A high calibre Interclub and Provincial stream competitive gymnastics program for those gymnasts who are want to pursue rhythmic gymnastics as a competitive sport. Regional and national travel opportunities are available. All competitive streams train 2-4 times per week and include ballet foundations integrated as part of their training or with a dedicated Vaganova Ballet Instructor. All levels in the competitive stream are by audition only and all new gymnasts are under a 6-week trial period at the start of the season.

Program Descriptions

PreCompetitive (ages 6-8)

Want more than a weekly recreational class but not quite ready for full competitive training? PreCompetitive may be the right fit! This stream is excellent for starting to develop more focused rhythmic gymnastics skills for our younger athletes. Gymnasts will learn a group routine to perform at shows and will start developing all the right body alignment, basic moves and object manipulation to give them the best early foundation!

  • Typical season: Gymnast will perform in 2+ shows.
  • Total Weekly Hours: 3 hours/week
  • Frequency of Training: 2x/week
  • Routines: Gymnasts master 1-2 group choreographies.
Competitive 1

This is an introductory competitive program based on the Interclub Stream. Gymnasts will gain the skills and confidence to perform a individual or small group routines with their teammates, mastering the foundations of rhythmic gymnastics, introduction to ballet, flexibility, coordination, musicality and intermediate apparatus skills with rope, ball, hoop and ribbon.

  • Typical season: Gymnasts will compete in 3+ competitions per season and perform in 3+ shows.
  • Total Weekly Hours: 5 hours/week
  • Frequency of Training: 2x/week
  • Routines: Gymnasts master 1-2 choreographies. Showpieces may be added.
Competitive 2

The foundations of competitive Rhythmic Gymnastics are the focus of the Competitive 2 program. Gymnasts learn how to train individually and begin learning the mental components of rhythmic gymnastics (focus, composure, relaxation and control). Gymnasts receive more challenging choreographies and more advanced apparatus and body skills. Strong technique and foundation are refined.

  • Typical season: Gymnasts will compete in 3+ competitions per season and perform in 3+ shows.
  • Weekly Training: 9 hours/week
  • Frequency of Training: 3x/week
  • Routines: Gymnasts master 2-3 choreographies. Showpieces may be added.
World Gymnaestrada Team

Participation in the World Gymnaestrada Team is by invitation only. Read more about the World Gymnaestrada Team here.


Competitive 2023-2024 Schedule

What to Wear

ERGC Team Uniform
(see Handbook)
- Team Jacket, Team Tank, Black Pants & Shorts - according to specifications
- Back-warmer, legwarmers
- Toe-slippers
- Additional appropriate training attire - Black leggings/shorts. Solid coloured tanks/leotards. White ankle socks.

Competition attire:
- Coach-Approved competitive leotards.
- Toe-slippers in good condition
- Nude coloured tensors if needed
- Apparatus that is needed for the level/program of the gymnast - Coach-Approved

Planned Competitions & Events 2023-2024 [More Coming Soon]

  • December 9, 2022 - Elena's RGC Competitive Winter Show (Edmonton)
  • May 11, 2023 – Elena's RGC Invitational Competition (Edmonton)
  • June 8, 2023 - Elena's RGC Year End Show (Edmonton)

Full Dates info in TeamSnap.

Competitive Terms & Conditions

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions page.