NEW OFFICIAL VPGC KIT FOR EVERYONE- ORDER IN TIME FOR XMAS!!!

New official Vernon Park Gymnastics T shirts, polo shirts, sweatshirts and fleeces are available to order in adults & children’s sizes for the club for anyone who uses the centre not just our competition squad gymnasts.

Order in the gym by no later than November 19th to guarantee arrival in time for Christmas! Order forms available at reception.

(These will be used at competitions in 2020 for those in competition squads)

New coaches & gymnasts

We’d like to welcome back Jemma Naylor who has returned to the club as a coach and her sister gymnast Holly Naylor who will be part of the 4 piece squad. We’d also like to welcome gymnast Charlotte Wells who has joined the 4 piece squad.

Top: Holly Naylor English Gold, Silver & Bronze Championships 2015 competing for Vernon Park GC (Rachel, Becky & Hannah in background)

Bottom: Jemma Naylor English Gold, Silver & Bronze Championships 2015 competing for Vernon Park GC

North West 4 Piece Championships 2019

The annual regional 4 piece championships were held in Wigan last weekend. This years event was huge with over 300 gymnasts competing from across the North West.

Our gymnasts once again performed beautifully in this tough event. Highlights included Gabrielle Pastore: 6th place overall, Lila Norton: 2nd beam, 4th overall, Lucy Beattie: 2nd floor, Georgina Drury: 4th on vault & floor, 2nd on beam, 6th overall, Imogen Rayner 4th on bars.

Congratulations to Bella Mostyn, Grace Jardine & Jessica Haslam as this was their first time competing at regional 4 piece level and to everyone who competed over the weekend.

Smarties Swindle 2019

HELP US TO FUNDRAISE BY EATING SMARTIES!!

The rules are simple:

  • Ask for a free tube of smarties
  • Eat them and……….
  • Return your named tube filled with coins (rolled up notes fit nicely too!)
  • We will then issue you with another tube and you start again!
  • Prizes for the most money collected

Previously all proceeds went towards the extension of the club and the building of our foam pits. We now have a superb facility to train in but we still need to repair & replace existing equipment. Please join in with our easiest fundraiser.

Proficiency Awards

New to Vernon Park Gymnastics!!! Those who attend our Recreational classes will be working towards British Gymnastics Proficiency Awards and Badges. Children will be assessed on week 8 of their term. Badges & certificates will only be £3 when they are achieved!!

VPGC Christmas Competition:Sunday 8.12.2019

Open to all squads and independent classes for ages 4+, this years competition will take place at the club on 8th December 2019. Entry fee is £10, spectators fee is £3 if booked by the deadline or £5 after the booking deadline

DEADLINE FOR BOOKING IS 27TH NOVEMBER 2019!!

Booking form available here:

Halloween Recreational Competition & 4 Piece Squad Control Competition 2019

On Sunday 27th October we held our first Halloween Recreational Competition alongside a practice competition for our 4 piece competition squad gymnasts. Well done to all of the gymnasts who competed & trick or treated with us, many of whom have never done so before. A huge thank you goes out to all of our volunteers and fundraisers who made the event so special.

Greater Manchester 4 Piece 2019

Well done to all of our gymnasts who had a very successful competition at the county championships last weekend.

The club entered 10 gymnasts into the competition which hosted over 130 gymnasts from across the county. These 10 gymnasts won a superb 13 medals between them of which 7 were gold.

Competing at Regional Level 6 Lana Clarke gave an amazing performance in a strong field at her first individual county competition. Rae O’Neil was crowned the Regional Level 6 Age 11 bar champion as well as taking the 3rd place spots on beam and floor and 2nd place overall. Imogen Rayner also became the Regional Level 6 bar champion in the Age 9 category and took the overall 3rd place position.

The Regional Level 5 competitions held yet more success for Vernon Park Gymnastics Club. In the Age 11 category Lila Norton placed 3rd on vault, Gabrielle Pastore became the 2019 champion on bars. On the beam Lucy Beattie took the 4th place spot whilst Lila was crowned the beam champion. In the floor competition great execution and artistry with Gabrielle taking 2nd place and Lila 1st place. The overall Level 5 Age 11 championships was won by Lila, with Gabrielle taking 2nd place.

In the Age 10 Regional Level 5 category Isabelle McGrath produced a great bar routine to take 4th place whilst in the Age 13+ category Ellie Moore placed 3rd on Beam and wowed the judges with her new floor routine to become the 2019 floor champion.

At Regional Level 4 Senior level Vault & Bars were championed by Georgina Drury who was one of very few gymnasts to successfully compete the very difficult tsukahara vault over weekend, Amelia Kennedy competed a sturdy routine to take 3rd place on beam & Georgina took second place overall.

Halloween Recreational Competition- Sunday 27th October 2019 (AM)

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A fun in-house beginners level competition for ages 4-16years. Entry fee is £10 per child (£5 if they are enrolled by the deadline on 2 or more camp sessions).

Children can wear their own leotard, our recreational leotard, or their own clothes (must be able to move freely (no skirts/dresses/jeans). Long hair will need to be tied up and jewellery removed (freshly pierced ears may be covered by plasters/tape for safety)

Family/friends may spectate from a seating area within the gymnastics hall– tickets to spectate are £3 per person (Under 2s Free) if purchased before 16th October or £5  per person (Under 2s Free)  Please note that spectator entry will be on a first booked, first served basis and is limited!!!

Gymnasts will compete set routines (which will be worked during camp & recreational classes), help will be available from our coaches to all on the competition day.

All competitors will receive a participation medal and certificate. Prizes will be given to winners at each age group. Commemorative camp T shirts with a list of entrants names on are available to order up until 16th October for an additional cost of £15

NO  LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED!!!

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS 16TH OCTOBER