AAAsports are excited to announce an upgrade of our facility at AAAsports Sunderland to include a sprung floor! We know that this will provide plenty of new thrilling opportunities for our Members across all of our disciplines!
New Sprung Floor & New Gym Layout
The new sprung floor is a full-size competition floor, meaning we need to create more space in our facility! With this in mind, we will be undertaking our biggest renovation project since opening AAAsports Sunderland 3½ years ago – by removing the Mezzanine floor! This will provide us with a brand new layout, including more usable space and facilities for our Members, helping our Members to improve their performances!
New Spectator Seating Area
In order to make the changes necessary to the gym itself, we will be removing the Mezzanine from our facility and creating a new, though smaller, spectator seating area. This dedicated area will improve our spectator experience, enabling a full view of our classes whilst providing access to working areas and electrical outlets for phones and other electrical equipment. In addition, this new area will feature an improved heating system for spectators for the winter months!
We will also be revamping our refreshment options and implementing a new staffing structure to provide a better service to spectators.
Whilst we will do everything within our power to minimise the disruption caused to our Members, we do appreciate your understanding for any inconvenience caused over the next few months as we carry out these renovations. In order to carry out these exciting renovations, it is necessary to cancel all classes at AAAsports Sunderland on the following dates:
We thank you in advance for your support during this transition period, and we look forward to an exciting future ahead!
Congratulations to Hannah, who competed at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry this weekend in the NDP Trampoline Finals! After super trampoline performances in qualifying rounds in Sunderland, Billingham, Penrith and Birmingham, Hannah was competing against the best in the UK in her NDP group!
Hannah gave a fantastic performance in the trampolining event, placing an amazing 8th in the UK! Congratulations to Hannah and all of her Coaches!
Huge congratulations go out to the AAA Tigers, who earned a Silver Medal in the European Cheerleading Championships in Germany this weekend!
After qualifying to represent the UK through competitions earlier in 2019, the AAA Tigers performed against teams from across Europe in the Junior Group Stunt section and scored a fantastic Silver place in a very tough competition, and after just being pipped to the Gold place by a team from Russia.
This was an amazing set of results from a set of AAA Tigers who continue to get better and better, rounding off their best competition season ever! Congratulations to everyone who took part and their Coaches!
In an action packed weekend, Members from across all of our locations and disciplines came together to celebrate their achievements at the AAAsports Championships and Presentation Ceremony!
The weekend kicked off on Saturday with Members performing routines in Gymnastics, Cheerleading, Trampoline and DMT in front of our audience. We had everyone from total beginners to international performers taking part - a fantastic showcase of the talent we have in AAAsports!
Then on Sunday, an exciting evening at Rainton Meadows Arena saw all of our Members up on the stage collecting their medals and certificates, as well as some amazing performances from the AAA Tigers and the presenting of our AAA* Awards to Rosie and Dan!
A fantastic weekend with a fantastic set of people - well done to everyone who took part and a huge thank you to everyone who helped make the weekend such a success!
Full results are available on our Downloads page and photos from the event can be found on our Facebook page as we continue to upload them!
Information for the AAAsports Championships & Presentation Ceremony is now available to download for all Members! Check your performance times and the other exciting events happening across the weekend!
AAAsports Coaches and Members were certainly busy last weekend, with events taking place across the country in 3 disciplines!
Starting the weekend off, Hannah, Isabel and Mya travelled to the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham for the Regional Team Finals, with Hannah and Mya competing in Trampoline and Isabel competing in DMT. All 3 girls were competing against the best competitors in their levels from across the UK, and performed exceptionally in such a large arena in front a huge crowd! Huge congratulations go out to Hannah, who qualified to the next round of this event and will be travelling to the NDP Finals in Coventry next month!
A little closer to home in Hartlepool, Cameron and Demi took part in the Apparatus 2 competition. Competing across all 4 gymnastics pieces, both Members gave fantastic performances with Cameron placing 3rd overall in his category!
Finally in Spennymoor, other Members of the Gymnastics Squads competed in the 2-Piece Pink Event, again with excellent results! There was tough competition for all Members, however there were amazing results with Charlotte and Annabelle placing 2nd and 6th in Floor, and Mya and Abbie placing 4th and 5th in Vault!
Congratulations to all of our Members who competed across the weekend, and to their Coaches who supported their successes!
Click here for full results of these events!
Information for the AAAsports Championships & Presentation Ceremony has now been released!
The AAAsports Championships will begin at 9:00am on Saturday 22nd June at AAAsports Sunderland, with Members from Cheerleading, DMT, Gymnastics and Trampoline performing their routines across the day. Don't miss out Elite Showcase event at 1:30pm to watch our most proficient Members compete to be crowned AAAsports Champion 2019!
The AAAsports Presentation Ceremony will begin at 2:30pm on Sunday 23rd June at Rainton Meadows Arena, with Members from across AAAsports coming together to celebrate a fantastic year and receive their medals and certificates from the Championships event on stage! This is followed by a disco and a whole host of games, with prizes to be won!
Spectating at the AAAsports Championships is free of charge, whilst tickets for the Presentation Ceremony can now be bought online at £18 per ticket.
Please see below for more information!
The AAA* Awards are given to Members whose constant determination, achievement, work ethic and commitment to AAAsports exceeds their Coaches expectations and provide a shining example of excellence to other AAAsports Members.
Each AAAsports Coach is able to nominate Members who they feel are worth recipients of these Awards, taking in to account their successes within the last 12 months. From there, the nominations are whittled down to 3 female and 3 male shortlisted Members, with the winner being announced at the AAAsports Presentation Ceremony!
We're excited to announce that this year's AAA* Award Shortlist is as follows:
AAA* Award 2019 - Female
* Emily Wilson
* Hannah Kehoe
* Rosie Clark
AAA* Award 2019 - Male
* Cameron Tempest
* Daniel Jones
* Samuel Hindmarsh
Congratulations to all nominated Members, and good luck to those shortlisted for the Presentation Ceremony!
Members of the Intermediate Gymnastics Squads took part in the Apparatus Competition in Hartlepool this weekend, with many Members competing on Bar, Beam, Floor and Vault for the very first time!
Despite being the first competition for many Members, there were plenty of podium places to go around! In the Age 10 & Under category, Emma placed a brilliant 3rd overall, while in the Age 12 & Under category, Louisa placed 5th, Milly 4th, Lydia 3rd and Emily placed 1st!
Congratulations to everyone who competed and their Coaches! To see full results from the competition, please visit our Results page!
Members of the Trampoline Performance Squad are celebrating after success at the Spring Event Series event held in Sheffield! Both Dan and Ollie were competing to achieve a set of stringent qualifying criteria in order to compete at the biggest Trampoline competition in the UK - the British Championships - set to be held in Birmingham in September.
After working solidly for over a year, the culmination of their hard work paid off as both boys achieved the qualification scores needed to progress to the British Championships and compete to be crowned Champion! In a extra special result, Ollie also placed 2nd in the qualification event, leaving Sheffield with a Silver medal!
Congratulations to both boys and their Coaches!
Our May Members of the Month have been announced! This months Participation Member of the Month is Florence! Florence has impressed her Coaches with her constant work ethic, determination and desire to improve, whilst always having a smile on her face and loving her gymnastics classes!
Our Squad Member of the Month is Emily! Emily has worked consistently hard on both Trampoline and DMT, tackling harder skills every week! Despite being one of the youngest in the Squads, Emily continues to perform to a high standard and shows plenty of potential for the future!
Congratulations to both girls, who both receive a AAAsports goodie bag!
Members of the AAAsports Trampoline & DMT Squads travelled to Burgess Hill this weekend to take part in the first League Event of the 2019 season. Competing across Individual Trampoline, Synchro Trampoline and DMT, Members had a busy weekend trying to earn points towards the League Finals event being held in November 2019.
In the Individual Trampoline event, Dan secured 100 points towards qualification and placed first in his League 1 group, while Ollie achieved 100 points and first place in his first ever League 2 event! In the Synchro Trampoline event, the boys placed 2nd and gained 75 points towards League Finals!
In DMT, Ollie and Dan placed first and second respectively, whilst Hannah placed 4th and picked up 50 points towards her League Final campaign!
Congratulations to everyone who competed and to their Coaches! Check out full results here!
Due to the European Election Count being held at the Louisa Centre, all AAAsports classes at the Louisa Centre are cancelled on Thursday 23rd May 2019. Award Assessments for these classes will now take place on Thursday 30th May 2019. All other classes are unaffected - thank you for your understanding!
Our April Member of the Month have been announced!
Our Participation Member of the Month this month is Belinda! One of our youngest Members in our Gymnastics classes at the Raich Carter Sports Centre, Belinda always works hard to impress her Coaches and improve her skills! Belinda is always smiling, always happy and a true joy to coach! Well done Belinda!
Our Squad Member of the Month this month is Matilda! A Member of our Intermediate Gymnastics Squad, Matilda's work ethic is second-to-none! Even when Matilda finds a skill difficult, her determination shines through and works solidly until she achieves her skill! Congratulations Matilda!
Both girls will receive a AAAsports goodie bag - who will be the Member of the Month for May?!
AAAsports Gymnastics Squad Members travelled to Hartlepool last weekend to compete in the second Floor & Vault competition of 2019! A fantastic performance from all 3 Members competing in the event saw Cameron and Isabel both place 4th in their respective categories! Well done to everyone who competed and their Coaches!
To view the full results from the competition, visit our Downloads page!
Gymnastics Squads will now move their attention across to the 4-piece Apparatus Competitions coming up in a few weeks time before Trials for the 2019/20 Squads happen in June/July!
Please be aware that all AAAsports classes at all locations are cancelled on:
* Friday 19th April 2019 (Good Friday)
* Sunday 21st April 2019 (Easter Sunday)
* Monday 22nd April 2019 (Easter Monday)
Classes will continue to run as normal on Saturday 20th April at both AAAsports Sunderland and Raich Carter SC. Our offices are also closed until 10am on Tuesday 23rd April, however Members can still access their enrolments, payments and skills tracking facilities through their myAAA account during this time.
We hope all of our Members and their families have a great Easter!
The most important date in the AAAsports calendar is quickly approaching, and we can't wait!
Then on Sunday 23rd June, AAAsports will relocate to Rainton Meadows Arena for our Presentation Ceremony. Doors will open around 2:30pm which will be followed with every member receiving a medal and certificate on stage. But the fun doesn't stop there - we will also have a photo wall, games, prizes, highlights from the year, fireworks, special effects and a disco!!
We have taken your feedback from the last Championships into account and to prevent increasing the cost, food will not be included in your ticket price. Alcohol is also not permitted at this Event and will not be served.
For more information, please visit our Championships page or speak to one of our Coaches at your next Class!
AAAsports is involved in Gymnastics at all levels, and this term it was time for school pupils in Sunderland to perform as part of the Sunderland Key Steps Gymnastics competition!
Held over 2 days at AAAsports Sunderland, school pupils from across the city performed a floor routine and vault pass in front of the judges from AAAsports. Each pupil was aiming to earn points for their team, with the highest scoring teams progressing to the Tyne & Wear Final, which will be held later in the year. This year's winning teams were:
* Key Step 1 - Valley Road Academy
* Key Step 2 - St Mary's Academy (Team A)
* Key Step 3 - Bexhill Academy
Full results from the event can be found here.
As an extra bonus, AAAsports Coaches were also on hand to give pupils the chance to try out activities they don't normally have in their school, including Trampolines and Bars! Well done to everyone who took part - if you'd like to learn more about what AAAsports can offer your school, click here!
Members of the AAAsports Gymnastics Squads travelled to Gateshead this weekend for the first round of the NEGA Floor & Vault competitions! Many Members competing in this event were competing for the very first time!
Competing routines on floor and passes on vault, Members took on other competitors from across the North of England and achieved an excellent set of results, including several podium finishes, most notably in the U12 category with Angela finishing 6th, Lily in 5th, Louisa in 4th and Milly in 3rd! In the Boys U10 category, Lennox joined the girls on the podium and finished in 3rd place!
Well done to everyone who took part and their Coaches - full results can be downloaded here!
Our March Members of the Month have now been announced, and they're fantastic winners yet again!
Our Participation Member of the Month is Rafaela! As a Member in our Adults Trampoline class, Rafaela has recently started working on her Front Somersaults and is showing great bravery and determination to achieve this new skill!
Our Squad Member of the Month is Ciara! Training in our Intermediate Gymnastics Squad at the Louisa Centre, Ciara has recently achieved her Back Handspring on floor by herself and is now working towards her next competition this weekend, impressing our Coaches in the process!
Well done to both Members!
Congratulations go out to Performance Gymnastics Squad Members Abbie and Mya who took part in the Regional Grades competition in Newcastle last weekend. This was the first time either girl had competed in the Regional Grades event, despite having plenty of previous competition experience.
The nerves clearly held out on Floor, with both girls achieving the same score of 12.45, which was the highest score in the whole event! Following her success on Floor, Mya then went on to claim 3rd overall! Well done to both girls and their Coaches!
Due to a Schools Gymnastics competition being held at AAAsports Sunderland, all Pre-School classes at AAAsports Sunderland will be cancelled on Monday 1st April. All other classes will run as normal!
The AAA Tigers are celebrating their success at the UKCA Nationals in Manchester last weekend, after scooping a host of podium finishes at this prestigious event! Competing against teams from across the UK, the AAA Tigers faced their toughest competition to date but brought away some fantastic results:
* Junior A Level 1 Cheer - 4th
* Junior B Level 1 Cheer - 1st
* Junior B Level 2 Cheer - 2nd
* Junior B Level 3 Cheer - 1st
* Junior A Level 2 Group Stunt - 3rd
* Junior B Level 1 Group Stunt - 2nd
* Junior B Level 2 Group Stunt - 3rd
* Junior B Level 3 Group Stunt - 4th
In addition, the Junior B Level 5 Group Stunt placed 2nd, which when combined with their previous performances was enough to secure a space to represent the UK at the European Cheerleading Championships in Germany in July 2019! Amazing results!
Congratulations to all AAAsports Members and their Coaches!
If you're looking for fun during the Easter Holidays, look no further than AAA Days! Held at AAAsports Sunderland, we have a wide range of activities going on throughout the holidays to keep everyone entertained!
If you're looking for fun, action packed days which are guaranteed to burn off energy, our Multi-Activity Days are ideal! Running every Monday and Thursday throughout the holidays, these are fun for everyone!
For our Squad Members, we have a range of additional training opportunities too - just in time for competition season! Mondays will see additional DMT training, Wednesdays will have Trampoline and Gymnastics training while Thursdays will have Cheerleading training both weeks!
Prices are just £20 for the first day and then £10 for every day thereafter across the holidays, and AAA Days run from 9am to 4pm every day (DMT & Cheer run from 1pm to 4pm). To book your space, log in to your myAAA account now!
As the competition season starts to heat up, it was back to the Gymnastics Squads this weekend as they travelled to Redcar to compete in the North Grades Gymnastics event!
For many of our Members, this was the first time competing in this event - for some it was their first ever competition! Competing across Bar, Beam, Floor and Vault against very strong competition, the girls were both aiming to achieve a Top 6 finish and to gain achievement levels in the event!
Despite some simple mistakes and lots of pre-competition nerves, our Squad Members produced some excellent results, including Emma placing 5th, Ruby placing 3rd and the U12s team placing 2nd! In addition, every Squad Member achieved a 'Pass' in their chosen levels, with Grace, Emma and Ruby all achieving a distinction in the chosen level!
Well done to everyone who took part and their Coaches - full results can be found on our Downloads page!
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