Flicka Gymnastics Club was founded in 1962 by 1960 Olympian, Louise Hemingway and her husband John and has been providing superior gymnastics instruction to athletes of all ages since. Since then the club has grown from 2 gymnasts to almost 2,000 and in 2012 – the same year that our own Brittany Rogers, along with her Olympic team members, achieved the best results for Canadian women in the history of gymnastics. – Flicka celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Currently located in the Harry Jerome Recreation Centre, we offer Kindergym, Recreational, Special Needs and Competitive programs and has given gymnastics a high profile in the local community, BC and Canada.
Our goal is to enable every gymnast to attain a realistic and achievable level of personal success in order to promote self confidence and a lasting enjoyment of the sport of gymnastics.
We inspire its gymnasts to be the best that they can be and to meet their personal goals and commitments.
At Flicka Gymnastics Club, we consider the child as a whole first and foremost. Our goal is for each athlete to learn confidence, discipline, strength, and perseverance and most of all, to be proud of their accomplishments.
By providing the highest quality of coaching and support, we encourage each athlete to be the best they can be in whatever program they train in.
To strive towards excellence in becoming one of the top gymnastics facilities in the Canada.
Safety – Safety is our number one priority for all our athletes and coaches.
Commitment – We are committed to helping your child achieve his or her goals whether it means to do a back handspring or go to the Olympics!
Respect – All of our athletes are taught respect for the sport of gymnastics; respect for the equipment; respect for their coaches and respect of their own bodies.
Honesty – To have integrity in our thoughts, our words and our actions, making sure that each match our values.
Flicka Gymnastics Club is located in beautiful North Vancouver, B.C.
At over 13,500 square feet, Flicka is one of the largest clubs in British Columbia. Since 1962, Flicka has provided excellence in gymnastics training for recreational, provincial, national and elite level male and female gymnasts.
Our alumni include Olympians, Collegiate gymnasts and “Cirque” performers.
At floor level we have:
2 full floors
3 sets of uneven bars
2 sets of parallel bars
On the platform we have:
1 set of uneven bars into the pit
2 single bars into the pit
1 tumble strip landing in the pit
1 vault tables into the pit
2 sets of rings
High bar for boys into the pit
1 trampoline into the pit