Gymnasts have warm glow after heating upgrade
The school in Crosshands has seen completed the installation of a new energy efficient Heating System and LED Lighting System funded by Wren's FCC Community Action Fund.
Sharon Evans, managing director of Carmarthenshire School of Gymnastics believes the improvements will make a huge difference to current gymnasts. Together with attracting many more users within the area by creating a more welcoming, warm and inviting venue to use.
Sharon said: "Gymnasts will be been able to train in their leotards in comparison to last year where they all were training in onesies to keep warm as the facility was so cold during the winter".
Wales rugby legend Shane Williams has been to the school to showcase his talents
These more pleasant surroundings have enabled the school to further develop the training programme, increasing the number of recreational gymnasts and developing new training squads.The centre is now a suitable venue for other groups to use.
Welsh International Rugby Player Shane Williams visited the centre and took to the floor and demonstrated his gymnastics skills by showing his fantastic attempt of round off, flic, tuck and back somersault.
Meleri Jones, Wren Grant manager, added: "We are pleased to support a project that will provide excellent opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to participate in gymnastics in the area."
Since the completion of this project the centre has seen the introduction of the Disability Discipline and young disabled gymnast Madison becoming the West Wales Rotary Schools Disability Gymnastics Champion.