Tallinn is launching a pilot project that will open ten school stadiums for city residents to use during the summer holidays. The stadiums are open seven days a week from June 14 to the end of August.
"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," explained Deputy Mayor Vadim Belobrovtsev. "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."
In the pilot project, the following schools will open 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).
The stadiums are open every day from 8 am to 9 pm, except on public holidays or when they are rented out.
In the photo: Tallinn German Gymnasium sports ground (photo by Ramm Ehitus, Maris Tomba)