Month: April 2015

Dates for your diary

Please update your calendars with all the dates listed below …

Wednesday 22nd April – Meadowburn 19:00 – 20:30 Extra session for Southampton gymnasts

Thursday 23rd April – NO TRAINING – Leisuredrome

Saturday 25th April – NO TRAINING – Meadowburn

Sunday 26th April – East Kilbride – Acro 13:00- 15:00

Sunday 26th April – East Kilbride – Tumble 15:00-16:00

Saturday & Sunday 2nd – 3rd May – Southampton

Sunday 3rd May – NO TRAINING – Leisuredrome

Thursday 7th May – NO TRAINING – Leisuredrome

Saturday 16th May – All orders and payment for display T-shirts must be returned!

Saturday 23rd May – NO TRAINING – Meadowburn

Saturday 23rd May – Tumble Training 15:00 – 18:00 – Anna, Lily, Beth, Amy

Saturday 23rd May – Scotland Squad Trials – Ellie and Holly 09:00-11:00, Amy 13:00 – 15:00

Sunday 24th May – Tumble Training 09:00 – 15:30 – Holly, Ellie, Amy, Christina & Mollie

Saturday 30th May – REHEARSAL – Meadowburn – All Saturday display gymnasts should attend 09:00 – 11:30

Saturday & Sunday – 30th – 31st May – Tumble Qualifier – Petersbrough

Wednesday 3rd June – NO TRAINING – Meadowburn

Wednesday 10th June – Final Wednesday session at Meadowburn

Sunday 7th June – FULL REHEARSAL – All display gymnasts 14:00 – 16:00 – Training is on as normal at 12:00 for Sunday gymnasts.

Saturday & Sunday – 13th – 14th – Tumble Qualifier – Sheffield

Saturday 13th June – Final Saturday session at Meadowburn

Thursday 18th June – FULL DRESS REHEARSAL – Leisuredrome – All display gymnasts 18:00 – 20:30

Saturday 20th June – DISPLAY 15:00 – 17:00 – Gymnasts should arrive at 14:00 for warm up!

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Cancelled Session – Thursday 23rd April

We have just received confirmation that The Leisuredrome will be closed next Thursday 23rd April. This means we unfortunately have to cancel our training session. Please pass this message on so all gymnasts are aware!

Gymnasts competing in Southampton should attend on Wednesday 22nd April at Meadowburn Primary School 19:00 – 20:30.

Scottish Tumble Championships 2015

Bishopbriggs Acro Gymnastics Club had their most successful outing to date at the Scottish Tumble Championships on Saturday 7th March 2015 at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility.  Over forty of the club’s gymnasts participated in the event and returned with an impressive medal haul.

There was lots of success at club level with bronze medals for Eilidh McGonigle and Chloe Traynor.  Megan Freel, Brooke Peddie, Sophie Hamilton, Mia Gribbon and Eva McGinley won silver medals and the club has two new Scottish champions at club level with Ellie Barnes and Maria Murphy both winning gold medals.

The club’s elite tumblers demonstrated their power, speed and skill on the track with several notable performances throughout the day.  Keavy Diamond won bronze in her first tumbling competition and Becky Daly and Hollie Freel added their own bronze medals to the collection.

Anna Begen, Beth Diamond, Amy Hulmes, Holly Mardle, Lily Begen and Mollie Gaughan performed impressively to secure silver medals and their places at the British semi-finals later this year in Sheffield and Peterborough.

Amy Gibson and Christina Hill added to the medals with excellent tumble runs to secure top spot on the podium as Scottish champions.  They will be travelling to the British semi-finals later in the year.  The last gold medal of the day was won by Ellie Lavy who produced three outstanding tumble runs to make it through a very tough category and become Scottish Champion.  Ellie will travel with the rest of the gold and silver medallists who competed at national level to take on the very best tumblers in the UK in the coming months.

The coaches would like to congratulate all the gymnasts who participated in the Scottish Tumble Championships and wish those travelling south later in the year the very best of luck.

Annual Display – Saturday 20th June 2015

Our annual display is taking place on Saturday 20th June at The Leisuredrome, Bishopbriggs! All gymnasts will take part in this event.  Gymnasts should arrive at 14:00 sharp for warm up – we will be meeting in the upstairs studio.  The display will take place from 15:00 – 17:00 in the main hall.  We would welcome all parents, carers, family and friends to attend this event and support the club.  There will be a raffle which we would really appreciate any donations for.  We would also appreciate some helpers on the day so if you are able to help in any way please inform a coach ASAP.  Tickets will be on sale from May – Adults £8.00 and Concessions £6.00.  Tickets are limited so please ensure that tickets are purchased beforehand to avoid disappointment.  Thank you!

EK Session and Cancelled Sessions

Sunday 26th April – EK Session – 13:00 – 15:00 All Sunday gymnasts and competitive gymnasts should attend this session. Please note this will be our only session with a sprung floor for our Southampton gymnasts.

Sunday 26th April – EK track only – 15:00 – 16:00 only our nine gymnasts competing down south should stay for this additional hour.

Please see below list of cancelled sessions over Easter:-

Saturday 4th April
Sunday 5th April
Wednesday 8th April
Saturday 11th April
Wednesday 15th April
Saturday 18th April
Saturday 25th April

Thank you!