Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Good luck to all our girls competing at Westerns this weekend in Grande Prairie. 

Friday, 22 April 2011

Training schedule for Taren's and Krystal's girls while they are at Westerns:

Taren's Girls
Wednesday, April 27 – Brooklyn, Abigail, and Katie normal time with Tara . No training for Catherine, Alex, and Sigrid. 

Thursday, April 28 – Normal time (2:00-6:00pm) with Katrina.  Normal girls plus Alex.

Friday, April 29 – Normal time (3:30-7:30pm) with Georgia. Normal girls plus Catherine and Sigrid.

Saturday, April 30 – All train 9:00-1:00pm with Katrina.  

Krystal's Girls

Wednesday, April 27 – Normal time with Ovidiu.

Thursday, April 28 – Normal time with Ovidiu.

Friday, April 29 – Trinity train 3:00-5:30pm with Ovidiu.

Saturday, April 30 – All train 1:00-5:00pm with Ovidiu.

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Easter Weekend Training

Katie/Ovidiu's Girls:
  • Friday, April 22nd - training 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Saturday, April 23rd - no training
  • Monday, April 25th - training 9:00am-1:00pm
All of Taren's and Krystal's Girls
  • Friday, April 22nd - training 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Saturday, April 23rd - no training
  • Monday, April 25th - training 10:00am-2:00pm
Tara'a Comp Girls:
  • Friday, April 22nd - training 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Saturday, April 23rd - training 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Monday, April 25th - training 1:00pm-5:00pm
Tara's LEAP Girls:
  • Saturday, April 23rd - training 11:00am-3:00pm
Georgia/Katrina's LEAP Girls:
  • Friday, April 22nd - training 11:00-3:00pm
  • Saturday, April 23rd - no training
  • Monday, April 25th - no training

Tuesday, 19 April 2011


Congratulations to all our ladies who competed at Provincials and Trials to Canadians this past weekend in Lethbridge.  We are so proud of all your accomplishments!  Capital City girls collected a striking total of 47 medals over the weekend!  Here are some highlights from the weekend:

  • Brielle Wilchuck - 1st AA in HP Junior.  Brielle competed her new Markelov release on bars!
  • 1st on Vault - Rochelle Bernier (NO), Emma Brown (P2 Tyro), Kassandra Hordal (PNE), Brooklyn Marsden (P4 Tyro), and Maryn Price (PNA). Way to go powerful ladies!  
  • 1st on Bars - Kiana Orom (PNA). Kiana has worked very hard on bars and it sure paid off!
  • 1st on Beam - Aaliyah Jomha (P2 Argo), Isabelle Law (P3 Argo), and Raquel Tonn (P5 Novice). Beautiful front tuck Raquel!
  • 1st on Floor - Sara McLean (NN) and Julianna Minervini (P2 Argo). Sara competed her new double back perfectly!
  • Outstanding AA Finishers - Rochelle Bernier (NO) 3rd AA, Diana Dick (PNA) 3rd AA, Marisa Dick (HPJ) 2nd AA, Kassandra Hordal (PNE) 3rd AA, Brooklyn Marsden (P4 Tyro) 2nd AA, Julianna Minervini (P2 Argo) 3rd AA, Rachel Sherrington (HPJ) 3rd AA, Raquel Tonn (P5 Novice) 3rd AA, and Brielle Wilchuck (HPJ) 1st AA.
Our super cute P2 Argo girls!
Pre Novice Girls
Cassidi - most dynamic vault award, Katie - beam/floor choreography award
Raquel 1st on Beam with a 13.10!

Video of Brooklyn's winning tsuk at competition. This was Brooke's first tsuk at competition and she won most dynamic P4 Tyro vault.  Nice work Brooke!

We are also excited to announce that Capital City has the most number of athletes per club in Alberta attending Nationals.  We will have an impressive amount of 9 athletes travelling to PEI for Canadian Championships in May.  We also earned a coaching spot for both the Novice and Open Team.  Congrats to our following girls who will be at Canadians:  
Sara McLean - National Novice Team
Paige Romano - National Novice Team
Katrina Schirmaier - National Novice Independent 
Rochelle Bernier - National Open Team
Haley Brannon - National Open Team
Marisa Dick - HP Junior
Rachel Sherrington - HP Junior
Brielle Wilchuck - HP Junior
Samantha Ward - HP Senior

Follow this link for the weekends complete results.
Sara 1st on Floor with a 13.25!
National Novice girls going to Nationals.
National Open Team

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Additional Information for Provincials:

  • There will be water coolers on the floor, so athletes please bring refillable water bottles.
  • See your coach as soon as you arrive for your Athlete Accreditation.  Athlete Accreditation will be required to be worn at all times for access past the lower level security desk to the change rooms, competition floor and medical services.  Athlete Accreditation will also provide access to the spectator seating from the track level only.
  • Parking - Lot E has been designated to the Provincial Championships and will be clearly marked.  It is a pay lot on Friday only.  Saturday and Sunday are available at no charge.
Good luck to all our girls competing this weekend and travel safe!!!

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Three more sleeps until Provincials starts!  Remember to check previous posts for this weeks training schedule and the revised Provincials schedule.  Reminder - NN, NO, and HP athletes please get your waivers and consent forms into the office by tomorrow (Wednesday)!  Thanks

Wednesday, 6 April 2011


There is a NEW PROVINCIALS SCHEDULE with the following changes:  
Saturday, April 16th:
  • P3 Open - now at 11:30pm to 2:45pm (was at 1:30pm to 4:00pm)
  • P4 Novice - now at 3:00pm to 5:00pm (was at 4:00pm to 6:30pm)
  • P4 Open - now at 6:00pm to 9:30pm (was at 7:00pm to 9:30pm)
  • Pre-Novice Aspire and Pre-Novice Elite - now at 6:00pm to 9:30pm (was Sunday at 3:30pm to 6:00pm) NOTE - DAY AND TIME CHANGED
Sunday, April 17th:
  • P5 Tyro, P5 Novice, & P5 Open - now at 1:30pm to 5:00pm (was at 1:00pm to 3:30pm)
Follow this link to view the UPDATED FULL SCHEDULE and Draw of Athletes.

*** Attn: NN, NO, & HP athletes - You will be training in Lethbridge on Saturday, April 16th at 1:00pm to 3:00pm at West Winds Gymnastics Club - Address: 1101 3rd Ave N ***

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Katie Chaput's first bar routine with giant!

Attn: NN, NO, & HP Athletes
Re: Forms for Canadians 
For all the athletes who are vying for a spot to Canadians, or who are already confirmed attending (HP athletes), please fill out the waiver and consent forms (2) that are in your mailbox and return them to the office no later than Wednesday, April 13thThank you

Monday, 4 April 2011

Week of Provincials Training Schedule - April 11th to 15th

Tara's Group:
  • Last day of training Wednesday (normal time).
Taren's Group:
  • Abigail, Brooklyn, & Emma training Monday 3:30-7:30pm, Tuesday 3:30-7:30pm, Wednesday 3:30-7:30pm.  No training on Thursday.
  • Alyson, Cassidi, Katie, & Natalie train normal days with last day of training being Thursday (normal time) with Krystal or Katie.
Taren's/Krystal's Girls:
  • Alex, Catherine, & Sigrid last day of training will be Wednesday (normal time).
  • Raquel and Taylor train normal days.  Friday training will be with Kristi (normal time).  No training Saturday.
Krystal's Group:
  • Brooke, Diana, Kassandra, Kiana, Maryn, & Trinity last day of training will be Thursday (normal time).
  • Ayrie & Jana train normal days. Friday will be with Kristi (normal time). No training Saturday.  
Katie's/Ovidiu's Group:
  • Last day of training Thursday (normal time).
  • Sam G., Sam W., and Sydney can train Friday as well from 3:00-7:00pm with Kristi.  No training Saturday.

Saturday, 2 April 2011

Diana Dick's BHS back layout on beam!

2011 Artistic Provincials – April 15th to 17th

Please have a look below at the levels for the athletes and follow the link to access the schedule and all other information for Provincials.

P2 Argo – Brooklyn Hyland, Aaliyah Jomha, Julianna Minervini, Emma Payne
P2 Tyro – Emma Brown
P3 Argo – Isabelle Law
P3 Tyro – Katie Chaput, Cassidi McLean, Natalie Tam
P3 Open – Sigrid Struzik
P4 Tyro – Abigail Fuller, Brooklyn Marsden
P4 Novice – Alex Jelinski
P4 Open – Catherine Dubios
P5 Tyro – Ayrie Freedman
P5 Novice – Jana Dixon, Raquel Tonn
P5 Open – Taylor Cannard
Pre-Novice Aspire – Alyson Arcand, Diana Dick, Kiana Orom, Maryn Price
Pre-Novice Elite – Kassandra Hordal
National Novice – Sara McLean, Trinity Parker, Paige Romano, Katrina Schirmaier, Brooke Wilchuck
National Open – Rochelle Bernier, Haley Brannon
HP Junior – Marisa Dick, Rachel Sherrington, Brielle Wilchuck

Good luck to all our 33 athletes competing and an extra special good luck to our 8 National Novice and Open girls that are trying out for Canadians!!!

Marisa Dick in the Edmonton Journal - March 27

Marisa Dick of the Capital City Gymnastics Club performs on the vault during the Triple Flip Wild Rose International Invitational women’s gymnastics competition on Sunday at the Edmonton Expo Centre. For photo gallery, go to edmontonjournal.com/sports

2011 Triple Flip Wild Rose Invitational - March 24th to 27th

Congratulations to all our girls who competed at Wild Rose, it was a very successive and fun weekend.  To see our girls  full results and details visit our official website.

Award highlights from the weekend:
  • Marisa Dick earned the silver medal in the uneven bars finals and a bronze on vault in the Junior Cup category competing against Canadian National Team members as well as junior athletes from all over the country.
  • Rochelle Bernier earned the gold medal on vault in a field of 19 athletes in the Senior Challenge
  • Abigail Fuller (P4 Tyro) and Catherine Dubois (P4 Open) won 1st place All Around
  • Capital City earned an impressive total of 32 medals over the weekend

Northern Zones and Trials to Western Canadian Championships – March 19th to 20th

All 10 of our Provincial 2 and 3 girls qualified for Provincial Championships and Capital City placed an impressive 10 athletes on the Alberta Team for Western Championships.

Great job to all those who competed and congratulations to the following athletes who qualified for Westerns:

P5 Tyro Team – Ayrie Freedman (1st AA)
P5 Novice Team – Raquel Tonn (5th AA), Brooke Wilchuck (1st AA)
P5 Open – Taylor Cannard (4th AA)
Pre-Novice Aspire – Alyson Arcand (4th AA), Kiana Orom (2nd AA)
Pre-Novice Elite – Kassandra Hordal (2nd AA)
National Novice – Sara McLean (4th AA), Paige Romano (3rd AA), Katrina Schirmaier (6th AA)

Follow the link to access the schedule and all other information for the Western Canadian Championships.

Photo from Taylor Cannard

Fun in Jasper!