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Gymnastics for all

Welsh Gymnastics aim to create great communities and champions. As a governing body, we lead, develop, support and act as the guardian of the sport in Wales.

Our mission is for Wales to be recognised as a leading gymnastics nation, producing world-class champions and creating vibrant, inclusive communities where every gymnast has a high-quality experience.

We're committed to giving a great service to our community and others outside the organisation.

We promise to welcome everyone and create a fun environment to drive gymnastics to a successful future. We're accountable for achieving our objectives honestly and openly while treating each other with respect, dignity and integrity.

Find out more about the type of gymnastics we offer and take a look at our strategy [Pdf, 8MB, opens in new window].


Welsh Gymnastics numbers in 2016: 22,000 members; 99 clubs with 48 satellites; 10,863 participants in leisure centres, 2,955 recreational competitors; 890 Sports Leaders; 2,412 coaches; 60,000 participants in Wales aged 7-16; 276,500 website hits; 8,132 social media followers.


We cannot deliver our strategy and ambitions without the support of partners, funders, local and national government, leisure providers, volunteers, businesses and communities. Thank you, one and all.

Our story...

We go back to 1902, when the Welsh Amateur Gymnastics Association (WAGA) was founded. For most of that century, WAGA catered for men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics.

By the mid-1980s, the disciplines of acrobatics gymnastics, general gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics had emerged. Today, general gymnastics includes programmes for preschool-age children as well as children and adults with special needs.

Since the late 1990s, aerobics, trampolining, tumbling and Welsh schools have come under the Welsh Gymnastics banner.

By 2004, Welsh Gymnastics had dropped their amateur status and become a company limited by guarantee. Welsh Gymnastics is registered with companies house: Company number 5088631.

The organisation's now steered by a skills-based board of directors, chaired by Bev Smith.

How to contact Welsh Gymnastics.

 Find out more about Welsh Gymnastics governance.