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South Durham Gymnastics Club Blog

Olympic Hopes Cup

Olympic Hopes Cup

Congratulations to Leah Greenland who has been selected to represent Great Britain at the Olympic Hopes Cup in Czech later this month. Also a big well done to Mia Scott who has been selected as the reserve for the GB team![..]

Challenge Cup 2018

Challenge Cup 2018

These 3 pink ladies rounded off their final competition of 2018 at the weekend at the Challenge Cup in Guildford. Harriet had a smashing day going clean and finishing in a fantastic 12th place all around as well as a 5th place finish on bars and 7th on floor. Charlotte and Isobel carried a few falls but gained lots of competition experience against a large field of espoir gymnasts. Looking forward to getting back into the gym and working those new skills ready for next year![..]

Level 3 Module Assessment

Level 3 Module Assessment

We are very pleased to have the opportunity to offer a Women's Artistic Technical Module Sign Off Day on Sunday 25th November 2018 at South Durham Gymnastics Cub.If you have completed any of the four technical modules and are ready to have any of them assessed and would like to have it done at our club then please contact us via email at kelly@southdurhamgym.co.uk where we will be happy to provide you with more information.[..]

National Voluntary Levels 2018

National Voluntary Levels 2018

Eva-Mae and Keira had a great day at the National Finals at Guildford on Sunday. Eva-Mae had a great run out at her first ever national competition gaining lots of experience! A massive well done to Keira who's results from Sunday's competition combined with compulsories at the beginning of the year have placed her as the 9th best gymnast in Great Britain for her age group! A fantastic achievement and weekend for both Pink Ladies and South Durham![..]

Baby Gym Cancellations

Baby Gym Cancellations

Baby Gym is CANCELLED on the following date:
-Tuesday 4th December (AM session only cancelled - afternoon session on as normal)
Apologies for any inconvenience caused[..]

The Notts Gymnova Open 2018

The Notts Gymnova Open 2018

A busy weekend last weekend at Notts as lots of our Elite Squad gymnasts and coaches travelled down the country to Nottingham to take part in The Notts Gymnova Open 2018. A lovely competition which we look forward to competing in every year and all of the girls delivered awesome routines to come out with some fantastic results! Well done to our overall winners:
Level 4 - In Age
CHAMPION - Keira Pedelty
Level 3 - In Age
3RD PLACE - Abbey Raine
Level 4 - Open Age
CHAMPION - Franc[..]

Pink Ladies 2018

Pink Ladies 2018

This weekend we had our ever popular Pink Ladies Invitational!
The weekend was a huge success with the competition running across 3 full days from Friday through to Sunday. We were so pleased to be able to welcome just short of 600 gymnasts from over 25 different clubs and making a whole new array of friends from around the country. The Pink Ladies did not disappoint and we came away with a great amount of trophies, medals, ribbons and of course our signature beanies which every competitor ge[..]

Mercedes Compulsory Level 1

Mercedes Compulsory Level 1

On the 6th October Mercedes travelled down to Lilleshall to take part in her Compulsory Level 1 competition. She had an absolutely awesome day and came away in a fantastic 1st place with a huge score of 60.00! A whole 5 marks above what is required for the Espoir British Championships! Roll on 2019![..]

North Voluntary Levels 2018

North Voluntary Levels 2018

Last weekend we took a number of our Elite and Intermediate Squad gymnasts up to the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy to take part in the North of England Regional Voluntary Levels. All of the girls competed well against large numbers of competition, performing routines on all four pieces to try to qualify for the North Teams which are taking place later in November.
Well done to those gymnasts who claimed the overall top spots!
Level 7 - 9 Years
Champion: Lydia Quinn
3rd Place: [..]

Regional Voluntary Age Groups and Challenge Cup 2018

Regional Voluntary Age Groups and Challenge Cup 2018

Yesterday the club hosted the Regional Voluntary Age Groups and Challenge Cup 2018 where we had a number of gymnasts competing against a multitude of gymnasts from around the region. Huge well done to our winners!
LEVEL 5-8 YEARS
Champion: Rose Cole
Bronze: Claire Smith
LEVEL 4-9 YEARS
Champion: Keira Pedelty
Silver: Eva-Mae Seed
ESPOIR CHALLENGE
Silver: Isobel Gosling
Bronze: Mercedes Moore
JUNIOR CHALLENGE
Silver: Eleanor Walmsley
SENIOR CHALLENGE
Champio[..]