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The University Of Chester

The University of Chester was a new venue for Beth Tweddle Gymnastics for 2016. Our classes run in the gymnasium on the Parkgate Road Campus. This venue runs using both the Beth Tweddle Gym Stars programme and The Beth Tweddle Academies programme. Children with some or no gymnastics experience can join the classes at this venue having the opportunity to work on vault, bars, beam, benches, floor and an airtrack.

Address: Parkgate Road, Chester, CH1 4BJ
Session times
  • Monday : 4pm - 5pm - Bright Stars -  (Children aged 4- 5 should begin in this class)

  • Monday : 5pm - 6pm - Bright Stars -  (Children aged 4- 5 should begin in this class)

  • Monday : 6pm - 7pm - Shooting Stars  -  (Children aged 6-7 should begin in the class)

  • Monday : 5pm - 7pm - 'HUB Academy' - (Children aged 8+)


  • Tuesday: 5pm - 7pm - 'HUB Academy' - (Children aged 8+)


  • Wednesday 4pm - 5pm - Bright Stars & Shooting Stars - (4-5 years & 6-7years)
  • Wednesday: 5pm - 7pm - 'HUB Academy' - (Children aged 8+)


  • Thursday : 5pm - 6pm - Bright Stars Class - (Children aged 4 - 5 should begin in this class)
  • Thursday : 6pm - 7pm - Shooting Stars - (Children aged 6-7 should begin in this class)

  • Thursday: 5pm - 7pm - 'HUB Academy' - (Children aged 8+)


  • Friday 4pm - 6pm   - 'HUB Academy' - (Children aged 8+)
  • Friday : 5pm - 6pm - Bright Stars Class - (Children aged 4-5 should begin in this class)

  • Friday : 6pm - 7pm - Shooting Class - (Children aged 6-7 should begin in this class)

  • Friday : 6pm - 8pm -  HUB Academy -   (Children aged 8+)

  'HUB Academy' - (Children aged 8+)

  • Saturday: 9am - 10am - Twinkle Stars - (Children aged 2 -3 should begin in this class, pre-school parent and child class)

  • Saturday: 10:15am - 11:15am - Bright Stars - (Children aged 4 - 5 should begin in this class)

  • Saturday: 11:30am - 12:30pm - Shooting Stars - (Children aged 6 - 7 should begin in this class)


To book a space at The University of Chester Venue please click here and enter your postcode and your childs age.
Information on the gym
  • The University of Chester welcomes both boys and girls to their sessions.
  • Spectators only permitted by invitation on the final session of each term.
  • Large car park on the campus
The University of Chester has floor, beam, benches, bars, vaults and an AirFloor
Directions to the school
The Parkgate Road Campus is easily accessible from Chester City Centre. If you are coming from the M53, head into Chester and take the third exit on the Fountains Roundabout and keep left. After a set of traffic lights you will see the University on your left and you will turn left into the main campus.
There is free on-site parking at the University
Session details
Monday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday Gym Stars: The children will be working through our Gym Stars programme using bespoke Beth Tweddle gym stars award system. We aim for them to achieve one award per 10 weeks with their progress being monitored and recorded regulary within their progress booklets.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday HUB Academy: The children will be working through the British Gymnastics Proficiency Awards and the Advanced Proficiency Awards. Gymnasts will begin at badge 8 pending an assessment from their personal coach within the first few weeks.
First session
Parents can stay for the first session should they wish to do so, however after the first session parents will not be permitted to stay as the coaches will require the gymnasts full attention at all times during the session.
Gymnasts are required to wear a t-shirt and shorts/tracksuit bottoms or leggings with any long hair tied up and not wearing any jewellery. All earrings must be removed and if this is not possible, they must be taped up. They must also bring a drink to their lessons and they will train in their bare feet.
Progress Book
They must also bring along their progress booklet as this is where the coaches will record all progress and mark off what skills have been achieved. If a gymnast loses their progress booklet, a new one must be purchased as a cost of £3.50 so please ensure that they are kept safe.

Courses at The University Of Chester

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Venue Details

The University Of Chester

Parkgate Campus
Parkgate Road