WELCOME TO OLYMPIA GYMNASTIC SPORTS
Cnr Springs Road & Corsair Drive, Wigram 03 344 6060

Our classes are designed to encourage development in movement skills, while increasing agility, strength and flexibility. Brilliant for body awareness and self confidence. Participants develop and enhance listening, thinking and social skills.

Gym Facility Status:   OPEN @ 14/11/2016
Olympia Gymnastic Sports facility is open for all classes after receiving approval from the Christchurch City Council to remain open and operational.

Please check the website in the event of an emergency for a facility update.
Gym facilities are currently fully operational.


TERM, CLASS & ADMINISTRATION INFORMATION

All class details can be found on the "Classes" tab or click here.
To make a class enquiry click here.

TERM 4 2016
Competitive: Monday 10th October - Sunday 18th December 2016
Recreation: Monday 10th October  – Saturday 10th December 2016

Term 4 gym closures are Labour Day (Monday 24th October) and Show Day (Friday 11th November)
NB: Saturday classes still run on these weekends
NB: extra session Monday 12th December due to Labour Day public holiday
NB: an extra session Friday 16th December due to Show Day public holiday


TERM 1 2017
Competitive: Monday 30th January - Thursday 13th April 2017
Recreation: Monday 30th January - Saturday 1st April 2017

Term 1 gym closures are Waitangi Day (Monday 6th February)
NB: Saturday classes still run on these weekends
NB: extra session Monday 3rd April due to Waitangi Day public holiday

TERM 2 2017
Competitive: Monday 1st May - Sunday 9th July 2017
Recreation: Monday 1st May – Saturday 10th December 2017

Term 2 gym closures are Queen's Birthday (Monday 5th June) 
NB: Saturday classes still run on this weekend
NB: extra session Monday 8th July due to Queen's Birthday public holiday
NB: Saturday classes have an 8 week term

Gym closures also on Saturday 3rd July and Saturday 24th June due to in-house competitions at the club

TERM 3 2017
Competitive: Monday 24th July - Sunday 1st October 2017
Recreation: Monday 24th July  – Saturday 23rd September 2017

TERM 4 2017
Competitive: Monday 16th October - Friday 22nd December 2017
Recreation: Monday 16th October - Saturday 16th December 2017

Term 4 gym closures are Labour Day Day (Monday 23rd October) and Show Day (Friday 17th November)
NB: Saturday classes still run on these weekends
NB: extra session Monday 18th December due to Labour Day public holiday
NB: extra session Friday 22nd December due to Show Day public holiday

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  • Olympia's Health & Safety & Wellbeing Policy can be viewed here.
  • Olympia's Strategies and Objectives can be viewed here. Olympia Gymnastic Sports has developed five key strategic objectives/themes that lead towards.

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OLYMPIA ANNUAL PRIZE GIVING 2016
A huge congratulations to all of our members awarded recognition for 2016.

Special Award Recipients
Code Volunteer Awards
Trampoline - Vicki Fisher
Artistic - Sonya Pegg & Andrew Doran
Rhythmic - Suzie Sauer

Olympia Coach of the Year - Bethany Gibbens
Olympia Gymnast of the Year - Patrick Smith
Olympia Administrator of the Year
- Jacqui Nokes

Read the acknowledgments given to the award recipients here.


New Zealand Representatives 2016
Trampoline
Jared Cooper
Madaline Davidson
Megan Merrick
Reegan Laidlaw
Charlotte Worley
Jakarta Klebert
Ben Sutherland
Amelia Greet
Holly Fisher

Rhythmic

Rosie Yeatman
Akane Matsumoto
Grace Knoyle
Ella Wright
Miyu Wadamori
Mya Hutchings
Grace Wakefield
Women's Artistic Gymnastics Award Recipients
Recreation GOTY (“Gymnast of the Year”)
Recreation Sportsmanship Trophy
Recreation Most Improved
Recreation Tenacity Award
Recreation Training Cup
Pre-Competition Most Improved Gymnast - Female   
Pre-Competition Most Improved Gymnast - Male 

STEPS 1, 2, & 3
Step 1 WAG Most Improved
Step 1 WAG Most Dedicated
Step 2 WAG Most Improved
Step 2 WAG Most Dedicated
Step 3 WAG Most Improved
Step 3 WAG Most Dedicated
GOTY Step 1
GOTY Step 2 GOTY Step 3

STEPS 4, 5 & 6

Sportsmanship Award
Most Dedicated
Most Improved
GOTY Step 4
GOTY Step 5
GOTY Step 6


STEPS 7, 8 9, 10 & International
Sportsmanship Award
Most Dedicated
Most Improved
GOTY Steps 7-10

WAG Gymnasts' Choice
Eva Purvis
Hannah Craol
Jessica Gillies
Lana Jacob
Mya McDonnell
Georgia Browning
Liam Del Rey


Brianna Sauer
Amelia Quinn
Holly Velenski
Olivia Meyer
Courtney Jones
Poppy Jarman
Micah Whitley
Greta Salins Jessica Hickling


Lauren Hooper
Kirsten Jones
Rosie Phipps & Sienna Hooft
Emma Hattaway
Eliana Irving
Laura Duncan



Jemima Pegg
Lauren Voice Powell
Laura Duncan
Caitlin Wade

Jemima Pegg
 

Men's Artistic Gymnastics Award Recipients
Most Promising
Sportsmanship Award
Trophy for Performance
Development Trophy - Most Improved MAG
Jun MAG Most Improved Gymnast
Harold Sutherland QSM Memorial Trophy
Geoff Price Memorial Trophy - Dedication to Gymnastics
MAG Level 1 GOTY Hogbin Family Trophy
MAG Level 2 GOTY Graham Clayton Trophy 
MAG Level 3 GOTY Meyn Family Trophy
MAG Level 4-6 GOTY Jason & Janelle Smith Trophy
MAG Level 7-10 GOTY Heidi Berg Memorial Trophy
MAG Gymnast's Choice Mann Family Trophy
Meyn Family Trophy Best Technique Senior
Meyn Family Trophy Best Technique Junior
Nicolas Lavin 
Alexy Vitry Audibert
Nicolas Lavin & Alexy Vitry Audibert
Patrick Smith
Adam Lim
Finlay Jones
Ali Haque
Oliver Del Rey 
Nicolas Lavin 
Cade McKnight
Thomas Chao 
Theo Nankivell & Alexy Vitry Audibert
Theo Nankivell
Alexy Vitry Audibert
Thomas Chao

Rhythmic Gymnastics Award Recipients

Annual Recreation Trophy
Marriott Cup for Recreation  
Kudos Cup for Recreation  
Gymnast with Potential          
Ballet Trophy (best feet)      
Meyn Family Trophy Most Graceful   
10th Anniversary Most Improved Junior Gymnast
Meyn Family Trophy Most Improved Senior Gymnast  
Olympia Cup for Most Improved International Gymnast
Brent Family Trophy for Presentation 
Judge Wood Trophy for Presentation   
Adrienne Hughes Trophy for Friendship 
Development Trophy- Most Improved RG Stage 2
Jenny Babonnick Cup for Dedication       

GOTY Level 1           
GOTY Level 2                           
Liane Duncan Trophy GOTY Levels 3  
Glenys Smith Trophy GOTY Level 4 
Duncan Trophy for GOTY Levels 5    
Jane Pow Trophy for GOTY Level 6  
Stephanie Birkett Trophy GOTY Levels 7 -8  
Mackie Trophy GOTY Levels 9-10   
GOTY Stage 3       
Kudos Presidents Trophy GOTY Stage 4   
Alan Kennedy Cup Senior International GOTY  
Rachel Wilkie Trophy Most Valuable Group Member 
The Kimberley Robson Trophy 'Passion & Perseverance at RG' O'Neill-Searle Family RG Development Trophy                  
13 Years of Gymnastics 
10 Years of Gymnastics


   

Alethia Cooper 
Jocelyn Cai
Lilly Eastmure & Abigail Bothma 
Eleasha Chan & Olivia Gourley 
Abbey Sauer & Yunjo Kim 
Ashleigh Pont 
Sophia Cook
Alyshia Kemper 
Mikayla Chin
Ella Wright
Elle-Rose Ilkiw 
Libby Hutchings & Nika Meyn 
Lara Streletsky & Yana Shakhnovich 
Paris Chinn

Arnica Copeland 
Sophia Cook
Maia Stewart
Emma Gibbens
Bella Grundelingh 
Maia O'Connor
Rosie Yeatman 
Akane Matsumoto
Mya Hutchings
Paris Chin
Ashleigh Pont
Amelia Benger 
Mackenzie Figgitt 
Sasha Begg
Brie Gullery
Akane Matsumoto


Trampoline Gymnastics Award Recipients

Sportsperson of the Year
Most Promising Trampolinist-Female 
Most Promising Trampolinist- Male 
Most Improved Trampolinist  
Junior Trampolinist of the Year 
Senior Trampolinist of the Year 
Most Promising DM Trampolinist   
Most Improved DM Trampolinist  
Junior DM Trampolinist of the Year
Junior Synchro Pair of the Year 
Senior Synchro Pair of the Year 
Most Dedicated Trampolinist 
 

Jared Cooper 
Jade Mitchell 
Reegan Laidlaw
Ben Sutherland 
Amelia Greet 
Madaline Davidson 
Harrison Redmayne 
Jade Mitchell
Zeke Frater
Eleanor Gunby & Lucy Anderson
Megan Merrick & Madaline Davidson 
Charlotte Worley
INDO PACIFIC TRAMPOLINE & TUMBLING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016
Congratulations to our Trampoline and Artistic gymnasts who recently represented New Zealand at the 2016 Indo Pacific Trampoline and Tumbling Championships in Napier on 21 - 25 October, where 184 athletes from South Africa, Australia, Canada, Japan and New Zealand competed:
  • Jared Cooper                        
  • Madaline Davidson
  • Megan Merrick
  • Reegan Laidlaw
  • Charlotte Worley
  • Ben Sutherland
  • Jakarta Klebert
  • Amelia Greet
  • Holly Fisher
  • Theo Nankivell
Congratulations also to Alex Nilov (Olympia's Head Trampoline Coach) for his selection as a New Zealand Team trampoline coach for this event.

A special congratulations to our medallists:
  • Madaline Davidson - 17+ Women's Individual GOLD
  • Theo Nankivell - 17+ Men's Tumbling GOLD
  • Jared Cooper/Lachlan Smith(Nth Harbour) - Senior Men's Synchro GOLD 
  • Madaline Davidson/Megan Merrick - 17+ Women's Synchro GOLD
  • Jared Cooper - Men's New Zealand Team GOLD
  • Madaline Davidson - Women's New Zealand Team SILVER
  • Charlotte Worley - 15-16 Womens' Individual BRONZE
More information can be found on the GSNZ website.

2016 NZ NATIONAL GYMSPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Congratulations to our Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampoline gymnasts who competed recently in the 2016 NZ National GymSports Championships in Invercargill 28 September - 2 October. Olympia was very successful bringing home home 20 Gold, 33 Silver and 37 Bronze - a total of 90 National podium medals and 7 National titles.

A special congratulations to our National Champions:

TRAMPOLINE
  • Reegan Laidlaw Junior International Men's Individual & Men's 15-16 Years
  • Theo Nankivell Junior International Men's Tumbling
  • Megan Merrick Junior International Women's Individual
  • Charlotte Worley Women's 15-16 Years
  • Benjamin Sutherland / Kaiya Huta (Hawkes Bay) Sub Junior International Men's Syncro
  • Eleanor Gunby  15-16 Women's Individual
  • Eleanor Gunby / Lucy Anderson 15-16 Women's Synchro
  • Zeke Frater 13-14 Men's DMT
  • Team Trophy: Tumbling Champions - Age Division  Zeke Frater, Ali Haque & Lydia Frater
View the final results for all codes on the GSNZ website.


2016 AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to represent New Zealand at the 2016 Australian National Championships in Trampolining and Rhythmic gymnastics. This event is being held at the Hisense Arena in Melbourne on 29 May - 5 June 2016.

 RHYTHMIC
  • Rosie Yeatman Level 8 Open
  • Akane Matsumoto Level 10
  • Grace Knoyle Level 7 Junior
  • Grace Knoyle, Mya Hutchings,             Grace Wakefield, Gabrielle Jones,         Ella Wright, Miyu Wadamori                  Sub Junior Group
 TRAMPOLINE
  • Reegan Laidlaw Junior Men
  • Charlotte Worley Junior Women
  • Megan Merrick Junior Women
  • Benjamin Sutherland Youth Men
  • Amelia Greet Youth Women
  • Jake McConnell 17+ Men
  • Holly Fisher 13-14 Women
Results can be found here.

CANTERBURY TRAMPOLINE, DMT & TUMBLING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016
Congratulations to our Trampoline and Artistic gymnasts who competed recently in the 2016 Canterbury Trampoline, DMT and Tumbling Championships on 4-5 March. Olympia was very successful bringing home home 22 Gold, 7 Silver and 10 Bronze placings; and the International and Age Grade Team Championship trophies.

A special congratulations to our Canterbury Champions:

TRAMPOLINE - INTERNATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONS
Jared, Madaline, Reegan and Charlotte

TRAMPOLINE - AGE TEAM CHAMPIONS
Eleanor, Lucy, Zeke and Jade

TRAMPOLINE - INDIVIDUAL   
  • Jared Cooper Senior International Men's
  • Madaline Davidson  Senior International Women's
  • Charlotte Worley Junior International Women's
  • Benjamin Sutherland Sub Junior International Men's
  • Amelia Greet Sub Junior International Women's
  • Eleanor Gunby 15-16 Womens'
  • Zeke Frater 13-14 Men's
  • William Sheere 11-12 Men's
  • Jade Mitchell 11-12 Women's
  • Lauren Sheere 10 & under Women's
MIXED SYNCHRO
  • Charlotte Worley/Megan Merrick Junior International
  • Benjamin Sutherland/Jakarta Klebert Sub Junior International
  • Eleanor Gunby/Lucy Anderson 15-16 Age
  • Aaron Bull/Zeke Frater 13-14 Age
  • Jade Mitchell/Willow Mountford 11-12 Age
DOUBLE MINI TRAMPOLINE (DMT)
  • Jed McCready 11-12 Men's
  • Jade Mitchell 11-12 Women's
  • Ben Hamilton Skurak 9-10 Men's
  • Lauren Sheer 9-10 Women's
TUMBLING
  • Alexy Vitry Audibert Junior International Men's
  • Ali Haque 13-14 Men's
  • Lydia Frater 13-14 Women's

GYMSPORTS IN CANTERBURY AWARDS 2015
The Gymsports in Canterbury Charitable Trust (click here to find out about the trust) held its annual Awards Night on Sunday 28 February 2016 to celebrate the success of Canterbury Gymsport athletes. Congratulations to the following Olympia award recipients. A list of the winners can be found on the Canterbury Gymsports Facebook page.

MEN'S ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
  • Senior of the Year:   Alexy Vitry Audibert
  • Junior of the Year:    Thomas Chao
  • Service Award:        Murray Debenham

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS

  • Senior of the Year:   Ashleigh Pont
  • Junior of the Year:    Jasmine Carswell
  • Service Award:        Laura Cadigan
  • Service Award:        Leslie Cochran
  • Service Award:        Stephanie Birkett

TRAMPOLINE

  • Sub Junior of the Year: Reegan Laidlaw
  • Service Award:           Alex Nilov
  • Service Award:           Sandra Marcijasz
 


2016 PACIFIC RIM GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Congratulations to Jared Cooper and Madaline Davidson who have been selected to represent New Zealand at the 2016 Pacific Rim Gymnastic Championships in trampolining. This event is being held in Everett, Washington, USA where more than 300 of the world's best gymnasts will compete at the XFINITY Arena on April 8-10, 2016.

Congratulations also to Alex Nilov (Olympia's Head Trampoline Coach) for his selection as the New Zealand Team trampoline coach for this event.



GRANT BODIES
THANK YOU to the organisations that support us, in particular the Christchurch City Council and the major Grant Bodies. In 2015 we received the following grants:

Organisation

Amount

Use

Air Rescue & Community Services

$1,356.52

First Aid Courses

Pub Charity

$5,000

Coaches Uniforms

The Canterbury Community Trust

$8,000

Replacement Trampoline

Wigram Skies Sponsorship

$2,500

Spectator Chairs & Trestle Tables

CCC Small Sports Events Fund

$1,200

South Island Trampoline Championships

CCC Small Sports Events Fund

$800

Canterbury Rhythmic Championships

CCC Strengthening Communities

$2,000

Rhythmic & Artistic Equipment

Foodstuffs Community Trust

$2,000

2015 NZ Nationals athletes entry fees

NZ Community Trust

$35,000

WAG Coach Salary






















 
ABOUT OLYMPIA GYMNASTIC SPORTS

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  • A unique governance structure
  • A talented and knowledgeable Board of Directors
  • An outstanding facility
  • Outstanding results
  • A successful recreation programme for all age groups
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