Jaime Pumarejo-Hines, Mayor BarranquillaAnd confirmed maintenance work in several areas of the La Magdalena Sports Center located in the aforementioned city.
“We are about to start restoring this (baseball) field, the stadium; at the same time of the sports center where we will do a comprehensive restoration of soccer fields, mini-football fields and multiple stadiums (…) we will leave a sports center befitting this sector of the city,” the president said.
he The sports area is 31,532 square metresAccording to the authorities. Among the planned interventions:
- baseball fields
- Sand soccer fields
- Two small soccer fields
- basketball court
- Boxing gym
In addition, he seeks to build Bio-healthy gym, granite furniture with seats for people with disabilities, LED lighting, green and landscaped areas, accessibility, platforms and pedestrian pathsamong other modifications.
On the other side, Alberto Salah AbelloDirector of the Infrastructure Agency for the region, confirmed that the intervention represents a significant impact on the southeastern city, which will have space in better conditions for doing sports.
Without ignoring the interest accruing to the surrounding real estate, which will increase in value upon completion of the works. In addition, it is an opportunity to continue to attract people to physical activities.
La Magdalena Sports Center: Improvements to Barranquilla’s urban infrastructure
In February 2023, Barranquilla was recognized as the most innovative city in a sustainable urban transformation project worldwide, for which it was awarded an award World Resources Institute (WR1)for his program “Todos al Parque”.
Strategy sought to create and improve public space Open green which has helped other sectors of the city, according to Barranquilla authorities.
these Careers It helps in improving urban infrastructure and allows access to different industries seeking to expand their business in different countries or regions.
The city has 268 active parks and 17,500 square meters Public spaces According to the official website of the government of Barranquilla. The number is expected to continue to increase in the coming years.