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Portage Competition Forms

Portage competition forms and fees are due no later than Sunday November 26th. No late entries will be accepted.

Updated no class dates

No classes will be held on the following dates:
November 15, 16, & 19, 2023
December 22 – 31, 2023
January 1 – 6, 2024
February 11 & 25, 2024
March 17, 23 - 31, 2024
April 14 & 28, 2024

Fall Classes Information

Class dates and categories

Rec 5-7 years Sundays 1230pm-1:25pm $275

Rec 8-11 years Sundays 1:30pm-2:25pm $275

Rec 6-9 years Thursdays 5pm-5:55pm $275

Kindergym 3-5 years Sundays 2:30pm-3:15pm $260

Pre Comp 7 years and up Thursdays 6pm-7pm  $275

Comp A Sundays 3:30pm-4:45pm & Wednesdays 4:55pm-6:16pm  Invite only​  $338

Comp B Sundays 4:50pm-6:50pm & Wednesdays 5:30pm-7:30pm  Invite only​  $675

Comp C Sunday 6:30pm-8:30pm & Wednesdays 7:00pm-9:00pm Invite only​   $675

Comp D Sundays 7:00pm-9:00pm & Thursdays 7:00pm-9:00pm  Invite only​   $675

Excel Program Thursdays 7:00pm-9:00pm  Optional Competitive program for ages 13+ years  $338

Classes are subject to change depending on enrollment.

ALL classes begin October 8th. Recreational classes end the week of April 12, 2024. Competitive and Excel classes end May 2, 2024.

Class descriptions

Pre Comp is an introduction to competitive programming. It is for gymnasts who have an interest in moving to competitive Gymcats. Gymnast must be at least 7 years of age and have basic skills such as a cartwheel and a handstand. They will learn the skills needed to potentially move into the competitive stream and be assessed on an ongoing basis. Completion of this class DOES NOT guarantee entrance into the competitive stream, but it is a great place to start!

NEW** - The XCEL program

XCEL is an alternative competitive program offering individual flexibility to coaches and gymnasts. The goal of XCEL is to provide gymnasts of varying abilities and commitment levels with the opportunity for a rewarding competitive gymnastics experience. Athletes will compete Optional routines fulfilling 4 Special Requirements on each apparatus. This program will give gymnasts the opportunity to train and compete skills and routines that suit their strengths rather than competing compulsory content as is in the JO program.  The XCEL Program offers five different levels; Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond.

Participants need to be a minimum age of 13 years old and have competitive experience.

Competitive Program

Gymnastics Canada has adopted the JO Program to provide direction and foster competition for different age groups of girls and young women of various levels of ability and commitment. The CPP Program consists of 10 levels – Manitoba Gymnastics uses this tool as a guide to provide programming for female gymnasts in Manitoba and allows gymnasts at Level 3 and higher to compete and try to qualify for Provincial Championships annually.

Participants need to be invited to the competitive program.

Recreational Program

Recreational gymnastics focuses on gross motor development and coordination. This program is a fun based learning opportunity.

The recreational program is open to all athletes. (Girls and boys)


The Grandplains Gymcats gymnastics organization is seeking vibrant adults who are eager to learn and who have a passion for helping children achieve their goals in a fun and supportive atmosphere.

Positions within our recreation program are available for the right individuals. Coaches are offered the same guaranteed weekly shifts and opportunities to pick up additional hours. Whether you are an experienced gymnastics coach or brand new to the sport, we'll help you attain your goals through paid certifications and in-house support as you work closely with other team members. Whether coaching gymnastics is your long-term goal or an additional career opportunity to enhance another profession, the Grandplains Gymcats offer an excellent opportunity for experience, additional income, and personal growth.


  • Clear Child Abuse Registry Check and Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Able to see enormous potential in all children
  • Proactively safety minded at all times
  • Patient and positive
  • Detail-oriented and dependable
  • Energetic and engaging
  • Reliable
  • Committed

Other Qualifications

  • First Aid and CPR certified (or willing to obtain)
  • Respect in Sport certified (or willing to obtain)
  • Gymnastics Foundations trained (or willing to obtain- time commitment is typically a few weekends).

Interested individuals can email a resume to the Grandplains Gymcats board at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 3, 2023.