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Men’s Gymnastics Canada Winter Games Training Camp this weekend

16 January 2013

This weekend the Calgary Gymnastics Center will be hosting the Men's Gymnastics Training Camp in preparation for the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George BC. The camp includes athlete training, team building activities, coaching session and guest speakers  for 25 athletes and 15 coaches.Good luck and have fun.

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Tour Around Town Session

11 January 2013

Place: Red Deer College 100 College Boulevard, Red Deer AB Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pmRSVP by noon, Wednesday, January 16, 2013The New Year kicks off with a January Tour Around Town Session at Red Deer College. AGF has secured the services of Rene Rondeau – iMediaTV  who will present an very engaging and informative luncheon on Soci...

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AB’s Olympic coach Tony Smith named the National Team Director for Men’s Artistic Gymnastics

10 January 2013

Gymnastics Canada is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tony Smith as the new National Team Director – Men’s Artistic Gymnastics.   As an Olympic Games (3) and World Cha...

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Upcoming training mandate for ALL Preschool Coaches

17 December 2012

Within the next 2-3 years Gymnastics Canada will be mandating that ALL Preschool/Active Start Gymnastics coaches be trained in the ACTIVE START specialty. If you coach children 6 years and under it is highly recommended that you complete the Active Start training course. This new standard for training is attainable by simply attending a 1-day course.AGF is offering an ACTIVE START cou...

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Dean Giesbrecht appointed as Vice Chairman at the Gymnastics Canada National session

12 December 2012

The Gymnastics Canada (GCG) Board of Directors hosted a National session December 7/8 with leaders from the Provincial/Territorial Gymnastics Organizations and GCG management to review the new quadrennial Strategic Plan.  I am very pleased to announce that the participants not only endorsed the Strategic Plan for implementation, but also reached a consensus to significantly improve the fun...

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Trials to National Stream Cup are happening this Sunday at Altadore Gym Club

11 December 2012

The WAG program is selecting teams of six in the National Open, Canadian Pre Novice Aspire and Elite categories at this weekend’s Trials.  This selection event is leading up towards the locally hosted National Stream Cup, coming up on January 25-27th at the Ortona Gym Club in Edmonton.  We’re so excited that this prestigious National level competition is coming to Alberta this se...

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MAG Provincial Level Training Camp takes place this weekend

05 December 2012

This coming weekend is going to be a busy weekend for AGF, several MAG and T&T events are happening on December 8 and 9. Here is a reminder of what we have happening: MAG - Provincial Level Training Camp at Gymtastics Gym Club in Calgary featuring 70 boys from five clubs around Alberta on Dec. 8-9. MAG - Regional Judging Course at Gymtastics Gym Club in Calgary on Sunday Dec. 9. This wil...

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Alberta Athletes Shine at the Pan Am Trampoline and Tumbling Championship

04 December 2012

December 3Media Release QUERETARO, Mexico – Alberta athletes aided Canada in the cleaned up at the 2012 Pan Am trampoline and tumbling championships on Sunday winning four of six individual ev...

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Gymnastics Canada’s largest participant-based event awarded to Calgary

04 December 2012

MEDIA RELEASECalgary, December 4, 2012 – Gymnastics Canada has awarded its largest participant-based event to Calgary. The 2014 Canadian Gymnaestrada event will be held June 25 to July 1 at the University of Calgary and University Gymnastics Centre. Gymnaestrada is a form of gymnastics that combines dance with gymnastics skills and acrobatics.“The Canadian Gymnaestrada is a prestigious national...

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