On June 27, 2016, the opening ceremony of the Atlant Sports Center was held in Makeevka. Chairman of the DPR People`s Council Denis Pushilin, deputies of the People`s Council Vladimir Chekun and Valery Skorokhodov, Minister of Youth, Sport and Tourism of the DPR Mikhail Mishin were presented at the ceremony.
The DPR parliament speaker addressed to the participants of the event and congratulated the Makeevka residents on opening of one more sports center.
“It is always a special day for us when a new sports center or athletic field is open. The healthy lifestyle issues are fundamental ones in the DPR development. If there is a healthy youth, the republic will be healthy. Such sports centers are our investments into the future. In such a way we provide our youth with alternative to streets, give them a chance to take sports and to lead a healthy lifestyle. We are adults and it is our responsibility to do everything possible for our children to acquire love for sports and protect them from vicious habit” Denis Pushilin stated.
Gym, cardio hall, halls for aerobics and recovery center are open for visitors of the Atlant sports center. The children of vulnerable groups and disabled ones have an opportunity to attend sports classes in the center free of charge. In the near future the covered field for the indoor soccer with stands on 250 seats, halls for tennis, billiards, combat sport, boxing, oriental martial art and dance sport classes will be open.