The Summer Youth Program in Navotas City is ongoing at the Navotas Sports Complex with several programs offered that will last until June 2.
Under the leadership of Mayor John Rey Tiangco, the yearly youth program offers free training in Taekwondo, judo, acting (Teatro), drawing, guitar lessons and pencak silat.
At least 70 resident-students aged six to 18 registered in the summer program. They will be under the training of coach Emmar Progelia, PO1 April Lynn Nevarez, Evan Dale Progelia, Rogelio Fernandez and Ian Progelia.
According to Emmar, the program which started last May 15 will include a 15-day training program.
Tiangco also announced the participation of youth resident Danielle Patrice Malmis for the Asean Taekwondo Cadet Championship which will be held in Vietnam.
He also said the city government aims to promote sports mindedness to the youth to drive them away from illegal use of drugs and other form of criminalities.