Can we try sessions before we join?
Yes, the first two sessions attended are free trial sessions, giving the gymnast an opportunity to see what the club is about and getting to know the coaches and other participants before joining.
After the two free session, how do we join?
ALl class bookings are taken through the class 4 kids booking system which can be found here nottinghamgymnastics.bookings.class4kids.co.uk
Do gymnasts enter competitions?
We are a non-competitive club, however all members in two hour classes are invited to participate in 'Gymfusion' events. The club usually enter two or three events per year, in various locations around the UK.
What is GymFusion?
GymFusion is British Gymnastics festival programme, a chance for gymnasts to perform in non-competitive show style events. More information can be found on the British Gymnastics website here.
Can parents watch?
Parents are welcome to watch the trial sessions, and the last session of each block. If parents wish to spectate at any other time (if a relative is in town etc.) a request can be made to the head coach.
What do gymnasts need to wear?
Participants need to be in clothes they can comfortably move around in, strictly no denim. Long hair must be tied back and bare feet. Some of our members where leotards, but there is no requirement for this.
For performance events, outfits are supplied, but participants are required to have a club hoodie to participate in GymFusion events to ensure they can be easily spotted in crowds for safety.
Can anyone buy a club hoodie and how much are they?
Yes any member can purchase a hoodie they are £12.50 and for sale in the reception area each week
Do you run in school holidays?
Evening classes don’t run throughout school holidays; however we run holiday courses for individuals to attend. More information on these can be found on the holidays page
What sort of equipment does the club have?
The majority of equipment is based around developing skills which can be included in GymFusion events. We have an air track, air mat, vault, trampette, mini bar and mini beam and plenty of floor space- why not come along and have a look!
What types of skills do the participants learn?
We focus on display gymnastics, with participants being given the opportunity to learn new skills and progress at their own rate. We recognise everyone is different and try to cater for everyone’s individual preferences. The classes will typically be made up of a mixture or dance, group work, partner activities and balances and individual skill development. This includes work on all the equipment listed above.
What do participants need to bring with them to the classes?
It’s recommended that gymnasts bring a drink with them, water and juice can be purchased at reception, with all proceeds going into the clubs funds
What Policies and procedures does the club follow?
The club has adopted the British Gymnastics policies for Child Protection, Health, Safety and Welfare, Equity and Code of Conduct and all officials, coaches, members and parents must adhere to these policies.
Code of Conduct.
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