Parañaque will build its own coliseum – Manila Bulletin


Mayor Eric Olivarez announced Tuesday, September 6 that the Paranaque City Government is set to build a new, modern sports and events arena to be called the Paranaque City Coliseum.

Olivarez made the announcement after a series of meetings with sports officials and city consultants.

He said the new arena will be located next to Parañaque City College at the corner of Cavitex and Victor Medina Street, making it close to Baclaran, the city’s shared business district.

“This sports center was a project of the city’s then mayor, Edwin Olivarez, but was halted after the national government declared closures amid the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020,” the mayor said. .

Olivarez said city treasurer Dr. Anthony Pulmano assured him that the city’s coffers had funds available next year to build the multi-million infrastructure project.

Under the engineering plan, he said, the colosseum will have a capacity of 5,000 in which they will use the most modern technology and sports equipment available on the market today.

He added that the sports center will be the official ground for the city’s men’s and women’s basketball teams, volleyball team and other indoor sports like badminton and lawn and table tennis. .

Olivarez, who is an international lawn tennis player, said many indoor games help improve awareness and awareness of the athlete.

He said the new colosseum will also be useful and suitable for graduation ceremonies, barangay events, beauty pageants and other city programs and activities.

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