This year, the reconstruction of the Start stadium, which is located on Sholudenko Street, will begin. According to the head of the Shevchenko district Oleg Garyaga, the publication “Evening Kiev”, the stadium will be turned into an arena for sports at the international level, which will allow you to host matches of the Premier League.
It turned out that a modern sports complex with a skate park and an ice arena will be built near the stadium. According to Garyaga, funds for the reconstruction of the stadium are provided for by the program of economic and social development of the capital for 2020, which was approved by the deputies of Kievrad.
The program provides for:
preservation of the functionality of the football stadium and all historical monuments (columns of entrance groups, a memorial to the players of the “death match” and others);
increase the capacity of the stadium to 5,000 fans;
landscaping, arranging the lawn;
installation of street fitness equipment;
arrangement of a pedestrian zone, a running and a bicycle path;
Indoor facilities of the sports complex, which will be built, are halls for indoor soccer, basketball, volleyball, fitness, tennis and table tennis. There will also be an ice arena for hockey players and figure skaters.
Another feature of the sports complex in the updated stadium will be a skate park with a concrete bowl and a pump-track.