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News and Updates at Glacier Gymnastics.

Gym Suits for Christmas!

The Perfect Christmas Gift for your Gymnast

  • Online eFundraiser with DNA Performance Wear!

Buy a new gym-suit online and have it arrive in time for Christmas!

November 17 – 23rd

  • Shop online at  www.dnaperformancewear.com 
  • between Nov 17 – 23rd
  • use the Promo Code: GLACIER (Please also write the Promo Code in the “Notes” section at check out to ensure you get the discount and free shipping!)
  • free shipping
  • all sales earn 20% donation to the club
  • orders are shipped to the Club in time for Christmas

Visit www.dnaperformancewear.com and start shopping now.

….find the perfect gift for your child and help support your club!

Its a win, win!!

Remember…  wait until November 17th – 23rd!

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Grocery Card Christmas Sale

Thank you for the AMAZING SUPPORT from the Community Grocery Card programs run by:

Save On Foods and Kootenay Coop

Many families like to increase their orders and use the cards as gifts around the office. We’re running a Christmas promotion – purchase by Monday, Nov 25th – delivery in early December makes this the ideal gift.

  • Grocery cards are also a great way to buy your Christmas groceries.
  • The cash you’re already planning to spend, still buys you the same amount of groceries.
  • The Club earns 7- 8% of free $$$ due to the generous Gift Card programs of our Community Supporters

Details and order instructions can be found here.

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Hold Your Spot Registration

Winter Session

Hold Your Spot for Winter Session is now open.

  • DEADLINE to re-register: Friday, November 22nd.
  • Remember this is a “no-stress” advanced registration.
  • You don’t need to wake up early or race the online clock.
  • Your spot is secure, so long as you complete the registration before the deadline.

New Registration Software!

We are switching our registration software to Uplifter!

You will need to create a new online account in the new system before you can complete your registration.

Once your new account is set up, Hold Your Spot registration works exactly the same as it always has.


How Hold Your Spot Works

Members with a child currently attending Recreational Classes are invited to Re-Register and Hold Your Spot for the next session (same class, day & time). This option is available to participants who are currently attending an active class in the current session (siblings must wait for general registration).

After the deadline, registration will only be accepted during the general registration period when spots are open to new participants and available first come first served.

How To Change Classes?

Simply register for the new class & time you wish to attend. So long as there’s enough space we will move you to the new spot. If we don’t have space to make the change; your old spot will be reserved. During your registration, if you find your first choice class is full, be sure to register to the Wait List.

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New Registration Software

We are switching to new registration software to Uplifter!

You will need to create a new online account in the Uplifter system before you can complete registration.

Call us 352-2227 if you need assistance.

Recreational Programs – Hold Your Spot for Winter Session

Need to Access Your Old Account?
Jack Rabbit Class – Login Page

Team Gymnastics – How to find & use your
Team Gym Calendar & Events

Making a Payment

Take a look at the instructional video below to get a better idea of how to make a payment through Uplifter.

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Team Calendar & Events

Information about your gymnasts’ events, holidays and gym closures can be found online in two main areas.

  • Your Uplifter Account (via your new parent portal)
  • The Team Gymnastics Pages on Glaciergymnastics.com

Below is a step by step guide to finding all the pages and links you’ll need to stay up to date this year with your child’s gymnastics schedule! First off we will check out our Uplifter account and how you can see their daily training times and more.

Individualized Calendar

Uplifter Account

The calendar link in your account will show class schedule, as well as any Meets & Events, and also holidays or gym closures.

Here’s how to find it.

Log-in to your Uplifter Account here.

Use the Login Link in the Upper Right of your screen.

Once logged in – Hover your mouse over Your Name
Click on the My Account
You will see all of your profile information, similar to the screen below.

Uplifter Calendar

Click on the Calendar Icon to see all of your child’s scheduled class times and upcoming events.

Flip through the months using the arrows at the top

Team Pages via GlacierGymnastics.com

Detailed information for all events is located on the Glacier Gymnastics Website.

From the menu at the top of the screen, click Team Gymnastics.

Developmental or Competitive

Then choose Developmental or Competitive

Team / Group

Next, choose your child’s Team / Group

Event Information Sheets

A list of events for each group is updated throughout the season.

The highlighted column titled Information Sheet shows where each event’s Information Sheet will be linked. These links take you to a Google document with all of the updated information on it. For an example, see the Annual General Meeting document below.

These pages will include, dates, locations, hotel information, final schedules; everything you need to know about an event will be found here.

If you still have unanswered questions about the event, please don’t hesitate to give our office a call at 250-352-2227!

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Reno – Multipurpose Gym

A lot of work has been accomplished with the renovation project. We’ve sure learned that working in a 100 year old building is easier said than done. But the end is in sight and we expect to be using the new space this fall.

  • The locker rooms and bathrooms have be redesigned and consolidated to the North end by the entrance.
  • The old boys change room has been demoed and opened up. The stairway has been removed and all walls have come down.
  • Much “behind the scenes” work has been completed; including HAZMAT remediation, new plumbing, and new fire suppressant sprinklers.
  • Flooring has been purchased with delivery expected before Fall classes.
  • Details for the retractable wall will soon be finalized. We’re hoping to see installation before the start of classes.

Our estimated $50,000.00 budget fell a little short of what the project needed; so we won’t be able to take on much in the way of finishes or painting right away. This won’t stop us getting the space into use.

Stay tuned for more details and future plans to finish the space with a bright new paint job!

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Seniors (65+) Gymnastics

Glacier Gymnastics is really excited about our application to join a pilot program to bring gymnastics to the seniors in our community and to help build the Seniors Can Move program Province wide.

We’ll soon find out if we’re accepted into the pilot. Fingers crossed! We hope to be advertising classes for October!

Read more about the Seniors Can Move program on Delta Gymnastic’s website.

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Insurance & Trampoline Changes

Trampoline Use & Insurance Rates for gymnastics clubs across Canada have undergone some big changes this past year. We hope to minimize the impact these changes will have on our classes and our users. Here’s what to expect:

  • Membership Fees are increasing for all programs.
    The increase to insurance rates have resulted in GymBC increasing their membership fees for all users. We have no choice but pass these costs on. Learn more about your membership fees here.
  • Regular gymnastics and trampoline classes require supervising coaches to have a minimum level of certification. Nearly all Glacier coaches meet this requirement. There will be no changes to how we use trampoline in our regular classes.
  • Birthday Parties & Drop In – Insurance requirements will no longer permit trampoline use during unstructured programs, including Birthday Parties, Drop-In session, and Parkour classes. When attending these programs you can expect portions of the gym to be closed and unavailable for use.

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Change of Plans… Registration

This fall we are launching a new online registration system.

With the huge workload that Fall registration entails (not to mention the stress than many parents feel); we have decided this is not a good time to change our registration systems.

This will probably happen in December.

Registration will work exactly the same way it has for the past few years. Everything you’re already used to will be exactly the same.
We expect all information to be available on the website before Aug 27. 

Parent Portal

Please take a few minutes to ensure you have access to your account before registration starts. Double check your email is up to date and that your children are all entered as students. Instructions can be found here.

Fall Class Schedulego to the Recreational Gymnastics page.

What’s New ? – learn about Insurance Changes & Fee Increases (coming soon).

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Party In the Park & Neighborhood Sales Blitz

RSVP to Participate & Volunteer

  • Saturday, May 25th
  • 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Season Wind Up Party & Neighborhood Sales Blitz
Open to all members of Glacier Gymnastics Club (everyone from preschool to adult & recreational to competitive).

All we ask is that you participate in the Grocery Card Fundraiser by:

  • participating in the Neighborhood Sales Blitz

or

Scroll down to see the Awesome Prize List!


Neighborhood Sales Blitz

  • 12:00 pm meet @ Lakeside Park BBQ Shelter
  • Gymnasts and chaperones are assigned a neighborhood to canvas door to door
  • 2:00 pm return to the park for the party
  • RSVP to Participate & Volunteer

Gymnasts are encouraged to show their Team Spirit and wear their favorite gymnastics attire or team jacket.

Party In the Park

  • 2:00 – 4:00 pm / Lakeside Park BBQ Shelter
  • Hot dogs & cake
  • Fun & Games with your friends / Socialize with other club members
  • All gymnasts and club members welcome (just participate in the Grocery Card Fundraiser between now and May 25th).
  • RSVP to Participate & Volunteer

Great Prizes Up For Grabs!

Prizes will be awarded by draw with entries determined by the amount of grocery card sales. The more you sell, the more draws you’re entered in!

Prize Card Sales Amount Prize Sponsor
$15 Ardene Gift Card (2 draws)$500Balfour Repair
BOGO Swim Pass (3 draws)$500Ainsworth Hot Springs
$25 Gift Certificate$750El Taco
Panda Stuffy$750Glacier Gymnastics
Candy Basket$750Pixie Candy
Water Bottle & 1 Month Pass$900Nelson District Community Complex
1 Pass$900Cube Climbing Center
1 Pass$1000Kokanee Mountain Zipline
2 All Day Kayak Rentals$1000Nelson Paddleboard & Kayak Rentals
50% off 1 Month Fees or 1 Rec Class$2000Glacier Gymnastics
Early Registration – Fall Classes$2000Glacier Gymnastics
2 VIP Tickets Year End Show$2000Glacier Gymnastics

more prizes to come from Kokanee Zipline, Nelson Whitewater Rafting, Cube Climbing Gym & Discover Circus … we’re still working on some more awesome prizes!

RSVP to Participate & Volunteer


Fundraising Goal: $30,000.00 in Sales

Fundraising is just one of the ways the club is working to meet increased financial pressures. We hope to get into the community and show some team spirit.

Everyone needs to buy groceries, and purchasing gift cards through the club doesn’t cost parents anything extra. The target of $30K in sales will result in about $2500 going towards the Club’s fundraising budget of $10K. These funds will go towards developing the multipurpose room and purchasing equipment (new beam!).

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