Dear Members of Celestina Popa Gymnastics: The health and safety of our gymnasts, parents, coaches and community continues to be our highest priority. As mentioned on March 19, following the recommendations of BC Heath Authority and Gymnastics BC, our gym will be closed until further notice and also we will issue FULL refunds to all our members. On March 25, we finished mailing all the refunds(we used the address on file/registration form or if you already send email before MON-March23, we used the address send). Please check our web-site and Facebook page for updates! In the meantime we will post suggestions/videos with exercises to keep the little gymnasts entertained and busy at home. Thank you for your understanding and your support! 💗

In case of extreme weather, we will post updates on our Facebook page!

ALL MEMBERS must re-register with Gymnastics BC starting every Sept., complete a NEW form and pay the annualy membership of $45/athlete, which is valid from Sept. 1 to Aug. 31 next year. The fee contains Insurance and membership with Gymnastics BC($28), plus affiliation with Gymnastics Canada($8.00) and the rest is Club's registration & membership altogether(which also contributes to the affiliation with Gymnastics BC and Gymnastics Canada).

Children’s Fitness and Arts Tax Credits-effective 2017 and subsequent taxation years was ELIMINATED

Selections for COMPETITIVE programs are made by Celestina only, she will give notices to the selected athletes(members of our club) with information about the program and payment. If you are NOT a member of our club and wish to be assest in order to be in our Competitive Program, a $25 assestment fee(cash only) will be required and please send an e-mail to After selection: In order to secure your child's placement in the Competitive, Pre-Competitive, Interclub program, a deposit is required at the time of registration. The amounts for deposit and monthly payments are provided in the notices. Please provide post-dated cheques for the 1st of the month with specified amounts. No exception!

Please click here to read ALL the rules prior to registration about registration in our program and/or birthday parties, about refund policy and about our gym rules.

The gym and the office are closed on the following days(2020): BC Family Day,Good Friday,Easter Saturday, Easter Monday,Victoria Day,Canada Day,British Columbia Day,Labour Day),Thanksgiving,Halloween, Remembrance Day,Christmas Day,Boxing Day *(Thurs, December 26)

Why do gymnastics?

Gymnastics is a great all-around sport, excellent for general development, strenght, coordination, flexibility, building a good self-esteem and a beautiful way of using the body and mind at the same time.

Why our club?

All our coaches are NCCP(National Coaching Certification Program) certified; the Program Director is Celestina Popa-Toma, who had extraordinary accomplishments as a gymnast(1985 Silver World Champ. Montreal, 1987 Gold World Rotterdam, 1988 Silver Olympic Seoul, and many other regional and international competitions) and as a coach she trained many athletes at national level. Please feel free to check our links about Celestina on the page 'About us' or you may Google the web or Youtube for more info.

Our club offers a variety of programs for different age groups, like Kindergym for 2 1/2 to 5 years old, Recreational for 5 to 16 years old, Pre-Competitive for girls 6+ years old as well as Birthday Parties, Drop-Ins and for schools and Day-Cares we offer Field Trips.

Please click on the right pane or our menu for details.

Benefits of Gymnastics

Extended participation in gymnastics classes provides children with many physical, cognitive and psychological benefits. Skills children gain from participation in gymnastics will continue benefiting them throughout their lives.

PHYSICAL - it contributes to the development of physical and motor skills. It can lay the foundation for strenght, endurance (muscular, respiratory, cardiovascular), agility, balance, flexibility, power, coordination, good posture and relaxation; A confident self image and positive attitude towards their bodies.

SOCIAL - it helps children to understand socially acceptable behaviour, respect for other people, manners, sharing and waiting a turn. Discipline and self control

INTELECTUAL - it allows children the ability to think for themselves, to stimulate their imaginations and to solve problems safely.

Unit A, 20120 115A Ave, Maple Ridge, V2X 0Z4