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Gymnastics

Gymnastics is an acrobatic sport which requires strength, agility and co-ordination.

See Also:
Trampolining

An Overview of Gymnastics

Gymnastics covers many different disciplines.

All are skilled and challenging and require physical strength, agility and co-ordination. Under the overall description of gymnastics lie the individual disciplines and activities of:

  • Men's artistic Gymnastics (includes high bar, parallel bars, rings, floor, vault and pommel horse)
  • Women's Artistic gymnastics (includes uneven bars, beam, floor and vault)
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Trampoline and Tumbling Gymnastics
  • Acrobatic Gymnastics

British Gymnastics provides a national directive and structure for the sport; delivering a range of opportunities across the age spectrum to take part and stay in gymnastics, as well as developing talent and delivering top-level success.

Gymnastics is an accessible and inclusive sport offering opportunities to all ability levels and ethnic groups within a range of controlled learning environments. It promotes an active and healthy lifestyle and is recognised as forming the basis for physical literacy by developing fundamental movement skills.

Benefits

  • Flexibility
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Concentration

Costs

Whether it's bouncing on a trampoline, doing cartwheels or hanging from monkey bars, you can work on your gymnastics for free!

Facts

  • Team GB won 4 medals in the artistic gymnastics at London 2012.

Find Gymnastics Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Daily Boost

The Daily Boost aims to encourage children and young people to do 15 minutes of organised activity at school every day, benefiting their long-term physical and mental health and wellbeing.

This Girl Can

Tue, 01 Sep 2020

No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it’s worth celebrating.

Discover Gymnastics

Are you ready to discover just how awesome you are and what kind of gymnast you’ll be?

FreeG

FreeG is about total freedom. Combining elements from martial arts and stunt performances as well as gymnastics, there are no rules or competitions.

GymChallenge

GymChallenge, a gymnastics competition with a twist.

GymFit

GymFit is a programme which can be used to improve the general fitness and physical condition of your participants via a series of fun and challenging exercise work cards.

GymFusion

GymFusion is a gymnastics event like no other.

This Girl Can

This Girl Can seeks to tell the real stories of women who get active or play sport in the way that’s right for them using images that show what activity really looks like in all its glory.

National Governing Bodies

British Gymnastics

Contact Email
information@british-gymnastics.org
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Gymnastics Zone

Our club provides gymnastics classes for boys & girls of all abilities. We are affiliated to Leicestershire Gymnastics Association, East Midlands Gymnastics Association & British Gymnastics. We are ‘Club Mark’ affiliated, which means that we are able

Spence Street Sports Centre

Spence Street Sports Centre

Spence Street Sports Centre offers swimming facilities, a gym and sports classes.

Aylestone Leisure Centre

Aylestone Leisure Centre

Aylestone Leisure Centre offers activities in our sports halls, together with our swimming pools and fitness suite.

Sir Jonathan North Community College

Sir Jonathan North Community College

Sir Jonathan North College is an Outstanding all girls College based in Leicester.

Leicester Leys Leisure Centre

Leicester Leys Leisure Centre

This centre has a state of the art swimming pool, as well as a lifestyle fitness suite and many other bookable sporting activities.

Gymnastics For All

Gymnastics For All

Gymnastics sessions for all ages and abilities.

At Jumpz Gymnastics we know that every child can have fun and achieve at our club.

We have many different levels and opportunities for all chidlren and their chosen gymnastics journey.

Our coaches are friendly, compassionate and love teaching all alevels of children in this wonderful sport!

We have 2 high level 4 coaches who are in

Our ethos of 'every child matters' is our key to ensuring that all children have fun and enjoy thier gymnastics journey.

Partners

  • Active Partnerships
    Harborough LSA
    NWL LSA
    Active Leicester
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Blaby LSA
    Charnwood LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
    Equality Standard
    Safeguarding
  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Sport England
    Melton LSA
    Active Rutland

Partners

  • Safeguarding
    Blaby LSA
  • Charnwood LSA
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth