The commercial plaza and natatorium at SIP's Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre (SZSC) formally came into operation on June 30.
SZSC, with a total investment of over RMB 5 billion and a total flooring area of nearly 380,000 sqm, is the only facility of its kind in Suzhou and the country's first garden-like sports complex and first ecological sports park applying smart management technologies. Following the commercial plaza and the natatorium, its gymnasium and stadium will be put into use in September and October.
The 100,000-sqm plaza is home to a diversity of commercial brands which can meet different shoppers' demands, and a holiday inn that provides excellent services for people who come for sports and performance events.
The 47,000-sqm modern natatorium is built with higher standards. It boasts a training pool, two for children and a standard competition pool under 3,000 audience seats. It also has many other facilities for people who fancy table tennis, rock climbing, tennis and badminton among other sports. It is open to the public all year round.