Nationals 2021

21 gymnasts representing Wellington
National champions, many medals, plus proficiency pins for all 21 rhythmic gymnasts who represented Wellington at July's National Gymnastics Championships held in Auckland. National champions (1st overall): Level 8: Tehya Level 7: Julie Level 5: Dani Grade V group: Abi, Amelia, Julie, Kerry, Maia, Sonia, Tehya Gold medals: Level 8: Tehya 1st overall + 1st rope + clubs + ba

Save the date: Junior and rec gymnasts in action

What: Group displays by our junior competitive and recreation gymnasts. When:  10.30am to 11.30am, Sat 27 March 2021 Where:  ACM, 30 Glenmore St, opposite main entrance to Botanic Gardens Dress rehearsal 9.30am to 10.30am, then a performance for parents, friends and family from 10.30am. All participating gymnasts will receive a certificate. The display will include: Rec

AGM and leotard/apparatus sale

When:  10am, Sat 13 March 2021 Where:  ACM's kitchen/supper area, 30 Glenmore St, opposite main entrance to Botanic Gardens AGM: All families are invited and encouraged to attend. Nominations are open for much-needed committee members. Elements cannot exist without a committee, so please consider if you can get involved or nominate someone who can contribute to the

Open day and trials 2021

Gymnasts warming up
What:  Try rhythmic gymnastics for FREE at our club open day. Open to all, from beginners to those wanting to try out for competitive gymnastics. When: Sat 30 Jan, 9am to 12pm. Where:  30 Glenmore St (Anglian Chinese Mission), opposite the Botanic Gardens. Looking for a new challenge this year? Rhythmic gymnastics is a beautiful combination of dance and spo

End of year display: save the date

Cardboard snowman at 2019 display
When: Saturday 12 Dec What: Join our gymnasts as they perform routines around the theme of An Afternoon At The Theatre Come one, come all, to mark the end of a most unusual year!

Wellington Champs timetable

On Saturday 10 October, come cheer the gymnasts at the Wellington Rhythmic Champs, part of Gymnastics NZ's Super Series. The competition runs 8am to 6pm for one day only at our Thorndon training base, ACM on Glenmore St. Open for warm-ups from 8am Session 1. Levels 5 + 6 + 7 at 9am to 10:15am Session 2. Rec Comp at 10:25am to 10:40am PRIZEGIVING Levels 5 + 6 + 7 at 1

All classes back at ACM

Our recreation classes restarted in person this week — welcome back! This marks our full return to training in our Thorndon base. Our competitive gymnasts returned to ACM earlier, first with a mix of online and in-person classes. Keen to give rhythmic gymnastics a go? Email to arrange a FREE trial.

Online training only

Virtual training with coach Ellie
No classes at ACM until further notice.  This is to comply with Level 4 lockdown to help slow the spread of covid-19. Gymnasts, your coach will have provided you with: a training plan details of how to join virtual sessions at your usual (old usual!) training time Here's to everyone staying home and staying well. Follow along on social with the hashtag #ITrainAtHome

Wellington Opens 2020 Qualifier

Grade V group
POSTPONED indefinitely due to covid-19 restrictions. We've left original details below for reference only. ------------ When: 21 March Where: St Oran's College, Lower Hutt Who:  Senior gymnasts — Levels 5-10, Stages 3-4, Junior and Senior Internationals, Grade IV and up groups This is an endorsed competition so scores will go towards Nationals qualification. All sen

Prizegiving + end-of-year display

Gymansts at end-of-year display
When: Sat 14 Dec 1.30pm to 3.30pm, with dress rehearsal 11am to 1pm Where: ACM Come one, come all to mark the end of another great year of twirling, spinning and having fun. Our recreation and competitive gymnasts will perform in a group or individually. Trophies, certificates and badges will be given out. And we'll celebrate our hard-working coaches, committee members, and other volunt

2019 Nationals results

Congratulations to our Nationals team, freshly returned from the New Zealand Gymnastics Competition in Auckland. The girls all performed beautifully, and loudly cheered each other on. Plus we came home with a bit of bling, 12 medals in total: 3 gold medals for Level 6's Tehya 1 silver medal for Level 8's Jessie 8 bronze medals for Stage 3's Imogene and Carey, Level 5's Sonia, Level 6

Oct holiday programme bookings open

Book now for our fun-filled holiday programme! It will run in the second week of the October school holidays, Mon 7th to Fri 11th. More details on our holiday programme page . You can download the PDF booking form, or fill out the Google Docs booking form . See you there!

Nationals selection

Gymnastics NZ poster
Whoop!! 16 of our gymnasts will represent Wellington at 2019's New Zealand Gymnastics Championships in Auckland in October. That’s a 100% qualification rate. Congratulations to: Level 7 Kerry + Emily Level 8 Jessica Stage 3 Imogene + Carey + Teresa + Neala Level 6 Tehya + Mia + Julie* + Abigail* Level 5 Amelia + Ania* + Maia* + Sonia* *Grade 5 group Isla + starred gymnasts Go team! Go co

Results: Wellington Opens 2019

What a weekend with 100+ gymnasts from around NZ! Awesome work by gymnasts, judges, coaches and our parent volunteers.  Here are the results in PDF — coming soon in Google Sheets — and a selection of Elements' podium placings... Seniors S3: Neala 2nd overall, Carey 3rd overall L5: Sonia 1st overall, Ania 2nd overall, Amelia 3rd overall L6: Julie 1st overall, Mia 2n

July holiday programme

Bookings are now open for our fun-filled school holiday programme... YAY! Details and booking forms All welcome — girls, boys, complete beginners, experienced gymnasts. As well as games and try-out sessions, we'll have outings to Flip Out trampoline park on Tuesdays and the Botanic Gardens when the weather is nice.  Each day will be fully supervised by one of our senior coa

Wellington Opens 2019

What: Junior and senior competitions 8 and 9 June Where: St Oran's College, Lower Hutt Timetable: Juniors Sat 8 June 8.30am til prizegiving at about 1pm. Seniors Sat 8 June 2pm-7pm, Sun 9am til prizegiving at about 1pm. See attached PDF for full details. Bring cash for entry fee, on-site cafe and badges. See you there!

Ready or Not competition 11 May

On your marks... get set... GO! Warm up for competition season at Ready or Not, held at the club under the same conditions as the formal regional competitions. It serves as a practice run for new and experienced gymnasts to perform their routines in front of judges and spectators. Our newly established Recreational Competition level will also compete.

AGM + leotard sale 16 March 2019

Sparkly leotard
When: 12pm for 30mins Where: ACM kitchen, to side of training hall Please come to our AGM, followed by a second-hand leotard sale (with new and second-hand apparatus) from 12.30pm. All welcome. We're after new committee members, as well as people to take over the following roles: President Treasurer The current president and treasurer are stepping down, and Elements cannot l

Fantastic Beasts fundraiser 15 Nov

Join us to watch Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald! Tickets $25 each for movie, bubbles and treats — and to raise $$$ for the club. When:  Thursday 15 Nov, 7:45pm for 8pm screening Where: Penthouse Cinema, Brooklyn, Wellington Check your inboxes for how to book... Tell your friends! Share our Facebook event

2018 Nationals results

Gold medallists: Grade IV group
Our 10-strong Nationals team had a great time in Tauranga at the New Zealand Gymnastics Competition. The girls all performed beautifully, and loudly cheered each other on. Plus we came away with some bling:  1 trophy — Grade IV group 2 gold medals — Grade IV group, L4 clubs Julie 2 silver medals — L4 clubs Abi, L4 freehand Julie 4 bronze — L4 clubs Ma

October holiday programme

We will run a fun-filled holiday programme during the second week of the October school holidays. Yay! Full-day option 8am-5pm Short day option 9am-3pm We intend to have multiple coaches so classes can be split into beginners and experienced gymnasts. There'll be stretching exercises, gymnastics sessions, and other activities like arts and crafts. See the PDF for more information

Wellington Opens results

What a weekend with 130-ish gymnasts from around NZ! Awesome work by gymnasts, judges, coaches and our parent volunteers.  Here are the results in two forms: PDF  View-only Google spreadsheet Google spreadsheet of results for all Levels, Stages and Groups Here's a selection of Elements' podium placings: L7: Poppy 3rd overall + 3rd ball + 3rd clubs + 2nd ribbon, Phoebe

Master class with ex-Olympian Nataliia Godunko

She’s spun hoops and twirled clubs at the World Champs and the Olympics (yes, plural). Now Nataliia Godunko is coming to Wellington to run a master class for NZ’s rhythmic gymnasts.  See our  Facebook event page for more info and updates. When: 23-28 April, 9am-4pm daily Where: ACM (our training venue by Wellington's Botanic Gardens) Cost: $375 To register:

AGM + leotard sale 17 March

What: AGM to discuss competitions, finances, and committee nominations. Sale of leotards and apparatus. When: 12pm Where: ACM

Parents Meeting 25 January 6-6.30pm

2018 competion timetable
We'll discuss 2018's competition season, home and away. Bring your questions! Wellington Opens will be 9-10 June. Where: Elements Rhythmic Gymnastics @ ACM on Glenmore St

Training Monday 22 January 2018

Training on Wellington Anniversary will start at 9am and finish at 12.30pm. Come along to have fun and work on your new routines — let coach Isabel know.

Welcome to Term 1

We hope you've had a marvellous break and are ready to return to the gymnastic life. See you at ACM to have fun and boost your skills.

Holiday training

Bun pins at the ready! Term 1 for competitive gymnasts starts Monday... with special holiday-only times to start and finish an hour early, eg 3-6.30pm for Level 4 and up. 

End of year party

We had an amazing time with the girls. Pizza, lots of presents for our Stealing Santa game, and plenty of splashing in the pool. What a great way to end 2017! 

Wizard of Oz + prize-giving 2 Dec

Save the date! Saturday 2 December, when our recreation and competitive gymnasts will perform this classic tale... with a rhythmic twist.  Come one, come all, and bring your friends and family! The festivities start at 2pm, with prize-giving and tasty eats to follow. Dress rehearsal on the day: 10am-12pm for rec gymnasts 9am-12pm for competitive gymnasts Show time: 2pm