Sidmouth Leisure Centre to stage Gymnastics Festival this weekend

11:14 06 February 2014

Gymnastics

Gymnastics

Archant

Sidmouth leisure Centre will be holding a Gymnastics Festival on Saturday (February 8).

The event runs from 9am through until 5pm.

This year the festival will include gymnasts from Broadclyst, Crediton, Colyton and Sidmouth Leisure Centre.

One of the event organisers, Somer Manly said: “To give the competition a broader range we have introduced more gymnastic elements; vault and beam for the girl and parallel bars and vault for the boys. This challenges competitors in more components of the sport.”

Over 100 entrants with gymnasts varying in age from four to 15 will compete.

Gymnasts are judged according to their age and routines have been choreographed based upon this and their own ability. Looking at strength, flexibility, skill, balance and performance judges will score on each piece of equipment and scores will be totalled for the results

All Gymnasts have been working hard over the last couple of months to learn routines and our coaches have been working extremely hard to help them.

There will be a cake stall with tea and coffee set up on the balcony from 11am run by volunteer parents (all proceeds will go towards new equipment for Sidmouth Leisure Centre).

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

15:40

Phear Park’s week started with a visit to Heavitree in Exeter that saw an entertaining encounter end all square, writes Sarah Westacott.

Read more
15:40
Football generic picture

Exmouth Town start their South West Peninsula League Premier Division season this Saturday when they welcome Saltash United to Southern Road (3pm), writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
15:39
Equestrian picture

A fund raising evening will be held at Bicton Arena on Saturday, August 22, writes Lucy Johnson.

Read more
15:06
Badminton

East Devon badminton starlet Jonty Wright enjoyed success at the recent Dartmoor Badminton Tournament.

Read more
15:06
Bridge cards

The second session of the Exmouth Bridge Club Summer Championship has been played, writes Carla Pickering.

Read more
15:00

Budleigh Salterton played hosts to Exeter Croquet Club in the latest match in the home team’s quest to win the South West Federation Level Play Golf Croquet League, writes Rob Weeks.

Read more
11:19
Ellie Guest collecting her prize for the Trion:z Sandbag Sprint at the Go Hard Obstacle Run event

The past weekend saw 80 keen runners and obstacle racers take part in the first ever race in the GoHard Obstacle Run Series.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:41
Patricia Wardrup, a tender 90-years-young, all set for her trial flight

Last week proved that age is no limit at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Read more
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Somerset Rebels versus Plymouth Devils Speedway action. Picture Ian Hitchcock

As the saying goes, all good things come to an end, and so it proved last night at the Oak Tree Arena, as ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels unbeaten home run came to an end with a shock defeat at the hands of local rivals the Plymouth Devils, writes Dave Thompson.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 13°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition


Exmouth's trusted business finder