Zenit, together with schools of St. Petersburg, opens initial training groups for basketball players from eight to nine years
At the beginning of the school year, the project will cover eight districts of the city.
Groups will appear in eight districts of St. Petersburg. In groups children from eight to nine years old will be able to train and participate in competitions. Each department will have up to twenty people. All coaches involved in the preparation of basketball players are selected by the club and will work according to a single training program. Classes are free.
The best and most talented athletes will be monitored by the club and at the end of the season will get a chance to continue training in the reserve club's team.
Eight departments will begin their work from the beginning of the school year. In the future, the number of groups will increase.
List of districts and educational institutions:
Kolpinsky (IC "Izhorets")
Krasnoselsky (Lyceum №590)
Frunzensky (Lyceum №295)
Kalininsky (school №138)
Nevsky (school №667)
Petrogradsky (school №75)
Pushkinsky (school №449)
Moscovsky (school №354)