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SPORTS 2017-06-13T13:07:15+00:00
SPORTS AWARDS CEREMONY

The As Pontes Municipal Department of Sports and Youth arranges a yearly Sports Awards Ceremony event to pay homage to all the local sports people and athletes.

This annual As Pontes Town Hall event rewards the commitment, effort, hope and ambition put into fulfilling a dream and working together as a team.

ANNUAL EVENTS

northwest-triman

It was first held in 2014 in As Pontes as the first ever Ironman Triathlon race in Galicia. It consists of 3 segments: 3.8 (2.4 miles) km swimming, 180 km (112.5 miles) road cycling and a 42.2 km (26.4 miles) marathon run.

This competition is open to participants from all countries, whether they have got an official triathlon licence or not, as long as they are 18 years or older. There are three different categories: female, male as well as one for clubs.

For more information please go to: http://northwesttriman.com/

carreira-san-xose

This race is organised by the Town Hall together with Olympo Athletics Club and first took place in 2014. It is a senior level In-Real-Time 10.000 metre (6.25 miles) race shared simultaneously with other races held in Ethiopia as well as in other parts of Spain. The race course runs through the A Fraga park. Solidarity is the real goal of the race and all the money collected will be donated to a social aid benefit project in its entirety.

trofeo-vila-aspontes

A summer tournament held every year at the O Poboado Sports Facilities. Sponsored by the Town Council, the most important teams from Ferrolterra participate in this competition which uses a triangular-match format with games lasting 45 min.

OTHER SPORTS EVENTS

Along the year there are also several other annual sporting events organised by different local clubs, such as:

  • ATHLETICS: San Silvestre Race, is held in the afternoon of the 31st of December and is organised by Olympo Athletics Club.
  • MOUNTAIN TRAIL: Travesía das Fragas do Alto Eume Race is held the first Sunday in July every year and consists in crossing the Atlantic flora A Ribeira and Lostegal forests running, walking, and part of the 19 km (11.8 miles) or 29 km (18.1 miles) course is even completed by canoeing. This event is organised by Club de Montaña O Caxado, a Mountaineering Club.
  • As Pontes Trail. 29 km (18.1 miles) running across the hills and mountains of As Pontes in August.
  • CYCLING: Fragas do Eume Challenge. Held in June, we are looking at 120 km (75 miles) featuring an accumulated height difference of some 2.500 metres (1.56 miles)
  • KARATE: As Pontes Karate Trophy.
  • FUTSAL: The Local League Christmas Tournament
  • FUTSAL: A summer futsal marathon tournament
  • BASKETBALL: 3-on-3 summer tournament.
  • PADDEL-TENNIS. Various paddle-tennis tournaments are arranged all through the summer
  • As Pontes Chess Tournament.
SPORTS FACILITIES
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campo-futbol-opoboado

The fields where local team CD As Pontes, currently in the Spanish Third Division, play their home games. Phone: +34 981 451 859

campo-dafaeira

The football fields in A Faeira and Saa are for amateur teams and players and are likewise, occasionally, used in connection with some parish festivals.

campo-rugby

Club Rugby Fendetestas match field, the local rugby team, situated in Canal IV. Phone: +34 629 584 523

pabellon-dafraga

A Fraga Municipal Sports Centre. These facilities have a multi-sports court, a gym and a sauna. Opening hours:  Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 12 am. On weekends it is only used for competitions. Address: Avenida da Habana, s/n. Phone: 981 452 602

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The different parishes, as well as the urban areas surrounding As Pontes, all have a range of sports facilities.

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Open daily in the winter from 8 am to 12:30 pm and from 4 pm to 11 pm; Saturdays from 10 pm to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 7:30 pm. In the summer it is open from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 1 pm and 5 pm to 10 pm; Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm. Address: Sergio Rivera Chao s/n. Phone: +34 981 440 643

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Open-air facilities, with a 25-metre pool and a smaller one suitable for children, open in the summer months only. Address: Poboado das Veigas s/n. Phone: +34 981 452 004

grupo_xuvenil

Facilities designed for canoeing and kayak polo. Address: Pantano da Ribeira. Phone: +34 620 965 371

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Facilities designed for canoeing and kayak polo. Address: Pantano da Ribeira. Phone: +34 620 965 371

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Facilities for skeet and accuracy shooting run by Pena da Revolta Club. Address: Crta. Pena da Revolta s/n. Phone: +34 981 445 963 www.penadarevolta.com

cabaleiros

Club Cabaleiros do Eume. Facilities designed for different horse-riding disciplines. Address: Celso Emilio Ferreiro, 14. Phone: +34 981 440 217

padel

Tennis and paddle-tennis courts are found at Canle IV sports facilities.

biosaludables

Outdoor facilities where all citizens can do sport and take exercise. In the future, such facilities will be available in all As Pontes neighbourhoods. Address: Parque Municipal, Barreiro e Ribadeume.

MUNICIPAL SPORTS SCHOOLS

A key goal for As Pontes Town Hall is to Foster sport and exercise among all its citizens. These schools have been created to cater to  all those who meet the age requirements set for the different disciplines and to supplement their ordinary physical exercise.

They are aimed at all the people registered in the As Pontes Municipality meeting the age requirements set for each discipline offered, as long as there are  still vacancies. These will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis. For more information, please phone: +34 981 452 602.

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Kayak Polo
  • Skating
  • Psychomotrocity
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Archery
  • Chess
  • Rhythmic gymnastics
  • Candle
  • Aerobics
  • Physical Maintenance
  • Pilate
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