Exactly 5 years since receiving the keys to AAAsports Sunderland in Southwick, we are excited to announce that our formal application for a second dedicated location in Sunderland has been submitted! After over 2 years of working with Sunderland Council to find the perfect location for a second site in Sunderland, AAAsports have applied to convert units in Leechmere to a second dedicated Gymnastics, Trampoline and Cheerleading facility!
Plans for this facility have been in development since January 2020, and thanks to the support of our Members through this incredibly difficult time, we're confident that we can bring our high quality classes to the communities of South Sunderland! The launch of the Leechmere site will allow AAAsports to expand our programmes further, offering more dedicated classes at all levels, from beginners right through to national level athletes, complimenting the existing site in Southwick.
We are now awaiting a formal decision from Sunderland Council as to the change-of-use application, and if successful, we hope to be operational in early 2021!
AAAsports are throwing open our doors to welcome our Members back to a day of activity - socially distanced of course! Join us on Saturday 1st August for your first chance to get back on your favourite apparatus pieces, and see what we've been busy setting up on over lockdown!
Members and non-Members of all ages are invited to join us for a fun, FREE, 1 hour slot throughout the day. To allow as many Members as possible to take part in our activities, we're only accepting one booking per Members through the day.
Spaces are very, very strictly limited due to social distancing measures - book your space now through your myAAA account!
Your chance to join the award winning AAA Tigers is here! We will be holding Socially Distanced Tryouts at AAAsports Sunderland on Sunday 2nd August and everyone is welcome to come along for the FREE Tryouts!
Cheerleading is a fun, energetic and challenging activity, combining dance, stunts and tumbling in to fast paced routines set to music. The AAA Tigers have Members of all ages, and no experience is necessary to take part in our Tryouts, just a passion to perform as part of this unique team!
Successful Members will get the chance to perform across the UK and even beyond with the AAA Tigers, hopefully in front of huge crowds once lockdown is lifted!
To apply for your Tryout, complete the form at this link! We will then be in touch to confirm your Tryout time! Good luck!
AAAsports are set to relaunch better than ever with a Socially Distanced Open Day on Saturday 1st August! Read on to discover more about our exciting relaunch plans!
Class Relaunch Dates
Following feedback from our parents plus advice from the UK Government and our governing bodies, AAAsports will delay resuming our regular weekly classes at all locations until September 2020. This gives all of our Members who are still unsure about attending classes again time to assess the safety measures we have in place, and removes the need to commit to regular classes over the summer months, in addition for us ensuring the suitability of our partner locations for our classes.
PAYG Classes - Throughout August
We will be running Pay-As-You-Go classes at AAAsports Sunderland throughout August - Members can take part in as many or as few classes as they'd like by simply booking through their myAAA accounts! All classes will be run under relevant guidelines, which may change as the year progresses! Rest assured - all AAAsports classes have been fully risk assessed with safety being our main priority!
Due to the COVID crisis, we have had to make significant changes to our classes to take in to account new regulations and requirements. As a result, we are restructuring all of our classes to ensure that we can continue to provide the high service levels our Members have come to expect. This does mean that class times will be altered for many Members once we restart in September 2020 - our team will be in touch with Members over the summer who are part of affected classes.
There will be a number of changes within classes to continue improving the classes we offer, allowing an increased focus on fun activities, additional apparatus pieces and new competition and reward opportunities! Keep checking your email for more information on these exciting new developments!
Our automated charging system was disabled throughout lockdown to ensure our Members didn't pay for classes we weren't able to deliver. As Members were still technically enrolled though, our system continued to add charges to Members accounts. Our team will now work on manually correcting the accounts of all of our Members to bring them back up to date with our September relaunch date - please bear with us!
All fees paid for April 2020 classes will be transferred to September 2020 instead to ensure that our Members don't lose out, meaning most Members will next pay for classes on 15th September 2020. This payment date will also include the 2020/21 Memberships, which have been substantially reduced for existing Members to compensate for the lockdown closures.
Our team are beginning to increase their office hours right now, however this will still not be the hours which were in place pre-lockdown. We are asking that any Members send their questions via email and we will respond as soon as we can, but please be aware this may take a little longer than usual!
After months of lockdown, AAAsports classes are finally set to restart very soon, better than ever before!
With a whole host of exciting changes and so many questions from parents, we will be holding Virtual Parents Meetings on Monday 20th July, from 6pm for Participation Members and from 7pm for Squad Members.
During the meeting, we will explain the measures we have in place and try to answer as many questions as possible. If you have a question that you would like answering, please send them to us and we will answer as many as we can!
To enrol in the meeting, click here and enrol through your myAAA account, then simply check your emails 5 minutes before the meeting is scheduled to start!
We hope to see you all on Monday!
Whilst the UK Government have announced indoor physical activity can re-open from 25th July, we want to make sure that our Members feel safe and comfortable to return to their activities whilst we provide the highest quality experience our Members have come to expect.
We are therefore asking Members to let us know their thoughts on re-opening opportunities by completing a simple survey here. The survey will take only a few minutes and will help us to make sure that we can provide classes suitable for everyone again as quickly as possible!
We look forward to hearing your thoughts!
Exciting announcements from the UK Government tonight as they announce that indoor sports activities can restart from 25th July! AAAsports will now begin working with our governing bodies and delivery partners to plan to resume our classes in a way that can allow every one to enjoy their classes and stay safe at the same time.
There will undoubtedly be some big changes to how we run classes in the future - some which had previously been decided before lockdown began and others which will be essential for the welfare of everyone involved in our sport. Once these have been confirmed and more information becomes available, we will make this available as soon as possible.
We ask that all Members continue to check our website, social media and newsletters for more information in the build-up to our return, and we hope to see everyone back in our classes again very soon!
AAAsports Members have demonstrated their overwhelming support and generosity by helping us smash our Crowdfunder campaign targets and securing matched funding, which will help us to make sure we can reopen safely!
AAAsports Members absolutely smashed our target and are still continuing to make payments - thank you to everyone who has donated! To follow our progress, click here!
We really appreciate all the donations our Members have made to ensuring they can continue with their activities as soon as possible, and all donations made towards our campaign can be converted in to credit in their myAAA accounts. Information on how to convert your donation will be sent out by email once the campaign officially closes and the funding is processed.
We're now preparing to reopen better than ever, and we can't wait to see all of our Members back in our classes soon!
Over the last 15 weeks, AAAsports Coaches Matei, Millie and Rosie have delivered free classes every weeknight for our Members! We've had hundreds of Members take part across all disciplines and locations, with a range of fun activities for everyone to keep in touch with their friends and keep themselves active!
As we approach our reopening, our team will be focusing on making sure our classes are better than ever. We're therefore inviting everyone to join us for one last free lockdown quiz on Friday night at 6pm! To take part and be in with your chance of being crowned our final Lockdown Quiz Champion, simply enrol through your myAAA account for free then check your email the the link to play just before 6pm on Friday!
AAAsports are excited to announce that from today, our team are starting to return to work and prepare for the restart of our classes across the region! Whilst we await the official go-ahead from the UK Government, our team are now hard at work preparing exciting new activities for all of our Members!
We have been touched by the level of support which has been shown by our Members, particularly those who pre-paid their class fees or donated through our Crowdfunder campaign. We can't wait to see all of our Members again and start delivering the best activity classes in the region!
At this time our team are working from home and focusing on relaunching our classes safely and better than ever before - once we have further information regarding our reopening we will notify all Members by email, therefore we ask Members wait for this information before contacting us.
We have some huge plans for the upcoming season to offer even more opportunities to our Members - we're excited to unveil more soon!
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