Congratulations go out to Ollie following his remarkable British Trampoline Championships results - Ollie has cemented his position as 3rd in the UK in his age category!
Following a tough series of qualification events in Telford and Sheffield, Ollie travelled to Arena Birmingham to compete in the British Championships with the best Trampoline, DMT and Tumbling competitors in the UK, managing a fantastic 3rd place!
But that's not all! Ollie scored a whopping 29.9 out of 30.0 for his 'Horizontal Displacement' score (how well he says on the cross on the Trampoline) - that was the highest in the entire competition, placing higher than even the Senior competitors! A huge achievement for his first ever British Championships!
Well done to Ollie and all of his Coaches who shared in his success!
Congratulations to Head Coach, Andi Revell who has been appointed as 1 of 10 Representatives of the British Gymnastics Club Stakeholder Advisory Group!
Let us tell you more about it...
British Gymnastics were on a hunt to find experienced Members within the sport to assist them in making our amazing sport even better! Representatives on the panel are there to provide new, fresh ideas to British Gymnastics as well as highlighting any concerns Clubs and Members may be facing. The selection process was very intense, but we are delighted to announce that Andi was successful and we are even more excited for the future of the Board!!
To check out more about Andi's new role, click here!
Now let us tell you more about Andi...
Not only is Andi a Qualified High Performance Trampoline, High Performance DMT Coach and National Level Judge, he is also a Tutor for British Gymnastics. This means he is able to deliver Level 1 and 2 Trampoline, Freestyle and Pre-School Coaching Courses as well as assessing candidates and giving them that all important tick! Andi travels around the country to do this, in addition to working for UKAD, our Anti Doping Organisation. He assists UKAD in delivering workshops to Olympic Athletes and Premier League Footballers to make sure we have a Clean, Safe Sport!
You can normally find Andi by the Trampoline or DMT somewhere coaching the Performance Trampoline and DMT Squads. He regularly travels to different competitions around the UK with the Squad, judging where needed and supporting our Members always!
As the Head Coach at AAAsports, Andi's passion for every Member to enjoy our sport consistently shines through and we know that he will make a massive impact to our sport!
Well done Andi!!
We have been informed by the Lakeside Centre that they have scheduled refurbishment works to take place in their sports hall from 30th September 2019 until 1st January 2020. This will mean that the sports hall will be out of action and we will not be able to operate classes at this location during this time.
We have worked with the team at the Lakeside Centre and have been able to secure an alternative booking at Hadrian Leisure Centre, St Peter's Road, Wallsend, NE28 7LQ. We will therefore be transferring all Lakeside Centre classes to this location from 30th September 2019 to 1st January 2020. We are currently working with both centres to determine which equipment can be transferred to Hadrian LC, although we are confident we will still be able to offer all 4 gymnastics pieces plus Trampolines each week, albeit it potentially on a smaller scale.
We appreciate that this is an inconvenience to our Members, but unfortunately it is a situation over which we have no control. We are therefore offering the following options to Members:
We thank you for your understanding and support in this matter, and hope that you will continue with our classes at Hadrian LC!
Congratulations to our newest set of Level 2 Trampoline Coaches! Bradley, Corey, Jamie and Kymberli all passed their coaching awards recently, following an intensive course and extended period of mentoring from our existing Coaches! Well done!
This comes only a few months after 7 of our Coaches gained additional Pre-School coaching qualifications, demonstrating our continued drive to developing our Coaches. We have further courses due to start in the next few weeks, as we being our Coach Education Programme again to train Coaches of the future!
Keep checking our website for more information on how to apply for our January 2020 course!
Congratulations to Members of our Development & Performance Trampoline & DMT Squads who travelled to Nottingham last weekend to compete in the final League qualifier of 2019! All Members were trying to gain qualification points to gain entry to the League Finals event being held in Derby in November 2019!
There were some fantastic results all around - in the Trampoline Event, Hannah placed 15th to earn 10 points in her first League 2 event, Ava placed 16th to earn 9 points, Dan placed 4th and earned 60 points in League 1 whilst Ollie finished 1st and scored a huge 100 points!
In DMT, Hannah placed 15th again to earn 10 points, Ollie placed 4th and earned 75 points while Dan placed 2nd and earned another huge 100 points!
There's now an anxious wait for qualification lists for League Finals to be announced - good luck everyone!
The results of the 2018/19 End of Year Questionnaire are now in! We're really impressed with yet another great set of results!
Our Members really enjoy working with our Coaches and are finding our unique Skills Tracking facility really useful, however many Members said they hadn't used this feature yet! All Participation Members can track their progress through their very own myAAA account - check it out now!
We did have a couple of queries regarding numbers of Members in each class - we will be reducing this to just 8 Members in Trampoline classes coming in line with our Gymnastics classes! This is way below the national standard!
Our Members loved our Championships and Presentation Ceremony again, especially given the amended structure used this year! Many Members are already looking forward to next year's event - don't forget the AAAsports Championships will be held on 27th & 28th June 2020!
There were some issues raised with our pricing structure and cancellation policy. Our policy is in place to allow Members to pay a set amount each month based on the number of classes operating each year rather than varying pricing each month based on the number of classes run. This means we can charge a standard price each month, usually of £24, rather than varying pricing between £16 and £40 each month. However, we will be investigating this option further in the future!
A big thank you to everyone who completed the Questionnaire! We have prizes for Ian Richardson, Helen Burrell and Connor Ewujowoh who were selected at random from our completed responses - please get in touch to claim your prize!
Finally, please don't stop with the feedback! We appreciate all feedback from all sources - if you have any comments, please send them to membership@AAAsports.co.uk or call us on 03335 776787!
The following classes are cancelled over our weekend visit to Derwent Hill
* Friday 16th August - All classes at the Louisa Centre
* Saturday 17th August - All classes at Raich Carter SC
* Sunday 18th August - All classes at Lakeside Centre
All other classes will run as normal, with classes restarting next week as planned.
All current AAAsports Membership expire on 30th September 2019, regardless of date of purchase. Remember, all 2019/20 Memberships are valid for all activities and existing Members receive a 10% discount on all Membership Fees!
Membership prices for 2019/20 are as follows:
* Standard Membership - £39.00 (existing Members - £35.10)
* Pre-School Membership - £30.00 (existing Members - £27.00)
* Squad Membership - £70.00 (existing Members - £63.00)
These fees will be automatically charged to your payment card on 15th September 2019, along with all class fees for October 2019.
If you do not wish to continue with our classes after 1st October 2019, Members must submit a Drop Request through their myAAA account before 31st August 2019 to cancel charges due on 15th September 2019.
AAAsports Membership provides Members with access to our new Skills Tracking application, in addition to insurance for each Member and access to competitions and events throughout the year!
A reminder to all Members at AAAsports Sunderland - the first part of our refurbishment will be happening from Saturday 27th July to Friday 2nd August inclusive. During this time, all classes at AAAsports Sunderland will be closed and our offices will be open intermittently during this time.
Classes at AAAsports Sunderland will resume from Saturday 3rd August. All classes at all other locations will continue to run as normal, and access to the myAAA system will be available online throughout this time.
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!
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