Inclusion Gymnastics

An After School Recreational Programme for Children with a Disability and/or Additional Needs

We run two programmes:

1. Inclusive GymnasticsForAll Programme

2. Discrete Gymnastics Programme

Inclusive GymnasticsForAll Programme

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Good to Know

  • An after-school recreational programme for children, 4+ years in full time education with a disability and/or additional needs.
  • Children with a disability or additional needs may be integrated into the structured after-school programme at the RGA centre, with the option of a one- to- one coach in support. At the discretion of the Head of Inclusion Gymnastics only.
  • Recreational gymnasts with a disability or additional need train for one hour per week during term time.
  • Gymnasts follow the BG Proficiency Award Scheme, the Richmond Award Scheme and compete in Club-level Events.
  • Gymnasts train for one hour per week during term time.

Subject to change due to Covid-19:

  • The week before the end of term is usually Watching Week for parents and family (see Term Dates for confirmed dates).
  • The last week of each term is ‘teddy bear’ week. Gymnasts may bring a teddy to gym with a £1+ donation. As a registered charity, all funds raised are invested into the gym.

Need to Know

  • Delivered by BG qualified coaches.
  • RGA Membership Fee is £25 per annum.
  • British Gymnastics membership/ insurance required.
  • Gymnasts wear the RGA kit consisting of leotard (shorts optional) or RGA T-shirt and shorts, with bare feet.
  • RGA kit may be purchased via the Kit Page
  • For safety reasons, jewellery may not be worn when participating in gymnastics activities.
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Discrete Gymnastics programme

child on wallbars

Good to Know

  • An after-school recreational programme for children, 4+ years in full time education with a disability and / or additional needs.
  • A structured, discrete programme delivered at the RGA centre by coaches qualified to work with Disabilities and Additional Needs.
  • Inclusion gymnasts train for 45 minutes per week during term time.
  • Inclusion classes provide specialist one-to-one coaching and have a smaller ratio of coach to gymnast.
  • Discrete Inclusion classes are mixed ability and organised by year groups
  • Gymnasts follow the BG Proficiency Award Scheme, the Richmond Award Scheme and compete in Club-level Events and annual Displays.

Subject to change due to Covid-19:

  • The week before the end of term is usually Watching Week for parents and family (see Term Dates for confirmed dates).
  • The last week of each term is ‘teddy bear’ week. Gymnasts may bring a teddy to gym with a £1+ donation. As a registered charity, all funds raised are invested into the gym.

Need to Know

  • RGA Membership Fee is £25 per annum.
  • British Gymnastics membership/ insurance required.
  • Gymnasts wear the RGA kit consisting of leotard (shorts optional) or RGA T-shirt and shorts, with bare feet.
  • RGA kit may be purchased via the Kit Page.
  • For safety reasons, jewellery may not be worn when participating in gymnastics activities
NB: Gymnasts with Downs Syndrome will require a certificate to show they do not have Atlanto Axial Instability before joining a class.
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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.
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