It includes a standard hockey field with artificial ice, bleachers for 540 spectators, an electronic scoreboard and a variety of special facilities for training and official matches.
Present at the opening ceremony of the President of the Republic of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov said that now one large modern sports facility in the country to serve the people.
— In 2013, the Republic plays host to the world hockey championship among youth teams — said Rustem Khamitov. — And the second place, "Ufa-Arena" will certainly help to hold one of the most popular sporting events at the highest level.
The first tested the new young ice hockey players SDUSHOR "Salavat Yulaev" and skaters. And in the main arena builders, build facilities, welcomed the master stage.
— On the second rink "Ufa-Arena" will engage students yulaevskoy hockey school, a lot of time will be allocated a simple Ufimtsev on artificial ice will come to drive everyone
Universal Sports Arena "Ufa-Arena" is the largest sports facility with artificial ice in Bashkortostan — its total area is 30,000 square meters. The complex consists of the main ice rink at the 7950 spectators and opened the small arena for 650 spectators. The construction of the second stage of the object was launched in May 2010. The total estimated cost of its construction was 562 million rubles — the funds were from the state and federal budgets, as well as from non-budgetary sources.
The five-storey building complex of the second phase includes an ice field, an arena for hockey competitions, versatile game room for training in volleyball, handball, basketball, life and health, and support facilities, as well as a two-tiered parking for 222 places.