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South Durham Gymnastics Club Blog

Baby Gym Cancellations

Baby Gym Cancellations

The following Baby gym Sessions are not scheduled due to other activities being held in the gym:


Tuesday 27th February (am & pm sessions)
Friday 23rd March
Sunday 25th March
Sunday 22nd April[..]

English Championships 2018

English Championships 2018

The club were very proud to be able to take 8 of our gymnasts down to the English Championships at the weekend. The first of our girls travelled down South to take part in podium training on Thursday where they were able to get a feel of the equipment and the competition hall where they would be competing the following day. Isobel, Ellie, Harriet, Charlotte and Mercedes competed in the Espoir competition on Friday, it was the first ever English Championships for all of the girls and although a f[..]

Great Britain National Squads 2018

Great Britain National Squads 2018

The club are very proud to announce that these 3 Pink Ladies have made it on to National Squads once again for 2018. Well done to Mia and Leah who have been selected for the Great British Junior National Squad and Mercedes who has been selected for the Great British Pathway Development Squad. We are all super proud of you girls![..]

North Regional Squad 2018

North Regional Squad 2018

Our first North Regional Squad of 2018 took place at the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy on Saturday 6th January.

The South Durham Girls trained alongside many other clubs in the region, working with different gymnasts and coaches for the day, taking away lots of great memories and new friends. Special mention to Eva-Mae who won the conditioning challenge winning herself a pink bag!

Our next North Regional Squad will take place on the 11th April at South Durham Gymnastics Cl[..]

Special Guest Robson Green

Special Guest Robson Green

Sometimes Christmas comes early and today we had a surprise visit from Actor Robson Green! A keen supporter of the club, Robson was able to witness some amazing gymnastics from the elite gymnasts. He also chatted with the girls and coaches providing inspiration and advice for success as well as sharing a laugh or two. Not to be outdone by the amazing displays of skill and courage Robson ended with a display of his own on the vault and beam![..]

Durham Dales Schools Gymnastics Festival

Durham Dales Schools Gymnastics Festival

South Durham Gymnastics Club were proud to host the Durham Dales Schools Gymnastics Festival on Tuesday. The morning and afternoon saw the gym buzzing with lots of school children who were excited to show everybody their group gymnastics routines that they had been working hard on back at their schools with their teachers! The children were also treated to special performances from some of our elite gymnasts. Well done to all schools that took part![..]

North Voluntary Team Championships 2017

North Voluntary Team Championships 2017

South Durham Gymnastics Club once again hosted the North Voluntary Team Championships at the weekend which saw clubs from all around the North compete in from level 7 all the way to level 3.

South Durham has 4 teams qualify and girls from both the elite and intermediate squads worked together to achieve some excellent results!

Level 7: 2nd place!
Level 6: 1st place champions!
Level 5: 1st place champions!
Level 4: 1st place champions!

Well done to all gymnasts an[..]

National Voluntary Levels 2017

National Voluntary Levels 2017

The start of November saw our two fabulous pink ladies Mercedes and Elise travel down to Guildford to compete in the National Voluntary Levels against top gymnasts in the country for their age groups.

Mercedes was first up to compete on the Saturday in the Level 2 competition, representing South Durham Gymnastics Club. She put in a great effort showing lots of big skills, with a few uncharacteristic falls and still finishing in a fabulous 8th place!

Elise then took to the floor o[..]

Double Downie Cup

Double Downie Cup

Our elite squad gymnasts had a great weekend as they travelled down to compete in the Double Downie Cup in Nottingham. Our gymnasts competed across 3 days, taking away lots of valuable experiences and making lots of new friends along the way! Well done to our winners!
Level 5 Out of Age
Overall: Emmie Clarkson 5th, Abi Dixon 1st
Level 5 In Age
Overall: Keira Pedelty 5th
Level 4
Overall: Elise Fisher 4th, Abbey Raine 5th
Level 3
Overall: Isobel Gosling 2nd
Level 2 Out o[..]

North Regional Squad

North Regional Squad

Our North Regional Squad gymnasts had a great day as they travelled to the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy to have a day of training with other gymnasts and coaches from around the region. As most girls had competitions coming up the following weekend the girls took part in a 'control competition' and South Durham performed beautifully to win the following:
Overall Champion: Elise Fisher
2nd Overall: Abbey Raine
Bars Champion: Olivia Bell
Floor Champion: Abi Dixon[..]