2022 Canadian Gymnaestrada – Edmonton, AB – June 30 to July 5, 2022
International Gym for All Events
From the FIG Gymnastics for All Manual:
Gymnastics for All is the foundation for all gymnastic disciplines, physical movement and sporting activities. Gymnastics for All offers a world of movement opportunities for participants throughout life and contributes to the health, fitness and well-being of all people without discrimination of any kind.
The focus of Gymnastics for All activities is Fun, Fitness, Fundamentals, and Friendship and can involve:
– Gymnastics with or without apparatus
– Gymnastics and Dance
The World Gymnaestrada is a world-wide, non-competitive FIG Gymnastics for All event held every four years. The first WG in 1953 had only 5,000 participants and has now grown to be the largest FIG event worldwide, attracting approximately 20,000 active participants! The World Gymnaestrada lasts seven days including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
2023 World Gymnaestrada – Amsterdam, Netherlands – July 30-August 5, 2023
2019 World Gymnaestrada – Dornbirn, Austria – July 7-13, 2019
The World Gym for Life Challenge is an FIG international contest for gymnastics groups, held every four years, on the second year following a World Gymnaestrada. Created to provide a second FIG event for Gym for All groups, the first World Gym for Life Challenge was held in 2009. The contest provides an opportunity for Gym for All groups to have their performance evaluated.