Ilsur Metshin: “Residents of Derbyshki will receive a pool for the New Year as a gift”
Photo by Denis Gordiyko
June 13, Alsu Safina). The residents of Derbyshki will receive the remarkable
gift by the New Year: the indoor swimming pool, which is being built next to
the stadium “Raketa”. They have been waiting for it for a long time. Now there
are works carrying out on the site. Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, for
familiarized with the progress of construction and noted that everything should
be done qualitatively and on time. In addition, the Mayor inspected the
construction of a sports ground, which will soon appear on the territory of
school №72 of the Sovetsky district.
On his way
to the construction site of the future pool, the Mayor of Kazan, accompanied by
Rustem Gafarov, the head of the the Sovetskiy district’s administration, Svetlana
Vostrikova, the chairman of the Committee of Physical Culture and Sports, and
Almaz Fazulzyanov, the director of the Sports School “Raketa”, visited the
stadium with the same name. Pupils of the children's and youth sports school,
which are engaged in bandy, were training there at that time.
greeted the boys and asked them about their sports success and interest and
what the team plans to do in the summer. According to the instructor of young
hockey players, the children will go to the sports camp “Sputnik” in the
the indoor swimming pool, which is being built next to the stadium, will be
that training site for pupils of the children's and youth school “Spectrum” as
well, which is also located in Derbyshki. Albert Salikhov, the director of the
pool and the director of the Children's Sports School, told the Mayor that 660
children are studying in their institution of additional education in 5
directions: badminton, tennis, rugby, taekwondo, and billiards. One more
direction will be opened after the putting the swimming pool into operation:
swimming lessons are planned to begin in the 2018-2019 academic year. 3
trainers will conduct the work, and 160-180 children will be able to learn
swimming on a budgetary basis.
to classes for pupils of the sports school, the residents of the micro-district
will be able to visit the pool. The capacity of the pool will be almost 600
people per day, and the one-time capacity is 44 people.
million rubles have been allocated for the construction of the pool, of which
28 million rubles have been allocated from the federal budget and 82.55 million
rubles from the republican budget. In addition, 46.7 million rubles were
allocated for improvement and external networks on behalf of Rustam
Minnikhanov, the President of the RT.
construction of the new facility started in late March this year. Marat Samigulin,
the head of the Department of Capital Construction and Reconstruction, showed
the Mayor a territory of 0.57 hectares, on which the pool will be located. The
area of the building will be 1270 square meters. The structure will include a
swimming pool for adults, a children's pool, and a group of general facilities
and a room for the disabled (dressing room, bathroom).
of Kazan asked when the work would be completed and the residents of the
micro-district could visit the pool. According to the representative of the
organization, the main works will be completed by November, and the opening of
the facility is scheduled for December. At the moment, work has been performed
on the installation of piles, and pool’s bottoms are being prepared.
“By the New
Year, the residents of Derbyshki will receive a pool as a gift, the most
important object for the infrastructure of the micro-district”, said Ilsur
Metshin. 200 children and 400 adults will be able to swim daily, without
leaving the micro-district thanks to the pool”, said the Mayor.
“I ask you
to work on the schedule, to do everything qualitatively and with dignity. The
neighborhood is very beautiful, and the pool should match it”, noted Ilsur
feature of the pool is that it is created according to a project that can be
replicated throughout the republic. Almaz Mingulov, the deputy minister for
Youth Affairs and Sports of the RT, said that the new federal target program
“Development of Physical Culture and Sports in the Russian Federation for
2016-2020” was adopted in 2016. Priority in the framework of this program is
the construction of low-budget buildings worth up to 100 million rubles. The
pool project, which is being built by the company “Fortex”, was developed by
the OOO “Sovpro”.
project passed a competitive selection in the Ministry of Sport of the Russian
Federation. It is in demand in a few areas in our republic where there are also
not enough sports facilities. The project is typical and can be applied not
only in Tatarstan. It can be used by other regions since it is in the public access”,
said Almaz Mingulov. “The pools built for this project are inexpensive (up to
100 million rubles without networks) and efficient in operation”.
to the pool in the Sovetsky district, there will be other sports objects this
year. In particular, it is planned to open 3 universal sports grounds within
the republican program. One of them will be located on the territory of school
№72 (Druzhba Street, №1). Almost 4 thousand local residents will be able to
work out on this site.
Smolkina, the director of the school №72 with teaching in German, said that the
hockey box appeared at the school 10 years ago. Now it is being reconstructed
in such a way that the object can be used all year round: in the winter as a
full-fledged hockey box with good ice, and in summer as a playground for
addition, it is planned to arrange simulators and small sports forms for the
GTO standards near the hockey box. Those simulators will be adapted for both
high school students and primary school students. Also, a much-demanded bicycle
parking will be organized on the territory of the school.
inspecting the sports ground, the head of the city together with contractors
and other participants of the meeting discussed the details and timing of the
project. A new ground in the school is expected by the end of the month.
From 2013 to 2016, 65 sports grounds in Kazan
and 671 sports grounds in Tatarstan appeared due to the republican program. In
total, 100 sports grounds, 15 of them in Kazan, 20 hockey boxes with artificial
cover, dressing room, and tribunes for 100 persons, and 11 ski bases in the
regions of the RT are being constructed this year.