Lion’s Pride Gymnastic’s JO 4 competitors Jade Kosmuk (centre), Keira Cabana (from left), Kaelyn Abrahamson, Ella Rouleau and Lily Fudge show off their medals at a competition in Comox. (PHOTO CONTRIBUTED)

Gymnastics celebration lands on the West Shore

The 25th annual B.C. Gymnaestrada takes place on May 26

Get ready for some great gymnastics!

B.C. Gymnaestrada, a gymnastics celebration, comes to the Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre at the end of May.

The event is being hosted by Lion’s Pride Gymnastics Academy and Gymnastics B.C. and will feature performances from teams of all genders, ages, abilities, levels and disciplines.

B.C. Provincial Gymnaestrada is an annual, non-competitive gymnastics event with a focus on gymnastics for all. It is the largest event of its kind in the province.

READ ALSO: Falcon Gymnasts soar at provincial championships

The theme for the event is “Welcome to the Jungle” and participants will be able to showcase their talents, creativity and love of gymnastics.

“I am excited for our club to be hosting the provincial Gymnaestrada event this year,” said Sabrina Schilling, coach to the Lion’s Pride Roar Team. “Performance gymnastics is a wonderful outlet for all of our gymnastics athleres to showcase their skills and talents in front of an audience and to receive the applause they deserve for all their hard work.”

This is the 25th annual B.C. Gymnaestrada. There are currently nearly 400 participants from 23 clubs in B.C. and Alberta registered to participate in workshops and performances.

READ ALSO: West Shore gymnasts reach podium in BC provincial championships

The performances take place on Sun., May 26 with three performance blocks. The first is from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., the second is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the last block runs from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Tickets for the event will be available at the door.

To find out more about the event, head to https://www.gymbc.org/events/events/post/1134.

shalu.mehta@goldstreamgazette.com


 

vnc.editorial@blackpress.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter
and Instagram

Just Posted

Colwood tops Grumpy Taxpayer$ 2019 Candy Cane Awards

Yearly awards for improved governance go to Colwood, Oak Bay, Victoria

Byelection to replace Victoria councillor set to cost more than $140,000

Staff recommend a smaller election process for March 14

North Saanich Fire Department wins national Movember challenge

Team raises more than urban Edmonton, Toronto firefighters

Crash backs up northbound lanes of Pat Bay Highway

Drive BC warns of heavy congestion along busy route

VIDEO: Kenney lays out key demands for meeting with Trudeau

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney aims for clear signs of federal action on two-day Ottawa trip

First Nations want Big Bar landslide cleared ASAP to allow fish passage

Leadership calling for urgent action and resources to remove obstruction on the Fraser

Assessed value of Lower Mainland homes expected to decrease in 2020

Other areas of province may see modest increases over last year’s values

Chilliwack family’s therapy dog injured in hit and run

Miniature pit bull Fifty’s owner is a single mother facing close to $10,000 in vet bills

Cougar destroyed in Penticton area after mauling dog, killing cat

This is the first reported incident with a cougar this year in the Penticton area

Feds not enforcing standards on Hungarian duck imports, B.C. farmer says

‘You have no way of knowing what’s in the bag’

No reports yet of Canadians affected by New Zealand volcano eruption, feds say

Missing and injured included tourists from the U.S., China, Australia, Britain and Malaysia

Vancouver Island blues musician’s mother’s home burglarized and ransacked

David Gogo’s 71-year-old mother has jewelry and artwork stolen in break-in

Dance cancelled after Alberta teacher’s climate lesson prompts online threats

School district near Red Deer cancelled annual family dance due to Facebook comments

Most Read