National Events Cancelled

In response to the recent announcement from the government in regards to the coronavirus pandemic, British Gymnastics announced that all National level events up to the end of June 2020 have been cancelled.

This includes the FIG World Cup in Birmingham on Saturday 28th of March, the Acro NDP & IDP Finals in Stoke on the 16th and 17th of May, as well as the Trampoline and Tumbling NDP Finals in Birmingham on the 6th and 7th of June.

More information can be found here: https://www.british-gymnastics.org/news-and-events/news/latest-news/9015-british-gymnastics-national-events-announcement-including-fig-world-cup

The cancellation of events is currently only at a National level. All other British Gymnastics activities are continuing as normal.

Update: Scottish Gymnastics has now followed suit and cancelled all National events. A full list of those events affected can be found here: https://www.scottishgymnastics.org/news/statement-covid-19-national-events

Update: Lunar Gymnastics club have been advised to cancel this weekends Gymtastic Display event:

At the gym, all classes are going ahead as usual, until we are advised otherwise from British or Scottish Gymnastics. Additional cleaning will be taking place on a daily basis, including disinfecting all surfaces within the gym. All gymnasts MUST wash their hands before entering the gym.

We are, however, cancelling the Easter Disco and will not be organising any additional activities until further notice.

As always, we are monitoring the situation closely, and will make our members aware of any changes as they happen, via the website and social media. If you have any concerns, then do not hesitate to get in touch.

Latest update on COVID-19

Scottish Gymnastics have released another update on the ongoing situation regarding the Coronavirus pandemic.

We continue to monitor advice from the Scottish Government on Coronavirus (COVID-19). At this stage the advice does not suggest that all sporting events should be cancelled and therefore our events on 14 and 15 March are currently going ahead. This decision has been taken in line with Scottish Government advice and following consultation with British Gymnastics, our technical panels and host venues. All clubs, gymnasts and spectators attending events are reminded of the current advice: if you have a fever (temperature) or persistent cough, you’re asked not to attend. If you are attending in any capacity, please follow the guidance of ‘Catch it, Bin it, Kill it’ and ensure you regularly wash your hands throughout the event. We’ll post any updates at https://www.scottishgymnastics.org/news/guidance-coronavirus and on social media.

NDP Training Update

Acro NDP training this Friday (13th of March) will be at the earlier time of 1700 – 2000 to allow gymnasts an earlier night ahead of the Scottish Championships this weekend.

As all gymnasts are competing, there will be no Saturday (14th of March) Development Acro class.

NDP Training on Sunday (15th of March) is also cancelled due to clashing with the competition.

Saturday FIG training is on as normal.

British Gymnastics Announcement on Coronavirus

British Gymnastics has released advice to all clubs regarding the spread of Coronavirus. Hand hygiene will be strongly promoted and encouraged, with new posters going up in the gym. All equipment and facilities will be thoroughly cleaned and wiped down as usual following use.

With specific relation to upcoming competitions, both Scottish and British gymnastics have decided against postponing any events at this time.

We do not plan to postpone or cancel any competitions or events. As it stands, clubs can continue to train as normal and all members should follow the advice on how to reduce your risk of getting and spreading the infection. Anyone showing symptoms should follow the reporting guidance through NHS inform. We will share updates wider if there are significant changes to training and competition attendance.

Scottish Gymnastics

British Gymnastics does not plan to postpone or cancel any more competitions or events, but is regularly reviewing government advice and liaising with the venue operators. This includes Arena Birmingham for the Gymnastics World Cup and the M&S Bank Arena for the Gymnastics British Championships.

British Gymnastics

NDP Training Time Change – Friday 17th Jan 2020

Please note that NDP Acro training tonight (Friday 17th Jan) will take place at the earlier time of 17:00 – 20:00. This is to give the gymnasts competing tomorrow the chance to get home and get some rest before tomorrows early start!

There will also be no training on Sunday due to the competition.

Good luck to the gymnasts competing in the Acrobatic Invitational this weekend!