Renovated teenage club "Avangard" in Kazan is ready to accept twice as many pupils
Photo by Denis Gordiyko
October 12). The teenage club “Avangard” operates its full power in the
Sovetsky district of Kazan after the renovation. Now the club is ready to
receive 600 students, which is twice as much as before. Ilsur Metshin, the
Mayor of Kazan, visited the renovated “Avangard” today. The Mayor inspected the
execution of the assignment for organizing a sports ground next to the club and
talked with the teachers of sections and their students.
building, the total area of which is 594.7 square meters, is located in the
annex to the residential house of 1990 at Lomzhinskaya Street, №15. The
“Avangard”, along with 7 other Kazan clubs, entered the republic's overhaul
program for 2017. The building was completely renovated. Builders have replaced
the water supply, electricity, sewerage, repaired the roof, facade, and
completed the finishing work in all 18 premises of the “Avangard”. The ramp and
bathroom for the low-mobility groups were arranged in the club as part of the
program “Available Environment”.
instructions of Ilsur Metshin, a football field was set up in front of the
center. Today, an open class was held here for schoolchildren as the lesson of
physical culture, where everyone could enter the football section formed on the
basis of the “Avangard”. 40 people enrolled in the section during the lesson.
increase in the number of students after the renovation of the club is noted in
other sections as well. Such popular sections as football, robotics,
mechatronics, laser and 3D technologies, and others were added in addition to
the sections already existed in the club such air modeling, boxing, karate,
vocal, Indian and Oriental dances, hip-hop, cheerleading, and hockey. The “Good
Theater” for special children will be a unique direction for the city. There
are 12 camps, 3 sections, and 2 associations in the club, most of them are free
of charge, and in 5 ones are by social prices.
inspecting the sports ground, Ilsur Metshin went to the renovated club, where
he talked with the teachers and students. In the dance class, the Mayor asked
the children if they liked how the “Avangard” was repaired. Young dancers
confirmed that the club was updated perfectly.
In the judo
hall, coach Ruslan Shigabetdinov said that the section has been functioning
since 2017. This is the first courtyard section in judo, where absolutely any
child can enroll, regardless of physical abilities and age. “All conditions for
classes are created here. This is a unique hall for judo, which meets all European
standards for children's sports. Everything is thought out to the smallest
detail”, R. Shigabetdinov shared his opinion and told the Mayor that it is
planned to invite Russian judo stars to the “Avangard” for conducting master
pride of the club is an aircraft modeling camp. Children create various models
of gliders, participating and winning in the republican and Russian
competitions with them. “I once heard from great designers that the path to the
profession begins here when children do everything themselves”, Ilsur Metshin
shared his memories.
Metshin thanked the teachers for their work and wished the young engineers the
“Happy flight”, signing on the wing of one of the models made by them.
Gafarov, the head of the Sovetsky district’s administration, Airat Sitdikov,
the director of the MBU “Teenager”, Anton Spiridonov, the club director, and
others visited the club as well.
overhaul of teenage clubs in Kazan within the framework of the republican
program is conducted for the third year. In 2015-2016, 9 clubs were renovated
in the city. Last year, the “Yashlek” opened on Godovikov Street, the “Ivolga”
on Zorge Street, and the club “Lemonad” on Latyshskih Strelkov Street. In 2017,
8 teenage clubs in all districts of the city were repaired in Kazan as part of
the program and another club (the center named after M. Jalil) is being
repaired at the expense of the investor.