SALTO Gymnastics Charitable Foundation Ltd

Resume, Rebuild & Renew - Sustainability for 2022

SALTO delivers weekly gymnastics training & other activities to over 700 Luton's children. PlayGym/Tumbletime Sessions attended by 200 per week pre-school children & their carers. Our young leader scheme provides leadership skills, employability opportunities & to gain CPD qualifications. We are seeking funding to start 2022 with confidence.

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from 12:00 PM, 30 November 2021 to 12:00 PM, 7 December 2021

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1099407)

Check mark Match funded

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  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing
  • Sports/RecreationSports/Recreation


  • Children (3-18)Children (3-18)
  • Infants (<2)Infants (<2)
  • Women & GirlsWomen & Girls


United Kingdom


Luton has one of the highest rates of childhood obesity at year six in England, with obesity rates running at over 40%. Luton has one of the most physically inactive adult populations in England, >33% of residents participating in <30 mins physically activity/week compared to 26% nationally. Luton is the 70th most deprived local authority population in England (27 most deprived LSOA), making it in the top 20% for deprivation nationally. Luton's ethnic mix - 40% BAME;20% Other & 40% White.


SALTO has created a "state-of-the-art" Gymnastics & Leisure facility at the SALTO Centre in Luton. We will recruit, train and employ a cohort of professional coaches (including a group of young leaders) to deliver a comprehensive set of programs to Luton's children and young people & those in the surrounding towns & villages. We operate a fully inclusive policy that creates opportunities for all to participate, within the capacity restrictions of user spaces or other activities as we rebuild.

  • I’m not sure as I’m not great at faces and names but I think it may have been Amanda on the door that welcomed him in on Tuesday and she was saying wonderful. The way she greeted him was perfect and I felt so reassured as I left that he was going to be ok. Just wanted to pass that on

    — Grateful Mum

  • Not only have you kept gymnastics going remotely but you have catered for the well-being of families. With story time, sending activities, checking in and asking if families need printer access. You have demonstrated what a true community spirited organisation you are.

    — Appreciative Mum

  • The zoom sessions have been really important in helping L to cope with being away from nursery and not seeing her friends and family. Last week she was feeling especially low and the story session with Viv was just the ticket to lift her mood.

    — L's Mum

  • Thanks a lot for the opportunity, C was so happy that she was trying to convince me that tomorrow is Monday so she could come again . Brilliant job

    — C's Mum