Gymnastics First Aid Kit Components

Gymnastics First Aid Kit

It is a wise idea to be prepared for any contingency, accident, natural disaster or situation that might occur while gymnasts, parents and visitors are at your gym. A complete gymnastics first aid kit is a wise investment. Obviously, accidents and injuries should be treated by medical professionals, either doctors or EMTs, but in the case of special emergency circumstances, it is wise to be prepared to deal with them.
Gymnastics First Aid Kit

List of Gymnastics First Aid Kit Items:

  • Accident Report forms
  • Acetaminophen and/or ibuprofen
  • Activated Charcoal (for poisoning emergencies)
  • Adhesive Bandages (Assorted Sizes)
  • Adhesive strip bandages – assorted sizes
  • Adhesive tape
  • Adhesive Tape (cloth)
  • Air Splints
  • Alcohol – rubbing 70%
  • Alcohol wipes
  • Alcohol wipes or ethyl alcohol
  • Aloe gel for burns
  • American Association of Poison Control Centers’ national emergency hotline: (800) 222-1222
  • Antacid
  • Anti-bacterial spray, lotion, soap
  • Antibiotic cream (triple-antibiotic ointment)
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Antibiotic Ointment packets (approx 1 g)
  • Antiseptic hand cleaner
  • Antiseptic solution (like hydrogen peroxide)
  • Antiseptic wipe Packets
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Aspirin (Chewable) 81 mg
  • Athletic Tape
  • Baking soda
  • Bandage scissors
  • Band-aids
  • Barrier device for CPR
  • Blanket
  • Bottled water
  • Box of waterproof matches
  • Burn ointment or medication
  • Calamine lotion
  • Calibrated cup or spoon for administering medicines
  • Campho-phenique
  • Cell phone
  • Chemical hot packs
  • Chemical ice packs
  • Children’s and/or infants’ acetaminophen and ibuprofen
  • Coban bandages
  • Cold water for burns
  • Combine dressing
  • Cotton balls
  • Cotton Padding
  • Cotton swabs
  • CPR Breathing Barrier (w/one-way valve)
  • Crutches
  • Decongestant tablets & spray
  • Diarrhea medication
  • Disposable instant cold packs
  • Disposable latex or vinyl gloves (2 pair or more)
  • Duct tape
  • Dust mask
  • Elastic bandages
  • Elastic bandages
  • Emergency Numbers
  • EMT Tooth Saver or Save-A-Tooth storage device
  • Eye drops
  • Eye wash solution
  • Face mask for CPR
  • Feminine supplies and personal hygiene items
  • First aid guide, manual, instruction booklet
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Gauze pads – various sizes
  • Gloves (large), disposable, non-latex
  • Gymnast contact information
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot-water bottle
  • Household ammonia
  • Hydrocortisone cream (.5% – 1%)
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Hypoallergenic tape
  • Ice bag
  • Inflatable splints
  • Insect bite swabs
  • Insect repellent (Child-safe )
  • Insect sting swabs
  • Instant Cold Compress
  • Instant cold pack
  • Instant hot pack
  • Ipecac syrup
  • Lighter
  • Meat tenderizer (for insect bites)
  • Medical adhesive tape
  • Medicine cup
  • Micro shield
  • Mild liquid soap
  • Moleskin blister dressing
  • Mouthpiece for administering CPR
  • Mouth-to-mouth shield
  • Nasal aspirator bulb (not a pointy-ended ear syringe)
  • Neck stabilizing brace (Vulkan Neck Collar, ProCare Adams Collar or other)
  • Needles
  • Non-latex gloves
  • Oil of Cloves
  • Oral Thermometer
  • Over-the-counter pain medication [aspirin]
  • Paper & pencil
  • Paper drinking cups
  • Petroleum jelly or other lubricant
  • Pillow
  • Plastic bags for contaminant disposal
  • Plastic gloves (at least 2 pairs)
  • Pocket knife or multi-use tool
  • Portable defibrillator
  • Gymnastics First Aid Kit DeFibrillator

  • Povidone-Iodine Ointment packets
  • Rehydration fluids, such as Pedialyte, to rehydrate children
  • Roller Bandage 3″ and 4″ (individually wrapped)
  • Roller gauze – self-adhering
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Safety pins
  • Saline nose drops to clear stuffy noses
  • Salt
  • SAM Splints
  • Scissors
  • Snake Bite & Insect Venom Extractor Kit
  • Soap
  • Space blanket or Mylar emergency blanket
  • Spenco Second Skin
  • Sqwincher (electrolyte solution)
  • Sterile eye pads
  • Sterile eye wash
  • Sterile Gauze Pad 3×3
  • Sterile Gauze Pad 4×4
  • Sugar or glucose solution
  • Sun screen (Child-safe )
  • Syringe
  • Syrup of Ipecac
  • Tape Scissors
  • Telfa non-adhering dressings
  • Thermometer, Oral (Non-Mercury/Non-Glass)
  • Tincture of Benzoin
  • Tongue blades
  • Triangular Bandage
  • Triple-antibiotic ointment
  • Turkey baster or other bulb suction device for flushing out wounds
  • Tweezers for removing splinters and ticks
  • Waterproof tape
  • Whistle to signal for help
  • Wound Closure Strips
  • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities

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