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Women's Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) Team (Females, age 7+)

WAG athletes may train 6+ hours per week and are working on appropriate skills in the events of floor, uneven bars, balance beam, and vault. Conditioning plays an integral role in the competitive program, as well as flexibility and dance. These gymnasts may be invited to attend several meets reflective of their ability level during the season. This is a full season (10 month) program commitment, including weekends and school holidays.  

Men's Artistic Gymnastics (MAG) Team (Males, age 9+)

MAG athletes may train 6+ hours a week and are working on appropriate skills in the events of floor, parallel bars, pommel horse, vault, rings, and high bar.  Conditioning plays an integral role in the competitive program, as well as flexibility. These gymnasts may be invited to attend several meets reflective of their ability level during the season. This is a full season (10 month) program commitment, including weekends and school holidays.  

Trampoline & Tumbling (T&T) Gymnastics (Co-ed, age 7+)

The T&T program includes trampoline, tumbling, and double mini trampoline. These athletes may train 6+ hours per week and are working on skills appropriate for their competitive level. Conditioning plays an integral role in the competitive program. These gymnasts may be invited to attend several meets reflective of their ability level during the season. This is a full season (10 month) program commitment, including weekends and school holidays. 

Volunteer & Fundraising Commitments:

Members are required to provide a $400 Volunteer commitment check AND a $400 Fundraising Commitment check at the beginning of the year. These checks signal that you are committing to $400 in fundraising from September to June as well as 10 hours of volunteering. Cheques/cash will be returned once volunteer and fundraising duties have been fulfilled. If duties are not fulfilled by the end of session, cheques/cash will be deposited.  Comp athletes have the option of adding opt-out fees added to payment plan.

Registration, Waivers and PIPA:

Online registration and payment to be completed prior to class. AGF waivers (found here) are to be completed once per session (paper or electronic). Members who do not have completed waivers on file WILL NOT be allowed to participate (including caregivers and adults). Please ensure registration is complete before attending class. Please note that adults participating in Little Flipper's or Preschool Drop-in are required to completed an Adult Waiver.

Extra Costs:

Gymnasts choosing to attend meets outside the club level are required to purchase a FLIPS competitive leotard and track suit. While the club will register athletes for events, meet fees and travel expenses are to be paid by the athlete (either directly or through Amilia account).

Competitive Program Goals are:

  • To provide the opportunity for each gymnast to reach their full potential.

  • To promote overall personal development including self-discipline, motivation, courage, dedication and good sportsmanship.

  • To follow the standards established by the Alberta Gymnastics Federation to ensure all technical and program requirements are being met.

  • To provide the opportunity for each gymnast to demonstrate and compete for Athabasca Flips

  • To have fun while learning and developing new skills. 

  • To promote team spirit among the gymnasts. Gymnasts will be expected to display enthusiasm not only for their own compliments but also for the accomplishments of the team as a whole.