There are not so many good stadiums in Kyiv. The main of them are: Olimpiys'ky, Dynamo, CSKA, Obolon'. There are several smaller stadiums like: Start, Spartak, Obolon, Avangard, Rusanovets', etc. Some of these stadiums are not modern, sometimes they look neglected and old. Lots of them are not used according to their main purpuses anymore. Locals use them like places to spend some time with friends over a bottle of beer bought at the nearest kiosk or small stores. Teenagers go to such stadiums to rollerskate and elder people like to do their morning excersises or jog over there.
Poland and Ukraine were given the right to jointly host the Euro 2012 tournament by a UEFA committee on April 18, 2007. So, thanks to this event, a lot of stadiums in Ukraine, including the main one Olimpiysky Stadium will be rennovated. The Olimpiysky Stadium in Kiev is scheduled to host three group matches, one quarterfinal and the final during summer 2012.
Olimpiysky National Sports Complex
Olimpiys'ky Stadium (also known as Olympic Stadium, Republican (Respublikansky) Stadium or Central Stadium)
Address: 55, Chervonoarmiys'ka (Velyka Vasyl'kivs'ka) Street, Kyiv, Ukraine. It is located on the slopes of the city's central Cherepanov Hill.
Nearest Metro Stops: Respublikans'ky Stadion (blue line)
Tel.: +380 (44) 246 70 30
Pitch dimensions: 104*72
Club: FC Dynamo Kiev, FC Arsenal
The stadium is the premier sports venue of Ukraine and one of the world's largest. First built in the 1920s, the stadium could originally accommodate 50,000 people. In the late 1960s, a major expansion boosted capacity to 100,000, but between 1997 and 1999, the stadium was again remodeled, according to FIFA regulations, resulting in the present-day capacity of about 85,000.
Valeriy Lobanovs'kyi Stadium (Dynamo Stadium)
Address: 105, Frunze Street. Nearest Metro Stop: Lukyanivs'ka (green line). It is located in the vicinity of the Kirillovskaya church. The stadium was built in 1934, and reconstructed in 1977-1980, when four metal polls (30 meters each) have been built to light up the stadium.
Tel.: +380 (44) 468 10 96
There are also sectors for a shotput, discus, hammer and javelin throwing, 22 sports halls, a sauna, a closed pool (25 meters) and a hotel for 150 beds.
Address: 10, Povitroflots'ky Prospect, Kyiv, Ukraine.
Nearest Metro Stop: Vokzal'na (red line). The stadium was built in 1964-1965. It is a stadium of the Kyiv territorial military department Sports Club.
Ticket Reservation: +380 (44) 236 89 63
Total Area: 4.2 hectares
Club: FC CSKA Kiev
There are also handball, basketball fields, tennis court, and 4 volleyball grounds. A swimming pool (50x25) with 19 lanes and 1500 seats was built in 1955.