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

Starting today, AGF will introduce our athletes who will be representing Alberta at the 2015  Western Canada Summer 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 just one week away, we wis... more

The 2015 Trampoline Gymnastics Canadian Championships a huge success

The 2015 Trampoline Gymnastics Canadian Championships concluded this past Monday and by all accounts was a great success.  Great job, everyone!AGF could not have put on such an amazing event without the expertise of the Alberta Trampoline & Tumbling Sports Association (ATTSA).  As always, the ATTSA provided outstanding organization and support.  The turn-out of volunteers fro... more

Team Alberta Highlights from the 2015 Trampoline Canadian Championships

The 2015 Trampoline Canadian Championships has come to an amazing end this past Monday, Great job, everyone!Individual HighlightsAlexandra Potter (Thunder Country) – DMT - Level 5 (Novice) 16 and under – GOLDAlex Boucher (CGC) – DMT -  Level 5 (Novice) 16 and under – SILVERAllison Young (Phoenix Gym Club) – DMT Level 5 (Novice) 17 + - SILVERBrynn Trofimuk (Ortona Gym Club) – DMT Level 5 (N... more

2015 AGF’s Coach of the Year, Lifetime Membership and Scott Whiteside Awards nomination ends in one month

Only one month left to get your nominations in!  Completed nominations for the Coach of the Year, Lifetime Membership and Scott Whiteside Award are to be received in the AGF office by Friday, August 28th at 4:00 p.m.  Any submissions or portions thereof received after the deadline will not be considered.We ask that all AGF Member Clubs in good standing take an active role in these nom... more

Cockburn, Burnett cap comebacks with national titles at 2015 Trampoline Gymnastics Canadian Open

Gymnastics Canada News Release July 26CALGARY - Perseverance paid off in a big way Sunday for Karen Cockburn and Jason Burnett at the 2015 Canadian Trampoline Gymnastics Canadian Open.No strangers to standing atop the podium at home or abroad Burnett, 28, and Cockburn, 34, both of Toronto, continued their remarkable comebacks from career-threatening injuries to claim the men’s and women’s indi... more

Karen Cockburn first in prelims at 2015 Trampoline Gymnastics Canadian Open

Gymnastics Canada News Release July 26CALGARY -- Looking for her 15th national title Karen Cockburn of Toronto topped the women’s field in the women’s prelims Saturday at the 2015 Trampoline Gymnastics Canadian Open.Cockburn, who came back from a broken ankle to win bronze less than a week ago at the Pan Am Games, relied again on her execution to come out ahead of many other competit... more

2015-16 Recreational Workshops available for registration

Knowledge is power!Are you a recreational coach who is looking to extend your knowledge and skills in coaching recreational athletes? AGF has a series of classes that are geared towards your needs. Check out all the new workshops in the upcoming year and sign up. Hurry, the classes fill up fast!2015 - 2016 Workshops:Math in Motion – Facilitator Uschi Donaleshen Math in Motion is a kinesthe... more

Pan Am Game’s gold medalist Keegan Soehn shifts focus to Canadian Championships in Calgary

Pan Am Game’s gold medalist Keegan Soehn shifts focus to Canadian Championships in Calgary

     NEWS RELEASE For Immediate ReleaseJuly 21CALGARY - Most of Canada’s high-flying Pan Am Games trampoline medal winners will barely have the chance to catch their breath before getting back into harness at the 2015 Trampoline Gymnastics Canadian Championships July 24-27 in Calgary.With the exception of women’s gold medal winner Rosie MacLennan of Toronto, who will bypass... more

Ellie Black wins gold in women's all-around at Pan Am Games; Onyshko 6th, Smith 7th, Cournoyer 11th

July 14, 2015Toronto - Ellie Black brought the Toronto Coliseum crowd to its feet last night at the Pan American Games, taking home gold for Canada in the women’s all-around competition – Canada’s first gold in all-around since the 1979 Pan American Games! Isabela Onyshko(MB) also had a solid night, finishing 6th overall. Hugh Smith (NS) and René Cournoyer (QC... more

Ellie Black takes bronze on vault on day one of apparatus finals at Pan Am Games

July 14, 2015Toronto - The first day of apparatus finals has ended, and Ellie Black (NS) completed her medal trifecta, winning bronze on the vault with a total score of 14.087! Maegan Chant (ON) tied for fourth with a total of 14.062, while Cuban Marcia Videaux Jimenez took gold with a total of 14.737.In the finals for the uneven bars, Madison Copiak (AB) finished 7th with a total of 13.60... more

Call for Nominations – 2015 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards

Do you know an outstanding volunteer that deserves province-wide applause?Consider putting their names forward for the 2015 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards! (Click below to download the Nomination Form.) 2015 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards Nomination Form Through the Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards, the Government of Alberta recognizes rem... more

Women's Artistic Team Wins Silver at the Pan American Game

Ellie Black, Maegan Chant, Madison Copiak, Isabela Onyshko, and Victoria-Kayen Woo captured the silver medal behind the United States last night at the Pan American Games with a total score of 166.500.Black, who represented Canada at the 2012 London Olympics, finished sixth overall, thanks to fourth-place finishes in floor, vault, and balance beam. She, along with Onyshko, qualified for the all... more

15th World Gymnaestrada opens in Helsinki, Finland

15th World Gymnaestrada opens in Helsinki, Finland

The 15th World Gymnaestrada kicked off on Sunday July 12th, in Helsinki, Finland. This is FIG’s non-competitive gymnastics for all event, where participation is for all regardless of gend... more

The 2015 Pan American Game in Toronto starts tonight

The Pan American Games in Toronto officially start tonight. Good luck to Alberta athletes, Madison Copiak (Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Team), Kevin Lytwyn (Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Team) and Keegan Soehn (Trampoline Gymnastics Team) for representing Team Canada.The Artistic competitions will occur from July 11 to 15, please visit below link for Schedule and Results:http://results.toronto2015.o... more

2015 AGF’s Coach of the Year, Lifetime Membership and Scott Whiteside Awards open for nomination

It is that time of year again, when AGF starts to prepare for our individual program’s assembly meetings and our Annual General Meeting.  In conjunction, we look forward to our Gala Dinner; an evening to recognize and honour all of the outstanding accomplishments of our members from the year past.  This year’s events will happen in Calgary at the Westin Hotel from Friday, October 16th... more

Skyline Athletics Gymnastics Western Canada Summer Games Demo Sale stars now

AGF long-term sponsor, Skyline Athletics Gymnastics’ Western Canada Summer Games/AAI demo sale is staring right now; equipment for both men and women’s gymnastics are available to all clubs, It is an opportunity to purchase high quality equipment and matting at a reduced price, whether you are looking for vaulting table or balance beam, Skyline Athletics offers the best selections with great pr... more