Learn to flip, jump and twist with a Better Gymnastics course here at Better, Cockermouth Leisure Centre.

Gymnastics offers many physical and social benefits in a fun environment, which includes:

  • Development of fundamental skills
  • Increased fitness, strength
  • Co-ordination
  • Balance
  • Flexibility
  • Development of exceptional teamwork skills
  • Increased levels confidence
  • Most importantly ENJOYMENT

Gymnasts will work on floor skill's as well as vault, bars, air track and beam and they will work towards the British Proficiency awards scheme. The sessions are lead by our fully qualified coach.

Parent and Child class - Busy Bee's

This gives children the opportunity to explore basic gymnastics through play and equipment. The class will help with children's balance, co-ordination and awareness. Skills are taught with the use of soft equipment and attentive coaches. The lessons are fun, social and rewarding and will help children to learn how to roll, jump and safely move upside down.

Class Day Time Ability Location Coaches Notes
Busy Bee's Friday

14:00

14:45

18 months of age to 4 years Main Hall

Bethan Lishman

10 week block booking required.

Recreational Gymnastics

We have beginner and novice courses for children of school age, which will teach the child the fundamentals of gymnastics, including skills such as forward and backward rolls, handstands and cartwheels. Children can then progress to intermediate and advanced gymnastics. Focus is on skill development and progression, with harder skills being introduced, such as handstands, forward rolls, front and back walkovers as well as flips and somersaults.

Class Day Time Ability Location Coaches Notes
Beginner class Tuesday

15:45

16:45

Beginners Main Hall Bethan Lishman 14 week block booking required.
Beginner class Friday

16:00

17:00

Beginners Main Hall Bethan Lishman 14 week block booking required.
Beginner class Saturday

12:00

13:00

Beginners Main Hall Bethan Lishman 14 week block booking required.
Intermediate class Tuesday

16:45

17:45

Intermediate Main Hall Bethan Lishman 14 week block booking required.
Intermediate class Friday

17:00

18:00

Intermediate Main Hall Bethan Lishman 14 week block booking required.
Advanced class Saturday

13:00

14:00

Advanced Main Hall Bethan Lishman 14 week block booking required.

 

Pre Squad and Elite Squad

These classes involve competitve disciplines, including general gymnastic competitions and displays. Gymnast's who have shown potential, improvement and committment are selected by a talent identification process and will follow the British Gymnastics pathway. Please note these classes are invitation only by Gymnastic Lead Coach, Bethan Lishman.