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Gymnastics Activities

Tiny Tumblers

Tiny Tumblers, (preschool gymnastics) is a specially developed pre-school movement and learning programme designed to improve your child's co-ordination and balance. The course will introduce toddlers to the basic skills required in gymnastics such as tumbling, jumping and balancing. The sessions are designed to be fun for the children whilst at the same time developing their co-ordination and fundamentals.

Suitable for children who are toddling or walking to five years.

An award scheme is incorporated to encourage progression through the duration of the course.

Please note that parent participation is a major aspect of the course.

All courses are delivered by qualified British Gymnastics (BG) instructors.

Session Times

Sessions are being held at Grassmoor Community Centre:

Wednesdays

  • 10.30am-11.15am mixed ages

Please note block booking is required for Tiny Tumblers sessions in blocks of 10. This costs £5.40 per session (equivalent). You can now join our online waiting list for Tiny Tumblers or call Sharley Park Leisure Centre on 01246 217277.

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Gymnastics

Our gymnastics courses are for ages 4-and-a-half to 16 years or in full time school. They cover three main gymnastics disciplines:

  • Floor
  • Vault
  • Beam

Sessions are designed to improve co-ordination, balance and flexibility, while progressing with skills and working towards a national award scheme encouraging development throughout the course.

All courses are delivered by qualified British Gymnastics instructors.

Please note block booking is required for Gymnastics in blocks of 10. This costs £5.40 per session (equivalent).

If you wish to enrol your child(ren) then please contact Sharley Park Leisure Centre on 01246 217277 or enrol online.

Session times

Sessions are being held at Grassmoor Community Centre:

Wednesdays

  • 4.00pm to 4.40pm beginners
  • 4.40pm-5.20pm advanced

Fridays

  • 4.00pm-4.40pm beginners
  • 4.50pm-5.30pm improvers / advanced

Coaching Opportunities

We have coaching opportunities available for qualified and non-qualified candidates. The minimum age required is 16 years old and above.

If you would like to enquire about coaching gymnastics, please contact Julie Ballin by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gymnastic Helper

Are you aged 13-16 years old and looking to gain more experience in coaching? Then sign up to be a Gymnastic Helper!

We are looking for committed, reliable and consistent individuals to work alongside our qualified gymnastic coach.

The Gymnastics Helper scheme:

  • Aimed at 13-16 year olds
  • Great to add to your CV
  • Assist our coaches in delivering the British Gymnastic Scheme.
  • Could lead to us finding either a Level 1 or 2 (Level 2 aged 18 and over) British Gymnastics Coaching Award once turned 16 years old.