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AGF new Special Olympics Community Sport Courses available for registration

AGF new Special Olympics Community Sport Courses available for registration

If you coach, or plan to coach participants with special or adaptive needs, this course is highly recommended.  You will receive recognition for the completion of this course on your NCCP transcript. This course can also be used to garner Professional Development points (if applicable).NCCP Special Olympics Community Coach Course (Learning Facilitator: Jodi Flanagan):This 1 day Community C... more

AGF Wants You - Recreation Development Committee Coordinator

AGF Wants You - Recreation Development Committee Coordinator

The Recreation Development Committee (RDC) needs dedicated volunteers like you.  It takes people of extraordinary commitment to ensure the long-term well-being of recreational gymnastics in Alberta. We recognize that your time is valuable and will endeavor to ensure that it is time well spent.This term, four coordinators will be elected by the membership.  The Committee Coordinator po... more

AGF Wants You - Board Recruitment Announcement

AGF Wants You - Board Recruitment Announcement

The AGF Nominating Committee is requesting your help in soliciting potential individuals to fill positions on the AGF Board of Directors.   Attached is further information with regards to the time, commitment and responsibilities involved with the position of an AGF Director.There are six committees within our organization that members of the Board are actively involved in.  Idea... more

National Coaches Week announcement

National Coaches Week announcement

National Coaches Week is a time to celebrate the positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by simply saying #ThanksCoach.Host your own National Coaches Week event! Recognizing coaches is easy, and it doesn’t have to cost a lot of money to make a lasting impact. AGF has designed some pr... more

2015 Western Canada Summer Games Team Alberta highlights

Congratulations to Team Alberta for doing a great job this past weekend.  See below for some Team Alberta highlights from the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games from this past weekend in Wood Buffalo, AB.MAG:Team‎ - SilverMason Smith (UofC ) Bronze All Around, Silver FX, Bronze Rings, Bronze Vault, Bronze Parallel Bars. (Coincidentally, Mason’s father, Tony Smith (MAG Program Director, GCG)... more

Good luck to all athletes at the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games

Good luck to all athletes at the 2015 Western Canada Summer GamesThe Western Canada Summer Games is starting tomorrow on August 7 in Wood Buffalo, AB. This year, Alberta is sending 12 athletes, two coaches and five judge to the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games. Good Luck to the following Alberta athletes and coaches heading to Wood Buffalo, AB.MAG:Adam IdrissBen RestaConner TrepanierHunter Kaly... more

Team Alberta on their way to the Western Canada Summer Games

Edmonton... An excited and confident Team Alberta, 327 athletes strong, is on the way to the Western Canada Summer Games, August 7 – 16, in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Representing 57 Alberta communities, they will be backed by 68 coaches and managers as well as 17 Mission Staff.“I would like to extend best wishes to all of Alberta’s athletes as they compete in the 2015 Western C... more

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

Mason Smith Q: If you could be an animal what would you be? Why?A: Bird - to fly. Q: If money wasn’t a factor where in the world would you go?A: Canada - all four seasons. Q: What do you want... more

City of Edmonton to host 2016 Canadian Artistic and Trampoline Gymnastics Championships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   OTTAWA (August 4, 2015) – Gymnastics Canada is pleased to announce that Edmonton has been selected as the host city for the 2016 Canadian Artistic and Trampoline Gymnastics Championships. Close to 1,000 athletes, coaches, and officials from across the country will challenge for titles in age groups ranging from novice to senior with all eyes sure to be focussed on... more

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

Hunter Kalynchuk Q: If you could be an animal what would you be? Why? A: Lion - the king of the jungle. Q: If money wasn’t a factor where in the world would you go?A: Miami, Florida. Q: What d... more