MEMBER

INFORMATION

                                                                                  MISSION
To give every member the opportunity to reach the highest level that they are each capable of achieving.  One child goal might be to do a cartwheel and another might be to represent NSW or Australia.

 


                      PHILOSOPHIES AND GOALS
Airborne Gymnastics offers children the opportunity to participate in recreational or competitive programs based on client’s needs, covering a wide variety of experiences and activities.
Airborne Gymnastics provides a gymnast-oriented program in a safe environment where all participants can develop positive self-esteem and a love of the sport through steps based on sound gymnastics progressions on safety and appropriate coaching practices
Airborne gymnasts enrolling in competitive programs are able to attain club and regional representation.
Gymnastics offers many developmental benefits to children of all ages and abilities, and is considered as a fundamental life sport which builds confidence, strength, balance, co-ordination in all those who participate.
Children can start as young as two years old and parents can be confident that their child is developing strong foundations for whatever they choose to do later in life.
                                                   

                                                                                             OBJECTIVIES
To provide quality service with accredited coaches and encourage safe and appropriate coaching practices.  Maintain broad based programs offering a wide variety of activities for gymnasts. Market and provide feedback regarding importance of gross motor skills.
Airborne is always finding ways to increase class numbers to encourage children to follow a healthy lifestyle.  Wagga Wagga City Council has just approved new gymnastics facility to be built which would enable us to increase participation.
                                                                                                     

 

 

                                                   RULES
⦁    These rules aim to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all participants, staff and other persons at the facility.
⦁    All gymnasts, parents and visitors must comply with these rules and the directions of coaches and the management.
⦁    Any matters of conflict or complaint are to be dealt with in respectful manner and all such issues are to be brought to the attention of management immediately
⦁    People not adhering to these rules, Airborne Gymnastics policies and procedures found on the website and the directions of coaches and the management may be asked to leave the facility.
⦁    Upon entry to the facility or by way of paying fees you agree to comply with these rules Airborne Gymnastics rules, policies and procedures and risk waivers which can be found on Airborne Gymnastics website.

                                                                                             

 

                                                                                                  DEFINITIONS
Facility (Club) mean all areas under the control of Airborne Gymnastics Club and includes, without limitation, the gym stadium, waiting area.  All other areas are maintained by Wagga Wagga City Council, which includes car parking, Toilets, Café, walkways, security. Any concerns or issues need to be forwarded to the Oasis swimming centre.  Airborne takes no responsibility for any issues outside gym stadium.

 

 

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

 

 

                                             USE OF THE FACILITY
    All emergencies must be brought to the attention of management (at the office by phoning 0269259550) or to the attention of a coach.
⦁    Management contact details 0439429733
⦁    Email: ⦁    airbornegymnasticswagga@gmail.com P O Box 757 WAGGA WAGGA NS 2650
⦁    No smoking in any part of the facility
⦁    No animals to be brought into the facility AT ANY TIME
⦁    The use of any cameras, filming and recordings devices including, without limitation by mobile phone and smart phones is prohibited in the facility without the express written permission of the management.


                                     TOILETS AND AMENITIES
Any use of a camera, mobile phone, filming or recording device or any other illegal prohibited within the change rooms and toilet areas.
Any reported breach of this policy will be immediately reported to the Police
Use of toilets – key is provided by staff in the office, child must be accompanied by a buddy.  Key must be returned to office after use.

 

 

 

 


          TERMS & CONDITIONS PAYMENT AND REFUND PAYMENT
Full payment is required prior to the commencement of each term (before the first class). Weekly option is available to a trial class.  After 3 lessons are required to pay in full for the remainder of term and insurance for the year.  Payment made prior term will receive a discount. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS ON TERM FEES.  We only provide tax invoice on request.
ILLNESS OR INJURY
Credit for the next term, maybe applied for in writing to the Administration Director, if illness or injury extends for a prolonged period.  Any such claims must be accompanied by a medical certificate.  All matters will be at the Administrations Directors discretion.

 

FEES POLICY

POLICY NAME:   Airborne Gymnastics Fee Policy

Airborne Gymnastics is committed in offering affordable quality classes to students of all ages and abilities.

The Fee policy is outlined below for your information:

If your child is in a recreational class, there are two types of  fees.

In a competitive class there are four types of fees which cover your child's participation in gymnastics.

 

NSW Registration Fees (Recreational and Competitive)

Registration Fees are to NSW Gymnastic Association and include Personal Injury insurance. This registration fee is nonrefundable, although the NSW Registration is transferable between clubs (but not from one gymnast to another).

 

Training/Class Fees (Recreational and Competitive)

Training fees pay for your child's position in a class. Fees are payable upfront prior to the start of each term and non-attendance does not qualify you for a refund or a credit. If your child is injured or sick and misses a lesson, a make-up class can be arranged. If this is for a prolonged period, then a letter accompanied by a doctor’s certificate can be forwarded to the Administration Director for consideration of crediting your account for the next terms fees.

 

Competition Fees (competitive gymnasts only)

If your child enters a competition you will need to pay an entry fee, and if the competition involves travel and accommodation you will incur the expenses for the trip. In addition to this you will be expected to purchase the required club uniform (eg.: leotard and club tracksuit).

 

  • All fees are subject to a 10-week term THERE ARE NO REFUNDS ON TERM FEES

  • Payment is due prior to commencement of first lesson of each term.

  • Any fees not paid at the commencement of term will incur a $5.50 account keeping fee

  • Inability to attend due to holidays being taken during schedule class times will not entitle the family to a credit or refund at any time, this also applies to absences due to other family functions.

  • If fees are subject to change 6 weeks notice will be given to members.

  • Fees increase by CPI per year.


                               


 

MEMBER PROCTECTION

Complaints Handling Procedures (Gymnastics Australia)

Data and privacy policy (Gymnastics Australia)

Complaint and grievance policies and procedures

Social media policy (Gymnastics NSW)

Photography- Acquiring and displaying photos policy (GYMNSW)

Travel policy (Gymnastics Australia)

Membership statement

GOVERNANCE

Whistle blower policy

INTEGRITY

Anti-Doping policy (Gymnastics Australia)

INCLUSION

Anti-discrimination and harassment policies and procedures

INCLUSION POILCY/ ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE POLICIES

(Gymnastics NSW)

CODES OF

BEHAVIOUR

COACHES CODE OF BEHAVIOR

AIRBORNE GYMNASTICS

COACH CODE OF BEHAVIOUR

 

POLICY NAME:                  Airborne Gymnastics Coach Code of Behaviour

 

In addition to Airborne Gymnastics General Code of Behaviour, you must meet the following

requirements in regard to your conduct during any activity held or sanctioned by Airborne Gymnastics, Gymnastics NSW, Gymnastics Australia, or an affiliated club and in your role as a coach appointed by Airborne Gymnastics:

 

  1. Do not tolerate acts of aggression.

  2. Provide feedback to gymnasts and other participants in a manner sensitive to their needs. Avoid overly negative feedback.

  3. Recognise gymnasts' rights to consult with other coaches and advisers. Cooperate fully with other specialists (for example, sports scientists, doctors and physiotherapists).

  4. Treat all gymnasts fairly within the context of their sporting activities, regardless of gender, race, place of origin, athletic potential, colour, sexual orientation, religion, political beliefs, sociol-economic status and other conditions.

  5. Encourage and facilitate gymnasts' independence and responsibility for their own behaviour, performance, decisions and actions.

  6. Involve gymnasts in decisions that affect them.

  7. Encourage gymnasts to respect one another and to expect respect for their worth as individuals regardless of their level of participation.

  8. Ensure that the tasks and/or training set are suitable for age, experience, ability,  and physical and psychological conditions of the gymnasts.

  9. Ensure any physical contact with gymnasts is appropriate to the situation and necessary for the gymnast's skill development.

  10. Be acutely aware of the power that you as a coach develop with your gymnasts in the coaching relationship and avoid any sexual intimacy with gymnasts that could develop as a result.

  11. Avoid situations with your gymnasts that could be construed as compromising.

  12. Actively discourage the use of performance enhancing drugs, and the use of alcohol, tobacco and illegal substances.

  13. Do not exploit any coaching relationship to further personal, political or business interests at the expense of the best interest of your gymnasts.

  14. Accept and respect the role of officials in ensuring that competitions are conducted fairly and according to established rules.

  15. Know and abide by rules, regulations and standards, and encourage gymnasts to do likewise. Accept both the letter and the spirit of the rules.

  16. Be honest and ensure that qualifications are not misrepresented.

ATHLETES CODE OF CONDUCT

POLICY NAME:                  Airborne Gymnastics Gymnast Code of Behavior

In addition to Airborne Gymnastics General Code of Behavior, you must meet the following requirements in regard to your conduct during any activity held or sanctioned by Airborne Gymnastics, Gymnastics NSW, Gymnastics Australia, or an affiliated club and in your role as a participant in any activity held by or under the auspices of Airborne Gymnastics, Gymnastics NSW, Gymnastics Australia, or an affiliated club:

 

  1. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of fellow gymnasts, coaches, officials and spectators.

  2. Do not  tolerate acts of aggression.

  3. Respect the talent, potential and development of fellow gymnasts and competitors.

  4. Care for and respect the equipment provided to you as part of your program.

  5. Be frank and honest with your coach concerning illness and injury and your ability to· train fully within the program requirements.

  6. At all times avoid intimate relationships with your coach.

  7. Conduct yourself in a professional manner relating to language, temper and punctuality.

  8. Maintain high personal behavior standards at all times.

  9. Abide by the rules and respect the decision of the official, making all appeals through the formal process and respecting the final decision.

  10. Be honest in your attitude and preparation to training. Work equally hard for yourself and your team.

  11. Cooperate with coaches and staff in development of programs to adequately prepare you for competition at the highest level.

PARENTS AND SPECTATOR CODES OF CONDUCT

POLICY NAME:                  Airborne Gymnastics Spectator Code of Behaviour

 

As a spectator in any activity held by or under the auspices of Airborne Gymnastics, Gymnastics NSW, Gymnastics Australia, or an affiliated club, you must meet the following requirements in regard to your conduct during any such activity or event:

  1. Respect the decisions of officials and teach young people to do the same.

  2. Never ridicule or scold gymnasts for making a mistake, Positive comments are motivational.

  3. Condemn the use of violence in any form, whether it is by other spectators, coaches, officials or players.

  4. Show respect for your team's opponents. Without them there would be no game.

  5. Do not use violence, harassment or abuse in any form (that is, do not use foul language, sledge or harass players, coaches, officials or other spectators).

  6. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.

  7. Refrain from any behavior that may bring Airborne Gymnastics, Gymnastics NSW, Gymnastics Australia, or an affiliated club into disrepute.

POLICY NAME:                  Airborne Gymnastics Parent/Guardian Code of Behavior

 

As a parent/guardian of a participant in any activity held by or under the auspices of Airborne Gymnastics, Gymnastics NSW, Gymnastics Australia, or an affiliated club, you must meet the following requirements in regard to your conduct during any such activity or event:

  1. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of others.

  2. Remember that your child participates in sport for their own enjoyment, not yours.

  3. Focus on your child's efforts and performance rather than winning or losing.

  4. Never ridicule or yell at your child and other children for making a mistake or losing a competition.

  5. Show appreciation for good performance by all gymnasts, including gymnasts from other teams.

  6. Demonstrate a high degree of individual responsibility especially when dealing with or in the vicinity of persons under 18 years of age, as your words and actions are  an example.

  7. Respect officials' decisions and teach children to do likewise.

  8. Do not physically or verbally abuse or harass anyone associated with the sport (player, coach, judge and so on).

  9. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.

  10. Be a positive role model.

  11. Understand the repercussions if you breach, or are aware of any breaches of, this code of behaviour.

GENERAL CODE OF CONDUCT

POLICY NAME:                  Airborne Gymnastics General Code of Behavior

 

As a member of Airborne Gymnastics, or a person required to comply with the Airborne Gymnastics Member Protection Policy you must meet the following requirements in regard to your conduct during any activity held or sanctioned by Airborne Gymnastics, Gymnastics NSW, Gymnastics Australia, or an affiliated club and in any role you hold within Airborne Gymnastics:

 

  1. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of others regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.

  2. Be fair, considerate and honest in all dealings with others.

  3. Be professional in, and accept responsibility for, your actions.

  4. Make a commitment to providing quality service.

  5. Be aware of, and maintain an uncompromising adhesion to, Airborne Gymnastics standards, rules, regulations and policies.

  6. Operate within the rules of the sport including national and international guidelines which govern Airborne Gymnastics, the state associations and the affiliated clubs.

  7. Do not use your involvement with Airborne Gymnastics to promote your own beliefs, behaviors or practices where these are inconsistent with those of Airborne Gymnastics, Gymnastics NSW, Gymnastics Australia, or an affiliated club.

  8. Demonstrate a high degree of individual responsibility especially when dealing with persons under 18 years of age, as your words and actions are an example.

  9. Avoid unaccompanied and unobserved activities with persons under 18 years of age, wherever possible.

  10. Refrain from any form of harassment of others.

  11. Refrain from any behaviour that may bring Airborne Gymnastics, Gymnastics NSW, Gymnastics Australia, or an affiliated club into disrepute.

  12. Provide a safe environment for the conduct of the activity.·

  13. Show concern and caution towards others who may be sick or injured.

  14. Be a positive role model.

  15. Understand the repercussions if you breach, or are aware of any breaches of, this code of behaviour.

AIRBORNE GYMNASTICS

GYM RULES

 

POLICY NAME:                  Airborne Gymnastics Gym Rules

  1. No parents are permitted in the gym (unless attending a Kindergym)

  2. No siblings are allowed in the gym unless attending their class.

  3. Any child (U15yrs of age) must be picked up from inside the gymnasium.

  4. At the end of your class- You must leave the gymnasium floor promptly.

  5. No jewellery to be worn (eg. rings, bracelets, necklaces, watches, or dangly earrings)

  1. No eating or drinking inside the gym.

  2. Entry and exit to the gym is through the front entrance- (stadium entrance).

  3. Do not enter the gym until instructed by your coach.

  4. All gymnasts must be on a class roll, and enrolement forms completed to attend a class.

  5. No shoes are to be worn in the gym

  6. Wait for your coach’s direction before touching any equipment.

  1. Running and pushing are inappropriate. Please follow the direction of the coach and watch where you are going, the bigger gymnasts are not able to stop in the middle of their skills to let a little one run  through.

  2. If you need a drink or to visit the toilet, please ask your coach so they know where everyone is at all times.

  3. Make sure you are wearing the appropriate clothing to the class

  4. Long hair needs to be tied back, try not to wear any hard or bulky clips which may hurt your head.

  5. The OFFICE IS OUT OF BOUNDS, please stay out unless asked to enter.

  6. We have a 3-stage warning procedure:-

  • If a child is disobeying a coach or refuses to listen and co-operate, they will be given a warning from their coach.

  • If a child has to be spoken to, they will be sent to the Coaching coordinator who may ask them to sit out for a short time.

  • If the child has re-joined their group and there is a need to talk to the child again, then your child may be asked to leave the class for the remainder of the lesson and the Coaching Coordinator will speak to a parent.

  1. Class fees must be paid - If fees have not been paid, gymnasts maybe refused re-enrolement for the following term and will not be able to compete for the Club at a competition.

  2. Gymnasts need to have respect for the equipment-this includes our foam blocks- please do not pull it apart.

  3. Unless harnessed, NO gymnasts is to climb higher than the red line on the Rock Wall.

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