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Buenos Aires — By Pablo Juan Augustinowicz on January 2, 2010 at 12:01 am

Summer at the Beaches in Buenos Aires



For those┬áporte├▒os and visitors who have to spend the summer in the city the Government of the City of Buenos Aires presents “Buenos Aires Playa” (Buenos Aires Beach), an oasis in the style of the beaches installed in Paris, Rome, Tokio, Berl├şn, Bruselles, ├ümsterdam, Viena, and Prague.

From January 8 to February 28, Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm, visitors can enjoy an integral program of entertainment for the whole family: sand beaches with sunshades and beach chairs; cultural activities such as musical shows and book readings; water fountains and showers to cool down from the heat; sport activities and inflatable playgrounds for kids; magic and puppet shows; food courts; among many other activities and services. Each park will have sports coordinators in aerobics, beach voley, fútbol-tennis and other popular sports.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday there will be dance lessons, including hip hop and salsa. Also every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the public can enjoy a varied program of musical shows.

There are two beaches, one in the North part of town at Parque de los Ni├▒os, and one in the South at Parque Roca. chicas por Buenos Aires Playa.

How to get there:

Parque de los Ni├▒os (North):
Nu├▒ez (on the shore of R├şo de la Plata where Avenue General Paz ends).
Bus 28, or by car through avenida Cantilo.

Parque Roca (South):
Escalada and 27 de Febrero.
Buses 91 and 115.

Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/buenosairesplaya/4188790434/

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