Ritmika's competitive athletes have been the best in the country and have represented Canada in all major international competitions including World Championships and Olympic Games. They have travelled to all 6 continents: Asia, Europe, North and South America, Australia, Africa.
Since 1998, Ritmika gymnasts have dominated the field in Canada and produced many National and Provincial novice, junior and senior champions and brought home many gold, silver and bronze medals.
Ritmika is extremely proud to produce two Olympians. The first being Mary Sanders, who was Canadian and USA Champion and competed at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games and who is currently touring with the world famous Cirque de Soleil. The second athlete is our seven times Canadian National Champion and 2008 Beijing Olympian, Alexandra Orlando who has won every Canadian national senior title since 2002. In 2006, Alexandra won six gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, tying the record for the most gold medals won by a single athlete at any Commonwealth Games.
Our competitive level training requires serious commitment and dedication towards the sport.
Acceptance to this program is by invitation only. Athletes have the opportunity to compete in Regional, Provincial, National and International competitions.
Please call us to make an appointment with one of our coaches to test your child to determine if she can join this program.
COMPETITIVE RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS
Why choose competitive rhythmic gymnastics?
It is well known fact that participation in competitive sport requires commitment, effort and significant amount of time and money. Is it all worth it?
If you ask any athlete or parent in our club in this program and they will tell you-Yes! Absolutely!
You might ask why?
What are the benefits to children in competitive program?
They receive obvious physical and mental benefits..Healthy body=Healthy mind
They develop self-discipline and desire to achieve
They develop an amazing work ethic
They develop self-confidence while achieving skills and personal goals
They will learn how to maximize and prioritize their time
They are almost always excellent students
They will learn how to set goals and become focused individual
They will learn how to become an effective leader, teacher
They can benefit from travel opportunities that give them experiences for a lifetime
They can reach out for potential scholarship opportunities ( for athletes who excel at National level).
They also learn many important life skills and stay healthy and fit