Trade Union Sport Palace
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod ( KHL, since 2007) SKIF Nizhny Novgorod (since 2006)
The Sports Palace of Trade Unions (Russian Нагорный Дворец спорта профсоюзов ) is a multi-purpose hall in the Russian Nizhny Novgorod, which since 2007 has been the home ground of ice hockey clubs Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod.
The hall was built in 1965 and was used prior to the construction of the Sports Palace on the site of the car factory, the current Konowalenko Sports Palace, for home games of Torpedo. As of 2006, the ice rink was also used by the Women's Hockey Team SKIF Nizhny Novgorod.
Since torpedo rose after the 2006 /07 from the Wysschaja League in the Super League, had a new home ground to be found that met the standards of the Super League. A three-stage plan to make of the existing ice rink, a multifunctional hall according to the specifications of the Super League. For this, the Sports Palace from April to September 2007, initially expanded to a capacity of 5,500 spectators, created a VIP area, installed a new audio and video system, and taken preparations for the second phase. This second phase includes the expansion of the complex to more sports halls, conference rooms, a gym, a sports museum, a sports shop, cafes and a restaurant.
In the future, the building complex should also be expanded to another building.