Rio’s Olympic Park Opens to Public on Weekends

Mayor of Rio de Janeiro Marcelo Crivella opened the Olympic Park to the public on Saturday, January 21st, saying that it will be available for public use every weekend.

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, January 21st, new mayor of Rio Marcelo Crivella opened the Via Olímpica, a part of the Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca, to the public. The space is planned to open every weekend and on public holidays for use by members of the public, between 8AM and 6PM.

The space will be managed by the city’s Ministry of Sport, and will be used as a space for skating rinks, multi-sport courts and other sporting activities. Rio’s municipal government also hopes to open the remainder of . . .

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