Wick­low town wel­comes new gym­nas­tics club

Bray People - - SPORT -

WICK­LOW Town now has its own a fully fit­ted gym­nas­tics and tram­po­line only club, this is a first for Wick­low town.

The open­ing day was held on Satur­day, Novem­ber 29 and was a great suc­cess with large num­bers turn­ing up, most classes are now almost full.

The club has three floors, a 12 me­ter Ait track, tram­pette, vault, High Bar, beams and an Olympic stan­dard and size tram­po­line.

The new club is ba­si­cally a new branch of the very suc­cess­ful Rath­drum Gym­nas­tics Club.

The coach­ing team is led by Rath­drum’s head coach Les and se­nior coach Beckii Con­nor. Sarah Burke, Ali­son Fa­hey, Tara Collins and Sabha Joyce make up the rest of the team. All are top per­form­ers and coach/judges.

The club runs one hour classes at 10 am, 11 am, noon and 1pm on Satur­days for 6+ gym­nasts (Strictly 6+, proof of age re­quired) and for 3-5-year-olds. 45 minute classes at 10.05am, 11.05am, 12.05pm and 13.05pm (Strictly 3+, proof of age re­quired). Th­ese classes cover all the ap­pa­ra­tus.

One hour gym­nas­tics only classes (no tram­po­line) will run on Wed­nes­days at 5 and 6pm. The tram­po­line only Wed­nes­day classes are full.

The club are re­ceiv­ing lots of re­quests for adult classes sim­i­lar to what runs in Rath­drum and they will be con­sid­ered in the new year

Any­one in­ter­ested in th­ese can book on­line at www.rath­drum­gym­club.ie, the forms and de­tails are in the Wick­low Town enrolment/ wait­ing list sec­tion of the web­site,

Gym­nasts in ac­tion in Wick­low town.

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