Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Discovering Iloilo through Stand-Up Paddleboards

Rivers built the world's most extraordinary cities. Its calm waters have shaped many lands and its history. The River and its rich plant and animal habitat provided a livelihood for the community living around it.

The Iloilo River runs   through the heart of the city Iloilo. Winding its way across the city, it has a length of 15 kilometers with its water flowing from the town of Oton at Batiano Creek and traverses and nourishes some of the most populated areas in the city, namely, the districts of La Paz, Mandurriao, Molo, Arevalo and the City Proper.

For thousands of years, the Iloilo River has played a fundamental role in the lives, history, culture and civilization of the Ilonggos. It had served as a major source of transportation, water, food, and livelihood for a large number of its populace. It supports the growth of 22 mangrove species out of 35 national species and home to 634 hectares of fishponds blessed with 31 species of fish, crabs and shrimps that supports the livelihood of 130 fisherfolks. The Iloilo River is truly a river of waters of lifeand how grateful Ilonggos can be for that.

Charmed by the beauty of Iloilo River? The Iloilo River is filled with unforgettable fusion of distinctive sights. Almost all of the developments happening in this city are situated along this river that promises historical, musical, and gustatory experiences.

Iloilo River will be a perfect setting for this new eco-adventure to be launched on August 29-31, 2015. You can get to discover Iloilo City with a stand-up paddle boards. An experience you can share with your family and friends that is truly unforgettable.

Relatively new in the Philippines, Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is now fast becoming as one of the country's newest sporting adventure. It is a wholesome activity for outdoor enthusiasts that provide fun and excitement while appreciating the serene beauty of the nature.

Iloilo is one of the very few places that will have the opportunity to learn the sport. This fantastic mode of travelling slows life down and allows you to soak up every ounce of beauty along this iconic body of water.

Stand-Up Paddleboards (SUP) offer a fun, relaxing way to play on the water. With a minimum of gear, you can paddle placid lakes and rivers.

Not only is stand up paddle boarding great fun but it’s also great for fitness, really working the core body muscles. Paddle boarding delivers a full-body workout and thus has become a popular cross-training activity. And since you stand at your full height, you can enjoy unique views of everything around you.

With a maximum of 30 students daily from August 29 (Friday) till August 31 (Saturday), you can get closer to the must-see sights around the city and deliver a more enriching experience along the Iloilo River with their coaching sessions that will start from 8 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. till 5:00 p.m. Registration fee is at P800.00 per student daily.

So, come discover the magic of Iloilo City the Stand-Up Paddleboarding advantage. For more information, please contact The Climbers Nest through Mr. Edmund Noblesada Santos at 09993417387 or 09054812402 or email at or at the Office of Culture, Arts, History and Tourism at (033) 3384910.

1 comment:

  1. Philipines also have a good spot for enjoying stand up paddleboarding, if you are looking for cool boards in canada, you can visit Snowcoast Board Sports


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