Hidropark

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Hidropark
Hidropark beach.jpg
Hydropark beach in July, 2008
Location Kiev, Ukraine
Coordinates Coordinates: 50°26′37″N 30°34′37″E / 50.44361°N 30.57694°E / 50.44361; 30.57694
Owner KP "Hydropark"
General Manager Denys Vasylenko
Opened 1968
Operating season summer
Area 365 ha (900 acres)
Pools 6 beaches pools
Website www.gidropark.org.ua
General view of Hidropark seen from the Rusanivka neighbourhood on the left bank of the Dneiper

Hidropark (Ukrainian: Гідропарк) is a landscape-recreational park[1] (waterpark) on the Dnieper River in Kiev, Ukraine.

It was created as an entertainment complex with mainly water activities: beaches, boating, water attractions. It is located on Venetian (Ukrainian: Венеціанський) and Dolobetsk (Ukrainian: Долобецький) islands; the Venetian Bridge connects these islands. Venetian island is connected with the rest of Kiev by two bridges: the Metro Bridge to the right-bank city and the Rusanivka bridge to the left-bank city. The Hidropark station of Kiev Metro is located on Venetian island.

Current activities available: number of beaches (including one for children and one for nudes), boat and catamarans rental, ping-pong and tennis, paintball and football, water attractions, restaurants, casino and Sun-City Slavutych disco club (right on the beach), open-air gym (Soviet era heritage) and riverboat excursions.

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