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The rental office operates as a ski center in winter, while bicycles and scooters can be rented here in summer.

In the Saltykovsky forest park, a sports equipment rental point “Moskovsky Sport” was opened. Sergei Sobyanin talked to the residents and wished them a Happy New Year.

“This year, thank God, the winter is real. All facilities in Moscow are open: ski slopes, slides, skating rinks. So I hope there will be something to do in winter. Happy New Year to you! ” – he noted.

The sports equipment rental point is located not far from the residential areas of the Novokosino district and is located on the bank of the Novokosinsky pond at the address: Saltykovskaya street, possession 33. This is a two-storey frame modular building, its area is about 300 square meters (length – 17 meters, width – 15 meters, height – about 10 meters). The sports facility has aluminum windows and insulated doors made of glazed steel profiles.

In winter, you can rent skis and tubing for skiing from the snow slides, and in summer, bicycles and scooters. Nordic walking poles are available at any time. Sports lovers can use changing rooms, showers and toilets, as well as relax and have a snack.

A large ski run starts right at the entrance to the rental office. In the future, the center will open sections on Nordic walking, breathing exercises, Pilates, yoga and chess. “Here, the pond has been cleared, and the ski slopes have appeared, the lighting has become safe. They say they began to visit this park six times more, – said the Mayor of Moscow. “We have carefully landscaped the territory only next to residential buildings, and practically did not touch everything else – the forest, we laid footpaths and ski trails”.

Winter vacation in Moscow

Moscow annually equips infrastructure for winter recreation, some of the facilities are located in residential areas. To go ice skating or play with children in the snowy towns, most Muscovites only need to walk 5-10 minutes.

Large skating rinks, huge ice slides and many kilometers of ski trails with sports equipment rental offices operate in parks of culture and recreation, at VDNKh and in natural areas.

In recent years, the popularity of winter recreation facilities has grown more than 3.5 times.

In total, in the winter season 2021–2022, 4,099 winter recreation facilities were opened for Muscovites and guests of the capital. Among them there are 1,416 skating rinks, including 215 with artificial ice, 359 ice slides and snow towns, 1,855 universal grounds for winter sports, 15 places for sledding, tubing, dog sledding, snowmobiles and snowboards, as well as 43 places for ice swimming … There are seven ski resorts and 22 ski resorts, 382 ski tracks with a total length of 616 kilometers, including 12 tracks with artificial snowmaking 21.4 kilometers long.

Among the new facilities for winter recreation this year are open:

– skating rinks with artificial ice in the park of the Northern River Station and in the Yauza park in Lazorevoy proezd;

– ski trails in the Sokolniki and Khovanskaya Dubrava parks;

– ice slides and snow towns in Tagansky Park, Yauza Park and Dubki Park;

– universal grounds for winter sports in the Gorka and Sokolniki parks;

– ski slope on Metallurgov street (possession 60);

– a place for tubing on Dolskaya street (building 1, building 25).

Only on the territory of the landscaped park “Yauza” in Lazoreviy proyezd, 23 new facilities have been equipped for the winter season, including an artificial ice rink, four ski slopes, 15 universal grounds for winter sports and three ice slides.

Improvement of Novokosinsky Park

In the fall of 2021, the improvement of the Novokosinsky park was completed – part of the territory of the Saltykovsky forest park, adjacent to the residential areas of the Novokosino district. Experts have equipped a large play area for children and a playground with outdoor exercise equipment, made a skate park and a pump track for extreme sports lovers, and laid a bike path.

For visitors to the park, a convenient road and path network has been created, 170 small architectural forms and about 150 outdoor lighting poles have been installed, an area with benches for quiet rest and a site with tables and benches for picnics have been equipped.

There are benches on the bank of the pond for rest. We also set up a dog walking area, where training equipment was installed.

The territory was additionally greened. Thus, they planted about 100 trees and more than 2.6 thousand shrubs, laid out 37 thousand square meters of lawns and laid out 556 square meters of flower beds.

The plans for 2022 include the improvement of Saltykovskaya Street.

Football field on Saltykovskaya street

A professional football field measuring 105 by 70 meters was made in 2021 on a vacant land plot at the address: Saltykovskaya Street, Building 1B, Building 1.

Sergei Sobyanin talked to the young footballers and wished them success. “On such a field you have to train and achieve good results, you can practice all year round. Winter is real this year, but you see, the field is in good condition, so you can train, ”he said.

High-quality artificial turf is made of synthetic grass sprinkled with rubber crumb. Amateur and professional teams will be able to train here, as well as hold regional, city and interregional competitions. Thanks to heating and lighting systems, the field can be used almost all year round and even at night.

For spectators, stands were built with 498 seats. The two-storey administrative building houses a universal sports and gymnasium, a medical office, a buffet and a classroom for theoretical studies.

Now the football field and the sports hall are used for the training of the trainees of the Trudovye Rezervy sports school in football, basketball and rugby. As part of the Moscow football championship, home games of the teams of the Trudovye Rezervy sports schools and No. 57 Krylya Sovetov teams will be held here.

In their free time from matches and training, everyone can play on the new field. The sports facility is located near residential areas with a population of about 500 thousand people.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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