Strategic Framework

Building strong foundations that support gymnastics club success and meaningful participation by all.

The Gymnastics BC strategic framework 2015-19 is the guiding document for the association.

The six strategic priorities that our members want to see improvement form the basis for this plan:

  1. Insurance
  2. Membership
  3. Education
  4. Communication
  5. Promotion
  6. Transparency

The framework...

2015-19 Strategic Framework

2017 Strategic Plan status update

Priority Goal Outcomes
Insurance Provide insurance programs that work for members

Provide comprehensive coverage for all gymnastics related activities

Make insurance simple and easy to understand and manage

Membership Streamline the membership and registration process

Simplify member reporting, tracking and accounting

Equitable and easy to understand membership fees

One membership, all clubs, easily verified

Annual membership by registration date

Education Champion education and certification initiatives supporting building a strong foundation

Simplify the coaches and judges system

Create B.C. coach training and certification

Create innovative B.C. education programs

Address the coach, judge and volunteer shortage

Remove geography as a barrier to education and certification

Arm clubs with a roadmap for success - best practices, risk management, first aid, governance, business operations

Communication Provide access to information through communication strategies that meet the needs of member clubs

Host regularly scheduled opportunities for feedback and engagement

Implement a comprehensive multi-year calendar

Provide timely and meaningful information; increase communications lead time to members

Clearly communicate what Gymnastics BC does

Communicate what we know, when we know it

Promotion Create a long-term strategy that positively influences the general public’s perception of gymnastics

Revisit PLAY Gymnastics

Promote developmental gymnastics

Promote gymnastics coaching and teaching as a profession

Develop a sponsorship strategy that supports gymnastics province-wide

Celebrate our successes

Actively advocate on behalf of members to partners, stakeholders and funders (i.e. Gymnastics Canada and government)

Transparency Provide transparency and clarity around the GBC structure and function

Clarify the roles and responsibilities of staff, board and committees

Re-examine the board and zone composition and structure to ensure meaningful representation

Involve club members to share their insight, experiences and concerns

What's next...

An operational plan to activate this framework.


Brian Forrester, CEO, 604-333-3490,