NEWS

Goodbye for Now Keiran!

Last week, RGC had to say “goodbye for now” to Keiran Crouch, a highly accomplished gymnast and outstanding coach from Canada, with whom we had the pleasure to work alongside over the last 5 months. On behalf of us all in RGC, the Team and Gymnasts, thank you again Keiran! You will be missed, at least until we see you in Galway again! 20170322_200754IMG_8600IMG_8601

Parent & Toddler classes

After a fully booked January-February term, we’re now taking bookings for our next term of Parent & Toddler gymnastics classes starting the first week in March! 
Before this starts, we’re offering a taster class to give families a chance to try it out before committing to the full 8-week term. These taster classes will take place February 25th (Tues) OR February 27th (Thurs) , and will cost only €10.75 per child for a 75 minute class. 


If you’d like to do a taster class, please create an account on our Parent Portal and add your child as a Student on the account. Then, email reception@renmoregymnastics.org to let us know if you’d like to do the trial class on either Tuesday February 25th or Thursday February 27th. Classes will take place from 10:00 – 11:15am. 


[NOTE: Maximum capacity applies for taster classes. Spaces will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.]


To find out more about our Parent & Toddler classes, please see https://renmoregymnastics.org/parent-and-toddler/

Classes as normal next week

Parents, please note that classes will be running as normal next week – while some schools may have a mid-term break for some or all of next week there will be no change to our gymnastics classes.

You can see our full 2019-2020 calendar listing bank holidays and other training breaks here: https://renmoregymnastics.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Weekly-Class-Coach-Tracker-2019-2020-Dates-Fees-2019-2020.pdf

Waiting List Update

We closed our waiting lists a short while ago as the waiting time for classes was becoming exceptionally long. We’d like to thank people for their patience in awaiting the opportunity to join our waiting lists, and we’re happy to say we’ve made significant progress on some of our waiting lists, so we’re reopening these!

To join our waiting lists, please create an account on our Parent Portal, and add your child as a student on this account. You can then request to wait for classes on days that will suit you.

Please note: we are not reopening all of our waiting lists at this point. If the days that suit you are not available on our Parent Portal, please continue to check back online regularly to see when those days become available.

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WAITING LIST PROCESS

When your request to be placed on a waiting list is approved, you will be notified via E-mail and your start date of enrollment with a status WAIT will be the date you made the request online. You may check this via your club online account any time, but it won’t show you the position on the list. You may contact the club to ask for an approximate position but we are unable to estimate the length of time of waiting.

Please note that we strive to offer spaces as fast as we can but due to an ever increasing demand for gymnastics, the waiting periods can be months and sometimes a year or two particularly if waiting for weekend classes or classes that generally suit most people’s availability. That is the result of us having a near 100% retention rate causing spaces to become available only very rarely.

We recommend you WAIT for as many classes that suit you as possible at the time of starting to WAIT. When your availability changes, you can be added to another class with a start date you first requested to WAIT.

We may sometimes decide to pause the WAITING list of some classes if the waiting list has grown too long. Every year, we may also change classes around and some may be cancelled or moved to another day. We will notify you in this case.

When we create a brand new waiting list, we will notify people publicly via our web or social media, we do not notify families already waiting.

Families who created an account or completed a camp are not automatically placed on a waiting list, they must specifically request to be placed on a waiting list or preferably do this themselves online via the Parent Portal. The quickest way to be added to additional waiting lists is to complete the request through the Parent Portal. 

When a space becomes available, we will notify you via an email or phone call. We will offer the time in which we currently have a space and a group that is suitable for your child’s current age. If you reject an offered space more than twice, the club may notify you that no more spaces will be offered to you, you have been removed from that waiting list and we will advise you make contact with the club again in the future.

Part time Receptionist Job

We are a vibrant gymnastics club based in Galway currently looking for
a receptionist to join us on a part-time basis.
This is a front desk position in a busy gymnastics training centre that will suit a person with excellent communication and organisation skills. Responsibilities include but are not limited to opening and closing the centre, welcoming families, signing members in and out, assisting customers with various queries in person, via E-mail and on the phone, cash handling, carrying out administrative duties, helping coaches and senior staff with additional tasks as required, ensuring all areas of the club are clean and tidy at all times.
This is an ideal position for someone looking for a weekend job for Friday afternoon, Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon (20 hrs/per week).
To apply please send your CV and Cover Letter to club@renmoregymnastics.org

RGC Adult Gymnastics in the press!

Our adult gymnastics classes were the subject of a recent feature in the Connacht Tribune – showcasing some of our hardworking adults and coaches!

The feature talks about the benefits of gymnastics for adults, and what any adult can expect from one of our 90 minute classes.

If you’re interested in joining our adult gymnastics programme, you can find instructions on how to join here: https://renmoregymnastics.org/programmes/adult-gymnastics/

Lost & Found

Lost and found clothes are on display at our training facility in Ballybrit. You can find them on a clothing rack at the window opposite the front door.

If you or your child has lost any clothing here in recent months, please take a look at this rack. Any items still on this rack at the end of term (22nd December) will be donated to Cash 4 Clobber.

End of Term

Hard to believe it’s almost that time already…!

There will be no classes for 2 weeks over the festive period. Some Performance Squads may still have training over this period – this will be communicated with relevant families.

Last classes before the break will take place on the week of 16th-22nd December.


Wishing all the families of Renmore Gymnastics Club a fantastic festive season, and we hope that we’ll be welcoming back some well-rested and ready-to-go gymnasts in the new year!