Welcome to British Gymnastics

One of the many benefits of being a registered member of British Gymnastics is that we arrange insurance designed to protect you whilst you are taking part in the sport.

This website provides you with details about the insurance cover and how to make a claim, whether you are a gymnast, coach, judge or someone responsible for running a club.

Please note we are not involved in the process of renewing British Gymnastics Membership and you should contact your club or British Gymnastics (0345 1297129) with any queries regarding membership.

Insurance coverage provided includes:

  • Legal Liability insurance - protects BG registered clubs, members, coaches, judges should they face legal action for causing an injury to someone or damages someones property.
  • Personal Accident insurance - a range of fixed financial benefits are provided in certain circumstances, without the need to prove anyone was negligent.
  • Legal Expenses insurance - specified legal expenses cover is given, supported by a legal telephone helpline. This is for the benefit of member Clubs.
  • Management Liability insurance - legal liability protection to directors, officers, trustees and managers etc whilst undertaking official management and corporate governance activities.

Click on the links to find out more about your cover or, if you have a query, read our FAQs or contact us.

Managing the Risks of Coaching (MRC)

British Gymnastics has introduced an online learning and risk management course called Managing the Risks of Coaching (MRC).

The course is designed to help you to:

  • Be more aware of the risks associated with the sport
  • Increase awareness of how to manage risks inherent to the sport
  • Reduce the likelihood of causing injury or damage
  • Reduce the likelihood of litigation

MRC is available for completion from within the new BG Safety Centre


Recognised activities & environments

British Gymnastics' insurance provides cover to clubs, coaches, members and officials when taking part in recognised activities within recognised environments.