HBS Revolutions Club Information Sheet

HBS Revolutions is a healthy, happy, competitive club managed by Hitchin Boys’ School. The Club is affiliated with British Gymnastics and adopt all of their policies and educational tools to produce a club with the ability to offer Parent & Toddler, Pre-School & 5+years Gymnastics. Trampoline, DMT & Power Tumbling.

Can we try out?

We are excited to meet you and welcome you to the club, however we do unfortunately have a waiting list.

Our Development & Competitive Trampoline, DMT & Power Tumbling, sessions are invitation only.

If you would like to be added to our waiting list, please click on the link below;

We offer 2 paid trial sessions before you need to commit to a full 10 week block of lessons. Payment is required upfront for the 2 trial sessions.

Once placed in one of our sessions….

We will send you a welcome email through our membership management system Love Admin. Please complete all the required fields and complete payment for your 2 trial sessions.

After your second trial session, we will send you a further email to see if you would like to continue.

Insurance

After a 2 week trial all gymnasts must be affiliated to British Gymnastics, our governing body whom provide personal accident insurance. 

The Membership year runs from 1st October – 30th September. (Please note British Gymnastics do not pro rata insurance costs down if starting part way through the year.)

Insurance can be completed on-line at: www.british-gymnastics.org/membership

Club Membership of £15 is also charged within your first 10 week block.(This fee includes a regional affiliation fee and club administration costs.)

This is charged annually, this is also not pro rata’d if joining part way through the year.

All payments are made via our online membership management system or via Childcare Vouchers. Please email us for further information.

Do the gymnasts complete an award system?

Our classes follow British gymnastics awards systems. Badges & certificates are available on completion of each level. 

Pre- School;

Gymnastics: Tiger Tots Award System.

5 Plus Years;

Trampoline: Award 4 is beginner through to Award 10 which is Advanced Recreational.

Gymnastics: Award 8 is Beginner through to Award 1 which is Advanced Recreational. We then progress to Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Power Tumbling: National Development Structure.

My child would eventually like to compete, is this something you offer?

We have a Competitive Trampoline, DMT (Double Mini Trampoline) & Power Tumbling Squad at HBS Revolutions who represent the club Nationally.  We are part of the Eastern Region, the regional website can be found below…
http://trampoline-east.org/

The Development & Competitive squad is invitational only, however if you would like to know more, please speak to one of our senior coaches or club manager.

We do not offer competitive Women’s or Men’s Artistic Gymnastics.

What should they wear?

Suitable sports clothing. No belts, buckles, toggles or buttons and no loose clothing. They will train in socks for Trampoline and DMT and bare feet for Tumbling & Gymnastics. Hair must be tied back and jewellery either removed or taped.

Gymnasts will also need a sports bottle with them during their session.

You can purchase club leotards & T-Shirts at the Main Sports Centre reception. Please ask for further information on prices.

We also have some pre-loved leotards that have been donated to the club, we are selling for a small fee to raise money for new equipment.

Can I watch?

5+ years Gymnastics and Trampolining: We have an open viewing policy at the club, all classes can be viewed from the balcony in the Main sports hall. We recommend staying for the first class to ensure your child is settled.

For Pre-school Gymnastics sessions, parents are encouraged to sit outside the main gym area, however they must remain on site for the duration of the session. The session can be viewed through the windows. Our coaches will be happy to update you on your child’s progress at the end of the session.

Where can I park?

Trampoline, DMT & 4+ years Gymnastics & Power Tumbling sessions are held at HBS Sports Centre. Free parking is available in the Hitchin Boys’ School Car Park for all users of the sports centre. It can be found halfway down Grammar School walk on the left.

Pre-school Gymnastics sessions are held at the HBS Tennis Centre. Parking is available on site. (Fishponds Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1NR)

How do I find the sports centre?

The Hitchin Boys School sports centre is situated on Grammar School walk, opposite Wilkinson’s Car Park.

HBS Sports Centre, Grammar School Walk, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JB

How do I find the Tennis centre?

The Tennis Centre is located opposite Wilshire Dacre School.

HBS Lawn Tennis Centre, Fishponds Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1NR

Trampoline Information

Our class sizes are a maximum of 5 gymnasts per Trampoline for 1 hour.

The session consists of a short warm up, timed goes for all gymnasts and 5 minutes of games at the end of each recreational session.

Our classes run right throughout the year, with the exception of Bank Holiday’s, the last 2 weeks in August and 2 weeks over Christmas. 

Age Groups and Sessions for Trampoline

1 hour sessions – 5-8yrs, 9-12 yrs, 13-17yrs and 18 Plus yrs

2 hour sessions – Advanced and Development sessions 6yrs plus.

SEN sessions – Saturday Mornings 9am – 10am & 11-Midday (All age groups)

How much is it for Trampoline Lessons?

1 hour sessions are £6 each (we normally bill in 10 week blocks)

For the first 2 lessons we ask for payment in advance.

Gymnastics Information

Our class sizes run in line with British Gymnastics Coach to Gymnast ratios.

The sessions consist of a 10 minute warm up, 3/4  rotations on apparatus (depending on session length) and a cool down at the end.

Our 4 plus classes run right throughout the year, with the exception of Bank Holiday’s and the last 2 weeks in August and 2 weeks over Christmas. 

Our Parent & Toddler & Pre – school Gymnastics classes are term time only.

Parent & Toddler Classes (From walking to 2.5 years): Our classes work on building motor skills, co-ordination, strength and balance whilst working towards basic gymnastics skills. Our classes are structured with a 5 minute warm up, 3 rotations, free play and a 5 minute cool down and session evaluation and reward. Our sessions are themed to keep the children engaged in their lesson. Parents are actively involved in this session, the coaches are on hand to guide and support with correct handling techniques, and overall structure of the session.

Pre-school Gymnastics (3 & 4 year olds): Our classes work on building motor skills, co-ordination and balance whilst working towards basic gymnastics skills. Our classes are structured with a 10 minute warm up, 3 rotations and a 5 minute cool down and session evaluation and reward. Our sessions are themed to keep the children engaged in their lesson.

4+ years Gymnastics (Attending full time School): Our classes work through the British Gymnastics award scheme, our sessions begin with a 10 minute warm up, 3 rotations on different apparatus and a cool down. Our classes are designed to be fun, whilst learning gymnastics skills in a safe environment. 

Age groups, session times and costs for Gymnastics Lessons

Pre – School (£6 per session, billed in 10 week blocks);

Parent and Toddler Classes: Tuesday & Friday 9:15am – 10am & 10am – 10:45am

Independent Classes: Tuesday 11am – 11:45am, Friday 11am – 11:45am, Friday 11:45am – 12:30pm, 1pm – 1:45pm & 1:45pm – 2:30pm.

4+ Years Classes (In full time School)

Friday’s

4 & 5 years: 4pm – 4:45pm (£6.50 per session, billed in 10 week blocks)

6 – 7 years: 4:45pm – 5:30pm (£6.50 per session, billed in 10 week blocks)

8 – 9 years : 5:30pm – 6:30pm (£7.50 per session, billed in 10 week Blocks)

10 years plus 6:30pm – 7:30pm
(£7.50 per session, billed in 10 week Blocks)

Saturday Sessions.

4 & 5 years: 10am – 10:45am & 1pm – 1:45pm (£6.50 per session, billed in 10 week blocks)

6 – 9 years: 1:45pm – 2:30pm (£6.50 per session, billed in 10 week blocks)

6-7 years 10:45 – 11:30am (£6.50 billed in 10 week blocks)

8-9 years 11:30am – 12:15pm (£6.50 billed in 10 week blocks)

Advanced Recreational: 2:30pm – 4pm (£7.50 per session, billed in 10 week Blocks)

Development: (Invitational Only), times are;

Friday’s

Mini’s 4-5:30pm

Development 5:30 – 7pm

Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions regarding any of the information above.