On November 5, 2019, Kraków Nowa Huta of the Future SA signed with KRISBUD Sp. z o.o. a contract for the design and construction of recreational infrastructure in the area of water reservoir No. 1 in Przylasek Rusiecki.

According to the agreement, KRISBUD Sp. z o.o., as an experienced contractor for similar projects (e.g. development of the Bagry, Reduta Park and the reservoir in the Grabek Park in Czeladź), will implement a complex land use of the area of over 26 hectares. The cost of this task is PLN 18 371 587,50.

The first stage is preparing complete project documentation and obtaining necessary administrative decisions, followed by construction works. All works, according to the adopted schedule, should be completed in spring 2021.

The project includes creation of a bathing beach, playground, beach soccer field, construction of service buildings for sanitary facilities, changing rooms, rooms for rescue equipment and storage for water equipment. It is also planned to provide utilities in the network and water, sewage and electrical connections, as well as installations of renewable energy sources for buildings. As a part of the investment, a recreational pedestrian promenade, parking spaces, access boulevard, fishing, mooring and viewing platforms whether new recreation facilities will be built. The project will also introduce equipping the area with elements of small architecture – such as benches, tables, deckchairs, litter bins, bicycle stands, hammocks or garden umbrellas and recreational equipment (e.g. boats, kayaks and pedal boats), as well as elements of intelligent management (SMART).

A very important element of the investment is to preserve existing greenery, but also to introduce new plantings in the form of plants, shrubs or ornamental grasses. Lighting for the area and safety-related devices have not been forgotten either. The entire investment area will be adapted to the needs of people with disabilities.

The goal of the project is to create an attractive area for recreation and rest for residents and visitors. Eventually, public space will be created, considering natural, scenic and landscape values characteristic for the reservoir complex in Przylasek Rusiecki.

We would like to remind you that Kraków Nowa Huta of the Future SA obtained partial funding for this investment under sub-measure 6.3.3. “Recreational and tourist development of the surroundings of water reservoirs” of the Regional Operational Program of the Malopolska Voivodship for the years 2014-2020. The co-financing amounts PLN 5 264 939,37. Implementation of the project “Construction of recreational infrastructure in the vicinity of reservoir No. 1” is the first element of the project, with the purpose to create the Recreation Centre “Przylasek Rusiecki” as a part of the strategic investment “Krakow – Nowa Huta of the Future”.