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Leicester Leys Gymnastics

Saturday 17th March

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - Sun, 15 Apr 2018

European Championships 2018 - Berlin/Glasgow

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - Sun, 12 Aug 2018

2018 National School Games

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - Sun, 02 Sep 2018

What is Gymnastics?

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

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.


  • Flexibility
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Concentration


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


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


Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will welcome more than 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to the Gold Coast and event cities Brisbane, Cairn

National Sporting Heritage Day

Held on the 30th September every year, the day provides a focus point for sporting heritage in the UK.

Local Programmes

School Games (Leicester-Shire & Rutland)

A unique opportunity to motivate and inspire young people to take part in more competitive school sport.

Your Local Sport & Physical Activity Alliance

A Local Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (LSA) is a collection of people who have a desire to develop and promote sport and physical activity in their locality.

National Programmes

MY Club

MY Club is a programme that gives teenage gymnasts an active role in the ownership of their gymnastics activity and is a great way to help clubs to keep teenagers participating in the sport.


  • Loughborough University
    Charnwood Borough Council
    Leicester City Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
  • Blaby District Council
    Sport England
    Equality Standard
    East Midlands Platform
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Harborough District Council
    Melton Borough Council
    British Heart Foundation
  • Age UK L&R
    County Sport Network
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Rutland County Council


  • Leicester City Council
    British Heart Foundation
  • County Sport Network
    Leicestershire County Council
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Loughborough University
    Equality Standard
  • Safeguarding
    Rutland County Council
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Blaby District Council
  • Harborough District Council
    Age UK L&R
    Sport England
  • Melton Borough Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • Charnwood Borough Council