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2016 AGF Annual Awards Gala calls for Award Nomination - three weeks left to get your nomination in

Attention! Only 3 weeks 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 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2016.  Any submissions or portions thereof received after the deadline will not be considered.AGF ask that all Member Clubs in good standing take an active rol... more

New Members of Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Senior National Team Announced

Congratulation to the Alberta athletes selected for the 2016-2017 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Senior National Team.Senior: Madison Copiak, Calgary Gymnastics Centre, Calgary, AB. Coaches: Janna Ball, David Kenwright Brittany Rogers, Calgary Gymnastics Centre, Calgary, AB. Coaches: Janna Ball, David Kenwright Meaghan Ruttan, Calgary Gymnastics Centre, Calgary, AB. Coaches: Janna Ball, David... more

WAG Coaching Clinic workshops open for registration

AGF is offering three Coaching Clinic (JO 1-3 & JO 4-5 Compulsory and Recreational Workshops) on August 13-14 at Glenmore Gymnastics Club in Calgary. Please click below to download the poster. August Clinic Poster Summary: The Saturday clinics will cover a review of  the Junior Olympic compulsory routines, skill development and... more

Competition 4 course

The first course will begin May 28, 2017 in Montreal, QC (following Canadian Championships for Artistic Gymnastics).Any coaches wishing to apply must submit their application form PLUS a $75.00 non-refundable application fee to GCG by September 15, 2016.Coaches will be notified as to whether or not they are accepted into the program by October 15, 2016. At the time of acceptance, further inform... more

Ready for Prime Time - Kyle Shewfelt

Ready for Prime Time - Kyle Shewfelt

Shoes off, standing in socked feet, instinctively sensing the next move, following the athlete's performance with his body and mind.  This is how you will find Kyle Shewfelt, 2004 Olympic gold medalist, doing his job as the CBC gymnastics analyst at the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero.  Shewfelt's approach is unusual, but one he comes by honestly after discovering he just d... more

MAG 2020 Olympic Hopefuls Training Camp

MAG 2020 Olympic Hopefuls Training Camp

Although the 2016 Olympics is next month in Rio , the Canadians Mens Gymnastics Team is already planning for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. The U of C will be hosting a training camp this week for the 2020 Olympic Hopefuls. There will be 25 of Canada’s top gymnasts including 2 Alberta athletes, Jackson Payne (CCGC) and Damien Cachia (U of C) training all week in preparation for the n... more

Junior & Youth Women’s Artistic Gymnastics National Team Members Announced

Junior & Youth Women’s Artistic Gymnastics National Team Members Announced

Congratulation to the Alberta athletes selected for the 2016-2017 Junior & Youth Women's Artistic Gymnastics National Team. Junior:• Montana Fairbairn, Stampede City Gymnastics, Calgary, AB Youth: • Kyra Cato, Calgary Gymnastics Centre, Calgary, AB• Rachel Grenke, Capital City Gymnastics, Edmonton, ABRead more: http://www.gymcan.org/news/details/2016_WAG_JR-YT_Team more

AGF Staffing Announcement

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is pleased to announce that Karen Beresnak will assume the one year maternity leave position for Carolyn Foster (Women’s Program Assistant). Karen is well versed in the sport of gymnastics.  She brings a broad range of knowledge and expertise to this position.  Her additional work experience at the club level will only further assist in dev... more

Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio 2016 Olympic Games

After years of training and competing, Brittany Rogers has obtained her ticket to Rio 2016 Olympic games. Madison Copiak has also earned a spot as alternate for the team.We wish you the best in Rio.The Olympic games run from August 5 - August 21.http://gymcan.org/news/details/2016-Rio-Team-Announcement_EN more