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Intramuros gives senior citizens, PWDs, pregnant women open space for exercise, exclusive to them on Saturday mornings

Published Oct 25, 2021 4:00 pm

The Intramuros Administration (IA) will soon open its open-air sites as venues for morning exercises exclusively for the vulnerable population starting Oct. 30.

The vulnerable population is composed of senior citizens, persons with disability (PWD), pregnant women, and persons with health risks.

They are allotted two hours every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., to do their morning exercises at Fort Santiago and Baluarte de San Diego. Through an advance ticket reservation system, vulnerable individuals who are fully vaccinated can avail of this exclusive arrangement.

Intramuros already reopened its sites, museums and indoor attractions on Sept. 16 to give the public with an alternative and safer venue for leisurely activity.

“We see this as an opportunity for the vulnerable sector to enjoy the green spaces of Intramuros for their overall health and well-being,” says Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat. “As we have recently welcomed visitors ages 18 to 65, we are making the place more inclusive by providing a dedicated period where our senior citizens, persons with disability (PWD), pregnant women, and persons with health risks can enjoy their time in Intramuros safely.”

The exclusive visit for the fully vaccinated, vulnerable population is open every Saturday, beginning on Oct. 30 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., and can booked atbit.ly/3ilptmu. For more information, visit the social media accounts of Intramuros Administration on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, email[email protected].