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South Durham Gymnastics Club Blog

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Lockdown 1.0 was one of the biggest challenges we have faced in our long history - costing the club £1000’s in fixed costs whilst closed, with no income generation. Whilst we hope lockdown 2.0 will be much shorter, the Club are still facing ongoing costs and we would love your support to help raise funds whilst we are closed.
As we are a Charity, we have signed up to Amazon Smile, meani[..]

REOPENING CONFRIMED!

REOPENING CONFRIMED!

Months of planning and preparations, and a week of hard work / training by Team Pink in the gym, and we are ready to welcome back our Squad Gymnasts... 165 days since we closed our doors on Thursday 19th March.
Recreational sessions will resume the week commencing Monday 14th September 2020; our class pages (Pre-School, Gymnastics, Boys Gladiators & Trampolining) have been updated to reflect the Club's new class timetable.
Our drop in sessions (Baby & Toddler Gym, Adult Gym and D[..]

COVID-19 Update (16.05.20)

COVID-19 Update (16.05.20)

To all of our Pink Family & Friends,
We hope everyone is safe & well.
Following on from the Government’s latest update (10.05.2020), we know that our doors will remain closed for some time to come.
Keeping safe at home is necessary, but we want you all to know that we’re missing our time together in the gym.
The SDG Office will remain closed for the time being, but emails are being monitored.
We hope to be in touch very soon with some positive news.
In the[..]

Supporting the 2.6 Challenge!

Supporting the 2.6 Challenge!

South Durham Gymnastics are delighted to be supporting the 2.6 Challenge!
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on UK charities, with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss of billions in fundraising income.
The 2.6 Challenge will launch on Sunday 26th April – what should have been the date of the 40th London Marathon, the world’s biggest one-day annual fundraising event.
We’re asking our Pink Family to take part in an activity of your choice[..]

COVID-19 Update (19.03.20) - Gym Closure

COVID-19 Update (19.03.20) - 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![..]