November 27 in Moscow, started Europe’s largest skating rink with artificial ice surface. It is located on the territory of the Exhibition Center, on the main avenue between the fountain “Friendship of Nations” and “The Stone Flower».
Ice on the opening day turned into a big auditorium, bleachers and seats were not. Acrobatics, theater and music shows – all on the ice. On ENEA rhythm of the winter season were asked the Olympic figure skating champion Tatiana Totmianina, Maxim Marinin and Alexei Yagudin.
«Always at the outdoor skating rink – but I remember from childhood, my mother drove to the stadium, the Kirov St. Petersburg – of course, the ice has always been very hard, hockey. And here it is soft, even and when it is lit from the inside, of course, this adds some additional internal emotions », – says the honored master of sport of figure skating Olympic champion Alexei Yagudin.
In This year, the rink will be larger than its predecessor by 11 000 sq m. m and will be more than 68,000 square meters. m. At the same time will be able to visit the ice rink 4.5 thousand people, and a day on the ice will go up to 20 thousand people.
His outlines roller follows the shape of “fabulous golden key.” To create it, it took 2.5 tons of sand, 4.1 thousand. Cubic meters of water, 25 thousand sq. M. m polyethylene film and 4.5 thousand sq. m. m rubber coating.
The area of ice cover 20.5 thousand sq. m. m, and its thickness – 100-200 millimeters, said “TASS” the press service of the Soviet Era. Ice rink on the updated twice a day – in the afternoon, and from 15 to 17 (at this time the rink is closed for visitors), as well as after midnight.
One of the main “chip” ice rink will be his illumination. Will be highlighted in the facades of buildings, fences, pedestrian bridge and even the ice inside. The total area of the ice illumination will be 1.5 thousand sq. M. m, it will form 88 thousand. LED models. Every day at 17 o’clock the ice surface will be converted into one large mediaekran.
Security on the rink will provide a team of 30 trainers in the work to help 98 CCTV cameras.
Schedule rink Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday – from 11 to 23, Friday, Saturday, Sunday – from 10 to 23. Technical break: from 15 to 17 Monday – closed, adds, “Mobile Reporter”.
The cost of the ticket for adults will be 350 rubles (11:00 to 15:00) and 450 rubles (17:00 to 23:00) from Tuesday to Thursday. On Friday, weekends and holidays, the price of a day visit from 10 to 15 hours is 450 rubles, and from 17 pm until closing – 550 rubles.
Children’s tickets (from 6 to 12 years old): from 11:00 to 15:00 – 150 p .; 17:00 to 23:00 – 200 p. (Tuesday Thursday); from 10:00 to 15:00 – 200 p .: 17:00 to 23:00 – 250 p. (Friday, weekends and holidays).
Sharpen skates – 250 rubles. Deposit for skating + zaschita- 1000 rubles.
privileged categories of citizens will be free to visit the ice rink at ENEA both on weekdays and on weekends and holidays. That bonus will benefit orphans and children left without parental care, disabled groups I and II, veterans, members of large families. Senior citizens will be free to go skating on Tuesdays from 11:00 to 15:00 except during the Christmas holidays.
The benefits are available if supporting documents cashiers and operate on weekdays from Tuesday to Thursday inclusive from 11 up to 23 hours, and on weekends and public holidays from 11 to 15 hours.