Heated swimming pool to be built in Astana18 august 2014, 16:13
A heated outdoor swimming pool will be constructed in Astana, Tengrinews reports citing Deputy Head of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of Astana city Arseniy Pirozhkov.
“The construction product includes a heated swimming pool and other entertainment facilities. Thanks to the heating the swimming pool will have a longer season," Mr. Pirozhkov said adding that the pool will be built in place of the demolished waterpark in the metropolitan park.
The project will be funded by private investors who want to build a new water park, he said. Currently, the the construction is at the design stage. "In the near future, this process will be launched and there will be a new water park in the city,” the deputy head of the department said.
This year, the 190-hectares city park in Astana is going through a substantial reconstruction. The city's residents used to companied about lack of infrastructure, security, entertainment, walkways and benches in the part. These issues are being addressed. The reconstructed park will have a new Ferris wheel, a 'dry' fountain (water jets come directly from plates on the pavement), the 'river of time' fountain and other nice-looking sites. The park has been divided into six sections: beach, central avenue, four caves with mosaics inside representing four seasons, 'dry' fountain and Olympians area. More than $22 million was allocated from the state budget to fund the construction works.
Reporting by Aidana Usupova, writing by Assel Satubaldina, editing by Tatyana Kuzmina