At the initiative of the Municipality of Athens and in collaboration with the historic Panhellenic Gymnastics Association, hundreds of citizens of Athens now have the opportunity to exercise for free at the Association's facilities, in Pedion tou Areos.
Those interested can choose between 8 different programs, which concern:
Gymnastics for adult citizens, special fitness programs for senior citizens, swimming lessons, pilates lessons, yoga, martial arts / self-defense, fencing lessons and table tennis (ping-pong). All programs take place from Monday to Saturday - in the morning - and are addressed to adult citizens of Athens.
Registrations are made exclusively at the offices of the Association in Kypseli, from Monday to Saturday (08.00-14.00). During their registration, the participants will be able to receive the individual membership card, which they will use for their entry, each time, in the facilities of Panhellenic.
Citizens have the opportunity to express their interest in participating in the electronic services platform of the Municipality of Athens, at the link: https://eservices.cityofathens.gr/, using Taxisnet codes. Through the "application for free sports in the Panhellenic", they can choose the programs in which they want to take part, while respectively they can book their appointment every time on the website: https://rantevou.cityofathens.gr/, following an easy procedure.
"We continue to invest in upgrading the quality of life of Athenians by taking dynamic initiatives in the field of sports, with free programs for all adults. Sport as part of everyday life is associated with health and well-being, which is why in the Municipality of Athens we believe that all citizens, regardless of income, should have free access to it. We warmly thank the historic Gymnastics Association of our city, the Panhellenic, for this creative and valuable cooperation ", emphasizes in a statement the Mayor of Athens, Costas Bakogiannis.
Prerequisite for participation in sports programs is that those interested must have a vaccination certificate against Covid-19 or a certificate of illness (within six months) - certificates that must be submitted when registering. In any other case, they must submit the result of the molecular or rapid test to the secretariat each time.
The facilities of the Panhellenic Athletic Association are located on Evelpidon Street, next to Pedion tou Areos. For information you can call: 210 8846081 (ext. 1).