Gymnastics

We operate a large recreational gymnastics programme from walking to 15 years, across 10 of our leisure centres. Classes use specialist apparatus and follow a programme of badge work and local competitions. We work in close partnership with British Gymnastics to ensure the highest standards within our programme.

Gymnastics- Preschool

These classes are split into two different types; Gyminis (Adult & Child), and Gymikins (Independent), and are available at ArmleyHolt ParkKippaxKirkstallJohn SmeatonMiddletonMorleyRothwell and Scott Hall leisure centres. Classes involve a combination of exploratory play and structured activities to develop both gross and fine motor skills, as well as social interaction and communication. Each class has specialist pre-school gymnastics apparatus and soft play equipment.​ For days/ times/ prices and availability please contact the relevant centre for information.

Gymnastics- Recreational

These developmental gymnastics classes are for children of primary and secondary school age, and are available at AireboroughArmleyFearnvilleHolt ParkKippaxKirkstallMiddletonMorleyRothwell and Scott Hall leisure centres. The classes are grouped by ages 4-5yrs, 6-7yrs, 8-9yrs, and 10-15yrs. Children practise and develop specific gymnastics skills on the apparatus of bar, vault, beam, floor and trampette, and work towards achieving badges. 

Advanced Recreational

These classes are by coach invitation and are for children who demonstrate a good ability level on all apparatus and wish to take part in local competitions. Children can also use this class as a platform before moving on to club level gymnastics at one of the many private performance clubs across the city.

To find out times and prices please check out the relevant leisure centre page, or to enquire about places and to book please contact the relevant leisure centre directly.

Clubs

There are a number of private clubs which operate from our leisure centre facilities:

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Freestyle Gymnastics

Our Junior Freestyle class fuses traditional gymnastics and acrobatic tricks to get kids engaged in gymnastics but with the freedom to move how they want to. 

FreeG can be adapted to be inclusive for everyone, regardless of ability. Currently available Monday 17:30-18:30 at Holt Park for ages 6-9 years.

Adult Gymnastics

Gymnastics is not just for kids! Beginner Adults- Ever wanted to be able to roll, cartwheel or handstand but thought it is impossible to learn? Ever watched gymnastics and thought wow I'd like to be able to do that? Our coaches are patient and can show you the basic drills.

Practising Parkour or Stunt work- Need to learn how to somersault or to flcik for a specific reason? Need a safe environment in which to practice your tricks? Our coaches are knowledgeable and can help you out with progressions.

Ex-gymnasts- Want to see if you can still do that handspring over vault, circle round the bars, or blance on the beam? Our coaches will encourage and support you to do those old skills again.

Our Freestyle class is freedom for all adults, whatever your age, for wahtever reason, to practice the skills you want. Give it a go! Currently available Fridays at Armley 20:30-22:00 16yrs+.

Disability Gymnastics

For children aged 5-11 yrs who require additional support for taking part in gymnastic. Incorporating activities on gymnastics equipment to improve motor skills, strength, balance, and social interaction. Led by an experienced and qualified gymnastics coach who have attended British Gymnastics disability modules and courses. Currently available at Holt Park on Mondays 15:45-16:30 and 16:30-17:15. Opens in new windowGymnastics Adaption Form (PDF,162 KB)

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