Thursday, 23rd October 2014.

Posted on Monday, 20th October 2014

Our Halloween Recreational Camp is now full.


Posted on Friday, 3rd October 2014


Congratulations to Adam Dalton, Andrew Smith & Daniel Fox all who have been selected to represent Ireland in Naning in China  at the  World Artistic Gymnastics Championships . The Irish Men’s team is also being coached by Douglas Gymnastics Clubs coach – Barry Winch.

Douglas Gymnastics Club is absolutely delighted that this year the Club sees 3 of its gymnasts compete at this competition as part of the Irish Mens Team.

Both Daniel & Andrew recently also competed for Ireland in the Northern European Championships in Denmark which saw the Irish team finish 3rd in the Team competition & Andrew Smith winning Gold on Floor.

Andrew has also recently being awarded a scholarship by the IOC , this was announced earlier this week.

We are obviously delighted as a club to have our gymnasts  compete and indeed succeed in such competitions.

We wish all the lads the very Best of Luck from everyone here in Douglas.


Posted on Friday, 3rd October 2014

Great News for Andrew Smith as Scholarship Support Announced

The Olympic Council of Ireland, in association with the IOC’s Olympic Solidarity programme, has announced scholarship support worth over €100,000 to help selected Irish athletes prepare for the Rio Olympic Games.

Eight athletes in seven sports will benefit from the scholarship scheme, which will give the nominated athletes a monthly grant towards vital training and preparation costs in their quest to qualify for the Olympic Games in Rio 2016.

The recipients are: Chloe & Sam Magee (Badminton mixed doubles): Sanita Puspure (Rowing); Liam Jegou (Slalom canoeing), Bryan Keane (Triathlon), Lisa Kearney (Judo), Andrew Smith (Gymnastics) and Natalya Coyle (Modern Pentathlon).

Pat Hickey, President of the Olympic Council of Ireland commented: “We have worked very hard at international levels to ensure that Irish athletes benefit strongly from the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Solidarity programme.”

He added: “We are very pleased that for the Rio Olympics, we have almost doubled the scholarship funding for Team Ireland over the London Games grant.”

The Olympic Council of Ireland will administer and monitor the scholarship programme and are very positive of the outcome of the initiative.

Kevin Kilty, Rio 2016 Team Ireland Chef de Mission said: “This is a real boost for Team Ireland on our Road to Rio programme. These athletes are well deserving of all the support they need in quite difficult financial and competitive circumstances, and it’s great that the OCI has landed financial support of this magnitude.”

Posted on Wednesday, 24th September 2014

FRIDAY (26th Sept) 4.30-7.30pm
SATURDAY (27th Sept) 10.30-1pm

Girls leotards, Boys t-shirts & shorts will be available to purchase along with other club items such as Tracksuits, Hoodies, Body Warmers, Rain Jackets, Bags etc…

Posted on Tuesday, 8th July 2014

Summer Camp Week 1 14th -16th July is now full !
We still have a few places left for the following weeks
Week 2 – 21st -23rd July
Week 3 – 28th – 30th July
Week 4 – 11th -13th Aug
Week 5 – 18th -20th Aug

Camps suitable for any one born 2009 (turning 5 this year) or older – up to sixth class.
Open to members & non members
Please click on the camp brochure on th eright hand side of the page for further details

Posted on Wednesday, 18th June 2014

Adjustments for training over the next few days

Monday 23rd June
Rehearsal Display 3 & 4 (except Junior Gym) as advised on previous post
Junior gym – rehearsal at 2.30pm for Mon, Tues & Fri Junior Gym gymnasts
Ash, Cedar, Lilacs, Orchids & Marigolds train 3.30 -8.30
Tuesday 24th June 3.30-5.30
Buttercups, Pansies & Bamboo – as normal 5.30 -7.30
Rehearsal Display 5 (as per post re rehearsals)
7.30-9pm Teen gym as normal
Wednesday 25th June Adjustments/class times to be confirmed
Thursday 26th June
Parent & Toddler as normal
2.30 -Junior Gym rehearsal for Wed & Thurs Junior gymnasts
Display 1 – 7pm
Friday 27th June Display 2- 7pm – (no other classes on Friday)
Sat 28th June
Display 3  – 2.30pm
Display 4  -4.30pm
Display 5 – 7pm
(no other classes on Saturday)
If you are unclear on any of the above please email

Posted on Wednesday, 18th June 2014

It is very important that gymnast attend the rehearsal of the display(s) they are taking part in.
There are also adjustmenst to training sessions over the next few days please see seperate post

Display 1 – Sunday 22nd June  – 10 am -12pm

Display 2 – Sunday 22nd June -  12.30pm – 2.30pm

Display 3 -Monday 23rd June -   3.00pm – 5.00pm (except Junior Gym gymnasts…)

Display 4 -Monday 23rd June -  5.30pm -7.00pm (except Junior Gym gymnasts)

Display 5 -Tuesday 24th June – 5.30-7.30pm.

Junior Gym rehearsal for Mon, Tues & Fri Junior Gym gymnasts will take place at 2.30pm on Monday

Junior Gym rehearsal for Wed & Thurs Junior Gym gymnasts will take place at 2.30pm on Thursday.

If you are unclear on any of the above please email

Thank you

Posted on Wednesday, 11th June 2014

Re-registration for term commencing September 2014.

This week all of our current members should have received details by email regarding re-registering for our next term commencing in September 2014.
If you have not received details please email us on and we will resend.

We are asking that all current members re-register by Wed 16th July. We will then be allocating space to those on our waiting list after this date.

Registration is only for current members at the moment.

To place a child on our waiting list please visit our new members section here on ur website.
Thank you

Posted on Thursday, 5th June 2014

We are saddened to learn of the recent passing of our former colleague, Mr. Stuart Rees in his home nation of South Africa.  Stuart was chairperson of Douglas Gymnastics Club from 2004 to 2006 and oversaw an important development period of our club.   We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to coach Olly, and the entire Rees family at this difficult time.

Posted on Friday, 30th May 2014

bank holiday


Reminder- No Gymnastics this weekend – all back to normal on Tuesday

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