Social commitment demonstrated locally: athletes, school children and many other sportspeople from the region can and are training with immediate effect in the EMKA Sportzentrum Velbert. Within the scope of the opening of the new outdoor facility, it became known that EMKA acquired the rights to the name of the complete sports complex for the next five years. With this move, the company supports the expansion, development and maintenance of the facilities.
At its locations in Wuppertal and Velbert EMKA has accepted social responsibility for many years and involves itself in different projects. Sports is one of the most important pillars in the overall concept. The company is, for example, main sponsor for football teams of the SSVg Velbert. Following up on this, EMKA opened the new outdoor facility of the sponsored sports centre in Velbert in September, together with mayor Dirk Lukrafka, decathlete Paul Meier and other persons involved in the project. This facility comprises a lawn area for athletes with adjoining throwing facility, a 400 meter running track, a street ball field and three beach volleyball fields as well as a high-jump area. The facilities supplement the already existing range for indoor sports. They will also be used, among others, for training units of the SSVg Velbert.