Supported by Uralkali the construction of street workout sports-sites and children’s playgrounds started in Solikamsk that will be located in the city park of Borovsk, on Stepan Razin, Sylvinite, Tsifrinovich, the Paris Commune, Kuznetsova streets, near school No. 12, on 20 Years of Victory street and the street of Metallurgists. Playing complexes made of modern, environmentally friendly and safe materials will help to organise the leisure of young children.
Street workout-sites, designed for preparation to basic norms of the GTO (Ready for Labor and Defense programme), will be equipped with horizontal bars for pull-ups and push-ups, stairs, beams, apparatus for abs and other exercises. Work out and exercises at such sites will be possible for anyone.
On the purchase and installation of sports playgrounds Uralkali has spent about RUB 15 million.
Anton Subbotin, Head of Information Department of JSC Uralkali noted:
— Uralkali is very active in social projects of host cities. Company pays great attention to projects related to culture and sports. Installation of sports and gaming complexes will promote popularisation of street sports and healthy lifestyles among adolescents and youth. New children’s camps will give joy for parents and children.
Tatiana Gorkh, First Deputy Head of Administration of Solikamsk noted:
“Uralkali Company as the largest city-forming enterprise of Solikamsk makes a significant contribution to sustainable social and economic development of the city. Productive cooperation with Uralkali is aimed primarily at creating a comfortable living environment and improving life quality of citizens.”
In 2015, with the support of Uralkali in the city of Berezniki — 8 street workout sites and children’s playgrounds have been installed, and one sports complex was established in Solikamsk at the territory of the orphanage.
Uralkali (www.uralkali.com/ru) is one of the world’s largest potash producers and exporters. The Company’s assets consist of five mines and seven ore-treatment mills situated in the towns of Berezniki and Solikamsk (Perm Territory, Russia). Uralkali employs ca.11,000 people (in the main production unit). Uralkali’s shares are traded on the Moscow Exchange.