The soccer field near Geulim school built for the welfare of the residents. The field was inaugurated in the presence of the Mayor, Nir Barkat, the CEO of Moriah, Doron Noivirt, the Director of Sports, Itzik Kornfein, Chairman of the Community Council and the residents of the neighborhood.
The new ground was built to high standards. Covered with a bed of synthetic turf , including lighting, flooring, fencing, infrastructure and water irrigation. The investment amounts to about 4 million ₪ after half a year's work. .
The new ground is a replacement field to Kraft Stadium which is near Sacher Park. Kraft stadium area will become a water reservoir of Gihon. The new synthetic soccer field is a joint project of the Jerusalem municipality and the sports division in the municipality, the Moriah company who carried out the project, the Gihon company and the Community Council of Greater Baka.
The field is built near the basketball court and fitness facilities complex which were also built in the neighborhood in recent months, together they form an active sports complex for the benefit of residents.
In addition, over the coming months the Municipality's Urban Landcape Division will upgrade the playground near 125 Bethlehem Street and repair the roads and sidewalks of Zipporah and Gad Street.