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In the year since, about 100 thousand people visited the capital club space, a new format for the older generation “My social centers.” The infrastructure of the institutions, thought taking into account the various interests of the guests. Here the residents themselves organize meetings, doing your favorite Hobbies, socialize and relax. This was stated by the Deputy mayor of Moscow on issues of social development Anastasia Rakova.
“A year ago we opened a “My social centers” for the elderly age. The project allows citizens to lead an active social life in the club spaces, the residents hold meetings, do my favorite Hobbies, socialize and just relax. In Moscow there are 7 such centres during the year they visited more than 100 thousand people”, — said Anastasia Rakova.
In club spaces “My social center” have organized more than 3.5 thousand activities. Muscovites enjoy going to cooking classes, in the school of drawing, studying foreign languages and pay great attention to healthy lifestyle and fitness, emphasized Vice-the mayor. The main points of attraction for men was Billiards, which are in every center.
Visit any centre is for all citizens regardless of their place of residence. And almost all clubs and activity in “My social center” create Muscovites themselves, focusing on their interests.
The first in Moscow in the summer of 2019 opened its doors to “My social center” in the Maryina Roshcha district.
“For us to be the first honorable and interesting. From the first days of opening, it became clear — this is what been waiting for the Muscovites. We have become the center of attraction for people from different parts of the capital. In the first place, has found its place self-organized clubs. Recently we were joined by a self-organized club of scientists-inventors, who is also meeting with students, giving them a valuable experience,” says the head of the Department of social protection of the population of the North-Eastern administrative district of Moscow of Valentina Kudryashova.
In the centers you can give yourself time to work out in the gym, for fitness training or just to read. Here to support the desire of citizens to a healthy lifestyle and regularly organize for them classes on the athletic fields, lectures on healthy nutrition and other related topics.
In the period of the pandemic, companies have not stopped their work. The townspeople continued to communicate and lead an active lifestyle in-line. The most popular platforms for communication are WhatsApp, Skype and ZOOM. The online clubs are now taking part more than 2 thousand people.
Today clubs “My social center” work offline in 7 districts of the city Maryina Roshcha, Taganskiy, the Transfiguration, the Chertanovo Severnoye and Yuzhnoye Butovo and settlement Saposcol. All services of the center free.
Read more about the project on the website of the Department of labour and social protection of population of the city of Moscow
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