The grand opening of the sports complex "Metallurg" was held on October 18. In the sports complex will operate three rooms — two for combat sports, and a hall for indoor soccer, volleyball, basketball.
According to Mayor Eugene Avilova, next year at the sports complex will begin construction of an ice palace with a swimming pool and a fitness center with a universal hall and a swimming pool for the disabled.
Symbolic key to the new building was awarded to young sportsman Ilya Lomivorotovu — son of the master of sports of Russia Roman Lomivorotova.
After the completion of the opening ceremony of the sports complex in Russia tournament started boxing class "B" memory R.Ya.Zhabarova.
Support and development of the sport — one of the priorities in the administration of the city of Tula. Woe to the Oblique reconstruction completed football stadium with artificial turf Youth "Arsenal". The field is equipped with a heating system, which means that it will be possible to hold competitions throughout the year. After the reconstruction of the stadium will be able to take the game of professional football league (2nd division). Is being renovated sports school in two buildings, which will be equipped with football hall and a hall for martial arts. Being renovated sports complex "Gunslinger". According to Alexander Yadykina, work on the revival of sports facilities in the city will continue.
It should be noted, the building was put into operation in the 70-ies of the last century. Within its walls he trained several generations of masters of sports. Among them — the champions of Russia, the Soviet Union and Europe. For years, the building was abandoned.
In 2011, the city authorities decided to reconstruct the sports complex. For the overhaul of the city‘s budget is directed to 64 million rubles.