S.-PETERSBURG, 11 March – RIA Novosti. In the Leningrad region, by the end of 2021, they plan to complete the construction of ten sports facilities, a spokesman for the regional administration told RIA Novosti.
According to him, large-scale construction of sports complexes and multifunctional grounds is being carried out in the Leningrad region within the framework of two state programs: since 2009 – “Development of physical culture and sports in the Leningrad region” and since 2020 – “Comprehensive development of rural areas of the Leningrad region”.
“At the beginning of 2021, the regional authorities have already commissioned two large facilities, which were scheduled to be commissioned this year. So, in February, an ice arena with stands for 200 spectators, halls for strength and choreographic training appeared in Vyborg. And a 25-meter pool was opened in Ivangorod. with five lanes with a small pool and a gym with coaches, locker rooms and saunas. Ten more of the same large sports facilities are planned to be commissioned by the end of this year. More than 1.6 billion rubles have been allocated to finance the construction and reconstruction of sports facilities in 2021 “, – clarified the interlocutor of the agency.
He added that new sports facilities are planned to be commissioned in major cities of the region. In particular, in May of this year, a two-storey sports and recreation complex (FOC) with an area of 1.5 thousand square meters in Kirovsk will be commissioned. It is also planned to open a three-storey sports complex in Vsevolozhsk. In Kingisepp, in the near future it is planned to put into operation a swimming pool with a capacity of more than 300 people in normal mode.
The press service also named another major project implemented in the village of Plodovoye, Priozerny District, Leningrad Region. This year the built sports and recreation complex will receive visitors.