Keep up to date with the latest news in the GymSport community below.
Gymnastics Club Stalwart Bryan Bamber Retires
Forward Foundation Ambassadors
Jessica Rice named as one of the country's 2015 Forward Foundation Ambassadors. Miss Rice has been a dedicated member of the Wellington XTND programme for the last two years, and when this opportunity came up she jumped at putting an application forward... Read more HERE.
South Island Master Games
South Island Masters Games 26 Sept – 4 Oct 2015, Nelson. Register by 1 July and you $AVE with our early bird offer.
Register online now at www.simasters.co.nz or pick up an entry form at Sport Tasman or council offices.
9 days of fun * themed dance parties * 45 sports * 2,400 participants * 300 volunteers
Most sports are 30+ years and you don’t have to qualify or belong to a club to enter – you just have to be old enough.
The masters games is a celebration of sport with both fierce and friendly competition and an unforgettable entertainment programme.
So much more than sport - be part of the experience!
Youngster on her way to big time - NZ Herald Article
Photo: Christina Woodcock taken by Chris Gorman NZ Herald
Christina Woodcock is determined to be a superstar.
She's only 9, but her grandmother, Colleen Woodcock, says the budding rhythmic gymnast has enough drive and determination to make it to the world stage.... Read more HERE.
Club Named as Finalist for Club of the Year
Well done to Hutt Valley GymSports for being named as a finalist for Club of the Year in the Dominion Post Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards 2014.
Hutt Valley GymSports have been one of three targeted Wellington GymSports clubs working with Regional Relationship Manager, Megan Preston, over the past 2 years. Throughout this project, Centre Manager, Zara Struthers, has been the driving force behind the club's uniquely designed club development plan which included things like: a Committee Handbook, Club Strategic Plan, Health and Safety Manual, Role Descriptions, Sponsorship Plan, Coach and Judge Education Plan and much more.
Hutt Valley GymSports has grown from strength to strength both through membership growth and financial sustainability. Check out some of the club’s statistics below:
Unfortunately, on the night, Hutt Valley GymSports were not named as the winner of Club of the Year. However, to be named as a finalist is a very big success in itself. Keep up the great work!
Marketing moveMprove® Through Regional Sports Trusts
Marketing is about exposing people to the same product in different ways as well as taking every possible opportunity to market your product or club . A great way to do this through delivering GymSports moveMprove®.
Recently, the Sport Wellington Primary Sport Advisor, Georgina Duindam, asked for GymSports to provide a sports tip for the upcoming Active Download. As this newsletter is sent out to all Early Childhood and Wellington Primary Schools, it provides the perfect target market for moveMprove®.
This term’s topic is fundamental skills with hoop—check out the tip shown above from GymSports which fits in well with the theme. Click HERE to view Sport Wellington’s full Term 2 Active Download newsletter.
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