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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.

Make your Move

Tue, 06 Nov 2018

The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

GO GOLD Funding Programme

The aim of GO GOLD is to support talented young athletes, including those athletes who are being recognised by their National Governing Bodies as being our future Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth

National Governing Bodies

British Gymnastics

Contact Email
information@british-gymnastics.org

Lutterworth Sports Centre

At Lutterworth Leisure Centre you can workout out, swim, or simply relax all under one roof.

Aylestone Leisure Centre

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

Step Out Youth Group

Step Out is a youth group based in South Wigston, running two nights a week. Tuesdays 6 pm till 7.30 pm & Fridays 6 pm till 8 pm
We run all kind of sports activities indoor and out. Run for 8 till 16 Year of age

British Gymnastics Coach Development Fund

British Gymnastics Coach Development Fund (CDF) provides grants for up to 50% fee reduction on selected UKCC Level 1 and 2 course places.

British Gymnastics Foundation - Hardship Fund

The British Gymnastics Foundation is providing a new Hardship Grant to provide financial support to enable their members to continue to be involved in gymnastics.

Recreational Gymnastics Coach

Coalville Gymnastics Club has its own purpose built facility. We are a non profit making club, which prides itself on catering for all levels of gymnasts from babies through to adults including competitive squads. Our aim is to provide an enjoyable, safe and inclusive experience for everyone accessing our facility under the guidance and care of qualified coaches.

Lead Parent and Toddler/ Pre-School Gymnastics Coach

Coalville gymnastics club has its own purpose built facility. We are a non profit making club, which prides itself on catering for all levels of gymnasts from babies through to adults including competitive squads. Our aim is to provide an enjoyable, safe and inclusive experience for everyone accessing our facility under the guidance and care of qualified coaches.

Leisure Centre Gymnastics Delivery Coordinator

National role predominately covering South / South West England

37 hours per week

Salary £16,500 to £22,000 per annum + 34 days annual leave (including Bank Holiday and Company Days) + contributory pension scheme.

The overall purpose of this role is to create relationships with Leisure Centre Gymnastics providers at site level and in line with the Participation Department Strategy. The role involves the holder to create site level action plans focusing on creating new opportunities, increasing participation and improving the quality of gymnastics delivery and drive the implementation of these plans, to increase the participation opportunities in Leisure Centres.

Partners

  • Active Partnerships
    H&B LSA
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Rutland
    Blaby LSA
  • Sport England
    O&W LSA
    Melton LSA
    Active Leicester
    NWL LSA
  • Equality Standard
    Leicestershire County Council
    Safeguarding
    Harborough LSA

Partners

  • Safeguarding
    O&W LSA
  • Blaby LSA
    H&B LSA
  • Active Rutland
    Equality Standard
  • NWL LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Active Leicester
    Melton LSA
  • Active Partnerships
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Sport England
    Harborough LSA