20 OCTOBER 2017 / The Serafio Complex, a multipurpose space for sports, culture and innovation of the Municipality of Athens, opens with the SNF’s support

After 18 years, the Serafio wimming pool of the Municipality of Athens opens its doors to the public, this time as a multipurpose complex which includes, among others, a 25x33 m swimming pool, a children’s pool, sports facilities, a playground, as well as facilities to host research, innovation and entrepreneurship workshops and programs.

The construction of the playground was made possible through an exclusive grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). In addition, the SNF supports with an exclusive grant the implementation of the Athens Digital Lab, a unique smart city research and development laboratory, which will be housed at the Serafio comlex’s specifically designed and modern premises, as well as the operation of the Maker Space innovation and creativity workshops of the Municipality of Athens. 

On Thursday, October 19th, a press event was held for the presentation of the new facilities of the Serafio complex, in the presence of representatives of the SNF and the Municipality of Athens. On Saturday, October 21st, an open day event is taking place, inviting the wider public to get to know and navigate Serafio’s new facilities.