19 ice rinks and 84 hockey rinks prepared for winter in Ufa
UFA, 15 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
The Head of Bashkiria Radiy Khabirov made a post on social networks, in which he talked about the restoration and preparation of yard hockey rinks for winter.
“Today, the deadline for preparing hockey rinks for winter has expired. We have 231 of them, and if we also add skating rinks, football fields, and playgrounds — 499. Ufa has already reported to me that all 84 hockey rinks and 19 ice rinks in the city are prepared. As soon as the cold weather sets in, we will begin to fill the ice,” Radiy Khabirov posted.
He also said that the construction of new hockey rinks and the restoration of old, emergency ones were ongoing in the republic. According to the head of Bashkiria, a new hockey rink will appear soon in the Volna Public Garden in Ufa Zaton neighborhood.
Earlier, Bashinform News Agency reported that the construction of new skating rinks and pools in Bashkiria might require 4.44 billion rubles.