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​​​Gymnastics for All Programmes

Orchards 'Gymnastics for All' programme aims to offer children & adults a taste of a wide range of gymnastics activities from the more traditional artistic gymnastics on all the familiar apparatus to acrobatics, tumbling, trampette and freestyle gymnastics. Classes are fun based, encouraging participation, achievement and reward, bringing with it fitness, flexibility, strength and confidence.

Gymnasts work towards 'British Gymnastic' proficiency awards and our annual club championships competition.

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We recognise the different requirements and desires of children of different ages and split our programme into 3 class types which follow a format aimed at ensuring appropriate content relevant to children's ages.

  • 'Gym Rascals' A gentle and fun introduction to gymnastics for ‘Reception and Year 1’ children.
    Classes last 55 Minutes and run on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 4 or 4.50pm starts and on Saturday mornings.
  • 'Gymnastics' More advanced skills relevant to gymnasts ages and abilities.
    For ages 6 (School Year 2) to 13 years.
    Classes last 55 minutes and run on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday various start times beginning 4pm and on Saturday mornings.
  • 'My Club' For gymnasts aged 13 to 17 years. 
    Classes last 1 hour and 25 minutes and give teenage gymnasts an active role in the ownership of their gymnastic activity. MY Club encourages gymnasts to work with a coach to plan their own sessions, decide on what they would like to do and achieve and manage their own development.
    MY Club is about fun and friendship as well as training and learning new skills. Classes run on Thursday 7.20pm.
  • Costs

    Gym Rascals & Gymnastics classes (55 mins): Pay for 2 initial trial sessions (that's a total of £15) before taking out annual club membership (£16) and paying monthly training fees of £29.50 by direct debit.

    My Club: Pay for 2 initial trial sessions (that's a total of £19.50) before taking out annual club membership (£16) and paying monthly training fees of £38.00 by direct debit.

    Following your 2 initial trial sessions all gymnasts are required to take out Membership & Insurance (£17) direct with our National Governing Body ‘British Gymnastics’.

    Adult Gymnastics

    Wednesdays 7.45 – 9.15 pm

    For over 18s and aimed at those with a little previous gymnastics experience and a basic level of fitness. The semi structured session will include basic skills along with the chance to work at your own rate on all the gyms apparatus, freestyle blox, trampoline and safety pits in an enjoyable and sociable atmosphere. A great way to keep fit! No need to book just turn up! Classes are pay as you go and £8.00 per session. 

    An annual club membership (£16) must be taken out following 2 sessions. Gymnasts will also need to take out annual membership & insurance direct with British Gymnastics (£17).