North West Team Challenge 2018

We’ve been busy, busy, busy!

Well done to our Girls Squad who competed in the North West Team Challenge this weekend! Some of them, for the first time.

The girls started off the season in style, special thanks to The Zone Gymnastics for creating such a beautiful leotard for us.

  

Also, two of our Elite Gymnasts, Frank Baines and Dan Purvis competed at the London Open this weekend. You can read more about that here.

London Gymnastics Mens Open 2018

It’s been a busy weekend for SGC, in competition terms.

Two of our Elite Gymnasts, Frank Baines and Dan Purvis competed at the London Open this weekend. And our Girls Squad took part in the North West Team Challenge (read more about that here).

Frank finished 4th All Around, earned a Silver Medal on floor and Bronze on pommels and high bar. Great job Frank!

The boys also debuted the new club Leotard, which was designed and produced by The Zone

Term Dates 2018 – 2019

Our 2018-2019 Term Dates can now be viewed on the website.

Autumn term will run from Saturday 1 September 2018 to Sunday 16 December 2018.

For Winter and Summer Term dates, please click here.

Medals for Frank in Mersin

Congratulations are in order!

Frank Baines (one of our Elite Gymnasts) competed in the 2018 Mersin World Cup this weekend and brought home Silver medals for his Floor and Pommels routines and a Bronze on High Bar.

Well done Frank!

 

 

Colossal Summer Cake Sale

Last week we undertook our biggest cake sale yet!

We ran the sale throughout the whole week and the generosity of our members was fantastic!!!

In total we raised a whopping £661.06 which we will contribute to the purchase of a brand new Tumble Track for the club.

Thank you so much to all who donated. Your goodwill is very much appreciated!

 

British Gymnastics North West Open 2018

What an incredible weekend for our girls, who competed at the North West Open.

34 medals and 3 Champions – Olivia Wallace reg level 5, Jess O’Brien reg level 2 Espoir and Halle Mottram reg level 2 junior. (Full list of achievements below)

Thanks to all the coaches for your hard work and effort , well deserved success!!

Regional level 5

Olivia Wallace – Vault Bronze, Beam Silver, Floor Bronze  Champion overall

Leah Surplice – Vault Gold, Bars bronze

Harriet Vernon – Vault Silver

Regional level 4 Junior

Millie Davies – Bars Bronze

Regional level 3 Junior

Zoe Mottram – Vault silver, floor bronze

Erin Cooper – Beam bronze, Floor silver,  2nd place overall

Regional level 3 Senior

Bethany Richman – Floor silver,

Regional level 2 Espoir

Ciara Mottram – Beam Bronze

Jess O’Brien – Beam Gold, Floor Silver,  Champion overall

Regional level 2 Junior

Halle Mottram – Vault Bronze, Beam Gold, Bars Silver, Floor Gold  Champion overall

Gemma Platt – Vault Silver, Beam Silver, Bars Bronze, Floor Silver  3rd overall

Regional level 2 Senior

Beth Williams – Vault Silver, Beam Gold, Bars Silver, Floor Silver  2nd overall

FIG Senior

Katie Meadow – Floor Gold, 2nd overall

(Half) Marathon Man

Our Chair of Trustees is continuing his personal fundraising efforts by running the Southport half marathon on Sunday 1st July.

His goal is to raise funds which will be used to renew and replace kit at the gym; ensuring local children are able to take advantage of the latest equipment and training techniques.

If you are able to give a little (or a lot!) to support Matt in his quest, please follow this link to donate: https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/matthewdodd7

Good Luck Matt! We’re all cheering you on to success.

 

If you are interested in setting up your own fundraising event to help the club, please contact us by phone or by email.

To see some other ways you can support the club, click here.

NW Regional Assessment Plan 2018

Great effort by the boys squad in the North West Regional Assessment Plan at Robin Park, Wigan, on 10th  June.

Well done everyone and thanks to our fab coaches for their support too!!

 

 

 

Milano Invitational 2018

We are proud to report that our girls squad had a fantastic weekend competing in the Milano Invitational competition at City of Preston Gym Club.

Some of our newest team members competed for the first time, and all (including our first timers) showed great confidence and poise.

Special congratulations to our medal winners:

Elin Carter won the Bronze medal All Around, another Bronze on Floor and Silver on beam.
Andrea Castinera Mosquera won (joint) Gold on Floor and the Gold on Beam.
Isobel  Campbell won the Artistry Trophy.
Emily Leason won Bronze medals on Vault and Floor.
Annie Moffett won Gold on Bars and Bronze on Floor.
Florence Sims won Silver medals on Floor and Beam.
Ellen Glynn won Silver on Vault.
Maia Bushell won Silver on Beam.

Brilliant work girls! An a big thanks to our coaching team for your efforts!

Running to Raise Money for SGC

One of our Gym Mums, Pat Leason, will be completing a half marathon on 1st July 2018 to help raise funds for the club.

This is a first for Pat, (she has never ran this distance before). So, please support her in this tremendous effort! Follow this link to donate: mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/patleason1

Good Luck Pat! We are all rooting for you!!!

If you are interested in setting up your own fundraising event to help the club, please contact us by phone or by email.

To see some other ways you can support the club, click here.