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Welcome to the website of East Kent Acro, Kent's longest established acrobatic gymnastics club.

The club were formed in 1985 and are based in Tides Leisure Centre, Victoria Park, Park Avenue, Deal, Kent. 

The club offer recreational (fun) gymnastic sessions for children age 5 to 16 of all abilities (see "Abut us") as well as competitive acrobatic gymnastics and tumbling up to National level.


 The Club held it's annual awards at the Christmas party.  This year's winners and runners up were:

  • Coaches' Coach: Tessa
  • Gymnasts' Coach: Kelly
  • Commended: Liz & Charlotte
  • Gymnasts' Gymnast: Catrina
  • Coaches' Senior Gymnast: Megan B
  • Coaches' Junior Gymnast: Rachel
  • Commended: Megan A, Albane, Imogen, Lauren & Brooke
  • Leaguer of the year: Ammie
  • Commended: Hazel
  • Penguin Award: Grace
  • Richard Shepherdson Star of the Year: Malindi
Thanks for all their help and support were given to Jacqui & Anita




This was the first Kent Acro Championships for 11 years and proved very successful.  Included with the NDP levels was the Next Steps Acro which was well supported with the level 1 WP being the largest class.  Our gymnasts all did the club proud producing the following results:

Level  NamesPos   
 Next Steps 1 WP  Shakira & Jess 8th
  Grace & Ammie 15th
  Poppy & Hazel 16th
Prep A WPKirstie & Megan A   1st
Prep B WPRachel & Albane2nd
Prep Groups Lucy, Rachel & Jessie-Mae2nd 
Grace 1 WPAlice & Megan T1st
Catrina & Sophie2nd
Megan & Brooke12th

Grace & Lauren13th
Grade 1 WGCatrina, Megan & Paige2nd
Grade 2 WGMalindi, Alice & Megan T4th

Coralie, Sian & Imogen8th
Grade 3 WGMarie, Phoebe & Jess2nd




Our squad travelled to Hastings to compete in the annual Hollington Invitational together with some of our leaguers and brought back a total of 32 medals between them:


Level   Names Pos   
Prep A WP Kirstie & Megan A 6th
Prep B WP Rachel & Albane 5th
Prep B MxP Harvey & Jessie-Mae 1st
Prep Groups

Lucy, Rachel & Jessie-Mae   

Jessica, Brooke & Dexy 5th
Grace 1 WP Alice & Megan T 1st
Grace & Lauren 4th
Megan & Brooke 8th
Catrina & Sophie 9th
Grade 1 WG Catrina, Megan & Paige 2nd
Coralie, Sian & Imogen 3rd
Grade 2 WG Malindi, Alice & Megan T 1st
Grade 3 WG Marie, Phoebe & Jess 2nd


Level Age Gp Name Pos
Regional A WT 7 & under Albane 1st
Regional A MT 7 & under Justin* 1st
Regional A WT 9-10 yrs Kirstie 1st
Amy* 2nd
Megan A 3rd
Jessica M* 4th
Charlotte* 5th
Ammie* 6th
Regional B WT 7-8 yrs Jessie-Mae 1st
Regional B WT 9-10 yrs Lauren 1st
Rachel 3rd
Brooke 4th
Dexy 8th
Shakira* 9th
Regional B MT 9-10 yrs Harvey 2nd
Regional B WT 11-12 yrs Sophie 3rd
Jessica R 4th
Lucy 5th
Regional C WT 9-10 yrs Paige 3rd
National 1 WT 8-10 yrs Imogen 6th
National 1 WT 13+ yrs Grace 1st
National 2 WT 11-12 yrs Megan T 2nd
National 2 WT 13+ yrs Malindi 1st
Megan B 2nd
Catrina 4th
National 3 WT 13+ yrs Alice 2nd

* Leaguer


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