Due to changes in the insurance coverage for gymnastics activities, Gymnastics BC insurance will no longer permit the use of trampolines during unstructured programs. As of July 1st, 2019 there will be no use of trampoline products, including but not limited to, trampolines, tumble track and mini-trampoline's during drop in and birthday parties
All trampoline apparatus will be closed during drop in and birthday party times with mats and signage, and this rule will be strictly enforced by supervising staff. Our air track and air spot devices will be set up and have been a great addition to the gyms equipment collection.
Trampoline products will still be open in all structured classes where proper safety and usage can be better monitored. We encourage everyone to take a class to stay bouncing and learn the amazing skills that bouncing teachers :)
Thank you for your corporation and understanding
Trampoline, Tumble Track and Mini Tramp Usage
As of July 1st, 2019 the following rules will be strictly enforced regarding usage of trampoline products:
Use of trampoline, tumble track and mini tramp products will be prohibited in all birthday party and drop in
Trampoline and all trampoline products may be used under the direct supervision of a certified trampoline coach, by registered members who are being taught trampoline in a controlled and structured class setting only
Sport groups may be exempt with proof of additional trampoline insurance and permission of our insurance agent
A trampoline liability sub-limit is in place for all structured recreational class use. Registration in Polarettes programming requires the acknowledgement and agreement to the following insurance liability sub-limit: Structured recreational programs (considered regularly scheduled programs over multiple weeks or multiple days in one week that teach progressive skill development) may use trampoline devices, however this area of programming comes with a liability sub-limit of $500,000 per occurrence with an annual total combined limit across all Gymnastics BC member clubs (Including Yukon and NWT) of $1,000,000.
During classes, the following rules are in place during use of trampoline products:
Always listen to the safety instructions and rules set forth by the certified coach
One at a time on the trampoline(s), including parents with children and young babies. Coaches may use spotting techniques that they have been professionally trained to perform to assist children
Always safety stop and walk off the trampoline to exit the trampoline
Absolutely no double flipping elements forward, sideways or backwards unless registered in a competitive trampoline program and supervised by an NCCP Level 3 Certified coach
Follow all guidelines laid out in safety signs
If the coach has closed the trampoline for any reason, please respect that the apparatus is closed unless the coach says otherwise
Behaviour Expectations at Gymnastics
Our club culture is safe, respectful training. All participants are expected to follow the rules of the club, respect themselves and others, and respect the facility. Our environment is open to mature and responsible adults, youth and families who do not put themselves or others at danger.
We have a zero-tolerance policy for unnecessary risk; There is a strict no double-flipping policy at drop in, parties or recreational programs. Those chucking skills, double flipping, or exhibiting dangerous or disrespectful behaviour will be asked to leave. Those appearing to be under the influence of any prohibited substance will be asked to leave and not return.
These rules are strictly enforced and we ask that all participants play a role in helping to keep our space safe and welcoming.
All members agree to abide by the club's Code of Conduct and Ethics which can be viewed here