The largest slide and skating rink opened in Astana
According to the official website of capital akimat, on the eve of Independence day, the Grand opening of the ice rink on the square of the monument "Kazakh Eli".
Its area is 3,600 square meters. The total capacity is more than 1000 people. There is an ice slide nearby.
"For the first time on the eve of Independence Day, on holidays, so that people could come, spend a good time, opened an ice rink on the square "Kazakh Eli". For those who come with their skates, the rink is free. If you do not, you can take here in the rental, lease", – said the Deputy akim of Almaty district of Tynysbek Kashapov.
In the center of the ice rink there is a Christmas tree, a stage for entertainment events for residents and guests of the capital with a large led screen that displays information on the screen and broadcasts new year TV shows. Here in the new year night will broadcast the congratulations from the President of the country Nursultan Nazarbayev.
In addition, organized canteens and tubing (cheesecakes). The territory of the site is decorated with small architectural forms and light-illuminating panels. For the convenience of visitors, a Parking area for vehicles is organized. Security issues have also been resolved.
"You know that this area is a protected object. There are police posts here, they will keep order around the clock. Necessarily will work doctors. In addition, at each point of the rental will be first aid, work health care provider who if necessary, can always provide first aid", – assured Kashapov.
"I live nearby, saw how it was built, and waited for the opening. It's great that the city administration implements such projects. It is very interesting to ride with the whole family", - Astana resident Nariman Kuanyshev said.
On the same day, the highest and the largest ice slide was opened in the Presidential Park from the side of the residential complex "Highville". The length of the slope is more than 160 m. it was Built by the staff of "Astana-Zelenstroy".
Here, as in the previous object, equipped with hot food and rolled tubing (cheesecakes). For the safety of the participants and the procedure followed by volunteers in orange vests. Despite the cold, wanting to ride was a lot.
And for those who like less extreme recreation, organized snowmobile rental, sledding with reindeer and ponies.
Meanwhile, for residents and guests of the capital, who are more convenient to get to the sports complex "Kazakhstan", this year, according to the tradition, an ice rink on the embankment of the Akbulak river was equipped.
There is also a Christmas tree with a height of 15 m, skate rental and hot food outlets. The entrance and recreation area are decorated with small architectural forms.
As last year, in the park "Zheruyyk" it is planned to open a skating rink with an area of 5000 sq.m. there will be ice slides Nearby. There will also be organized hot meals, rental skates and tubing (cheesecakes).
Recall that all sites are opened in the city within the framework of the Astana Winterland project, which includes 12 thematic sites, 32 ice rinks and 36 ice slides in different parts of the city. In total, more than 4 thousand events are planned to be held in all points of entertainment.
Text: Aigerim Askarova
Photo: Bolatkhan Serikbay
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