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President’s Report on WP Canada Winter Games Trials at Springers and Panthers Gymnastics Clubs December 12, 2018

On December 7th, the Springers Gym Club hosted one of two WP Canada Winter Games trials where three clubs, Brandon Eagles, Panthers and Springers Gym Clubs were in attendance. On December 9th, the very same teams competed at Panthers Gymnastics where both athletes’ scores were combined and the team was picked for the Canada Winter […]

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President’s Report on T & T Canada Winter Games Trials in Steinbach December 6, 2018

On December 2nd, the Steinbach Flippers Gym Club hosted Day 2 of the Canada Winter Games trials at Clear Springs Middle School. I attended the T and T trials where 2 clubs, Flippers (Steinbach) and Panthers Gym Club (Winnipeg) were in attendance.   Coaches Bonita Martens and Amanda Pierson from Steinbach and Michelle Bonner from Panthers Club, […]

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President’s Report on Visit to Dakota Gymnastics Acadamy November 27, 2018

After receiving an invitation to visit the Dakota Gym Club, I made arrangements on November 23rd, 2018, to attend their evening class. This was my first time at the new club, so I had the pleasure of meeting with Head Coach Adik Isakov, his wife, a certified L3 coach, as well as coach Murat Kanakaev. […]

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Linda Megarry November 19, 2018

It is with great sadness that the Manitoba Gymnastics Association hears about the passing of Linda Megarry. Linda was our former Executive Assistant who served the MGA with passion and commitment. Her trade mark was a welcoming smile and demeanor, always wanting to ensure everyone felt comfortable and at ease. Linda was a long time […]

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National Coaches Week – September 22-30th! September 13, 2018

Post a thank you message/picture to your coach on social media! Please use the following Hashtags – #ThanksCoach and tag @manitobagymnastics @cdngymnastics @sportmanitoba for any social media posts. Manitoba Gymnastics will repost the photos we are tagged in to the MGA social media sites! To thank coaches for all that they do Coach Association of […]

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2018 T&T Canadian Championships July 25, 2018

The 2018 T&T Canadian Championships took place on July 5-8th, 2018 in Lethbridge, Alberta.  Team Manitoba consisted of 4 athletes; Pierce Barlow, Isaiah Klassen, Benjamin Pinsk and Lauren Hawkins. Bonita Martens and Kelsey Berkowski went as team coaches, Amanda Pierson joined them as Team Manager. Kelsey Berkowski also represented Manitoba as a judge at the […]

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President’s Report on the 2018 Canadian National Championships June 12, 2018

The Canadian National Championships were held in Waterloo, Ontario, from May 23nd to May 27th. Gymnastics Canada along with the Ontario Gymnastics Federation hosted the event. The Waterloo Memorial Recreational Centre was used to facilitate the competitions. Live streaming was available on the web for those parents and other spectators who weren’t able to attend. […]

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Notice of AGM & Request for Nominations – MGA Board of Directors May 17, 2018

The Manitoba Gymnastics Association’s AGM will be held at 7:00pm on Wednesday June 13th, 2018 at 145 Pacific Avenue, lower level. The MGA is seeking nominations for the following positions on the Board of Directors of the MGA; Manitoba Gymnastics Board of Directors Positions – Group “A” President (2 Year Term) Vice President (2 Year […]

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2018 Western Canadian Championships May 8, 2018

The 2018 Western Canadian Championships were held in Spruce Grove, Alberta at the TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre, from April 26th to April 28th, 2018. Board member Kendra Tower was the Team Manager.   As Chef de Mission, I was very impressed by our gymnasts’ professionalism during our flights and throughout the meet. They were disciplined, […]

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President’s Report on Regional Stream Provincial Championships May 8, 2018

On Friday April 20th to Sunday April 22nd, I attended the Regional Stream Provincial Championships, which were held in Swan River and hosted by the Swan Valley Cheetahs Gym Club. The three day event started with the Invitational Beginner Session and included gymnasts from the ages of 6 to 11 years old. On Saturday and […]

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