Rhythmic Gymnastics Manitoba is pleased to invite all gymnasts to take part in the 2020 virtual Provincial Gymnaestrada event, one mass routine incorporating all groups and participants and captured on video. Please see the bulletin below for all the details on how to join us for this event!
Club Closures: The Government of Manitoba declared a State of Emergency on March 20, and the immediate closure of all wellness centres offering physical activities, gyms, fitness centres and athlete clubs and training facilities is mandated. Therefore, all rhythmic gymnastics clubs are required to close.
Training Facilities: The University of Manitoba will be keeping facilities closed through spring, with all rentals from now until Tuesday, June 30th to be cancelled. While they continue to monitor the situation, they hope to be able to resume operations by Thursday, July 2nd. They will not be rescheduling any bookings at this time.
Canadian Championships: Gymnastics Canada has decided to post-pone the Canadian National Championships that were scheduled for May. GymCan memo. Gymnastics Canada is sharing event updates on a dedicated part of their website. Please visit it here: http://gymcan.org/news/details/2020_Gymcan_Covid_EN
Local Events: In addition to the club training, the Manitoba Provincial Championships and Provincial Gymnaestrada will be postponed or cancelled. RGM will try to reschedule events to a date that fits with the changes to the national calendar.
Competition 1 Theory Course will take place as scheduled, but will be offered online
The Annual General Meeting will take place as scheduled but we are exploring options to offer the AGM online.
The Awards ceremony for the Order of Sports Excellence will be delayed since the Provincial Championships will not have taken place.
The 2020 Rhythmic Gymnastics Manitoba Annual General Meeting is scheduled for 7:00PM on Monday June 15th in the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame at Sport Manitoba, 145 Pacific Avenue.