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Gymnastics for children

Gymnastics for children

British GymnasticsOur British Gymnastics qualified coaches offer a full gymnastics programme for boys and girls under 14.

Gymnastics classes, for school-age children from five to 13 years old, run in ten week blocks and are held at our Queen's Park Sports Centre. We also offer classes for pre-school children, from crawlers to five years old, and a gymnastics academy for promising young gymnasts. 

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Gymnastics courses

  • for kids aged from 5 to 13 years of age

Through our gymnastics classes your child will follow the British Gymnastics Award Scheme and progress through proficiency levels as they go, getting badges and certificates along the way.

Classes last for one hour, and session times depend on your child's level:

  • Tuesday - classes run between 4.30pm and 6.30pm
  • Wednesday - classes run between 4.45pm and 7.45pm
  • Saturday - classes run between 11.30am and 5.30pm

Young gymnasts aged 14 and over are encouraged to join our adult gymnastic classes.

Please note: we currently have a waiting list for our school-age gymnastics classes, please contact Queen's Park Sports Centre for details.

Gymnastics academy

Promising young gymnasts may be invited to join our gymnastics academy and enter British Gymnastics competitions.

Gymnastics academy sessions are held on Tuesday from 6.30 to 8pm, and on Saturday between 9am and 11am.

Pre-school classes

Our pre-school classes, which run in ten week blocks, help your little one develop social and motor skills ready for joining our gymnastics course for school-age children.

Tiny Tumblers

  • for crawlers up to three years old
  • Monday from 11am to 11.45am
  • Thursday from 11am to 11.45am

This parent participation session is a fun class that encourages social and motor skills. With age appropriate movements using some gymnastic to help physical development, this class prepares toddlers to move into Little Tumblers where they take part independently. Coaches are present to ensure the safety of the children while you supervise your child. 

Little Tumblers

  • for children aged from three to five years old
  • Monday from 9.30 to 10.15am, and 10.15 to 11am
  • Thursday 9.30 to 10.15am, and 10.15 to 11am

Little Tumblers gymnastics is a fun, active way to learn, and classes include games, gentle stretching and use of gym equipment to encourage better co-ordination, strength and flexibility, along with important physical skills like movement, balance and control.


Booking and prices

Contact Queen's Park Sports Centre to book a ten-week gymnastics course, see our full price list for current course fees. 

Gymnastics for over 14s

We also offer gymnastic classes for adults and young people aged 14 and over, see our Gymnastics page for more details.

Last updated on 25 September 2020