A sports and wellness complex with a large football pitch will be opened in the Privolzhsky district of Kazan till September
sports and wellness complex is being built in the Privolzhsky district of
Kazan, nearby the gymnasium №21. A football pitch 94x49 m size, a hockey rink,
a workout area, and an athletics sector will be located on the territory of the
sports facility. Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, inspected the construction
of the sports venue.
The Mayor of Kazan emphasized that the opening of the
sports and wellness complex will be a long-awaited event for citizens. “There
was no football pitch in the Gorki residential area, parents of the Privolzhanin
sports school trainees addressed to us with a request to build a convenient sports
playground. This pitch meets all UEFA requirements. There will also be a hockey
rink with stands and locker rooms with all necessary conditions. This sports
complex will be a great gift for young athletes for the Day of the city and the
republic”, - said I.Metshin.
The construction of an open-type sports and wellness
complex on Richard Sorge street, 71 is being carried out under the Sport – the
norm of life national project. Initially, the project planned to replace the
old football pitch with a new one, 30x60 m size. Thanks to the support of Tatarstan
President Rustam Minnikhanov, additional funds will be allocated and a full-sized
94x49 m football pitch will be built. According to Albert Salikhov, the
Chairman of the Committee of physical culture and sports, the pitch of this
size fully meets the requirements for holding official Championships of
Tatarstan and Russia.
“The Privolzhanin sports school was established 20
years ago, and more than 200 football players practice sport here”, - Albert
Salikhov told the Mayor of Kazan. Young athletes can start training in the new
academic year – the sports and wellness complex is planned to be completed by
Next to the football pitch, there will be a workout area,
an open hockey rink with a spectator stand and modular locker rooms. Along the
perimeter of the football pitch. there will be 4 athletics tracks and 4 running
tracks (100 m). Also, it is planned to build an athletic jumping pit.
Construction work on the site started in early June.
At the moment the work is completed by 35% - the dismantling of the old pitch
and a bed of gravel were made, as well as the basement for the running tracks.
“We have set a goal to engage more than half of the citizens
of Kazan in sports in the near future. The adults should become an example for
children – Ilsur Metshin said. – We want to see healthy Kazan. We believe that
we will be the most sporting city not only in the Volga region, but also beyond