National Gymnastics Week has something for everyone

gym weekOTTAWA — From mini-Olympics and fitness challenges to contests and open houses, gymnasts of all ages from across Canada are participating in the annual National Gymnastics Week which runs from Monday, January 17-23.

Many other activities are planned at clubs across the country in a combined effort including Gymnastics Canada, 12-provincial/territorial federations and over 700 hundred clubs across Canada.

From recreational gymnastics programs all the way up to national teams in artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline, Gymnastics Canada has over 200,000 individual members, including 20,000 competitive gymnasts and 7,500 certified coaches.

An astounding 30 million people are members of their country’s gymnastics federation, making the sport one of the most popular in the world.