Inclusivity at Carterton Gymnastic Club CIC
At Carterton Gymnastic Club CIC, inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do.
We believe gymnastics is a sport for everyone, and we're dedicated to equality, diversity, and inclusion. Our goal is to foster a safe and welcoming environment where all individuals can engage, learn, and excel. Our core values are built around the unique requirements and diverse abilities of our gymnasts.
The Benefits of Gymnastics for All
Gymnastics is a sport that offers a multitude of benefits, which extend far beyond physical fitness.
Our inclusive approach to gymnastics fosters:
Social Confidence: Building relationships and fostering friendships.
Muscle Strength: Developing physical strength and endurance.
Flexibility: Enhancing range of motion and suppleness.
Balance: Improving stability and posture.
Coordination: Enhancing motor skills and spatial awareness.
Positivity and Confidence: Boosting self-esteem and self-assuredness.
Positive Body Image: Promoting a healthy relationship with one's body.
Spatial Awareness: Understanding one's position in space.
Concentration Skills: Enhancing focus and cognitive abilities.
Sense of Achievement: Celebrating individual and team successes.
Resilience: Developing the ability to overcome challenges.
Inclusive by Design
Our dedication to inclusivity transcends words; it's woven into our very fabric. The original Carterton Gymnastic Club CIC logo, depicting a diverse group of gymnasts, signifies our commitment to embracing diversity and embracing all.
Equal Opportunity for All
Carterton Gymnastic Club CIC is fully aligned with British Gymnastics' Equality Policy, underscoring our commitment to providing equal opportunities to all gymnasts. For more details on this policy, please click here to view the full document.
We encourage you to reach out to us first, ensuring we can offer the right support for every individual. For those with special education needs, like ADHD, autism, or other learning requirements, we're here to help. Let's start a conversation; whatever your unique needs, we're ready to provide guidance and tailor an experience just for you.
Physical, Mental, and Educational Needs Supported
At Carterton Gymnastic Club CIC, we're dedicated to creating a club where inclusivity is celebrated, and every individual has the opportunity to shine. Join us in our quest for a more inclusive world of gymnastics!
Atlanto-Axial Screening for Down's Syndrome Gymnasts
To ensure the safety of all participants, gymnasts with Down's syndrome are required to undergo Atlanto-axial screening, in accordance with British Gymnastics regulations. To begin this process, please access the screening form here. After completion, it must be approved by BG before joining our activities, a process which may take up to 30 days.
Your safety is our priority.