Special Olympics New Jersey offers artistic gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics. Artistic gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics involving short routines on different apparatus. Rhythmic gymnastics combines elements of ballet, gymnastics, dance, and apparatus manipulation.
Gymnastics is a summer sport where athletes train and compete from January through June.
The Gymnastics Fact Sheets provide general information on the sport’s background, popularity and statistics in the Special Olympics sports world. View the Artistic Gymnastics Fact Sheet and Rhythmic Gymnastics Fact Sheet.
Article 1 provides general principles established by the Special Olympics Official General Rules that are not found in sport-specific rules. When there is conflict between a sport’s official rules and the general rules, the general rules in Article 1 will be followed.
We don’t have any upcoming events at this time, but please check back and join us at one of our events in the future.
Special Olympics New Jersey strives to provide additional sport training to our athletes so that they are at their best when it comes time for training and competition. Please make sure to check back regularly for new and upcoming training resources!
Coaches are encouraged to use the resources below to be as prepared as possible for gymnastics training and competition.
- Coaching Guide – Artistic Gymnastics
- Coaching Guide – Rhythmic Gymnastics
- Special Olympics International Gymnastics Resource Center
If you have any questions on coaching, visit our coach section for information.
Additional Gymnastics Information