Monday, 31st August 2015.

Posted on Tuesday, 21st July 2015

Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant (part-time)

Job Description

Douglas Gymnastics Club is a community organisation that delivers gymnastics classes to people of all ages and ability from across Cork City and County.

Founded in 1978, the organisation has expanded greatly in recent years. We have a vacancy for a part time administrative assistant (20 hours, flexible) to join our vibrant team of coaches, volunteers and staff to help manage the administration and support of our members and organisation.

The candidate should have excellent administrative, IT skills and communications skills, and be capable of working effectively and accurately both on their own and as part of a team.

Previous experience working or volunteering with a community or sports groups would be desirable.   We are also interested to hear if you have skills or experience in any of the following areas: (not compulsory)

  • Data entry and Data Management
  • Marketing / Graphics / PR
  • Financial / Retail / Bookkeeping skills
  • Event planning and organisation skills

How to Apply
The position will remain open until filled, but we would hope to have a person in place by August. For more information about the post, or to send an application/CV, together with references, please contact  Salary will be negotiable depending on experience.

Please note that appointment to this position will be subject to Garda Vetting, and satisfactory references.

Posted on Monday, 6th July 2015

The office is closed this week & will reopen on Tuesday 12th July. If you have any queries please email & we will reply to all emails ASAP next week. Thank you

Posted on Monday, 29th June 2015

ADULT GYMNASTICS CLASSES – These classes will continue throughout the Summer every Monday night but at the earlier time of 7.30-9pm. Pay as you go class just €8 per session – no need to book. Open to members & non-members.

This class is suitable for all levels , including complete beginners. Coaches will instruct  throughout the session and participants will enjoy working on all our apparatus -  beams, bars, rings , trampolines and much more

A great fun class – why not come along and give it a try !

Posted on Monday, 29th June 2015


These classes will take place on Tuesday evenings 7.30-8.30pm throughout the Summer.

TEEN GYM – Suitable for all  those in or starting secondary school. Perfect way to keep fit & have fun. Learn to use various gymnastics apparatus including  – beam, bars, rings, p-bars, trampolines , tumbling & much more. All levels of ability catered for.

FREESTYLE CLASSES – explore different ways of using our typical gymnastics equipment to create your own tricks & skills. As well as working with our qualified gymnastics & freestyle coaches to learn and improve flips & twists. Similar to Free -running & Parkour) (Junior group 10-13rs olds) (Senior Group 13 -Adults)

Both Teen Gym & freestyle classes are suitable for both male & females. Open to member s& non-members. Pay as you go – no need to book just come along any Tuesday , €7 per session)


Posted on Monday, 22nd June 2015

This is our Final Week of the Term.( Mon 22nd – Sat 27th June).

So lots of fun and games at this weeks classes.

Our last day of classes will be Sat 27th June

Please remember that the closing date for registration for our current members is Wed 15th July – class spaces are allocated on a first come first served basis – with some class already now full !! Any remaining spaces will be allocated to those on our waiting list after the 15th July.

If you are a current member & have not received a registration form please email us on and we will attach to the reply.

Summer camps are still available throughout the Summer

Hope everyone has a lovely summer – Classes recommence on Monday 31st August.


last week

Posted on Tuesday, 2nd June 2015


Our Display week is finally here. With 7 displays this week its going to be busy but loads of fun !
Display Time;-
Tuesday 7pm
Wednesday 5pm & 7.30pm
Friday 7pm
Saturday 2.30pm, 4.30, & 7pm.

Entry fee – €5 adults, €2 children, Family €10.

Everyone welcome to come along and watch our gymnasts in action

display jungle

Posted on Monday, 25th May 2015

Shop Open – we are getting numerous enquiries regarding when the shop will be open again.

The shop will be open this Friday 29th from 3.30-5.30pm) We are currently out of smaller sized leotards – we hope to have these in again before Friday – but we will put another post up to confirm !


Posted on Friday, 8th May 2015

Each year the Club runs an annual display which gives all the gymnasts the opportunity to show off some of the skills they have learnt during the year.

This year due to the number of members we now have in the club we will be holding 7 displays as follows.

Please see table below detailing what display each group will take part in.

Display (1) – Tuesday 2nd June @7pm

Display (2) – Wednesday 3rd June @5pm

Display (3) –Wednesday 3rd June @7.30pm

Display (4) – Friday 5th June @7pm

Display (5) – Saturday 6th June @ 2.30pm

Display (6) – Saturday 6th June @ 4.30pm

Display (7) – Saturday 6th June @ 7pm

(Gymnasts need to be at the gym 15 mins before the start time of the display – no earlier as no access for parents or gymnast until this time!)


Uniform (all gymnasts must have club uniform for the display)

Uniform will be available to purchase in the gym -Thurs 21st, Fri 22nd & Sat 23rd May

Junior Gymnasts – White Club T-shirt & black tracksuit ends/leggings or   shorts. (girls can purchase club leotard if wish to be not necessary)
Recreational Girls -  Black Club leotard 
Recreational Boys – Black Club   Shorts & White Club T-Shirt
Teen Gym - to be discussed with Teen   gymnasts & coaches.
Advanced Girls -
Sunflowers, Daisies, Tulips, Roses  - Black Club Leotard
Buttercups,   Bluebells, Pansies- Black Club Leotard or Club   Competition Leotard
Primroses, Daffodils, Marigolds, Poppies, Snowdrops, Lilacs   & Orchids - Club Competition Leotard   (black,white & green)
Advanced Boys
Elm & Willow – Plain black boys   training leotard & black leotard shorts
Bamboo,   Oak, Pine, Ash & Cedar -   Boys Club Competition Leotard (black green & white)& black leotard   shorts.


Display 1 – Tuesday 2nd June @ 7pm
(all must attend a full rehearsal on Wed 27th   May -3.30 -5pm)
Tues 1.30 -2.15 Junior Gym
Tues 2.30 -3.15 Junior Gym
Sat 11.15-12.15 Rec. Boys Chocolate
Sat 12.30-2.00 Rec. Boys Grey
Wed 4.00-5.00 Rec. Girls Stars, Stripes, Ovals
Sat 12.30 -2.00 Rec. Girls Turquoise, Cerise, Bronze, Peach   & Light Green
Advanced Girls Daisies born 2005 (Sinead O’M & Michelles Groups),
Advanced Girls  Marigolds, Snowdrops,   Poppies & Orchids
Advanced Boys Ash & Cedar
Display   2 – Wednesday 3rd June @ 5pm
(all must attend a full rehearsal on Wed 27th   May -5.30 -7pm)
Wed 1.00 -1.45 Junior Gym
Wed 2.00 -2.45 Junior Gym
Wed 3.00-4.00 Rec. Boys Zig-Zags & Spirals
Wed 4.00-5.00 Rec. Boys Squares & Triangles
Tues 3.30- 4.30 Rec. Girls Mercury
Mon 3.30-4.30 Rec. Girls Owls & Eagles
Mon 4.30- 5.30 Rec. Girls Peacocks & Hawks
Mon 5.30- 6.30 Rec. Girls Swans
Advanced Girls Tulips,   Roses, Snowdrops, Poppies & Orchids
Advanced Boys Ash & Cedar
Display   3 – Wednesday 3rd June @ 7.30pm
(all must attend a full rehearsal on Thurs   28th May -3.30 -5pm)
Sat 10.00-11.00 Rec. Boys Orange
Sat 10.00-11.00 Rec. Girls Light Blue, Pink, Brown & Green
Fri 5.45 -6.45 Rec. Boys Tigers
Fri 6.15 -7.15 Rec. Boys Leopards
Wed 5.00-6.00 Rec. Girls Circles, Rectangles & Cubes
Fri 5.45 -6.45 Rec. Girls Bears & Zebras
Tues & Thurs Teen Gym
Advanced Girls Sunflowers,   Snowdrops, Poppies & Orchids
Advanced Boys Ash & Cedar
Display   4 – Friday 5th June @7pm
(all must attend a full rehearsal on Thurs   28th May -5.30 -7pm)
Fri 1.30 -2.15 Junior Gym
Fri 2.30 -3.15 Junior Gym
Fri 4.30 -5.30 Rec. Boys Badgers & Foxes
Fri 4.30- 5.30 Rec. Girls Rabbits & Squirrels
Thurs 3.30-4.30 Rec. Girls Apples, Oranges, Bananas & Grapes
Advanced Girls Buttercups,   Snowdrops, Poppies & Orchids
Advanced Boys Willow,   Bamboo, Ash, Cedar
Display   5 – Saturday 6th June @2.30pm
(all must attend a full rehearsal on Friday   29th May 3.30-5.00pm)
Mon 1.30 -2.15 Junior Gym
Mon 2.30 -3.15 Junior Gym
Sat 11.15-12.15 Rec. Girls White, Dark Green, Yellow & Navy
Wed 6.00-7.00 Rec. Girls Pyramids, Octagons & Diamonds
Advanced Girls Pansies,   Daffodils Poppies, Snowdrops,& Orchids
Advanced Boys Oak, Pine, Ash & Cedar
Display   6 – Saturday 6th June @4.30pm
(all must attend a rehearsal on Friday 29th   May – 5.30-7.00pm)
Thurs 1.30 -2.15 Junior Gym
Thurs 2.30 -3.15 Junior Gym
Sat 11.45-12.45 Rec. Girls Ruby, Cream, Light Pink, Emerald & Lemon
Fri 6.15 -7.15 Rec. Girls Cheetahs, Koalas, Kangaroos
Advanced Girls Bluebells,   Primroses, Snowdrops, Poppies, Orchids
Advanced Boys Elm, Ash & Cedar
Display   7 – Saturday 6th June @7pm
(all must attend a rehearsal on Sat 30th   May  -10.00-11.30am)
Sat 10.30-12.30 Rec. Girls Red, Blue, Purple & Gold
Sat 10.30-12.30 Rec. Boys Black
Wed 5.00-6.00 Rec. Boys Hexagons
Wed 6.00-7.00 Rec. Boys Cones
Fri 5.00-6.00 Rec. Girls Giraffes, Elephants, Lions & Snakes
Advanced Girls Daisies   (07 & 06)-Elaine, Fiona, Bronwen, Clodaghs & Sinead R’s groups)
Advanced Girls Snowdrops,   Orchids & Poppies
Advanced Boys Ash & Cedar

Posted on Monday, 23rd March 2015

All our camps are open to members & non members


Week 1 – NOW FULL!

Week 2 – Tues 7th Apr to Thurs 9th Apr ( very few spaces remaining)


- Spaces still available all weeks

Week 1 – Mon 6th  -Wed 8th July

Week 2 – Mon 13th – Wed 15th July

Week 3 – Mon 20th – Wed 22nd July

Week 4 – Mon 27th – Wed 29th July

Week 5 – Mon 10th – Wed 12th Aug

Week 6 – Mon 17th – Wed 19th Aug

Registration forms can be downloaded from our website – please see top righter hand corner.

Posted on Thursday, 12th March 2015


Easter Holidays

There will be no scheduled term classes from Monday 30th March to Sunday 12th April.

All classes will return to normal Monday 13th April.                        

Don’t forget the following will take place in the gym over this period so why not come & join in:-

Easter Camps

Camp 1 -Mon 30th March to Wed 1st April.

Camp 2 – Tues 7th April to Thurs 9th April

(Camps need to be pre-booked-see flyers in gym or link on right hand site of this web page)


Adult Gym

-Mon 30th March- (8.30-10.00pm)

(Cost €8 -no booking needed just come along)


Teen Gym

-Tues 31st Mar/Thurs 2nd Apr/Tues 7th Apr/Thurs 9th Apr  (7.30-9pm)

Teen Gym Session – participants must be in secondary school – €8 per session. Open to members & non-members. All levels of ability catered for. No need to book.



Wed 1st April & Wed 8th April (8.30-9.30pm)

–Freestyle classes suitable for those 12yrs and older. Come and learn new tricks. €8 per session. Open to members & non-members. All levels of ability catered for. No need to book.



Fri 5th April & Fri 10th April (10.30-11.30am)

Suitable for Under 5’s. A non –structured play session. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Cost €5.







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