Q. Why has my child been invited to a trail session at Eryri Gymnastics Club?
A. Eryri Gymnastics Club selects gymnasts that show aptitude and commitment to develop their gymnastics skills.
Q. How much do classes cost?
A. Currently club training fees stand at £135.00 Collected every 3 Months. The club trains for 50 weeks over the year
Q. When are membership fees due?
A. British Gymnastics annual memberhship & insurance fees (from £17.00 dependant on insurance level) are due at the start of term every September.
Q. Where does Eryri Gymnastics Club train?
A. Eryri Gymnastics Club trains every Sunday during term time at Plas Silyn Leisure, Pen y Groes. Further details found under the Train tab.
Q. What are the directions?
A. Take the A483 to Pen y Groes and turn on to Ffordd y Sir (County Road) road by the old HSBC bank on the High Street. Pass the old police station (on your right) and continue for 500m until the Plas Silyn Leisure Centre can been seen on your left.
Q. Can we stay & watch?
A. Parents are more than welcome to stay for the duration of the training, however the balcony is closed to spectators during our training hours.
Q. Will they need to buy any special equipment?
A. Club members are required to purchase a club leotard for competitions & training sessions, training tops and club hoodies are also available. Contact Caren Desmond or Frances Lewis for further details.
Q. Are gymnasts encouraged to take part in any competitions?
A. Yes, Eryri Gymnastics Club is a competitive club with gymnasts entered in local, regional and national competitions. Gymnasts have the opportunity to attend a number of competitions each year dependant on a number of factors including, but not limited to; eligibility, membership level, ability to perform the criteria required. The cost of attending competitions (entry fees and traveling costs) are in addition to club training fees.
Q. Will my child still need to attend the weekly Leisure Centre's training sessions?
A. Yes, it is highly recommended that club members enrol and continue with basic element sessions at their local leisure centre.
Q. Does the club have Welsh speaking instructors?
A. Yes, most of our coaches are fully bilingual.
Q. How can I help?
A. Eryri Gymnastics Club is a not-for-profit making club, and relies on the support of parents. We especially need help with:
- Setting out equipment before & after training sessions.
- Fundraising: Help to reduce the club fees by fundraising activities.
- Coaching: After training, you can become a coach within the club.
- Committee: Find a role on the committee, your help will be appreciated.