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Announcement: New Staff Hiring

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is pleased to announce the selection of Joanna Low for the position of Technical Administration Assistant and Carolyn Foster as the new Women’s Program Assistant.Joanna has an extensive record of experience and accomplishment within the gymnastics community as both a learning facilitator and administrative specialist.  She also possesses a sound unde... more

Meet the athletes – Mark Armstrong, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Male Trampoline Mark Armstrong – Airdrie Edge Q: If you could be any animal what would it be and why?Cheetah cause they are fast Q: What is your worst subject at school?A: Art Q: What do you wa... more

WAG Elite Canada this weekend

Good luck to the following athletes from Alberta who are in Trois Rivieres, QC, this weekend for Elite Canada:Lea Atangana (SCGC), Abigail Van Der Merwe (Gymtastics), Emma Guthrie (Champions), Tegan Collins (Gymtastics), Kristina Undheim (gymtastics), Montana Fairbairn (SCGC), Calle Inskter (Norfort), all trying out for High Performance Novice.Laura Lucas (Gymtastics), Sydney Soloski (CGC), Mac... more

Elite Canada set to go in Trois-Rivières, Quebec

January 29Canada’s top gymnasts will by vying for titles in novice, junior and senior events over three days of competition beginning Friday in Trois-Rivières, Québec.Two-time all around Canadian champion Ellie Black of Halifax highlights the women’s senior event with 2014 world team members Maegan Chant of Waterdown, Ont., and Isabela Onyshko of Minnedosa, Man., also in the mix.Black, who has... more

Meet the athletes – Brad Earl, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Male Artistic Gymnastics Brad Earl – U of C Gym Club Q: If you could be any animal what would it be and why?A: Moose, lots of people take pictures of them so they must be pretty cool Q: What is... more

Madison Copiak and Meaghan Ruttan named National Team

AGF would like to congratulate Madison Copiak and Meaghan Ruttan, as well as their coaches Jana Ball and David Kenwright (Calgary Gymnastics Centre), for recently being named to the National Team!  Congratulations for this accomplishment!For a full list of National Team please click below: WAG National Team List as of Jan. 22 2015 Interested... more

Meet the athletes – Mackenzie Parker, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Female Artistic Gymnastics Mackenzie Parker – Gymtastics Gymnastics Club Q: What Men’s event would you compete if you could?A: Rings Q: Worst Subject in school? A: Social Q: Aspiration, post g... more

MAG Elite Canada this weekend

The 2015 Men's Gymnastics Elite Canada takes place this weekend at the Alphone-Desjardins Complex (Tennis Pavillion) in Trois-Rivières, QC. Training begins on Thursday January 29 and competition occurs on Friday January 30 and Saturday January 31.Good Luck to all the Alberta athletes competing. Jackson Payne (CCGC), Carter Shelton (CCGC), Aiden Marsden (CCGC), Teagan Marsden (CCGC), Kevin Lytwy... more

Meet the athletes – Findlay McCormick, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Male Artistic Gymnastics Findlay McCormick – Exelta Gymnastics Club, Red Deer Q: If you could be any animal what would it be and why?A: Gorilla: strong and smart Q: What is your worst subject a... more

Meet the athletes – Caitlin Brown, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Female Trampoline Caitlin Brown – Airdrie Edge Q: If you could be any animal what would it be and why?A: Penquin because they are adorable. Belly slides and waddling , what more do you need! Q... more

Meet the athletes – Brody Atkin, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Male Trampoline Brody Atkin – Airdrie Edge Q: If you could be any animal what would it be and why?A: Peregrine Falcon for incredible speed and I want to fly everywhere! Q:What is your worst sub... more

Alberta T & T Training Camp this weekend

This weekend the Calgary Gymnastics Center will be hosting the Alberta T & T Training Camp. This year the camp will focus on Trampoline and DMT and will have athletes in the Level 4 category and higher. 26 athletes from five Alberta Clubs and the CWG Games team from British Columbia. Guest Clinicians will be Gillian Boyd, Jamie Atkin, Kyle Soehn and from BC - Curt Dewolff. more

Meet the athletes – Kelly Hanasyk, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Starting on January 21th, AGF will introduce our athletes who will be representing Alberta at the 2015 Canada Winter Game. These athletes all have been working hard and training for a long time, we strongly feel that they are all true spokespersons of our sport and great role models for many young kids who may or may not be involve in gymnastics.  The game is a few weeks away, we wish them... more

Meet the athletes – Presenting the 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Starting today, AGF will introduce our athletes who will be representing Alberta at the 2015 Canada Winter Game. These athletes all have been working hard and training for a long time, we strongly feel that they are all true spokespersons of our sport and great role models for many young kids who may or may not be involve in gymnastics.  The game is a few weeks away, we wish them all the b... more

New "Alberta Gymnastics Awareness" will replace the Canadian Gymnastics Week

AGF is very excited to announce that staff and members of the Board are currently working on a new gymnastics awareness event to promote and encourage new and continued growth in our sport. This new program is “under” construction and lots of ideas are being brainstormed and developed. With our focus on Alberta Gymnastics Awareness, the Board of Directors and staff have decided to not actively... more

Canada Winter Game Staging event this Saturday

The Canada Winter Game will be having its staging event this Saturday at Sherwood Park, it is a kickoff meeting for all athletes and participants where they will receive information regarding the accommodations, athlete village, competition site and transportation etc.  Also, each athlete and coach will receive their Team Alberta jacket (all teams, not just Gymnastics) and additional cloth... more

AGF Website Launches New Additions

Recently, AGF has added two new features to the AGF site; the first being the AGF blog (http://abgym.ab.ca/Blogs) which was launched in October, 2014 during the 2014 Artistic World Championships; the second addition is the new Program Communications Archive which is a brand new feature to the AGF site.AGF strives to effectively promote all Gymnastics events and communicate with our members vigo... more

AGF Board Planning Session this weekend

This weekend the AGF Board and staff will be meeting in Canmore, AB at the Grande Rockies Resort to review the current AGF Strategic Plan and begin the process of developing the 2016-2020 plan.  This will be the first planning session for the newly elected Directors and program Chairs and all individuals are excited about coming together as a group. The 2012-2016 AGF Strategic Plan fo... more