The municipal governments of San Pedro Mixtepec and Santa María Colotepec have organized a series of recreational and sports activities on the beaches of Puerto Escondido to celebrate Día del Niño, or Children’s Day, over the weekend.
The administrations have shared on social media a schedule of activities, all free of charge, that include surfing, paddle boarding, swimming, water polo and fishing classes.
Activities began early Saturday morning at Puerto Angelito, where the Second Acuatic Festival was held at 8 a.m. Beachgoers had the opportunity to join sports and children’s fishing, along with art and painting activities.
On Sunday, activities will take place simultaneously in Punta Zicatela, Carrizalillo and Bahía Principal, where certified surf instructors and members of the state surfing team will be teaching free surf classes, starting at eight in the morning.
This is the first time that surfing classes have been taught at Bahía Principal. It is being organized by the budding Association of Professional Surfing and Pioneers of Surfing Mexico (Asppsm), which announced that activities will include a clown show, storytelling and traditional board games.
Festivities will also be taking place at the Agencia Municipal and the municipal headquarters in San Pedro Mixtepec and Santa María Colotepec during the afternoon.
In San Pedro, children are invited to a lucha libre event at the municipal auditorium, where they are sure to enjoy candies, surprises and gifts, while in Santa María, authorities are offering an evening of fun and entertainment and surprises and gifts at the municipal esplanade.
With reports by NVI Noticias