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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.

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.

This Girl Can

This Girl Can seeks to tell the real stories of women who get active or play sport in the way that’s right for them using images that show what activity really looks like in all its glory.

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

Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing

Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing

Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing is a free magazine in the Sevenoaks District in Kent which hosts an annual Showcase Event for local sports clubs.

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.

2022 Commonwealth Games

2022 Commonwealth Games

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is perfectly positioned, sitting at the heart of the UK and standing for the diversity of the Commonwealth.

British Gymnastics Club Capital

British Gymnastics Club Capital

Club Capital is a social impact investment fund and is the first of its kind to focus specifically on gymnastics.

Gymnastics Instructor

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Gymnastics Instructor, at Places Leisure, where you will be working in a fun, lively environment with likeminded people. You will help to inspire others to work together and deliver their very best.

It would be beneficial if you already hold a Gymnastics Qualification, along with previous experience in a coaching environment. However, if you are keen to become a Gymnastics Instructor then we would love to hear from you as with our continuous learning and development opportunities, we would be happy to support you in achieving this qualification.