Fantastic Gymnastics Joins the Family

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Member Updates, Recreational Gymnastics

Fantastic Gymnastics is now an affiliated member of Gymnastics NZ.  Delivering Recreational and Competitive Gymnastics and TeamGym in Parua Bay on the Whangarei Heads peninsula. Many of you will already know Hannah Prout who started Fantastic Gymnastics Ltd in 2014 as a satellite of Kerikeri Gymnastics Club. Fantastic Gymnastics is now an Incorporated Society with Hannah as the Club Manager … Read More

Event Reminders – Central Region

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Member Updates, Recreational Gymnastics

Wellington GFA Routines Wellington GFA routines (also noted as “Comp B” routines) are being rolled out across Wellington and the Central region and are available to all interested Clubs. The routines originally came from Top of the South routines and have been slightly tweaked to suit Wellington quirks. The debut of these routines will be at Capital Junior Competition with … Read More

World Gymnaestrada

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Central-Wellington, e-News, International, Midlands, Recreational Gymnastics, Regional, South Island

Held every four years since 1953, the World Gymnaestrada is the biggest gymnastics festival in the world with over 20,000 participants from over 50 nations. The aim of the event is to bring together people from all over the world to perform gymnastics. Everyone who enjoys doing gymnastics can take part regardless of age, gender, talent, religion and social status. … Read More

#waitoagymstars Stars of the Week

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, Central-Wellington, e-News, Midlands, Recreational Gymnastics, Regional, South Island

A big congratulations to all who have received the Waitoa Free Range Chicken Star of the Week certificates in their clubs. We’ve loved seeing your photos posted on social media and sent into us.  Be sure to mention @gymsportsnz or #waitoagymstars when you post your photos so that we can see them too. Check out more of our #waitoagymstars here. Keep up … Read More

Tri Star Disability Gymnastics Programme

Anna RobertsonAuckland-Northland, e-News, Recreational Gymnastics, Regional

In November 2016, Leigh Dawson from Canada was employed by Tri Star to run a Disability Gymnastics programme. Leigh has gained a lot of experience in disability gymnastics in Canada working with children with all kinds of autistic spectrum disorders, behavioural problems, ADHD and visual and hearing impairments. In the space of a 10-minute interview, Leigh provided a huge number … Read More

Midlands Event Calendar

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, Midlands, Recreational Gymnastics, Regional

The Midlands Event Calendar has all the competitions (recreational and competitive) going on across the Midlands. If you have an event that you would like included, please contact your Relationship Manager to have it added. This calendar will be updated monthly and included in e-news.

Waitoa Joins the Recreational Team

Anna Robertsone-News, Member Updates, Recreational Gymnastics

We are excited to announce a partnership with Waitoa Free Range Chicken. Waitoa Free Range Chicken is a company who believe in the importance of encouraging families and young New Zealanders to lead active, healthy lifestyles, and are committed to providing tasty, nutritional protein to help them on their way. We are very pleased to welcome them aboard so together … Read More

Wellington GFA Changes – Have Your Say

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Recreational Gymnastics, Regional

It was discussed at the Wellington Regional Meeting in December, the possibility of changing the Wellington Gym for All (GFA) routines.  There have been concerns that the current routines don’t accommodate all of our region’s children well enough, resulting in drop-out from GFA programmes. Those who attended the Wellington Regional Meeting raised the possibility of adopting Top of the South … Read More

Inaugural GFA Symposium Big Success

Anna Robertsone-News, GFA Coaching Symposium, Recreational Gymnastics

The inaugural Gym For All (GFA) Coaching Symposium held on 14-15 October, saw 116 coaches from around the country converge in Auckland, in our largest GFA conference yet.  The coaches experienced a huge variety of workshops including TeamGym, displays, dance, PlayGym, recreation tumbling and trampoline, exploring skills and learning about starting a new programme at the gym. We were also very … Read More

Gymnastics Growing on the West Coast

Anna Robertsone-News, Recreational Gymnastics, Regional, South Island

Westport is to finalise a new structure and form a Satellite Club under Greymouth Gymnastics Club this term, to start delivering GymSports New Zealand Gym For All (recreational) programmes to the Buller region. This is an exciting new project on the West Coast and will see gymnastics grow across the very large region. Westport have approximately 50 members so far, … Read More