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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

The Oak Circus Centre

The Oak Circus Centre provides professional level training and classes in circus skills in the heart of Norwich with the help of our resident performers and experienced tutors; The Lost in Translation Circus company.

OSS Leisure Swim School LTD

From its base in North Walsham, OSS Leisure Swim School offers swimming lessons for children aged 3-14 years.

Train With Premier

Provider of accredited courses, training worksops and e-learning related to the sports, fitness and wellbeing industry - specialising in coaching sports to children in school settings. Our HQ in Shropham, Norfolk, hosts a wealth of courses. Discover, how

Dereham Leisure Centre

With state of the art equipment and enthusiastic staff on hand to help you, our gym is the perfect place to get fit! You can pay separately each time you go, or for a great deal you can sign up to our expressions fitness membership and gain exclusive bene

North Walsham Sports Centre Gymnastics Club

A Club for all ages and abilities, specialising in Recreational and Competitive gymnastics from Pre-school to Adult classes. Held at North Walsham Gymnastics club, 4 Cornish Way Business Park, Lyngate Industrial Estate, North Walsham, NR28 0FE.

UEA Sportspark

Sportspark originally opened its doors for the first time in 2000. Funded primarily by the Lottery and Sports England it has become one of the most successful community sport facilities in the UK.

Spring gymnastics (Diss)

A British Gymnastics fun, friendly and progressive club offering both recreational and competitive gymnastics for boys and girls from walking age.

GOYA Norwich - Multi-sport sessions for young people

GOYA Norwich - Multi-sport sessions for young people

FREE sport and physical activity sessions open to young people aged 14 - 20

Gymnastics training  Acrobatic Gymnastics

Gymnastics training Acrobatic Gymnastics

This session is for Acrobatic Gymnasttics

Gymnastics Training

Gymnastics Training

This session is for pre-school children

Gymnastics training

Gymnastics training

This session is for children age 5 to 7
Just come to the gym at 12-00 for your free session

Gymnastics ttraining

Gymnastics ttraining

This session is for children age 8 to 12

GOYA Acle - Multi-sport sessions for young people

GOYA Acle - Multi-sport sessions for young people

FREE sport and physical activity sessions open to young people aged 14 - 19

GOYA Great Yarmouth - Multi-sport sessions for young people

GOYA Great Yarmouth - Multi-sport sessions for young people

FREE sport and physical activity sessions open to young people aged 14 - 25

GOYA Thetford - Multi-sport sessions for young people

GOYA Thetford - Multi-sport sessions for young people

FREE sport and physical activity sessions open to young people aged 14 - 19

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.

Gymnastics Coach - Community and Satellite Clubs

We have an exciting opportunity to join our successful team, expanding our offer into the community by working with schools and running satellite sessions around the local area. The role will also include coaching within our gymnastics for all (GFA) and pre-school sessions at our gymnastics centre, The Base. Hours will include daytime, evening and some weekend work. Some of the days/times are flexible and can be negotiated at interview stage. This role also has the potential to develop more hours and become full time.

Level 2 Gymnastics Coach

We are in need of recruiting a Level 2 coach to help with planning and running sessions.

Lead Coach - Gymnastics

An exciting opportunity has arisen at York City Gymnastics Foundation to join the coaching team. YCGF are looking for a motivated individual / individuals who enjoy working with children and have a passion for the sport of gymnastics.

A range of hours is available for a lead coach role in girls, boys, trampoline and pre-school gymnastics. Normal business hours are Mon-Thu 9am-9:15pm, Fri 9am-6.30pm and Sat 9am-2.30pm during class terms. Out of class terms YCGF operate a reduced programme of gymnastics. Working hours will be largely dependent on the gymnastics qualifications a successful candidate holds and will be to “business needs”.

Gymnastics Coach

Your role as a Gymnastics Coach is to deliver practical Gymnastic sessions for school programmes i.e curriculum support, lunch time clubs, after-school clubs and Multi-Sports Camps throughout the holidays. Increased hours are available throughout holiday periods.