From Monday 28th May - Sunday 9th June our Educational Gymnasts will be working on their CORESKILLS progress reports. The CORESKILLS progressions take 6 core gymnastics skills (including back flips, front saults and round offs) and breaks each skill in to 8 progressions, plus an advanced version of the skill. The first step in the early years of gymnastics starts with a very basic drill. The final step will be taught in the later years of gymnastics, being able to successfully complete the entire skill safely and correctly. The goal is that gymnasts are able to complete at least one new progression each [...]
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Waverley duo Talia Folino and Kate McDonald have combined with their Australian teammates to win Bronze in the Team Competition at the 2018 Pacific Rim Championships in Medellin, Colombia! The Team Competition took place on Saturday 28th April, with the strong USA team victorious and Canada taking out Silver. Talia also finished 8th All Around, qualified for the Beam final, and was a reserve for the Uneven Bars and Floor finals. Kate unfortunately hurt her ankle on day one of training but was still able to compete on Bars where she qualified through [...]
Junior Gym (2-5 year olds) *Our next FREE Come & Try Week will be held from Monday 7th - Sunday 13th May. Come along and try our Junior Gym program - no bookings required! To celebrate the success of Waverley's own Emily Whitehead at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games any child that joins the Junior Gym program by Sunday 20th May will receive a FREE Waverley leotard or t-shirt, valued at up to $61!! So if your child enjoys their free Come & Try class it's a great time to join!* Junior Gym is an exceptional program for children [...]
The past month has seen a number of Waverley gymnasts trialling for selection on the Victorian State Team. The standard of competition has been very high and we are very pleased with each and every athlete from Waverley - well done to you all! Congratulations to the following staff and athletes who have been selected to represent Victoria at the Australian Championships in May. LEVEL 7: Hanano Sakamoto, Olina Karatzias, Sabine Dunstone, Zhimei Ross, Megan Kohler (reserve) LEVEL 8: Abigayle Huang, Scarlett Magnanini LEVEL 9: Marina Yamazaki, Sophie Hunter LEVEL 10: Caitlyn Montgomery, Rachel Laval, Rebekah Chen, Ella Winder, Grace Gill LEVEL 9 UNDER: Alex Mills [...]
Tuesday 10th April: Waverley's Emily Whitehead has picked up where she left off in the team final, to perform exceptionally in the Vault and Beam apparatus finals at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Emily's first individual apparatus final was on Sunday 8th April on Vault and she wowed the audience with two amazing vaults, scoring 14.166 and 13.533, averaging the two scores for a final score of 13.849 which earned her the Bronze Medal! Emily joined two strong Canadian gymnasts on the podium, one of whom was Ellie Black - the current 2018 Commonwealth Games All Around Champion and Silver All Around medalist [...]
We are delighted to announce that Waverley's Talia Folino and Kate McDonald have been selected as the two Senior International athletes to represent Australia at the upcoming Pacific Rim Championships in Medellin, Columbia, from April 27th-29th. The prestigious Pacific Rim Championships are held every two years, and feature a number of gymnastics power nations including USA, China and Russia. The competition is unique in that teams are a combination of both Senior International and Junior International athletes. The full Australian team selected to compete in Columbia is: Talia Folino (VIC - Snr Int), Kate McDonald (VIC - Snr Int), Sidney [...]
UPDATE Tuesday 27th March: A big THANK YOU to our Monash Councillors for their leadership, vision and ongoing support tonight in voting for the final $3.3 million needed for the Oakleigh project to go ahead (of which $650,000 was for Waverley). What a night!! Thanks to all our members that came along to show their support! The Oakleigh redevelopment is going to be AMAZING!! Friday 23rd March: We need your help! On Tuesday 27th March the Monash Council are deciding whether to invest a final much needed $3.3 million into the Oakleigh Recreation Centre redevelopment (including $650,000 towards our Waverley Gymnastics [...]
**OFFER EXTENDED UNTIL 20th MAY DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND** To celebrate the success of Waverley's own Emily Whitehead for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games we want to 'Share The Dream'! Sign up to our Junior Gym (2-5 year old) program before 30th April (now 20th May!) and receive a FREE Waverley leotard or t-shirt, valued at up to $61!! Call us on 9887-9611, or email email@example.com, for more information.
Registrations for our April 2018 holiday programs have now opened! Please click here to view the dates and times. To register please contact our office on 9887-9611 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Our holiday gymnastics programs are perfect for new or interested children to try gymnastics before signing up to a weekly class. They are also a fantastic way for our existing members to continue gymnastics throughout the holidays and learn some great new tricks! All abilities are catered for! Our holiday programs are full of fun and learning for girls and boys aged 4-14 years. We have a Junior Gym holiday program for [...]
Congratulations to Waverley's Emily Whitehead, Jade Vella-Wright and Talia Folino who competed at the renowned International Gymnix event, held from March 9th-12th in Montreal, Canada. Competing for Australia in the Senior Cup division, Emily and Jade performed strongly to place 10th and 13th All Around. The Australian team narrowly missed out on a podium finish, finishing 4th in the team event. Click here to view a fabulous photo gallery from the Senior Cup competition including some beautiful photos of of Emily and Jade. Talia competed for Waverley in the Challenge Gymnix division, and claimed the All Around title with a score of 52.567!! Click here to watch [...]