Welcome to

Havering Gymnastics Club

 

 

 

 

Our aim to provide gymnastics classes in a safe, effective and child friendly environment in which our members can thrive under the guidance of our many qualified coaches and young volunteers.

 

 

Our Mission Statement

 

To provide fun and friendly coaching and competitive opportunities in gymnastics in a safe learning, progressive and encouraging environment which helps each gymnast reach their fullest potential"

 

Our Vision Statement

  • Recreation Classes: Learning and fitness through enjoyment and participation.
  • Competitive Classes: Opportunity and encouragement to participate at a level of competition appropriate to the gymnasts ability. 
  • To provide a quality gymnastics facility
  • To ensure the club is well run 
  • To invest in the clubs equipment and facilities 
  • To further all aspects of coaches education. 
  • To celebrate our successes
  • To secure the long term future of Havering Gymnastics Club 

 

Our Values

  • Encouragement 
  • Commitment & dedication
  • Self Esteem & Self Confidence
  • Sportsmanship & fair play
  • Positive thinking
  • Respect
  • Open and honest

 

 

 

The club has adopted the BG policies for Child protection, Safeguarding and Welfare. We would like to ask all our members to be aware of and adhere to our Codes of conduct. Copies of which will be given to all new members (or can be found on our website) and a signed copy of each is required, along with members’ contact and information sheets.

 

Please read the information provided in this pack. 

We look forward to you starting with us 

 

Many Thanks,

 Havering Gymnastics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Information

 

 

 

 

 

Please note that it is Parent’s responsibility to keep up to date with information regarding club matters.

 

Our Club e-mail address is;  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 Kit

 

Sensible kit such as shorts and t-shirt. Leggings or leotard for girls No shoes needed Hair that is long tied up.

 

Gymnasts are not permitted to train in clothing with zips, jewellery ,buckles, buttons or ties as they may result in injury

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gym Tots

Hourly Classes

A fun and friendly structured session, which requires all participants to be accompanied by an adult. See website for days and times

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recreational Classes

Mondays, Wednesdays Fridays Saturdays and Sundays 

See website for times

 

 

 

 

Elite Classes

By Invitation following assessment and trial period

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Code of Conduct for Gymnasts

 

  • You should arrive at least 5 mins before the start of the session.

 

  • The dress code is leotard / close fitting shorts and t-shirts for girls, and leotard / tight fitting t-shirt and shorts for boys. No denim or loose fitting jogging bottoms.

 

  • Long hair must be tied back.

 

  • Jewellery is not to be worn in the gym 

 

  • You should follow the instructions of the coaches at all times.

 

  • You must not climb upon or use any equipment unless instructed to do so by a coach.

 

  • You are expected to maintain a good standard of behaviour at all times.

 

  • The club does not accept any form of bullying either verbally or via social networking sites, texting or e-mails. If this occurs you may be asked to leave the gym.

 

  • You must register on arrival and remain with the club until collected after the session.

 

  • You must not communicate one to one through any social networking site, send texts or e-mails with any coaches.

 

  • You must not use inappropriate language towards any coaches, parents or gymnasts.

 

  • If you have a concern regarding safeguarding you can speak directly to the club Welfare officer (contact details are on the notice board).

 

 

Code of Conduct for Parents

 

  • Ensure that your child is aware of and abides by the ‘Code of Conduct for Gymnasts’.

 

  • Remain outside Gym in the viewing area unless specifically requested by a coach.

 

  • Your child should arrive at least 5 mins before the start of the session.

 

  • Ensure that your child is registered on arrival at the gym and that they do not leave until they have been collected by yourself.

 

  • If your child is to be collected by someone other that you, please make sure that a club official is aware of this before your child is collected.

 

  • Do not use cameras, video recording equipment including mobile phones or tablets to take images, unless by written agreement.

 

  • Ensure that your child does not communicate 1 to 1 through any social networking sites, texts or e-mails with any coaches or officials of the club.

 

  • You are expected to maintain a good standard of behaviour at all times. The club does not accept any form of bullying either verbally or via social networking sites. If this occurs your childs membership will be withdrawn

 

  • Failure to attend training sessions on a regular basis without good reason and notification may result in your child loosing their place.

 

  • If you wish to raise a concern, please contact the Welfare Officer (contact details can be found on the notice board).

 

  • If you wish to raise a concern regarding your child’s progress, please speak to a coach directly briefly at the end of a session only.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Golden Rules

 

 

We are polite and kind to each other

 

We respect each other and their belongings

 

We look after our club and it’s equipment

 

When our coach is talking we listen

 

We always try our best

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Havering Gymnastics Club places the Welfare and safety of its members as the highest priority.

 

Grievances and suspicions of poor practice should be directed to lead coaches. Matters will be dealt with confidentially and only those who need to will be informed.

 

Procedures for dealing with complaints will be followed and if an issue cannot be addressed at a club level our Welfare Officers will direct you as to the correct course.

 

A copy of the Havering Gymnastics Complaints Proceedure and the policy for Protection can be viewed in reception or on our website

 

If you have a complaint or grievance, please raise it with the coach or speak to a member of the team who is available at the end of the session. 

 

 

 

We are always happy to receive constructive feedback about any of our sessions. Please talk to our Head Coach or send an e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

For all enquiries and general information, please email; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

For further information please visit our website;

 

 

 

How to find us

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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