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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.

This Girl Can

Tue, 01 Sep 2020

No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it’s worth celebrating.

National Governing Bodies

British Gymnastics

Contact Email
information@british-gymnastics.org
UEA Sportspark

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.

Dereham Leisure Centre

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

Norwich City Council

Norwich City Council

We provide beginner gymnastics sessions for girls on Saturdays
3 years to 5 years 10-30 to 11-45
5 years to 8 years 12-00 to 13-30
9 years to 12 years 15-45 to 15-15

The Sports Factory

The Sports Factory

We are passionate about sharing sport with people and the community. We want to see lives changed as a result of engagement with sport, faith and the church.

North Walsham Sports Centre

North Walsham Sports Centre

At North Walsham Sports Centre you can enjoy a vast array of activities in our sports hall, tennis courts and gymnasium too.

Train With Premier

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

OSS Leisure Swim School LTD

OSS Leisure Swim School LTD

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

Everyone Active - Splash Leisure and Fitness Centre

Everyone Active - Splash Leisure and Fitness Centre

Whether you swim, enjoy the gym, or fancy something else entirely, here at the Splash Leisure and Fitness Centre, we can help you reach your fitness target, ensuring you have fun in the process.

The Oak Circus Centre

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.

Gymnastics Coach

Framtastics Gymnastics Club are recruiting!
We are a friendly, local gymnastics club aiming to give children the opportunity to enjoy and develop skills and confidence through gymnastics.