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

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

VIDEO: Tourism at a high during shoulder season in Greater Victoria

A new video highlights the efforts into making Greater Victoria an all year round destination

Saanich Police respond to petition for new police agency on Lindsay Buziak murder case

Petition asks Public Safety Minister to to help find justice for slain realtor

Grave site at Ross Bay Cemetery vandalized overnight

Graffiti found on grave of Sir James Douglas

North Saanich man fears tougher moorage policies could cost him his home

Stewart Jackson has been living on a boat off Lillian Hoffar Park for about four years

SMUS girls win junior Island title

Blue Jags, Spartans and Bulldogs headed to provincials

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Feb. 18

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

POLL: Do you support the proposed changes for ICBC?

Tuesday’s provincial budget predicted a shift from shortfall to surplus in wake… Continue reading

Health officials confirm sixth COVID-19 case in B.C.

Woman remains in isolation as Fraser Health officials investigate

Study says flu vaccine protected most people during unusual influenza season

Test-negative method was pioneered by the BC Centre for Disease Control in 2004

Saskatchewan and B.C. reach championship round at Scotties

British Columbia’s Corryn Brown locked up the last berth in Pool B

Resident discovers five discarded hog heads in Vancouver Island ditch

WARNING: Graphic image may be upsetting to some readers

Canadian Premier League announces 2020 home dates for eight-team circuit

Pacific FC hosts FC Edmonton on April 11 in Langford

B.C. lawyer, professor look to piloting a mental-health court

In November, Nova Scotia’s mental-health court program marked 10 years of existence

Most Read