The director of Gagarin Park in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk has announced the park to be the territory of health, culture, sports and leisure. According to the conception to be implemented, the park will provide modern café with international cuisine and most likely a food court, as well as mechanic amusement rides ground.
Visitors’ preferences will also be taken into account – the results of “the urban workshop” in the frameworks of “Around the World” festival will be worked out as recommended transformations for the park.
On May, 1 finally there was reached an agreement between the city and the regional authorities to form mutual financing of the park – by the end of the year over 38 million rubles and 3 million rubles from the regional and the city budget respectively are to be allocated for the park revival since 1967: asphalt paving, illumination, bicycle paths, as well as kids entertainment center with a playground.
The financing program also stipulates the construction of tennis courts and spa zones. Special attention is paid to dismounting the old amusement rides and equipping the park with the new ones – 5 amusement rides were dismounted this year and up to 40 new owns are planned to be installed. The program is supposed to be implemented in a 3-year period.