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AGF hosts first ever Safe Sport webinar in Canadian Gymnastics

27 June 2018

Last week, the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) hosted the first-ever Safe Sport webinar in Canadian gymnastics. Thanks to everyone who tuned in. We had over 90 participants!    It was great to see so many individuals, families and coaching teams from across Alberta gather in front of their computers to learn about abuse prevention, athlete maltreatment and the new initiatives...

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Alexandra Boucher wins Silver Medal at Jr Pan Am Trampoline Championships

25 June 2018

Team Canada brought home six medals from the Jr Pan Am Trampoline Championships that took place in Cochabamba, Bolivia this past week. Alberta's Alexandra Boucher from the Calgary Gymnastics Centre was among the athletes to medal. Boucher alongside Jordyn Yendley of Kelowna, BC earned a silver medal in the women's synchronized trampoline final. Congratulations Alex! Alberta athletes that r...

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AGF Member Club Ceases Operations

13 June 2018

It is with deep regret that the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) shares news of Stampede City Gymnastics Club (SCGC) ceasing operations. For nearly four decades, the club has supported athletes at all levels of recreational and competitive Artistic Gymnastics. In some cases, family ties to the club have spanned generations and our condolences are with the many coaches, staff, athletes, paren...

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Corrected Results for 2018 Acrobatic Provincials

12 June 2018

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation and the Acro Committee would like to apologize for the incorrect ranking and results posted at the 2018 Artistic and Acrobatic Provincials Championships in Red Deer, Alberta. Out-of-age groups were incorrectly ranked together with in-age groups instead of as a separate out-of-age category for acrobatic gymnastics. We would like to congratulate the followin...

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Kim Shore elected to Board of Directors for Gymnastics Canada

12 June 2018

The names of those appointed to the Board of Directors for Gymnastics Canada (GCG) has been announced following the Annual General Meeting in Ottawa. The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is pleased to share that among the four newly elected members is our very own Kim Shore. Shore was appointed Director-at-Large and will serve a four-year mandate on the board while Jack Payne continues to se...

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Save the Date for AGF Congress this Oct. 11-13 in Calgary, AB

11 June 2018

What is the AGF Congress?Every other year, the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) holds a three-day congress for our membership. The event provides an opportunity for new and seasoned coaches, administrators, officials and athletes to celebrate recent achievements, engage in knowledge sharing and take part in shaping the future of Alberta gymnastics. Experts from the gymnastics community, in C...

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AGF Staff Departure

05 June 2018

It is with regrets that the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) announces the departure of Heather Sjostrom, AGF’s Gymnastics for All & Kids Can Move program coordinator. Heather’s last day with AGF will be tomorrow, June 6, 2018.Heather joined our team in 2010 to fill a maternity leave for the Recreation/Coaching Education position and has been a valuable and well-respected member eve...

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Medal Haul for Alberta at Artistic Canadians

30 May 2018

Team Alberta had a strong showing at the 2018 Canadian Championships in Artistic Gymnastics that took place May 24 – 27 in Waterloo, Ontario. 32 women and 18 men represented our province at the event, which saw over 300 of Canada’s best athletes vie for the title of Canadian Champion.In total, Team Alberta brought home 25 medals (11 gold, 8 silver and 6 bronze). Three were crowned Canada’s all-...

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Call for Volunteers: 2018 Canadian Gymnaestrada

18 May 2018

The most exciting event in Canadian gymnastics for 2018 is coming to Richmond, BC from June 27 to July 1st, and this is your chance to get involved!The Canadian Gymnaestrada is a unique national celebration of gymnastics and movement where over 1100 participants from across the country come together for four exciting days of performances, workshops, and festivities. Participants share in the fu...

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