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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.

National Governing Bodies

British Gymnastics

Contact Email
information@british-gymnastics.org
Gymnastics

Coalville Gymnastics Club

Coalville Gymnastics Club was established in 1972 and provides Artistic Gymnastics to children and adults of all abilities.

The Club is proud to be affiliated to the British Gymnastics Association and has been awarded GymMark accreditation.

As wel

Active Rutland

Rutland Local Sport Alliance (LSA) commonly known as Active Rutland acts as a key group in enabling key partners in sport, active recreation, health and physical activity in Rutland

Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University is ranked amongst the UK's greenest universities in the Green League for our environmental commitment. We have 28,000 students (HESA 2011 / 12) and have invested £350 million since 2003 across our three campuses to create an i

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

English Martyrs Catholic Voluntary Academy

We are a small Voluntary Aided Catholic Academy with 119 children aged between 4 - 11 yrs old on roll and are federated with St Augustine's Catholic Voluntary Academy in Stamford.

British Gymnastics Foundation - Hardship Fund

British Gymnastics Foundation - Hardship Fund

1:00am - Mon 31st August, 2020

The British Gymnastics Foundation is providing a Hardship Grant to provide financial support to enable their members to continue to be involved in gymnastics - additional funding will be distributed to those experiencing significant financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Partners

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

Partners

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