Large Club Nominee
Scallywaggs Gymnastics began in 1994 with 2 Kindergym classes a week at the local school hall and has grown into the 2nd largest club in the Hunter region. Scallywaggs provide programs ranging from Kindergym, Gymnastics for All (5yrs to adults), WAG programs and Performance Gymnastics.
Number of athletes: 1251
Gymsports: Trampoline Gymnastics and/or Tumbling, Women's Gymnastics, Performance Gymnastics, Kindergym, Gymnastics for All - Primary Age, Gymnastics for All - Teenage + Adults, TeamGym
Contribution to Gymnastics: Since joining the competitive area a few years ago we have provided judges for all events we have entered. Rod Poole has also volunteered a these events in many capacitates. Scallywaggs has hosted various education workshops, presenting at the 2017 Professional Development Conference.
Development Activities: Scallywaggs has always been aware of the need for quality programs for our region and focusses on staff training to ensure they can deliver gymnastics of the highest quality to it's clients. Staff training is held every day before classes commence and new ideas are put into lesson plans for instructors to improve their skills. Scallywaggs is a true "Gymnastics For All" club and has a philosophy of "Where having fun is just the beginning" and this is reflected in the continued growth in numbers participating.
Competition results: Scallywaggs is a proud Gymnastics for All club, attedning TeamGym State events and the Festival of Gymnastics. In the competitive area, Scallywaggs has achieved great results in regional and state events despite only training minimal hours, this is achieved by quality coaching of the gymnasts involved.