General Gymnastics

From 4 years upwards in full-time education

  • Gymnasts in our general gymnastics programme follow a well-established, structured programme in either our purpose-built gym with specialist equipment or one of our satellite centres held at schools throughout the Borough of Richmond.
  • Classes are mixed ability for boys and girls and are 1 hour long.
  • Gymnasts are encouraged to progress through basic gymnastics skills to more complex ones at their own pace within a group of their own age.
  • All our gymnasts are given the opportunity to follow the British Gymnastics badge scheme and the successful Richmond Award Scheme.
  • General gymnasts from 7 years and above are encouraged to compete in both our annual Floor & Vault Championships and annual tumbling Championships and all members perform in our biennial Club Festival.
  • All general coaches are BG qualified, insured and DBS checked.
Monday Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre
Tuesday RGA Centre
Collis School
Buckingham School
Teddington Sports Centre
Wednesday RGA Centre
Orleans Infant’s School
Vineyard School
Nelson School
Thursday RGA Centre
Saturday Hampton Sports & Fitness Centre
Shene Sports & Fitness Centre
Sunday RGA Centre

Dress code: RGA Leotard (shorts optional) or t-shirt with shorts and bare feet.

For safety reasons, we cannot allow any kind of jewellery when participating in gymnastics activities; this includes earrings of any kind, even studs

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After School Programme

RGA Centre
  • Gymnasts in our general gymnastics programme follow a well-established, structured programme in either our purpose-built gym with specialist equipment or one of our satellite centres held at schools throughout the Borough of Richmond.
  • Classes are mixed ability for boys and girls and are 1 hour long.
  • Gymnasts are encouraged to progress through basic gymnastics skills to more complex ones at their own pace within a group of their own age.
  • All our gymnasts are given the opportunity to follow the British Gymnastics badge scheme and the successful Richmond Award Scheme.
  • General gymnasts from 7 years and above are encouraged to compete in both our annual Floor & Vault Championships and annual Tumbling Championships and all members perform in our biannial Club Festival.
  • All general coaches are BG qualified, insured and DBS checked.

Programme

  • General gymnastics working floor skills, beam, bars and rebound work.
  • British Gymnastics badges, 8-1 and bronze to gold
  • RICHMOND award scheme – R-D

My Club

  • Secondary school gymnasts developing a training programme with their coach.

Satellite Centres
RGA run classes in a number of schools around the Borough of Richmond.

Enrolment for these classes is through RGA.

The schools we currently operate in are:

School name School location Day of class
Collis School Fairfax Road, Teddington TW11 9BS Tuesday classes only
Buckingham School Buckingham Road, Hampton TW12 3LT Tuesday classes only
Nelson School Nelson Road, Whitton TW2 7BU Wednesday classes only
Orleans Infant School Hartington Road, Twickenham TW1 3EN Wednesday classes only
The Vineyard School Friars Stile Road, Richmond TW10 6NE Wednesday classes only

NOTE: You do not have to attend the school in order to be able to attend the after school gymnastics class.

Programme

  • General gymnastics working floor skills, beam, bars and rebound work.
  • British Gymnastics badges, 8-1 and bronze to gold
  • RICHMOND award scheme – R-D


Sport & Fitness Centres

Classes for children from 5 years upwards (in full-time education)

Gymnastics classes are managed by the Leisure Centres but we provide our coaches to run the classes following the RGA general gymnastics programme. Please contact each Centre for information on availability and prices.

Centre name Centre location Day of class
Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre Percy Road, Whitton TW2 6JW Monday classes
Teddington Sports Centre Broom Rd, Teddington TW11 9PJ Tuesday & Wednesday classes
Shene Sports & Fitness Centre Park Avenue, East Sheen SW14 8AT Saturday classes
Hampton Sports & Fitness Centre Hanworth Road, Hampton TW12 3HB Saturday classes

Contact leisure@richmond.gov.uk or 020 3772 2999 for all of the above Leisure Centres.

Disability

Gymnasts compete on different equipment depending on the competition. They perform floor routines, vault passes and sometimes compete on trampolines, all with the support of their fully qualified specialist coaches. Age groups start at 9 years old in the year of competition.

Gymnasts train together for 45 minutes a week.

Competitions

  • Our Disability squad compete regionally, inter-regionally and nationally in Floor & Vault and Acrobatic competitions.
  • Gymnasts also perfom in our anual Christmas display.

Fees are payable in advance and are non refundable. RGA will invoice you by email at half term, each term in advance for the next. We are unable to offer catch up classes for missed sessions.

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Summer Camps


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Drop in sessions for pre school £5 per child

9am-12pm

Monday  24th July 2017

Monday 31st July 2017

Monday 7th August 2017

Monday 14th August 2017

Monday 21st August 2017

JOIN US

You can join the Richmond Gymnastics Association through our waiting list.

Please note that places are given on a first come first served basis with priority given to existing members (existing members please enter you membership number where requested).

Sign up here