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2019 New Zealand Gymnastics Championships

The 2019 New Zealand Gymnastics Championships were held during the first week of the October school holidays (2-5 October) in Auckland where all five codes competed together under the one roof in an outstanding week of competition. Olympia had 49 gymnasts compete who represented Canterbury across three codes - Men's Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampoline.  And what a hugely successful
10/11/19

Term 3 2019 Recreation Gymnastic classes finished.

A friendly reminder that our Term 3 2019 gymnastic classes finished last week. This is due to Olympia operating a 9 week term and this term has been an 10 week term for schools. Term 4 2019 begins the week of Monday 14 October. We wish you an enjoyable last week of the school term and fun and relaxing holidays. The Olympia Team.
09/23/19

Term 4 2019 Enrolment Notice

Registration is now open to the public for Term 4  Pre-school and General Recreation classes.
09/10/19

October School Holiday Programme

POPULAR, PROFESSIONAL AND PROVEN Registration is now open.Come along and have some fun at Olympia's October School Holiday Programme.
09/02/19

Lion Foundation - THANK YOU!!!!!

Olympia is thankful for the ongoing support of the Lion Foundation who have contributed $8000 towards our trampoline equipment and maintenance project in the latest funding round.  This enables to club to purchase 2 x replacement springs and 2 x replacement 4x4 Eurotramp beds. With ongoing projects to ensure that Olympia keeps up with the latest of gymnastics equipment technology and ensur
08/18/19

Words from Marina Martin - Olympia's new leader

“I am British born, growing up in the County of Essex (which is East of London).  I have been a New Zealand resident for 4 years and have two children, a daughter 14 years of ages and son 12.  My son is joining the intermediate trampoline class at OGS this term and very much looking forward to it.   My interests include music and festivals, reading and cooking, my kitchen
08/18/19

Thank You to Sally Robinson

We wish to advise our gymnastics community that Sally Robinson, our external financial administrator, will finish her contract with the Club as of this week. Sally Robinson has been involved with Olympia Gymnastics since its inception and at Avon City Gymnastics one of the amalgamating clubs prior to that (except for a couple of years break).  Sally is moving on to new ventures and we
08/05/19

Announcement - Appointment of Centre Manager

The OGS Board have great pleasure in announcing the appointment of our new centre manager Marina Martin. Marina comes to us from Naval Point Yacht club where she had duties to support the on water manager. She has a background in HR, accounting and is currently studying for a small business qualification. Marina has a son who participates in trampoline and also has been a volunteer at Rangiora
08/05/19

Teen Gym Now Available! Ages 12-16 Years Friday 6:30-7:30

A gymnastics class for Girls and Boys ages 12 to 16 years. Develop agility, balance, co-ordination, strength and skill level on a variety of different apparatus in a structured envrioment under the guidance of one of our qualified coaches.
07/03/19

RATA FOUNDATION GRANT

We are thrilled to advise the membership that we have been successful in obtaining a Rata Foundation grant for $8,805 enabling the club to purchase a Speith Ergojet Vault Table.  The coaches are jumping for joy at this news and we cannot wait for it to arrive!!! Thanks Rata Foundation - we really appreciate your ongoing support of Olympia.
07/02/19

CERT GRANT

It has been a great month for the Club with the news of a $5,000.00 grant from CERT for a new Gymnova large safety landing mat.  This mat is considered the next option if there is no pit available - so we are thrilled to be able to get this in for our members. Thanks CERT - your support is tremendous!! 
07/02/19

Term 3 2019 Enrolment Notice

Registration is now open to the public for Term 3 Pre-school and General Recreation classes.
06/17/19

Queen's Birthday Gym Hours

OPEN Saturday 1st June - all recreation, preschool, regional competitive and competitive classes are on as usual. CLOSED Monday 3rd June due to the Queen’s Birthday public holiday.
05/30/19

Congratulations Ali Haque & David Colvin

News in from the weekend's competition - the 5th  International Junior Budapest Cup,  Mens Artistic Gymnastics,  Budapest, Hungary - Ali Haque made 3 finals in this competition and his final results were an outstanding 1st Vault, 1st Floor, 5th P-Bars.  Congratulations to Ali and coach David Colvin.  All the very best for your training in Bangladesh and the following t
05/27/19

July Holiday Programme - Registrations Now Open

Olympia is once again running the inhouse holiday programme with working parents in mind.  Discounts for multiple sessions booked and an opportunity to get to work on time - drop off from 8.15am, pick up before 5.30pm.  Let us care for your children as if they were our own!!  Half day options available.  See more details under the menu "Holiday Programmes" on this page. 
05/21/19

Paris Chin to Junior World Championships

The inaugural Rhythmic Gymnastics Junior World Championships is to be held in Moscow, Russia, from 19 – 21 July 2019, and we are very excited to announce that Paris Chin has been selected to represent New Zealand at this event, as well as Elena Mesheryakova as personal coach. Elena has recently toured Japan and Europe with a group of Olympia gymnasts competing in club representative compe
05/08/19

Preschool Have a Go Day - 11 April 2019

Thursdsay - 11 April from 10.30-11.30am Bring your superstar for a play and explore session with our Gymnastics New Zealand qualified coaches. This opportunity is "on us" - some see you here!!!
04/05/19

MAG Junior Worlds 2019 - Brody Hall

Congratulations to Brody Hall for being selected into the New Zealand team for the inaugural MAG World Junior Championships to be held in Hungary 23-27 June 2019. This is a massive achievement and we are so proud of  Brody Hall  and coach David Colvin for the hard work they have put into achieving this selection. David has also been selected as NZ Coach (subject to availa
03/21/19

Term 2 2019 ENROLMENT NOTICE

Dear Members Preferential re-registration for Term 2 2019  (for members moving to the next term) Open Monday   4 th  March Close Sunday    10 th  March Thank you for continued support of Olympia Gymnastics. We trust your child has enjoyed Term 1 and we would love to welcome you back to Term 2 2019. Current members can re-register their child in to the s
03/04/19

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

To the Olympia Gymnastic Sports (OGS) community RE: Notice of OGS Annual General Meeting. The Annual General Meeting of Olympia Gymnastics Sports will be held on April 3rd at 7pm upstairs at Olympia. RE: Rotation of Olympia Gymnastic Sports Board In preparation for this meeting we are communicating the board rotation process and the process for members of the community to submit their
02/13/19

Welcome to Anna Taylor - Senior International RG

Joining us in our international rhythmic programme, we welcome Anna Taylor.  Anna brings to the club many attributes including her dedication to the sport, international competition experience and her hard working training ethic.  Anna competes in the Senior International competition and we look forward to seeing her develop as she takes on the 2019 season under our international progra
01/30/19

Parkour is back!!

There is not much you can do these days for $2.50 per hour.  We want parents to be able to afford to go on a date night and know there children will be having fun whilst they are in our care.   Use of the trampolines to hone in on their skill building for parkour - learn how to rotate safely and more ..... all large apparatus in our gym is used for parkour lessons. We are kicki
01/29/19

Term 1 2019 ENROLMENT NOTICE

Dear Members Preferential re-registration for Term 1 2019  (for members moving to the next term) Open Monday   26 th November Close Sunday    2 nd December Thank you for continued support of Olympia Gymnastics. We trust your child has enjoyed Term 4 and we would love to welcome you back to Term 1 2019. Current members can re-register their child in to th
11/27/18

Canterbury Trampoline Competition

Olympia is hosting the final Cantebury interclub trampoline competition, the TCI #3 this Sunday 25 th of November. As this is the final in the series of TCI events for 2018 trophies will be presented to the overall series winners from Canterbury - the Canterbury Champion is awarded for each level (split by men and women, badge, age and international, trampoline and DMT) . Come along to
11/20/18

Christmas Gymnastics Holiday Programme - bookings now open

17th-21st December Book online via this webpage (under Holiday Programmes tab) to have your child(ren) involved in Olympia's popular school holiday programme.  With full day and half day options (and a full week option, eg book all 10 sessions for the week) we cater for all parents and children's needs. Children will be in an active and safe environment under the guidance of our dedicati
11/20/18

January School Holiday - Gymnastics Programme - bookings open now

7th-25th January Book on line via this webpage (under Holiday Programmes tab) to have your child(ren) involved in Olympia's popular school holiday programme.  With full day and half day options (and a full week option, eg book all 10 sessions for the week) we cater for all parents and children's needs. Children will be in an active and safe environment under the guidance of our dedicatin
11/20/18

Have a Go Days - Wednesday 10th and Saturday 13th October

We are pleased to announce we are having TWO FREE have a go days in the October School Holidays - Wednesday 10th and Saturday 13th - 10 until 11am - bring your toddler (18 months to five years old) or your school aged child (up to 16) for one or both free sessions to see first had what our Gymnastics New Zealand qualified coaches and programmes deliver. No registration required, just come along a
10/09/18

October School Holidays - Gymfuntastic - bookings now open

Book on line via this webpage (under Holiday Programmes tab) to have your child(ren) involved in Olympia's popular school holiday programme "Gymfuntastic".  With full day and half day options (and a full week option, eg book all 10 sessions for the week) we cater for all parents and children's needs. Children will be in an active and safe environment under the guidance of our dedicating co
09/19/18

TERM 4 ENROLMENT NOTICE

Dear Members Preferential re-registration for Term 4 2018 (for members moving to the next term) Open Monday   27 th   August Close Sunday    2 nd   September Thank you for continued support of Olympia Gymnastics. We trust your child has enjoyed Term 3 and we would love to welcome you back to Term 4.  As a loyal member, we are sending this messa
08/28/18

Trampoline World Age Group NZ Team Selection

We are excited to announce Reegan Laidlaw and Jakarta Klebert have been selected represent New Zealand at the 26th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics Age Group Competitions in St Petersberg, Russia, 7 – 10 November. We also congratulate Alex Nilov's selection as a NZ Team coach. See the official announcement here .
07/30/18

Term 3 - Welcome back to returning and new members

The term kicks off on Monday 23rd July and we extend a warm welcome to existing and new members to the Club.   Please remember to dress your children in active wear with no buckles, belts, buttons or anything that can catch on the equipment.  For girls, long hair is best tied into ponytails (a pigtail can hurt the back of the head if rolled on) and all jewellery should be removed
07/17/18

July Board Meeting - Change of Date

Please note there has been a change of date for the July Board Meeting from 4 July to 11 July 2018 at 530pm. There have been no member agenda items received for July.  Agenda items need to be sent to the General Manager 5 working days prior to the meeting. The open section of the meeting is 5.30-6.00pm.
07/03/18

RECREATION MEMBERS RE-REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR TERM 3

Dear Members Preferential re-registration for Term 3 2018 (for members moving to the next term) Open Monday   4th June Close Sunday 10th June Thank you for continued support of Olympia Gymnastics. We trust your child has enjoyed Term 2 and we would love to welcome you back to Term 3.  As a loyal member, we are sending this message to you with the new process to re-regi
06/01/18

Gym Closed 4 June for Public Holiday

Good afternoon everyone A reminder that the gym facility is closed for all programmes on Monday 4th June for the Queens Birthday public holiday observation.  We wish all of our members a safe and restful long weekend.  Classes are as normal on Saturday 2nd.  Thank you.
06/01/18

BOARD MEETINGS

Board meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the Month unless otherwise notified.  Please submit your intent to attend and item for the agenda to chair or manager one week prior to meeting. For June the meeting will be held on Tuesday 5th June with an open membership time for 30 minutes from 5.30pm.  Due to the change of date for the June meeting the membership can submit any age
05/29/18

AGM - Olympia Gymnastic Sports

The Board wishes to notify the membership and interested parties of the upcoming AGM to be held on Wednesday 9 May 2018 at 6.30pm to celebrate the 2017 Club Activities.  The AGM will take place at the Club's Wigram facilities upstairs on the mezzanine floor/kitchen area. All Welcome.
04/05/18

Trampoline Fundraiser - Movienight

SOLD OUT!!! Thank you to all that supported this Fundraiser!! Trampoline have booked a PRIVATE SCREENING of this cool new movie great for all Olympia family and friends in the first week of the school holidays Best Dressed Rabbit Prize! Spot Prizes! Tickets will be available from the office (or emailed to them) They can PM on Facebook with any questions Money must be deposited below (Famil
03/22/18

Olympia Trampolinists at Australian Gymnastics Nationals

Congratulations to the following Olympia trampoline gymnasts who have been selected to represent NZ at the 2018 Australian Gymnastics Championships to be held in Melbourne, 27 May – 3 June. Men’s Trampoline and Double-Mini Trampoline Thomas Fisher Lachlan Fisher Men’s Trampoline Reegan Laidlaw Jakarta Klebert Flynn Gunther Women’s Trampoline Amelia Greet
03/19/18

PATRICK SMITH SELECTED TO REPRESENT NZ AT 2018 AUSTRALIAN NATIONALS

Congratulations to Patrick Smith for his selection into the New Zealand MAG team attending the 2018 Australian Gymnastics Championships to be held in Melbourne, 22 – 27 May.   Thanks to David Colvin for his sensational coaching and mentoring of Patrick and the Christchurch School of Gymnastics for their continued support of our Senior MAG Programme with access to training facili
03/15/18

PRIORITY ENROLMENT OPENS AT 3PM

We have now processed all current Recreation gym members who accepted the invitation (or emailed) for re-enrolment and carried them through to Term 2. From 3pm this afternoon our Priorty Enrolment will open to allow those members who did not reply to that invitation, or members wanting to change classes to enrol in classes of their choice. All current members will be advised by email that the
03/14/18

HOLIDAY PROGRAMME ENROLMENTS ... now OPEN for APRIL

Olympia is now open for April School Holiday Programme bookings ... go to the Holiday Programmes tab on the main tab bar to get further information on the programme and to book directly on line.  Let us look after your children as if they were our own!!!
03/13/18

TERM 2 ENROLMENTS

Public Enrolments for Term 2 will open on Monday 26 March 2018. Term 1 enrolments are now closed. Current members will receive an email and a handout in class this week for priority enrolments.
03/06/18

Olympia Youth Coach Leadership Retreat - Living Springs

On the weekend of 3 rd and 4 th March, Olympia, engaged 20 youth (11 girls and 9 boys aged between 13 and 16) coaches and 4 leaders (2 from Olympia Gymnastic Sports, 1 from Sport Canterbury and 1 from HPSNZ Athletics) in a coach leadership programme at Living Springs Camp and Conference Centre.  The retreat was designed to support, develop and engage the youth on 3 levels: Leadership g
03/06/18

NZ Trampoline Team - World Cup and Trampoline Cup Italy Announcement

Gymnastics NZ have announced the NZ Age Group and Senior teams to compete at the Trampoline Cup and World Cup Brescia, Italy, 27 – 28 April 2018. The athletes who have been selected are: Senior Dylan Schmidt – Extreme Trampoline Madaline Davidson – Olympia Gymnastics Sports  Age Group Reegan Laidlaw – Olympia Gymnastics Sports Blake Costley &ndas
02/09/18

TERM 1 2018 - WELCOME

We welcome all existing and new members to Term 1, 2018 which will commence this Monday 29th January 2018 and conclude the weekend ending Saturday 31st March.  All invoices have been sent out, these are payable before classes commence and payment date and internet banking details can be found on your invoice. There will be extra sessions for those Tuesday participants due to Waitangi Day o
01/25/18

Vacant Position - Competitive Rhythmic Coach & Yoga Instructor

The Competitive Rhythmic  and Yoga Coach’s role is to run two programmes at Olympia (Rhythmic and Yoga).  Under the Competitive Rhythmic programme -  the coach is to ensure that every gymnast understands the necessary requirements to compete to their maximum ability, ensure the most recent and effective coaching techniques are identified and incorporated into the programme,&n
01/19/18

Madaline (Maddie) Davidson bounces into Silver

Madaline Davidson - Silver Medalist at the 2017 World Age Trampoline Championships in Bulgaria
With over 10 years of dedication to the sport of trampoline, many international tours under her belt and a coach/athlete relationship second to none, Maddie Davidson soared to new heights at the 2017 World Age Trampoline Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.   The 18-year-old won a bronze medal in the synchro event with partner Kate Nicholson (Extreme Trampoline), and a silver in the indi
01/16/18

Welcome to our new Website

Happy New Year everyone - 2018 is already going off with a bang with Management pleased to deliver the following communication .... Olympia Gymnastic Sports is thrilled to welcome current and future members to our new Olympia Website and Friendly Manager (our member and programme management system).   New members can now view available classes, register as a me
01/15/18

Nexia New Zealand 2018 Canterbury Sports Awards

Nexia New Zealand 2017 - Gymnastics Club of the Year - Olympia Gymnastic Sports
The annual Nexia New Zealand Canterbury Sports Awards celebrate sporting excellence across all codes in recognition of the amazing sporting achievements of our Region's top athletes.  We are pleased to announce that Olympia has the following nominations selected for Gymnastics in Canterbury in 2018 Gymnastics Young Sportswoman of the Year – Madaline Davidson  FINALIST Gymna
01/10/18

Olympia Gymnastic Sports 2017 Annual Prizegiving

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A huge congratulations to all of our members awarded recognition for 2017.  Special Award Recipients  Code Volunteer Awards Trampoline – Martyn Greet  Artistic – Clayton McKnight  Rhythmic – Stephanie Birkett  Olympia Coach of the Year  – Alex Nilov  Olympia Gymnast of the Yea r – Madaline Davidson  Olympia Admin
12/18/17