Flip, soar, and rise together: champions in the gym, champions in life

Gymnastics is a rewarding sport that teaches both skills in the gym and in life. We pride ourselves on a positive environment that will stretch and develop your budding gymnast to be the best


Have questions? We’ve addressed some of the most common ones here. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, please contact us – we’re here to help!

Do you offer a trial session?

Yes! For all new gymnasts looking to try out our recreational sessions we offer a complimentary trial hour. You can book a taster session here.

Can i start mid way through a month?

Yes, whilst our payment schedule is monthly you are welcome to join us at any time subject to class availability.

What should gymnasts wear?

The club expects all gymnasts to be dressed appropriately for training:
No clothing with zips, buckles or buttons etc.
No jewellery
Long hair tied back
Fitted shorts/leggings
No crop tops
Bare feet

are your coaches qualified?

Yes, all of our leading coaches are qualified to British Gymnastics standards. We have a number of coaches in training, as well as squad gymnasts who assist in the running of recreational sessions under the guidance of a qualified coach.

Can i watch the session?

Yes, we are in the priviledged position to have a viewing area for parents and family to watch the sessions. We do ask that the viewing area is kept clean and tidy, and that nothing distracts the gymnasts during training.

Are classes term time only?

We run our classes all year round

when are you closed?

We are closed on Bank Holidays, and for a short period at Christmas. We reserve the right to close for a week in the summer to give our coaches a well deserved rest!

do you offer extra sessions in the school holidays?

We run fun camps during the school holidays. These will advertised on the website and in the club well in advance. The fee’s for these sessions are not included in your regular monthly payment.

How & When will my child move into a squad group or be offered more hours?

The offering of places in our squads or additional classes is at the discretion of the coaches. Squad gymnasts will be expected to maintain a high level of attendance and commitment, and will be required to purchase additional equipment including club clothing in order to represent the club at competitions.

how do you calculate your fees?

Our fee’s are based on the full year excluding our usual closures and split into 12 equal instalments. Members are notified well in advance of any closures.

how do i pay my subscription?

Subscriptions should be paid via a standing order* and arrive on or before the 1st of the month. Your welcome pack will detail all the required information.

*Standing order is being replaced with Direct Debit via our Coacha app during H2 2024.

we are taking a holiday – do i get a credit on my subscription?

Your fee is an upfront payment for the full month, and not on a per class basis. Once paid they are non-refundable. Continuous payment is required to retain your membership.

Is gymnastics safe?

Gymnastics is a very safe sport when taught correctly. Our coaches will ensure your child’s welfare is paramount and will not push any skills above what they are capable of doing. 

Who do i talk to if i have more questions?

Please talk to your gymnasts coach or another member of staff. We are a community club and run by a committee – You can find their contact details on our about us page.

how can i support the club?

We are always on the look out for local support and assistance. Please speak to us if you feel you can offer any help or support.

How do i contact the welfare officer?

We take welfare issues very seriously. Our welfare officer details can be found on the notice board at the gym, and our welfare officer email address is welfare@spaldinggymnastics.co.uk