Saint Petersburg stadium is the first stadium in the world containing a hybrid sliding pitch, (type Mixto). A Verti-Drain 7215 is regularly being used to de-compact the soil and to stimulate root growth. The stadium also owns a Redexim Speed-Seed machine, to overseed the field with Ryegrass.

Verti-Drain 7215 at work aerating the field after it has been rolled out outside the stadium, immediately in front of the Gulf of Finland

The Speed-Seed contains spiked rollers that create thousands of tiny holes for the seed to drop in.