Trampolining is often overlooked as a serious sport, but actually it is one of the most exciting and challenging disciplines within the world of gymnastics, even more so now it is an Olympic sport. Trampolining is known to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. It is a sport for all ages and is great fun.
Dartford Trampoline Club was started in 1976 at the YMCA in Dartford with just 6 members under the guidance of Head Coach Keith Sleafer. It has grown over the years to over 150 members with satellite clubs in multiple venues.
We are affiliated to British Gymnastics and hold both the GymMark and ClubMark accreditation. Evidence that we provide a safe, effective and child friendly environment. Our sessions follow the British Gymnastics proficiency award scheme allowing members to follow a safe and structured pathway. Badges and certificates are available to record and reward progress.
Competitions are available for those who want to show their skills to a panel of qualified and trained judges. We enter county, regional and national competitions at all levels; novice to elite.
We are proud of our coaching and officiating workforce; we have a team consisting of highly qualified coaches and judges with numerous years experience and proficiency and level 1 coaches who are just starting their coaching journey. Most of our coaches have been associated with the club for many years and are ex Dartford Trampoline Club competition performers.