Children S Park 8 Saratov Russia
The children's park is located in a quarter between streets Soviet, Pugachevsky, Working and Astrakhan.
In pre-revolutionary time there was an area which was called Poltava. The green massif exists here 80 years, however child care facility (park) it became since 1936. For the first time in City Council the question of garden creation on Poltavskaya Square in 1888 was started, but he received a passive protest from merchants, and only in the 1903rd issue was resolved positively. In 1904 the laying of a garden began, the school holiday of drevonasazhdeniye was organized. The lunar patches of light translucent through foliage of plantings therefore with approach of twilight visitors left a garden were the only illumination of a garden. Long time it was very started.
In the thirties in our country there was a network of establishments of new type — these are recreation parks and children's parks. Creation of the last set as the purpose communistic education of younger generation. In children's parks cultural and educational classes with children, games, entertainments and sports and improving actions began to be given.
On August 6, 1936 hospitably gate of children's park in Saratov swung open. It was a joyful event for children. Old avenues looked younger, there were tennis courts, a football field and platforms for athletes, the film platform on 900 places was created, the reading room in the open air opened, the special site was allocated for young naturalists for a flower cultivation, berries, vegetables and saplings of fruit trees. Opening of park visited 5000 pioneers and school students. With approach of darkness rockets, fireworks rose, fiery wheels began to spin. During the winter period in park two skating rinks, an ice "American" slope and ski station began to work.
Certainly, not one year was required for park formation. And in the next years territory improvement proceeded, new avenues were created, the park replenished with various children's game attractions and devices. A number of works on gardening was carried out in 1960. Old and sick trees of an elm melkolistny and a maple yasenelistny were rooted out, they were replaced by young landings of saplings, mainly экзотов: willows Babylon, mountain ashes plakuchy, poplar pyramidal. The birch bosk, part it was created remained up to now. There were lawns from long-term herbs, and also Mauritian (with an impregnation of wild flowers). Again created playground and zoocorner where in open-air cages and the respective rooms there were animals and birds used great popularity: bear, monkeys, foxes, hares, rabbits, turtles, parrots. Care of them conducted all group of employees of park.
Now in park there is a playground, a football field, the children's small town, library, a shooting shooting gallery, school on shooting sports. During the winter period the football field is filled in under a skating rink with a small platform for figure skating. In the territory of park the sport combine "Youth" with a hockey platform for young athletes is located, there is a child junior school of the Olympic reserve on tennis.
The total area of children's park — 6 hectares (including a sports complex and a football field).
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