Western Districts Gymnastics (“WDYC”) is a non-profit sporting organisation that has been serving Brisbane’s North-West suburbs for over 46 years.
Established in 1972 and incorporated as Western Districts Youth Club Inc in 1988, WDYC has a proud history in offering inclusive gymnastics programs catering to a wide range of interests and skill levels.
WDYC is affiliated with Gymnastics Queensland and is governed by a volunteer Management Committee, comprised primarily by parents of gymnasts. We welcome athletes of all levels and abilities; we strive to ensure that gymnastics is accessible to all.
Our Coaching team comprises of some of Australia’s leading gymnastics coaches, all accredited by Gymnastics Australia. Our facility provides the youth of the Brisbane north-western suburbs the opportunity to experience the sport of gymnastics in a facility that offers over 600m2 of training space.
Located at Purtell Park, the club houses a large variety of specialised gymnastics equipment including vaults, balance beams, uneven bars, a foam pit and a large springboard floor area.
Every year, approximately 700+ children of all ages ranging right through to adults swing, bounce and flip with us. Our programs emphasize fun, fitness and the fundamentals of gymnastics. We instruct children ranging from 12 months to adults and at every skill level whether it is competitive, recreational or skills development.
Our Coaching and Operations Team
Director of Coaching and Club Manager – Sam Simpson
Team Leader for the Lead Program– Lisa Long
Team Leader for the Nurture Program– Steph Ives
Administration Coordinator – Jake Rooks
Our Management Committee
President – Mr Brad Tomkinson
Treasurer – Mr Oliver Martin
Secretary – Ms Leighanne Brown
Grants Coordinator – Mr Anne Bannister
Events Coordinator – Mrs Caroline Thames
The Member’s Handbook contains club policies and codes of conduct. Click here to download a copy
Click here to download a copy of the WDYC Constitution
Club Annual Reports
Click here to download a copy of the 2017 Annual Report