Alex Ovechkin Hockey Academy To Be Built In Moscow


The professional hockey academy of Alexander Ovechkin is planned to be built on the land of one of the largest sports clusters in Moscow

The project will provide more than 500 thousand square meters of sports facilities for various purposes. Two large arenas will be built on the territory – a rugby stadium with an area of ​​about 130 thousand square meters and a multifunctional sports center with an area of ​​about 220 thousand square meters.

“In addition, there will be a big surf park, a water sports center with a plunge pool, the center of curling, ice arena Tatiana Navka and Professional Hockey Academy of Alexander Ovechkin with children’s schools, swimming pools, centers of physical training and rehabilitation” – said Andrey Bochkarev, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Urban Planning Policy and Construction.

It is also planned to build an athletics arena, an extreme sports center, a skate park, a trampoline center, a sports school and an early physical development center. Areas for outdoor sports will appear: several rowing bases, a volleyball, basketball and workout court, outdoor tennis and beach sports grounds.

“There will also be areas for outdoor sports: several rowing bases, a volleyball, basketball and workout area, open areas for tennis and beach sports,” said Andrei Bochkarev.

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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