Why Join Scottish Gymnastics?

Whether you are just starting out, or have been involved in gymnastics for some time, there are so many reasons to be part of the Scottish Gymnastics community:

Gymnastics is a fantastic sport for all ages. Whether you are a competitive gymnast or take part just for fun, a volunteer or club leader, coach or judge, you are a valued member of a growing, passionate organisation. We are here to support all our members to help you achieve their objectives and aspirations, at all levels. 

So, you could start as a gymnast in pre-school classes, move on to competitions, become a coach, club leader or an official, and have the chance to study for a university degree or post-graduate diploma – all because you are a member of Scottish Gymnastics!

There are lots of fantastic reasons to be a member of Scottish Gymnastics.

As a gymnast…

You'll be part of a strong organisation which ensures a safe, child-friendly and fun environment to enjoy gymnastics
You'll find coaches qualified to national standards, ensuring the training received is of the highest standard
You'll have opportunities to enter competitions at all levels, for all abilities and disciplines, at Scottish and perform at Gymfest – the UK’s best gymnastics festival. 

All members have…

Our education team to provide support and advice on coaching, judging and CPD courses.
Our development team to provide support and advice to clubs on all aspects of governance and development.
Our safeguarding team to provide a variety of bespoke safeguarding courses designed to meet the needs of our members.
Access to our comprehensive education calendar and our online learning platform, absorb.
Access to coach development workshops, programmes, and qualifications incorporating the UKCC qualification framework.
Access to UKCC subsidy from sportscotland.
Access to CPD workshops including online learning.

Plus, you benefit from…

Comprehensive insurance packages
Regular news from around the community through e-newsletter, social media and the website
Membership of British Gymnastics which gives you access to many other services, discounts and offers:

Merlin Offer
Scottish and British Gymnastics is delighted to be working with Merlin Entertainments to offer you significant savings on admission to amazing places such as The Dungeons Edinburgh, SEA LIFE centres, LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, Warwick Castle, Madame Tussauds, Alton Towers Resort and many more! For more information on prices and terms and conditions for Merlin please click here.

Special Rates with IHG® Hotels
British Gymnastics members can benefit from special weekend discount rates at almost 500 hotels including renowned brands such as Holiday Inn® and InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts. IHG® is the official hotel provider for British Gymnastics and the GB team. And if you register for IHG® Rewards Club, you’ll earn even more rewards. You’ll need to book 21 days in advance to benefit from the discount. Find out more at

Discounted Ticket Prices for British Gymnastic Championships
If you’re booking tickets for any British Championship events at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, you can make sure you get the best price by using discount code BGMEMBER on any tickets you buy via to get your tickets. Clubs bringing groups of 20+ already get the best price through a special discount so no code needed!

Tickets for British Gymnastics Events
For other gymnastics events, you can buy tickets from before the event which could save you up to 25% compared to the on the door price, as it reduces admin costs and the savings are passed directly to you.*  
*Please note, due to venue restrictions some events may not have a cheaper rate online.