Lothian Gymnastics Academy was established in 2008 by Hayley and Stacey McDonald with one class on a Saturday, the club has now grown and we also have a display team that also trains on a Saturday and a Wednesday
East Lothian Gymnastics Academy pride themselves on their hardworking coaches and their determination to succeed as a club, the club strongly relies on parent volunteers to help run the club and form a committee and hold fundraisers to help subside the costs.
The club is a competing club that participates in 2 piece competition and all gymnasts that are part of the competition class are required to compete in these competitions a minimum of 2 competitions per year.
The club also now has a display team that performs display and all gymnasts that are part of the display team are required to perfom in displays a minimum of 2 per year.
The club also has a development class, this class is for gymnasts that show potentail in the sport, gymnasts can compete in one comnpetition a year which is optional.
The coaches are highly qualified and experienced in General and Women?s Artistic
The aims of the club are to grow more each year and add other disciplines to allow a wide range for the gymnasts to choose from, The club Allows gymnasts to have fun whilst training and developing their gymnastics skills.
The Club is a non-profit organisation which actively reaches out to companies and funding groups for sponsorship in order to help support continuous development i.e. purchasing equipment. We are also proactive in our own fundraising efforts via Children?s Discos, Coffee Mornings and inter-competitions, displays and much more.
The combination of highly skilled and qualified coaches and strong club support all sharing the same vision of the desire to provide a fun, safe and highly motivated environment to get the best out of the gymnasts from East Lothian makes East Lothian Gymnastics Academy a fantastic and fun Club to be part of!