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COVID-19 Update (19.3.20) - Gym Closure

COVID-19 Update (19.3.20) - Gym Closure

It is with a very heavy heart, South Durham Gymnastics have made the very difficult decision to close its doors for the foreseeable future, effective from 5.30pm today (Thursday 19th March 2020).
These are very uncertain times for the Club and its dedicated team of staff. As a Charity, South Durham are unable to access any of the business loans and grants that have been announced by the Chancellor.
With the uncertainty of everything, and with the situation changing on a daily basis, Sout[..]

COVID-19 Update (2) (18.03.2020)

COVID-19 Update (2) (18.03.2020)

South Durham Gymnastics (SDG) have followed guidelines from the Government and have had discussions with Durham County Council and British Gymnastics – and at this stage we have not been asked to close.
Naturally, after today’s decision to close schools from Friday, we are reviewing this and are continuing to take all of the necessary advice.
Tomorrow, we will be making further announcements following a meeting with our Board of Trustees and additional discussions with Durham C[..]

COVID-19 Update (18.03.2020)

COVID-19 Update (18.03.2020)

Following on from our communication yesterday, South Durham Gymnastics would like to issue a further update. This afternoon, Durham County Council announced the closure of all of their Leisure Facilities as from tomorrow (Thursday 19th March). HOWEVER, as an independent organisation, it has been confirmed that we are able to remain open and operative. Therefore, all Recreational (Pre-School, Gymnastics and Trampolining) and Squad sessions will continue to run as normal until further notice. W[..]

COVID-19 Update (17.03.2020)

COVID-19 Update (17.03.2020)

Following on from the Government’s latest updates, we would like to confirm that South Durham Gymnastics will remain open and all sessions will continue to run as normal, unless advised otherwise by British Gymnastics or Public Health England. The Leisure Centre will also remain open, so the gym can be accessed through the main entrance as normal. WHAT WE ARE DOING

Further increasing the frequency of our cleaning in our public spaces and matting surfaces, with particular focus on d[..]

COVID-19 Update (13.03.2020)

COVID-19 Update (13.03.2020)

Amid the public concerns re: COVID-19 we would like to provide an update from South Durham Gymnastics (SDG).
SDG will continue to operate, business as usual, until advised otherwise by Durham County Council.
WHAT WE ARE DOING

Increasing the frequency of our cleaning in our public spaces and matting surfaces, with particular focus on door handles, light switches, railings, etc.
Keeping soap dispensers and hand towels topped up within our toilets & changing rooms
Advising al[..]

North of England Regional Squad Selection

North of England Regional Squad Selection

Very proud and excited to reveal that Hollie and Alexia have been selected for the North of England Regional Squad!The girls have been working extremely hard in the gym and were selected on the back of their awesome work shown at the North Development Day on SundayGreat job ladies, keep working hard![..]

North Development Day

North Development Day

An exciting day for a few of our Mini Pinks who travelled to Carlisle last weekend to attend the North Development Day alongside other clubs in the North of England.All 6 girls worked super hard and showed everyone just how awesome Team Pink are!Well done to Hollie who won a prize for working hard during testing and also for achieving 17 straddle lever to handstands! Well done to Emma who also won a prize for exceptional hard work during conditioning and making changes and corrections throughout[..]

Honor Rouse England Invitation

Honor Rouse England Invitation

Super excited to announce that Honor Rouse has been invited to attend England Squad training camp taking place this weekend at Loughborough Gymnastics Centre! Awesome work Honor, we are very proud![..]

Lilleshall Honours Board

Lilleshall Honours Board

We couldn’t be more proud to see Nic & Rach’s names on the Coaches Honours Board at the National Gymnastics Centre in Lilleshall.
The prestigious new Honours Board names all of the personal coaches who have coached a gymnast to an Olympic medal.
Nic & Rach are very humbled & honoured that British Gymnastics have recognised the achievements of the coaches in this way.
This is even more poignant, as it comes in the same week that former South Durham gymnast, Amy Ti[..]

North Regional Squad 2020

North Regional Squad 2020

We are very proud to introduce to you our North Regional Squad 2020 Pink Ladies!These girls have been selected from this year’s fantastic competition results and will train together alongside other selected squad members next year! Awesome job girls, we are all very proud!✨Leah✨✨Fran•Abbey•Lexie•Claire✨✨Keira•Eva-Mae•Grace•Charlotte✨✨Rose•Honor•Anya•Rose✨[..]