Gymnastics & Trampolining at Trafford Leisure in Greater Manchester

Gymnastics & Trampolining

Trafford Leisure is proud to have one of the largest Gymnastics and Trampoline Leisure Centre Programmes in the country.

We are proud to announce that Trafford Leisure and Gymnastics Trafford are now in partnership with the National Governing Body, British Gymnastics. With the support of our qualified coaching team and the continuous support of British Gymnastics, we are certain that Gymnastic Trafford can accommodate and support all children and young adults to reach their full potential.

Every School Holidays we run Gymnastics Holiday Camps for children aged 5+.

Gymnastics Programme Structure

We introduce children to Gymnastics from in our Gymfants class which is a parent and toddler session aimed at children from 18 months to 3 years old. From there, the children will work through our Gymstars (3-5 years) program, our age 5 – 7 and 8+ programmes with the opportunity to continue gymnastics further with our new Youth Gymnastics Classes.

Children in all of our classes will work towards the British Gymnastics Proficiency Awards and will be continually assessed throughout the classes.

If your child is selected to join a class that exceeds 1 hour, the payment will be higher depending on the duration of the class.

A fun filled class aimed at teaching the basics of rolling, balance, co-ordination, jumping and hopping, learning to listen to instruction and following them.

Children will work towards the British Gymnastics Association Fundamental awards scheme.

Please note: Parents must stay with their child throughout the session.

An independent class teaching all the basic gymnastics shapes in a structured environment. Forwards/backwards rolls, handstands, cartwheels and a fun circuit around the apparatus to improve co-ordination, balance and gross motor skills.

This class teaches progressive gymnastics skills that prepare children for club sessions.

Children will work towards the British Gymnastics Fundamentals and Proficiency Awards Scheme.

Classes are either 45 minutes or one hour. Once through the warm up and stretch boys are introduced to more complex skills and apparatus circuits with emphasis placed on strengthening confidence and competency in gymnastics.

Boys will work towards the British Gymnastics Proficiency Awards Scheme.

Classes are either one hour or an hour and a half duration. Your child will either come through from our younger year’s program or be a beginner age 5+. The sessions open with a fun warm up and stretch, which teaches the importance of flexibility. Learning basic gymnastics skills on each piece of apparatus, these classes will challenge the gymnast. Rhythmic sessions use balls, hoops and clubs instead of equipment. Progressions and conditioning are the key factors at this level, with the emphasis placed on strengthening your child’s confidence and competency in gymnastics. Children will works towards the British Gymnastics Proficiency Awards Scheme.

Designed for the more capable gymnast, building on the skills already learned and accomplished. Classes follow the same format as the beginners with the exception of extra time on the gymnasts floor so higher level skills can be taught. Children begin working on a wide array of tumbling skills making them more agile and spatially aware. Choreography is also part of the structure in these classes. Progression into this class is through talent identification based on ability not on age.

Trampolining Programme Structure

We are proud to offer Trampoline classes that cater a range of age and abilities from Pre School to Adult Trampolining.

Children will start our trampoline programme either in our Pre School classes or In our ages 5-years classes and our 8+years recreational classes.

We have a smooth structure in place which is based on the British Gymnastics Trampoline Proficiency Awards. As the children work through the awards, they will be given the opportunity to develop into our Club Development classes which range from 1 hour classes to 1.5 hour classes dependant on ability. These classes are invitation only and down to the discretion of the coaching team.

If your child is selected to join a class that exceeds 1 hour, the payment will be higher depending on the duration of the class.

These sessions develop fundamental bouncing skills in a fun, non-competitive environment that will prepare children for the next stage. Parents will stay with their children.

Introduction to foundation skills that will prepare children for the next stage. These children will follow the British Gymnastic Awards scheme (Level 1 – 5)

Talented trampolinists are offered a pathway to Club and competitions. The Head Coach will select gymnasts for this stage for this developmental stage. Children can progress to the Competitive stage or join the non-competitive club at Altrincham Leisure Centre. These children will follow the British Gymnastic Awards scheme (Levels 10+)

Available Gymnastics & Trampolining Classes Below

Download our full Gymnastics & Trampolining timetable in PDF format

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Buy a Gymnastics/Trampolining Membership

Buy a Gymnastics or a Trampolining membership for your child online now. All classes are subject to limited availability.

*Customers must take out a membership for a class, assessment sessions are excluded from this offer. Offer only valid for new customers only.

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Book a Gymnastics/Trampolining Assessment

If you feel your child is ready to enrol on a Gymnastics or a Trampolining course, you can now book in for an assessment with a qualified Gymnastics/Trampolining Teacher.

Please see below a screenshot to guide you on booking your child on this assessment, once you have logged in to your child’s account you will need to select  ‘Advanced Search’ and choose your desired leisure centre. Then choose either Gymnastics or Trampolining in the ‘Activity Type’. Please remember to change the ‘Start Date’ 02/09/19 ‘End Date’ to 08/09/19 or your search won’t work. Click ‘Search’ and then select the class you would like to book.

Once you have booked you will receive an email with instructions of setting up your login PIN number.

Gymnastics booking
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Please note: You will be taken to our online bookings system to go through steps to book your assessement at your chosen leisure centre, day and time.

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Please note: When asked if you are signing up for ‘pay as you go’ or  ‘sign up for a membership’ – please select ‘pay as you go’.

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