MIGS now does adult Trapeze classes!
come along and try it out!

Easter Hunt
MIGS will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt
on Easter Sunday to help raise funds for
our new floor.

Time to be confirmed......Watch this space

Mid-Island Gym Sports, Inc. (MIGS) is the only
gymnastics and trampoline
facility in Rotorua
affiliated to GymSports New Zealand.
 MIGS has recently adopted some changes to our 
governing document - the MIGS CONSTITUTION.  
If you would like to read through the document you
can find
it on the Registrar of Incorporated Societies:
or in its entirety, click MIGS CONSTITUTION 











Our Staff


Centre Manager & Head Trampoline Coach: Lynette Farkash
Lynette brings to MIGS an extensive background in gym sports and 
has been involved in trampoline since it was first introduced to MIGS. 
Lynette was a competitive gymnast for 12 years
and a gymnast at MIGS for 6 of those. Lynette represented NZ
in the under 14 Australasian Champs receiving 3rd place overall
and 1st place New Zealander. One of the many highlights in her own
gym career was a bronze medal in the team event at the
Commonwealth Games in 1978, held in Edmonton, Canada.
She went to the World Championships in 1979 in Fort Worth,Texas.
Lynette also co-ordinates all special needs programmes at MIGS.
For all enquiries, please contact Lynette on either:
trampoline@migs.co.nz or admin@migs.co.nz 


Head Recreation/Gym Fun Coach: Joanna Squires
Jo's involvement with MIGS started in 1995 when she brought her
first child to a Scallywags class. Jo's knowledge of movement and gym sports 
has developed and grown from here. Over the years Jo has coached;
Scallywags (preschool), Recreation Trampoline and Double Mini Trump
WAG Step 1 and all levels of Recreational Gymnastics. These days Jo is our
Gym For All Recreational and Holiday Programme Co-ordinator, Special Needs
Co-Ordinator, XTND Coach Liason Officer.

Jo's qualifications are: Play Gym Accredited Leader
Accredited Introductory Coach
Recreational Coach Certificate
Level 1 WAG Judge
Current First Aid Certificate
For all enquiries relating to Recreation/Gym Fun
classes,please contact Jo 










 Maxine (Max) Katting

Max is one of our greats, having been with MIGS
for 26yrs. Max teaches Competition Trampoline and also Recreational Trampoline.
Max is also a Tumbling Coach and a Pre Competition Artistic Coach. Her knowledge
of MIGS is outstanding and she is a true asset to our club!

Katherine Tierney
Known by everyone as Kat. Kat has been a member of MIGS since she
was 7 years old as a recreation gymnast, and over the years as her gymnastic skills
developed and her love for gymnastics grew, this having Kat transformed into an awesome
coach and judge. Kat along with other staff members runs our "World Famous in Rotorua"
Scallywags pre-school programe and is our Pre-school co-ordinator. In the evenings you
will see Kat coaching our competitive Step 2's and 3's WAG
Kats Qualifications: Gym Sport NZ Junior Coach - WAG
Senior Judge - Power Tumbling
Comprehensive First Aid Certificate.
Kat can be contacted on email - artistic@migs.co.nz

Kelsey  Carter 
Kelsey is an amazing Past competitive MIGS athlete that everybody loves -
Her passion for gymnastics and coaching shines through as you watch
her coach. She coaches our Step 1 through to International WAG.
Kelsey is a great role model to all our MIGS Gymsport codes which are on
offer in our club. Kelsey's enthusiasm to share the sport of gymnastic
codes to others has made her our ideal schools co-ordinator, and is
developing great relationships with schools in the Rotorua district and
some wonderful programes for Primary, Intermediate and High School children.
She has co-ordinated gymsports competitions, festivals and
school outings.
Kelsey's qualifications: Gym Sports NZ Junior Coach - WAG
Comprehensive First Aid Certificate. 
Kelsey can be contacted on email - migs.gym@outlook.com 


Holiday Programme/Birthday Parties/Scallways: Tarsha Thompson

Tarsh does a wonderful job of Co-ordinating your childrens Birthday Parties, looks after
the kids at our holiday programme and is also a Scallywags Assistant Coach
To contact Tarsh please either phone MIGS office or email - admin@migs.co.nz

Other Coaches You may see around the place are:

Nicky Bow - Trampoline and Recreation
Michelle Bow - WAG

Ken Bow - MAG
Ron Campbell - MAG
Todd Jordan -

MIGS Committee Members:

Michelle Stanley Chairman
Matt Hewett Secretary
Alison Walker Treasurer
Kielee and Gerald Mathis Grants and Funding
Lisa Rimmer Fundraising
Nicola Black Events Co-Ordinator
Necia Morrow Sponsorship

Any correspondence which needs to go via the Committee can
be sent to migs.secretary@hotmail.com

 MIGS Judges


Alesha Morris - Elementary
Coral Farkash - Elementary
Jodie Allely - Elementary
Rebecca Lindsay - Elementary
Daniel Sherman - Elementary
Tyson Rimmer - Elementary
Men's Artistic Gymnastics:
Ken Bow - Brevet 2
Damian Hewett - Elementary


Women's Artistic Gymnastics:
Michelle Bow - Brevet
Kat Tierney





Birthday Parties

Come and celebrate your child's next birthday with the friendly team at MIGS!
Bring the whole party and enjoy a fun-filled time in the gym as well as the full use of our kitchen for a 
special birthday feast.
We also have an exciting newly decorated 
party room.
The children will use our fantastic equipment,  set up in a circuit, including climbing ropes, trampolines,
balance beams,
parallel bars, rings and much more!
All children are fully supervised so parents can choose to rest and relax or come and join in the fun!
You are welcome to use our spacious kitchen to prepare your birthday party treats - you provide the 
food but have the full use of our fridge/freezers, microwave and oven.
Co-ordinate with the birthday party coach to arrange eating and activity times. 
MIGS organises birthday party games including pass the parcel and musical chairs and provides a 
small prize for each of these games.
Saturday afternoons and Sundays are available for birthday parties at MIGS. 
To book your party, please contact us to confirm the date and then fill in the booking form. 
Parties last for two (2) hours.  (The party runs for 1 hr and 45 mins, with the last 15 mins used for clean up).
Party costs:   $100 (for up to 10 children); $10 each additional child
Tel: (07) 349-3108 - If we are busy with classes when you call, please leave your name 
and contact phone number and we will return your call.
Email:  admin@migs.co.nz
Click here to download the birthday party booking form.


Holiday Programme

Are you looking for something fun and exiting for your children to do while you work during the 
school holidays? Look no further! At MIGS we run fun and age-appropriate school holiday
programmes for children aged 5-12 with interesting daily activites that balance gym fun and
games with quieter activities (movies, arts & crafts, baking) as well as trips out of the gym to
places including the rock house climbing walls, ten pin bowling and mini golf.

MIGS is the perfect place for your children - they will enjoy bouncing on our huge Euro Trampolines and
exploring our wonderful gymnastics equipment, including a tumble track.

If you would like more information or wish to make a booking please contact us:

Phone: 07 3493108, Email: gymforall@migs.co.nz,
Facebook: MIGS Mid Island Gym Sports Rotorua New Zealand



Please read our terms and conditions for our MIGS Holiday Programme

  • We no longer accept cash or cheques. EFTPOS is available (no credit card facilities)
There is a 10% discount offered for a full wees booking.
  • there are no refunds for change of mind or illness (unless a Medical Certificate is provided)
Payments cannnot be transferred to any othe MIGS activities/classes.
  • We reserve the right to alter the daily programme depending on the enrolled numbers
an weather conditions
  • It is essential that bookings are made by 12noon one day prior to the day you request either by
email or phone
  • Children need to bring: Morning tea & luch (afternoon tea for 5pm pickups), wter bottle, Raincoat
or Jacket, Sunhat and Sunscreen and suitable walking shoes.
  • Mid-Island Gymsports Holiday Programme is ideal for children aged between 5 and 13 and
ensures the children are fully supervised with ratios of 1:8 (1:4 for swimming).  We have 
loads of recreational activities in store.






Coming Soon...


Contact Us



Postal Address:

Mid-Island Gym Sports 

P.O. Box 490



Physical Address:

Te Ngae Road, beside the BMX club



Tel:      (07) 349-3108 (if no answer please leave a message and someone will return your call)



All enquiries/Centre Manager:           admin@migs.co.nz

Accounts enquiries:                        accounts@migs.co.nz

Trampoline enquiries:                       trampoline@migs.co.nz

Artistic Gymnatics enquiries:             artistic@migs.co.nz

Recreational Gymnastics enquiries:   gymforall@migs.co.nz