Pilot project in Tallinn: 10 school stadiums can be used during summer
By the end of August, Tallinn is running a pilot project with opening ten school stadiums for city residents to use during the summer holidays.
Deputy mayor of Tallinn Vadim Belobrovtsev stated: “With the opening of stadiums, we want to promote healthy lifestyles and physical activity in the urban environment. School stadiums, which are vacant in the summer, are a great way to provide for that. We are opening school stadiums for public use to such an extent ror the first time. If the project is well received by the residents and the rules of procedure of the sports fields are followed, the city will definitely consider to continue and expand the project.”
The stadiums are open every day from 8 am to 9 pm, except on public holidays or when they are rented out. In the pilot project, the following schools opened their stadiums: Tallinn Art Gymnasium (Kopli 102a), Pelgulinna Gymnasium (Mulla 7), Tallinn German Gymnasium (J. Sütiste tee 20), Tallinn 32nd Secondary School (Kiili 10), Tallinn Mahtra Basic School (Mahtra 60), Tallinn Läänemere Gymnasium (Vormsi 3), Haabersti Russian Gymnasium (Õismäe tee 132), Tallinn Järveotsa Gymnasium (Järveotsa tee 31), Lasnamäe Gymnasium (Pae 59), Tallinn Linnamäe Russian Lyceum (Linnamäe tee 10).
Photo credit Ramm Ehitus, Maris Tomba