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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

Spring gymnastics (Diss)

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

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

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.

Stix Baton Twirlers

A Baton twirling club who incorporate gymnastics, dance, ballet and pom.

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

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.

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

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

Special Olympics Gymnastics Artistic

Special Olympics Gymnastics Artistic

Special Olympics is a global organisation that provides year-round sports training and competition to nearly four million children and adults with intellectual disabilities in almost 200 countries.

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.

Level 2 Gymnastics Coach

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

Gymnastics Club Development Coach

North Leeds Gymnastics Academy Community Club is looking for a community sports coach (minimum level 2 GG/WA/MA qualification) to deliver a varied club programme to support this rapidly developing club.

Full time hours may be available following a trial period at club for the right candidate if desired.

We want our sessions to be fun, progressive and rewarding for our gymnasts, as well as our coaching team, so if this club culture is right for you we would love to receive your application.

Dance and Gymnastics Teacher

We are looking for an inspirational Dance and gymnastics teacher to join our expanding team and make a difference in children's lives.