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October half term fun days
We are now taking bookings for our October half term fun days. We are running the following camps:
For 4-5yr olds. A shorter day packed with fun games and gymnastics activities for our smaller budding gymnasts. Must be able to toilet themselves as coaches are not trained for this. Please provide a packed lunch.
For 6yrs +. A fun day filled with games and gymnastics activities for all abilities. Open to non-members. Please provide a packed lunch.
Open to all gymnasts who have completed BG badge 1. A chance to focus on some of the harder skills for experienced gymnasts ready to work flicks, handsprings and somersaults. Must have good handstand and round off to participate, if you have any questions regarding suitability please speak to your child’s coach.
For dates, times and prices and how to book please click on the holiday classes link at the top of our website.
As part of our ongoing development, we are looking to employ an enthusiastic part-time physiotherapist to work alongside our performance gymnasts and coaches. The role, based at our Club premises in Berinsfield, will involve setting up a physiotherapy programme to include prevention of injury, sports massage and rehab for our elite gymnastics squads.
Salary: will be competitive & negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Three hours one evening per week. Further hours may be required to meet additional demand. Attendance at competitions and events may be required
Start date: November 2016
As our physiotherapist, you will:
Assess, treat and provide rehabilitation for injuries suffered by gymnasts
Provide ongoing rehab and preventative programmes
Be competent in taping application
Liaise with coaching staff on a regular basis about the treatment you are providing and the training regime that you recommend for gymnasts returning from an injury
Maintain and keep all gymnast’s medical records confidential
Provide physiotherapy treatments at events & competitions if required
You will need:
A recognised First Aid qualification
Minimum 2 years post graduate experience
UK registered to work
HPC & CSP registration
Ideally, we would also like you to have:
Post graduate experience working in MSK outpatients
Previous experience working within a sports environment
Knowledge of gymnastics or another high performance sport
Competent in or completed a taping and strapping course
Interested? Please send your CV and a covering letter to Nikki@abingdongymclub.co.uk. Closing date for applications is Friday 30th September with interviews to be arranged for week beginning 10th October. Please be aware that if you haven’t heard from us by 5th October, you have been unsuccessful.
2016 Term dates
We have now updated our term dates for this year - please do take a look by clicking on the term dates link at the top of the page. On this page you will also find a list of when term fees are due.
We do also have a 2016 closure list that provides all of the dates we will be closed throughout the year (bank holidays, Christmas closure and our NEW summer 5 day closure)
Holiday fun classes
Our website has now has all of our holiday fun dates for the first half of this year - this is located under the holiday class tab. If you would like to book a fun day session or you have a question please do email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New preschool classes
Monday 11-11:45 am Preschool (2-3yrs)
Starts with a themed and structured warm up teaching basic gymnastics and fitness. After the warm up, take your child around to practice on our full size gymnastics apparatus. Every session will finish with a group cool down.
Sessions will cost £4.50 and must be prebooked. An adult is required to stay to assist in the class.
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TIME : Wednesdays1-2:30pm term-time only
COST: £3 for walkers, £2 for crawlers
This session is aimed at pre-school children. This class is run by a pre-school qualified coach and parents are asked to stay and join in with the activities provided. GymTots are designed primarily for fun but also to develop basic motor skills and prepare children for our structured pre-school classes.
Adult Gymnastics Classes
We now run adults gym sessions from 8-9.15pm on Monday evenings and Wednesday 8-9:30pm. These are pay as you go and the cost is £7.00 per session. We cater for total beginners through to ex-gymnasts who want to see what they can still do and classes are supervised by British Gymnastics qualified coaches.
The Wednesday class will have a structured warm up, set ups and conditioning to help beginner or intermediate gymnasts get into the sport. The session will be 8:00 - 9:30pm every Wednesday, costing £7 which you can pay on arrival in reception. More experienced gymnasts are welcome too but are asked to be considerate of any elite gymnasts still training
Gymnastics is great for agility, balance, coordination, strength and flexibility - so why not come along and have a go! firstname.lastname@example.org
Part Time Gymnastics Coaches
We are always looking for casual enthusiastic gymnastics coaches to join our team. Reporting to our General Gymnastics Manager you would be based at our 11000 sq ft dedicated facility near Oxford and the hours would include evenings and/or Saturdays.
The ideal candidate will either hold or be working towards a Level 2 gymnastics qualification, They should have experience in leading general gymnastics classes and have excellent communication skills. They must also have BG membership and a current DBS (CRB) check.
For further information or to submit an application please contact Nikki Woodward, Head Coach, Abingdon Gymnastics Club, Unit A Tower Road Industrial Estate, Berinsfield Oxon.OX10 7LD. Tel: 01865 340992. Email: email@example.com