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Policies & Welfare

Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Click here to download the Club's Safeguarding Policy

South Durham Gymnastics adopts British Gymnastics' Safeguarding & Compliance Policies. Further information for parents & guardians can be found here

Should you wish to raise or report a welfare concern; please contact the Club Welfare Officer directly:

Alternatively, you can contact one of the Region's Welfare Officers:

Or Helen Murphy, British Gymnastics Safeguarding Officer for the North:

Online Safety: Help Keep Your Children Safe Online

Helping to make the internet a great and safe place for children is a challenge. Below are a series of 1 page guides to the Safety Settings to the most popular apps at the moment - 

FacebookWhatsApp, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Twitch, Kik

Click here for a handy Family Screen Time Pack to help to establish flexible and structured boundaries for your child to follow regarding their use of smartphones, laptops, televisions and gaming consoles.


Gymnastics at Home: Disclaimer

Club COVID Policy - Updated August 2021

COVID Risk Assessment

Both of these documents will be updated regularly in line guidelines put forth by: the UK Government, Durham County Council & British Gymnastics.

By booking on to attend any of our sessions, you agree to our COVID-19 Policy and will be refused entry if continually unable to adhere to the steps we’ve put in place.
SDG has 5 COVID Officers in place; if you have any questions, concerns or feedback about our practices, do not hesitate to contact one of them via phone (01388 811877) or email:

Additional Club (SDG) Policies 

Registration & Payment Policy 

Baby & Toddler Gym / Family Play: Rules, Terms & Conditions

Adult Gym Rules

Club Codes of Conduct (Gymnasts/Gym Users, Parents/Carers/Visitors, Staff/Coaches/Volunteers)

Discipline Procedures

Viewing Policy

Equality Policy

Complaints Policy

Anti-Bullying Policy

Social Media Policy

Photography Policy 

Privacy Policy

Member Handbook

Click here to view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). 

British Gymnastics (BG) Policies 

South Durham Gymnastics adhere to and adopt British Gymnastics policies, procedures and processes. Including:

Safeguarding Policies

Standards of Conduct for Coaches & Officials

Health, Safety & Welfare Policy for Clubs & Affiliated Organisations

Health, Safety & Welfare Guidance - Safe Trips

Photography Policy

Social Networking Guidelines