2015-16 Recreational Workshops available for registration

Knowledge is power!

Are you a recreational coach who is looking to extend your knowledge and skills in coaching recreational athletes? AGF has a series of classes that are geared towards your needs. Check out all the new workshops in the upcoming year and sign up. Hurry, the classes fill up fast!

2015 - 2016 Workshops:

Math in Motion – Facilitator Uschi Donaleshen

Math in Motion is a kinesthetic multi-sensory approach to teaching basic math concepts in your Active Start classes. Use the added substations to work on patterns, colors, shapes and

Locations Date Time
 Dynamyx Gymnastics Club (St. Albert)
 Registration Deadline: Sept. 21, 2015
Oct. 4, 2015 12 noon - 2 p.m.
 Stampede City Gymnastics Club (Calgary)
 Registration Deadline: Nov. 9, 2015
Nov. 22, 2015 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


Efficiency and Fundamentals – Facilitator Mikayla Salmond

How do you keep kids moving as much as possible, ensure they feel success and teach proper progressions all while having a good time? Mikayla will share with you how she plans her les-sons, how she organizes her day to maximize each minute the athlete spends in the gym, and easy progressions to keep kids feeling accomplished without skipping steps

Locations Date Time
 Stampede City Gymnastics Club (Calgary)
 Registration Deadline: Oct. 12, 2015
Oct. 25, 2015 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


NCCP Games: Knowledge is Power! – Facilitator Robyn Fox

Gymnasts learn faster when they pay attention to the right things and so do coaches.

Engage gymnasts of all ages to become more attentive, self-motivated and creative. Refresh your NCCP principles to increase your coaching ability and enjoyment, with playful activitiesdrawn from the presenter’s background - as a gymnast, coach, aerial acrobat and educator - this workshop will energize gymnastics coaches with new ideas about their craft.

Locations Date Time
 Dynamyx Gymnastics Club (St. Albert)
 Registration Deadline: Oct. 19, 2015
Nov. 1, 2015 12 noon - 2 p.m.
 Stampede City Gymnastics Club (Calgary)
 Registration Deadline: Feb. 29, 2016
Mar. 13, 2016 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


Rebound Therapy – Facilitator Tanya Vanden Boer

Rebound Therapy is a trampoline course that teaches different progressions and supportive techniques for teaching individuals with special needs. These progressions can be applied to preschool and recreation classes.

Locations Date Time
 Stampede City Gymnastics Club (Calgary)
 Registration Deadline: Nov. 2, 2015
Nov. 15, 2015 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
 Dynamyx Gymnastics Club (St. Albert)
 Registration Deadline: Jan. 25, 2016
Feb 7, 2016 12 noon - 2 p.m.


Spacial Dynamics – Facilitator Leila Rogovina

Excellence can be coached. The mastery of movement skills involves tuning the muscles to the dynamics of movement. Through the use of visualization and "pre–moving”, skill and routines can be developed with ease and efficiency an resulting in enhanced performance. In this workshop you will learn coaching techniques with respect to spatial patterning and the concepts of uniting flow and function.  Come learn how to prevent injury, increase enjoyment and ability at all levels and abilities.

Locations Date Time
 University of Calgary Gymnastics (Calgary)
 Registration Deadline: Nov. 23, 2015
Dec. 5, 2015 10; 00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
 Dynamyx Gymnastics Club (St. Albert)
 Registration Deadline: Apr. 18, 2016
May 1, 2016 12 noon - 2 p.m.

Please click below to download to download your PDF course destail.

Who can register?

Coaches with a minimum Gymnastics Foundations trained status and a member in good standing with AGF.


$25 AGF Members

Where to register?

Go to AGF Calendar of events and select “Recreational" from the event type to the right, all the courses/workshops that are available will be listed.  Click the course you want to sign up, and it will bring it to the sign up page: http://abgym.ab.ca/Calendar-of-Events/Recreational