Club Development

Gymnastics Victoria offers a range of services, resources and programs that can help your club be the best it can be. If you are a new club starting up or an established club in your community Gymnastics Victoria and the Development Team are here to help. Listed below are areas we can hlep your club - please click on the headings for more information

Start a Club

Gymnastics Victoria can provide you with assistance and advice to set up and run a club. If you are a business or a not for profit organisation our expert team can help you navigate the intricacies of setting up a gymnastics club.

Affiliate your Club

Benfits on becoming an affiliation and how to reaffiliate and affiliation for new clubs.

Affiliation with Gymnastics Australia

As a member of Gymnastics Victoria your club also becomes a member of Gymnastics Australia having access to national programs, events and benefits. 

Club Development Plans

The Gymnastics Victoria Club Development Plan (CDP) provides a road map for your club’s growth and capability. The plans can assist you and focusing on your specific goals and the services Gymnastics Victoria can tailor to your club. 

3rd Level Consulting

Gymnastics Victoria would like all clubs to have the opportunity to achieve success. Whether for business or not for profit every Gymnastics Victoria club has access to resources and tools to opportate to best practice standards. Gymnastics Victoria has partnered with 3rd Level Consulting to provide these resources.


The Gymnastics Development Department can provide support and advice for your committee operate under good governance. Contact Gymnastics Development Manager Alison Lyons for more informaiton. 

Value for Your Members

As an affiliated club of Gymnastics Victoria your families receive benefits and services as Gymnastics Victoria members. 


As an affiliated club you have the opportunity to insure your club and members through Gymnastics Australia's national insurance coverage through JLT Insurance. 

Club Mentor Program 

Enhance your skills and development through Gymnastics Victora's mentor program for Gymnastics leaders. With financial support from Sport and Recreation Victoria Gymnastics Victoria invites club leaders (Owner, President or General Managers) to be part of this program.  

HR Support

Gymnastics Victoria has partnered with HR Plus a human resources consulting firm that can assist clubs with all sorts of staffing and HR related tasks.

Work Health and Safety and Risk Management

Gymnastics Victoria in partnership with Rapid Learn provides clubs with Work Health and Safety (WHS) courses to ensure they are meeting industry standards.

Marketing and Promotion 

Gymnastics Victoria encourages your club, regardless of its size, to promote your club events, programs and services by using marketing resources from Gymnastics Victoria. Click the heading to access the Marketing and Communications Kit for clubs, ordering free Gymnastics Victoria merchandise and the process for organising a club visit from Gymnastics Victoria’s famous mascot, Bounce.  

Fundraising and Grants

Gymnastics Victoria can support your club in sourcing and applying for funding and grants

Inclusion Program Support

Offering inclusive programs and practices can help your club grow and benefit your community. Gymnastics Victoria is a leader in Inclusion and can support your club to become more inclusive. 

Programs for Clubs

Gymnastics Victoria can help your club introduce new programs that offer more for your community. These include programs for babies and older adults.

Coach and Judge Training and Development

Assist your Coaches and Judges to continue their professional development through Gymnastics Victoria's education pathway.

Club Conference

The Build & Inspire your Gymnastics Club Conference hosted by Gymnastics Victoria and in partnership with 3rd Level Consulting’s Frank Sahlein is set to be even better in 2016! With 2 international speakers and 3 streams for Owners, Managers and Program Coordinators.  

Club Workshop Visit

Gymnastics Victoria staff provide a range of helpful onsite education workshops for your staff. For more information on the range of workshops available please click the heading. 

Personalised Advice

Gymnastics Victoria can provide your club with a range of expert advice that will assist in growing and developing your club. From implementing and managing a social media strategy to event planning. For more info on the advice offered please click the heading. 

Club Torque 

Club Torque is a monthly newsletter created for club managers, administrators and committee members.

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For more information on any of these topics or matters relating to Club Development please do not hesitate to contact the Gymnastics Development Team. We are here for you to grow and develop all gymnastics in Victoria. 

Alison Lyons
Gymnastics Development Manager
E:  T: 03 9214 6020 M: 0423 530 989

Nastashia Buck
Gymnastics Development Coordinator (Education) 
E: T: 03 9214 6020

Kerry Tavrou
Gymnastics Development Coordinator (Inclusion)
E: T: 03 9214 6020 M: 0431 169 014