The restoration of the sports venue Zátišská - Senior Park

  • Investor (key institution): Prague 12 Metropolitan district
  • Contact person: Ilja Zahrádecký, investment officer,,
  • Year of implementation: 08 – 10/ 2011
  • Implementation venue

  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Region: Prague 12
  • Town: Prague
  • Size of area: 616 m2
  • Impact: local

    Total costs: 112 EUR

    Source per every institution

    • regional: 54 000 EUR
    • other: 58 531 EUR

    Important stakeholders concerned - names of the institutions

    • regional: grant from the Prague City Hall
    • other: Prague 12 Metropolitan District
    1. Improved condition & quality of the public space between the blocks of flats.

      Previously underused and decayed sports ground was divided into two parts - one for sports ground for seniors (equipped with fitness devices and pétanque ground) and the other for multifunctional football, volleyball and streetbasketball playground for younger generation. The area is designed so that it is barrier free and can be used by handicapped people and it is fully wheelchair accessible. The public space represents an area where all generation meet on a regular basis. It is a unique project which helps to mutual respect and understanding between all age groups. It mainly serves as a place for sports activities and as a resting spot for parents and their children.

    2. Improved attractiveness of the architecture of the socialist buildings.
    3. Identified new functions for structures from the era of socialism in 1945 - 1989).

      Senior park now offers a wide range of sport activities for every age group. Mono function playground was transferred into the complex modern multi-function compound.


    Senior park is the first of its kind which was set up in the territory of Prague 12 Metropolitan District. There are seven exercising spots which are all provided with instructions that advise the users how to do their exercise in accordance to the level of their performance and health.

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