramelized Banana Split and Apple Pie Ala Mode. Meanwhile, yogurt lovers can get their icy fix at Koomi, located on the ground floor of Greenhills Mall, which features fruity flavors like Banana Know What Love Is and You’re the Berry Best.

Carousel Creamery is located at Missouri St., Greenhills, San Juan City.

Koomi is located at G/F Greenhills Mall, San Juan City.

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