Terms & Conditions

Nitro Gymnastics and Trampolining Terms and Conditions

By accepting a place, you are agreeing to adhere to these terms.

We expect all members to follow these codes of conduct in full. Failure to follow the codes of conduct may result in being asked to leave classes.

Bookings and Payments

Initial bookings and tasters for classes must be booked with one of our admin team. Once the £7 taster session has been completed you have a period of one week to make membership and class fee payments. No classes can be attended without membership being paid and payment of all or partial fees being made. You risk losing your child’s place in a class if you do not make full payment prior to a new month. Payments will be requested in advance and need to be paid by the end of the prior month.

Sibling discount is offered for squad gymnasts only.

Nitro Gymnastics and trampolining runs on a school calendar. The monthly price has been calculated over the year based on 39 weeks of lessons being delivered. The monthly price will not change depending on the amount of lessons in a month. No money will be collected for August.

Break down for recreational gymnasts attending 1hr session per week– 

11 months of payment at £25 = £275 a year

£275 / 39 lessons a year (approx) 

Cancellations

Signing up for classes is a rolling commitment.

The fees are non-refundable unless there are special circumstances in which case the payment may be carried over at our discretion.

If you wish to cancel your place at any time, refunds will not be given and you must notify the club prior to the 17th of the month. As payment is a month in advance this means to cancel November payment the club must be informed prior to September 17th. As the October payment would have been received in full at the beginning of September, the gymnast can continue classes until the end of October.

Cancellation must be given by email to our administration team.

In exceptional circumstances it may be necessary for Nitro Gymnastics and Trampolining to cancel a class. If this happens, you will be notified as early as possible by email and on our social network.

If the cancellation is outside of our control – for example due to an incident at a venue or extreme weather conditions a refund will not be made.

Charges

We appreciate that some children do not always wish to take part on the day or may wish to attend other events but we are unable to refund for any children who do not take part, this is due to the fact that we have reserved the space for your child and the staff and venue have already been arranged. Please note that it is quite normal for children to be shy when they first attend, and their confidence will grow in the weeks to come. The coaching team are experienced in dealing with this and will be happy to work with your gymnast to improve their confidence. Once a month has been paid for, you are not entitled to a refund if your child does not wish to attend.

We do not offer “makeup classes” for lessons missed.

Gymnasts attire

Jewellery must not be worn under any circumstances. This included earrings of any kind. Gymnasts are encouraged to wait until summer break as they will not be allowed to participate until their piercings have been removed. We do not allow tape over earrings; they must be removed.  

Long hair must be tied back neatly and not interfere with the gymnasts session.

The Nitro uniform must be worn at all training sessions. This can be purchased from the club at your first session prices are as follows:

T-shirt - £15
Leotard with Shorts - £40
Shorts - £15
Competitive Leotard - £35

Squad gymnasts are required to wear a leotard to training sessions. Shorts/leggings are optional. Hoodies must be removed after warm up. 

Guardians

Adults are asked to wait outside or to drop gymnasts and leave the venue. 

No photography or videos are to be taken at any time. The coaches will video your gymnasts on the club ipad/tablet and email them to you with your consent, in line with the British Gymnastics safeguarding policy, so you have a record of your gymnast’s progress.

Arriving at classes and leaving

Gymnasts must be escorted into the building where the class is taking place. They cannot be dropped in the car park or other areas of the venue. Likewise, at the end of the class please collect your gymnast from the hall door. Gymnasts without guardians will not be allowed to leave unattended unless prior written consent has been given by the guardian. This consent will only be accepted for gymnasts aged 11 and over. Gymnasts are required to arrive in good time to start the class promptly. Late gymnasts will be required to warm up before joining the activities.

Mobile Phones

Mobile phones and other valuables are to be taken into the gym and placed into ‘phones box’. Gymnasts are not permitted to use their phone during the session as it is not only an unwelcome distraction but can also have an adverse effect on the gymnast’s mood without the coaches knowledge. 

Disruptive and Inappropriate Behaviour

Children and adults in attendance at classes are asked to be civil and courteous to other members and other venue users at all times. Should a child or adult become abusive, violent or disruptive, it is at the discretion of the lead coach to issue a time out in accordance with our discipline guidelines. 

Criticism of other people’s children / coaches can be upsetting to all and is frowned upon by this club. 

Disabilities

On booking, please give full details of any child with any disabilities. It is the parent/guardian’s responsibility to notify us of such disabilities to ensure safe and effective teaching methods and standards are maintained. Some disabilities will need additional checks from our insurers and we may require you to provide letters from medical professionals on this before classes can be attended.

Nitro gymnastics and trampolining does not currently have the capabilities to run specialised disability sessions. 

 

Medical conditions

It is the responsibility of the guardian to update Nitro Gymnastics and Trampolining with details of new or changing medical conditions.

Toilet Visits

To keep toilet visits to a minimum, please take them to the toilet immediately prior to the commencement of any class so there will be as little disruption during class times. 

Physical Contact

Parents should be aware that due to the nature of gymnastics it is necessary for the coaches to have physical contact – known as “spotting” or “supporting” the gymnasts.

 

Lost property

All property is the responsibility of the child and guardian attending class Nitro gymnastics and trampolining cannot be liable for any lost or damaged belongings. Items found will be held for a period of one month before being disposed of or donated to charity.

Insurance, First Aid and DBS Checks

We have Public Liability Insurance to include accidental injury to any person or property caused in connection with the Business. One member of staff will have attended a First Aid Awareness Course or have a First Aid qualification. Copies of qualifications and DBS checks are available upon request.

Competitions

Gymnasts and parents invited to a competition are representing Nitro Gymnastics and Trampolining and our values. This includes publicly accepting official’s judgments. Parents are not permitted to approach a judge or official. All queries must your child’s coach.  

Support teammates and set a good example by recognising good sportsmanship and applauding the good performances of all. Encourage gymnasts to recognise good performance and not just results.

 

Understanding risk

Due to the nature of activities at a gymnastics club we wish to inform you that the possibility of serious injury exists. It is vital that members follow instructions given to them by coaches to decrease the risk of serious injury. By attending class, it is deemed that you accept all risks associated with such participation.

Gymnasts with an injury may still attend training sessions and work around their injury with permission from a medical professional, to ensure their flexibility and strength is kept up. A long period of time off can also affect the gymnast socially as well as physically. Please communicate with your child’s coach as to their capabilities.

 

Conditioning is an essential part of gymnastics. Without strength core elements cannot be performed, without flexibility leaps and jumps are low and lack amplitude etc. All body preparation is an aid in reducing the risk of injury to the gymnast. Stretching is necessary in gymnastics and although there is an element of discomfort at first, most gymnasts adjust quickly. A coach will never push or use their own body weight to increase the flexibility of a gymnast. 

 

If a coach has requested that a gymnast is to do some conditioning and stretching at home we request that you as parents encourage and support them in doing their “homework”. This will assist their progression and reduce the risk of injury. Further information can be obtained from their coach.

 

Customer Service

It is our intention to provide you with a high level of customer service at all times, however, if you are dissatisfied with the level of service, please contact us.

We expect all members to follow these codes of conduct in full. Failure to follow the codes of conduct may result in being asked to leave classes.