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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.

Club Policies

Registration & Payment Policy

Privacy Policy

Equality Policy

Accessibility Policy

Complaints Policy

Discipline Procedures

Viewing Policy

Anti-Bullying Policy

Social Media Policy

Photography Policy

CCTV Policy

Gymnastics at Home: Disclaimer

Parental Consent: Permission to Leave

Health & Safety

Risk Assessment 

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) 

Club Rules

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

Adult Gym Rules

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

Club Handbook

Club members can access their relevant handbook via their child's SDG account. 

Member Handbook

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Weight Position Statement


SDG has now removed all social distancing and face covering policies, though we continue to request that anyone who tests positive for, or displays symptoms of COVID stays at home, in line with Government guidelines. 

We continue to clean our facility daily; we have hand sanitising stations throughout the facility as well as sanitising stations. 

We continue to follow the guidance put forth by: the UK Government, Durham County Council & British Gymnastics.

SDG has 3 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: