GIRLS UNITED FA MEXICO
The academy provides training sessions for local girls between the ages of 5 and 16. Sessions run Monday to Friday and games and tournaments are scheduled throughout the summer. Training sessions are designed to develop players technically, tactically, socially and mentally. Our aim is to empower girls through football, nurturing their self-confidence and leadership skills just as much as improving their sporting abilities.
GIRLS UNITED FA BACALAR
Bacalar was a Mayan civilization in Pre-Columbian times. It was the first city in the region which the Spanish Conquistadores succeeded in taking and holding in 1543. In 1545, Gaspar Pacheco established a Spanish town here with the name Salamanca de Bacalar. In the 17 th century the Fortress de San Felipe Bacalar was built in order to protect the city from frequent pirate attacks. In 2006, Bacalar was named a "Pueblo Mágico" for its historic and natural beauty. It is home to the Bacalar Logoon, a lake of magical Caribbean blues.
COMMUNIDAD MAYA BALAM and COMMUNIDAD REFORMA
Maya Balam and Reforma are rural communities within the municipality of Bacalar. The communities are inhabited by a combination of indigenous Mexicans and Guatemalans. The main economic activity is agriculture.