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The Arena Sports Centre is already a reality

A unique project in Jujuy led to the construction of the first Arena Sports Centre in the province, ideal for volleyball, handball and rugby.


Jujuy inaugurated its first Arena Sports Centre, and offered it to Ciudad Cultural, an integral project born from the Ministry of Infrastructure. They did so through the Planning Secretariat, which included the refunctionalization of the so-called “governance unit”, now transformed into Infinito X Discovering, the new Jujuy Al Mundo Hall and the recreation and recreation spaces already enjoyed by thousands of Jujuy families.

Cultural City was built with equipment from the General Directorate of Architecture. They did so with projects and lighting and energy equipment of the Ministry of Energy, as well as with Jujeña companies. Now, the property also has an Arena Sports Centre, the first of its kind in Jujuy.

Jorge Rizzotti, Minister of Infrastructure explained: “We did multiple works that were giving shape and providing the characteristics of a property.” He added that this is ideal for the enjoyment of families and sports expressions, such as as well as cultural ones.

This northern portal of the city of San Salvador de Jujuy takes prominence to host numerous events and now has a new space. The Arena Sports Centre is exclusive for the sport in its different nuances. The sand arrived directly from the Las Burras River, it took more than 50 trips by truck between round and forth. In this space you can practice volleyball, handball and sand rugby. The courts respond to regulatory measures and this allows them to participate or host competition. Iace.


The sports complex of Ciudad Cultural

The Arena Sports Centre is located on an area of 29 meters by 35, which covers up to two joint volleyball courts. Regarding the work done, Minister Rizzotti explained: “An important movement of floors was achieved to make up what is the concrete drawer, which makes up the playing space.” Working with sand is not an easy thing, several layers must be laid and work still continues. Different components were used for the purpose of forming a filtration system and waterproofing the site. The sand sports center has a drainage system under the surface. Rizzoti said: “All this was complemented by infrastructure already available to the Cultural City, such as baths and lighting.”

The protagonists of the project

The work was attended by the Ministry of Sport of the Province and Jujeño sports organizations. Suri Rugby Club, Jujuy Vóley Federation, and Jujuy Vóley were important to put together the project, the requirements and means to be met in each space.

Source: El Tribuno

Publication Date: 01/01/2020

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