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Sparta Gymnastics

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Joining Sparta Gymnastics

Sparta Gymnastics welcome new members at the start of each term (September & January). Our current term began September 9th 2017. Due to cancellations we have small number of places available in our 1st class (11:15), 2nd class (12:00), 3rd & 4th (12:45) and 5th & 6th class (1:30) sessions. . Contact us to reserve a place for your child now or join our cancellations list.


Below are a list of frequently asked questions which may help answer some of your queries. For any additional information please feel free to contact us.


 Frequently Asked Questions

A: Gymnastics cost €100 per term. Each term is 15 weeks long.

A: Each class lasts 45 minutes and includes a warmup and a varied combination of games and activities including floor, vault, beam, trampette, rhythmic gymnastics and sports acrobatics.

A: Classes take place in the sports hall of St Louis Primary School. See the location section of the About Us section for a map

A:We welcome boys and girls from junior infants upwards. No prior experience is needed. Children are split according to their class in school to ensure they are with children their own age. Within the class the children are grouped by ability.

A: Pupils St Louis schools are given priority access to Sparta Gymnastics however children from other schools are also welcome to join.

A: Classes take place in the sports hall of St Louis Primary School. See the location section of the About Us section for a map

A: All general classes take place on Saturday. Training times are split according to the child's school class (eg junior infants, senior infants etc). See the table below for more details
Training Times


9:45 - 10:30

Junior Infants
10:30 - 11:15     Senior Infants
11:15 - 12:00 1st Class
12:00 - 12:45 2nd Class
12:45 - 1:30 3rd and 4th Class
1:30 - 2:15

5th and 6th class

(plus past pupils)


6:15 - 7:45pm Advanced Class (invitation only)

A: Children should wear tracksuits bottoms/shorts and a t-shirt to gymnastics. Children should not wear dresses/skirts or jewellery.
Club t-shirts and hoodies are available to buy. T-shirts cost €10 and hoodies cost €25. Please speak to Laura or Úna after your class if you would like to buy club sportswear.
Gymnasts may also wish to buy gym shoes to wear while training. These are available from Dance World in Ranelagh for €20.
Children (except for display team) are not required to wear leotards but may do so if they wish.

Q: How can my child join the display team/advanced class?
A: Entry to the display team is by invitation only. New members are usually added to the display team in September and are chosen from the existing classes. Children showing exceptional talent and team work may be chosen to join the display team