ALBERTA GYMNASTICS FEDERATION CLUB REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Why clubs join the Alberta Gymnastics Federation
Think of membership as support for your club and each of its members including gymnasts, coaches, and judges. This support ensures that your club can operate in Alberta having access to courses, clinics and information that will help you deliver quality programs to your membership.
With nearly 80 member clubs in Alberta, the Alberta Gymnastics Federation is a leader in helping our members achieve excellence.
In addition to ongoing support and communication through many available channels, AGF is committed to providing you with everything you'll need to run successful and enjoyable gymnastics programs regardless of where you are in Alberta.
Here are just a few of the perks our member clubs benefit from:
Services and Resources
- Club management tools
- Regulation of coaching standards
- Comprehensive insurance package
- Comprehensive coach & volunteer screening
- Sport & club promotion
- Respect in Sport certification
- Grants, funding support letters & funding through partnering organizations
- Input into operation & policy development
- SOCAN & Resound Licensing
- Amilia on-line registration
- Onsite support available through the Membership Engagement Program
Events and Activities
- Recreation celebrations
- Conferences & seminars
Review our booklet to learn more: 2020-2021 Membership & Insurance Handbook
AGF Membership Fees for July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022
Apply to Become an AGF Member Club
If you are a new club applying to become an AGF Member Club you will need a complete package, full payment and deposit to be submitted to the AGF Office to be considered for membership.
The following club membership categories are available:
- GYMNASTICS FOR ALL (GFA)
- GFA + DEVELOPMENTAL
- GFA + DEVELOPMENTAL + 1 COMPETITIVE DISCIPLINE
- GFA + DEVELOPMENTAL + 2 COMPETITIVE DISCIPLINE
- GFA + DEVELOPMENTAL + 3 COMPETITIVE DISCIPLINE
- GFA + DEVELOPMENTAL + 4 COMPETITIVE DISCIPLINE
Click Here for New Club Membership Package | Click Here for club membership category registration
For Existing AGF Member Clubs
Annual Club Membership Renewal
Clubs that were registered with Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) for the 2020-2021 season and remained in good standing can renew their club's membership for the 2021-2022 season by July 31, 2021.
(If you are not in good standing, you will be required to submit a new AGF Club Membership application).
Click Here to Renew | For step by step instructions Click Here
Please note: Registration must be completed by July 31, 2021 EVEN IF your club does not submit members until later sessions. This ensures there is no lapse in insurance coverage.
Any Club that has not renewed by August 1, 2021 will be perceived as non-renewing. To be re-instated the club can submit a new Club Membership application which will be reviewed by the Board of Directors.
AGF Coach and Athlete Registration
CLICK HERE TO ACCESS AGF UPLIFTER ACCOUNT
CLICK HERE for Coach and Athlete Membership Import Instructions for Non-Uplifter Clubs
(Clubs that have Uplifter can use this process for coach and athlete registration)
CLICK HERE for Coach and Athlete Uplifer Club Membership Submissions Instructions
(Note: If you don't have your coaches registered in your Uplifter site with a membership you will have to import them into the AGF site)
2021 - 2022 Submission Deadlines:
- Summer Session (July 1 - August 31): Monday, September 13, 2021
- Fall Session (September 1 - December 31): Monday, January 10, 2022
- Winter Session (January 1 - March 31): Monday, April 11, 2022
- Spring Session (April 1 - June 30): Monday, July 11, 2022
Coach and Athlete Event Upgrade Deadline:
Minimum of 1 week prior to the registration deadline for the event.
Coach and Athlete Registration Excel Spreadsheet Template
Use this Excel spreadsheet template to track important information about your coaches and athletes.
Once complete, upload this spreadsheet into AGF's Uplifter site under your club's account.
Drop-in and Birthday Party Form
No longer a separate form. These have been incorporated into the main Coach and Athlete Registration Form provided above. Names of all participants must still be submitted and are to be included under the appropriate tab of the Coach and Athlete Registration Form/Template.
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Release of Liability Waivers and PIPA Forms
The new Release of Liability Waivers provided below fully replace the old Notification of Risk Waiver for all classes offered July 1, 2020, onwards:
These new waivers can be collected using online software provided that the collection process complies with the requirements outlined by AGF’s legal advisors | Online Waiver Requirements.
If your club was unable to participate in the informational webinar delivered on December 11, 2019, in preparation for this change, please refer to the resources provided below:
Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)
Memo | Form
You can also learn more about PIPA on the Services Alberta website and about Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation on the Government of Canada website.
Need help managing hard copies of all your club waivers and forms?
Document Genius is a file storage system solution that eliminates the need for storing hard copies of documents and comes at no cost to AGF members. It is web-based and doesn't require any software to be installed, making it accessible from any browser. Forms can be scanned and emailed to Document Genius directly where they are then stored on a cloud service in their original format and become viewable in HTML. Forms that have been completed electronically can also be searched by keyword using optical character recognition. No more boxes of forms on your desk!
View webinar recording of how to use Document Genius
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