The Board of Directors and the staff of the Island Gymnastics Academy would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Holiday!
Recreation classes end December 19 and resume January 2.
Competitive classes end December 22 and resume January 2. Please see your coach for holiday training hours.
Successful meet for Island Gymnastics Academy Boys
Christmas Claus Meet, Kingswood Gymnastics, Fredericton, NB
Congratulations to our boys team who returned from Fredericton with plenty of medals!
Level 1: 1st, Cameron Davis
Level 2 under 10: 1st Ethan Arsenault, 2nd Gabriel Ing
Level 3 under 13: 3rd Baylen Jupp, 4th Trent Quinn
Level 3 over 13: 3rd Ian McKenna
Canada Games Team 1st Matt Gallant, 2nd Alex Mann, 3rd Ted Landry, 4th Ryan McKenna, 5th Isaac Bourque, 6th Jesse Robertson
Senior HP: 1st Scott Chandler
2014 Christmas Claus Results
Fantastic Job Boys!!!!
Congratulations to our Pre-school Director, Nancy Ripley. Nancy won the Most Improved Female Rider of the Year by Cycling PEI. Nancy is also training for the Boston Marathon being held in April.
GREAT JOB NANCY!!!!!!!!
CANADA GAMES TEAMS SELECTED
On November 21-22, Island Gymnastics Academy hosted the final two selection meets for the 2015 Canada Games women’s gymnastics team. Ten of PEI’s top gymnasts competed to qualify for the Games and to secure their spot on the final team of six. The highest scoring gymnast was Selina Mahajer of Island Gymnastics Academy with a combined two day score of 88.15. The team will consist of Mahajer, Karisa Quinn, Tessa McGuigan, Chelsea MacLeod and Megan Doucette of Island Gymnastics Academy and Madison Kelly-Maund of Victory Gymnastics.
Team coaches were also selected based on athlete ranking in the trials. Sharon Gareau and Shelley Ferguson of Island Gymnastics Academy will be coaching the women’s team in Prince George this coming February as part of the Team PEI contingent.
Girls: Megan Doucette, Selina Mahajer, Chelsea MacLeod, Tessa McGuigan, Madison Kelly-Maund, Karisa Quinn
The men’s team still has one final competition in December in Fredericton, NB but the team was named on Nov 22. The team will consist of Matt Gallant, Alex Mann, Ted Landry, Ryan McKenna, Isaac Bourque and Jesse Robertson, all from Island Gymnastics Academy. Team coaches are C.J. Keliher and Jeff MacRae.
Boys: Ted Landry, Ryan McKenna, Jesse Robertson, Isaac Bourque, Alex Mann, Matt Gallant
“This Canada Games team selection was an exciting competition. We had a lot of depth on the training teams. We are looking forward to fielding PEI’s best teams ever at this year’s Games.” says coach C.J. Keliher.
Island Gymnastics Academy
Hosts 4th Annual Harvest Classic
The Island Gymnastics Academy hosted its 4th annual Harvest Classic competition on November 21-22. Clubs from across PEI competed including the St. Louis Gymnos, Victory Gymnastics, and Summerside Saultos. The event marked the start of the competitive season for Island gymnasts.
“Gymnastics in PEI continues to grow. It is great to see such strong participation from Island clubs. PEI keeps producing many talented gymnasts. “says Head Coach, Jim Rand.
Picture is Argo 4 winners: left to right Regan Herlihy, Chloe Arsenault, Lilly Chappell, Charlotte Thompson, Annika Trivers
Argo 4: 1st Charlotte Thompson, Island Gymnastics, 2nd Annika Trivers, Island Gymnastics, 3rd Lilly Chappell, Island Gymnastics
Argo 6: 1st Sophie Mayne, Island Gymnastics, 2nd Lindsay Smith, Victory Gymnastics, 3rd Maia Maclean, Victory Gymnastics
Tyro 6: 1st ,Katie Gaudet, Island Gymnastics, Tied for 2nd Grace Potter & Ida Christensen, Island Gymnastics
Novice 6: 1st Isabella White, Victory Gymnastics, 2nd Mia Stewart, Victory Gymnastics, 3rd Hannah Murray, Island Gymnastics
Open 6: 1st Tori Hogan, St. Louis Gymnos, 2nd Makenzie Arsenault, Summerside Saultos, 3rd Hannah Williams, Summerside Saultos
Tyro 7: 1st Ashley MacDougall, Summerside Saultos, 2nd Rae-Lee MacDonald, Island Gymnastics
Novice 7: 1st Emma Christensen, Island Gymnastics, 2nd Bria Gallant, Island Gymnastics, 3rd Alyssa Mugridge, Summerside Saultos
Open 7: 1st Clare Murphy, Island Gymnastics, 2nd Emmy Mae MacLeod, Summerside Saultos, 3rd Jenny Campbell, Island Gymnastics
Tyro 8: 1st Jenaya Ross, Island Gymnastics, 2nd Emma MacIntyre, Island Gymnastics, 3rd Reese Kelly, Island Gymnastics
Open 8: 1st Emily Doucette, Island Gymnastics
CPN Aspire: Chloe Cudmore, Victory Gymnastics
CPN Elite: Kenzie Myers, Victory Gymnastics
Level 1: 1st, Cameron Davis, Island Gymnastics, 2nd Ryan Dwyer, Island Gymnastics, 3rd Jack Warren, Island Gymnastics
Level 2: 1st Ethan Arsenault, Island Gymnastics, 2nd Gabriel Ing, Island Gymnastics
Level 3: 1st Jacob Carver, Island Gymnastics, 2nd Trent McClure, Island Gymnastics, 3rd, Baylen Jupp, Island Gymnastics
Level 4 1st, Nick Handrahan, Summerside Saultos, 2nd Tanner Clow, Summerside Saultos
Senior: 1st Scott Chandler, Island Gymnastics Academy
Congratulations to all athletes, coaches, judges and volunteers!!!
Great job everyone!!!
HARVEST CLASSIC 2014
As the Island Gymnastics Academy is hosting the first competition of the season, ALL classes are cancelled on Friday, Nov 21 and Saturday, Nov 22. There will be regular classes on Sunday, Nov 23 for recreation and mini tumblers, but competitive classes are cancelled.
Come watch gymnasts from across the Island compete on Friday and Saturday. Competitions run both days from 9:00 am-7:00 pm.
Hope to see you there!!!!