The number of enthusiastic sports Kostroma has grown in 1,5 times

Число увлеченных спортом костромичей выросло в 1,5 раза

The number of sports people in the Kostroma region in 2016 has grown by half in comparison with 2013 year — up to 6.3 thousand people adults and 5.2 thousand children, thanks to the upgrade in the region of sports infrastructure in rural areas, reported the regional administration.

“From 2014 to 2016 in the Kostroma region implemented the Federal the project on creation in educational institutions located in rural areas, conditions for physical culture and sports”, — is spoken in the message.

Over the years, in the districts 65 refurbished school gyms, sports halls redeveloped under 6 classrooms, implemented the device and equipment 14 open plane sports constructions. The project implementation made it possible to organize the work of 76 school sports clubs. Increased the number of sports clubs in educational institutions — sections from 335 in 2013 to 484 sections in 2016 (by 44.5%).

“The number of students engaged in physical culture and sports in their spare time, increased by 5238 people (by 57.1%). The number of the adult population engaged in physical culture and sports in the school gyms has increased from 3966 people in 2013 to 6302 people in 2016 (58.9 per cent)”, — reported the government.

Clarifies that the implementation of the Federal project in the region will continue in 2017. It is planned to repair 19 school gymnasiums, convert two classrooms and to equip the inventory and equipment seven open plane sports constructions.