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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.

Discover Gymnastics

Are you ready to discover just how awesome you are and what kind of gymnast you’ll be?

FreeG

FreeG is about total freedom. Combining elements from martial arts and stunt performances as well as gymnastics, there are no rules or competitions.

GymChallenge

GymChallenge, a gymnastics competition with a twist.

GymFit

GymFit is a programme which can be used to improve the general fitness and physical condition of your participants via a series of fun and challenging exercise work cards.

GymFusion

GymFusion is a gymnastics event like no other.

National Governing Bodies

British Gymnastics

Contact Email
information@british-gymnastics.org
Kent Gymnastics Association

Kent Gymnastics Association

County association that encourages and promotes gymnastics and trampolining at all levels and all disciplines in Kent.

Meapa Gymnastics Club (Rochester)

Meapa Gymnastics Club (Rochester)

GYMNASTICS FOR EVERYONE!
It’s never too early or too late to start gymnastics and where better to learn than one of the most successful gymnastics clubs in Kent. We have been helping gymnasts young and old realise their own potential for over 40 years

Aerial Trampolining Club

Aerial Trampolining Club

Trampolining and DMT club operating in Sittingbourne and Strood Kent

Meapa Gymnastics Club

Meapa Gymnastics Club

GYMNASTICS FOR EVERYONE!
It’s never too early or too late to start gymnastics and where better to learn than one of the most successful gymnastics clubs in Kent. We have been helping gymnasts young and old realise their own potential for over 40 years

Elements Gymnastics

Elements Gymnastics

Our club motto: Excellent Gymnastics classes for all. We specialise in TeamGym, Acro and Display with British Championship bronze TeamGym 2016. Elements is a family run club from Dartford. We provide recreational to elite gymnastics, Your first session is

Europa Gymnastics Centre

Europa Gymnastics Centre

Europa Centre is a state of the art gymnastic centre. We provide pre-school, recreational, elite squad, adult and classes for children with individual needs. We also run gym zone fun sessions for younger children 0-4 yrs every week day. We have a professi

Velocity Gymnastics Academy

Velocity Gymnastics Academy

Based within a purpose built facility in Edenbridge, Velocity Gymnastics Academy provides quality gymnastics classes for children aged 18+ Months. By maintaining a core belief of nurturing the child not just the athlete, we aim to create fun, safe session

Special Olympics Great Britain

Special Olympics Great Britain

Special Olympics offers a lifetime of learning through sport and benefits individuals of all ages and ability levels – from those with low motor abilities to highly skilled athletes.

Sport For Fun - Whitstable

Sport For Fun - Whitstable

A multisport session for ALL children including those with physical and learning liabilities.

Each session will include:

Meet & Greet Games/

Heart Rate Raiser/

Physical Activity Session 1

Physical Activity Session 2

Cool Down using the essence of Yoga