Gymnastics

Preschool & Youth Gymnastics and Tumbling

Participating in gymnastics helps children be physically active, healthy, and fit and develop balance and coordination. Gymnastics class gives kids the opportunity to learn and practice teamwork; sportsmanship;dedication and fair play. Mastering the skills of gymnastics and tumbling requires patience and dedication as well as perseverance.

Gymnastics and Tumbling are not available at all locations. Ages may vary by location. Please contact your local Y for information about gymnastics and tumbling.

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Preschool Gymnastics

Preschool Play Gymnastics – walking to age 3

Come join our very popular parent/tot class where your child will roll, jump, kick, throw, balance, and bounce their way into smiles. At this age we do not force children to sit in lines and wait, but encourage them to explore the various developmentally appropriate stations with you. This class instills self-confidence, courage, safety, and comfort. We help your child improve body awareness, muscle coordination, basic gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and self-esteem.

Gym and Swim – ages 3-5

Children learn basic exercise movements through music and participate in instructional swim class. Class meets once a week for 8-weeks, and each class is 30 minutes of gym and 30 minutes of swim.

Preschool Gymnastics – ages 3-5

This fun-filled, age- and developmentally-appropriate class focuses on the basic skills of gymnastics and educational skills. Students develop gross motor skills while working on the balance beam, single bar, vault, and floor. Students also develop coordination, strength, flexibility, and balance. These are four very important skills for gymnastics, but for all other sports as well. We also practice recognizing shapes, colors, numbers, and the letters of the alphabet. Not only does this class provide a good foundation for the growth and enjoyment of gymnastics and other sports, but it reinforces key early educational concepts as well.

Parent/Child Tumbling – ages 3-5

Tumble, jump, and balance! This program introduces your child to the sport of gymnastics. Participants learn basic tumbling skills in a fun, easy-to-learn environment through instructional activities and games.  This class helps your child to develop basic motor skills and control their body movements.

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Youth Gymnastics – ages 6-12

This beginning gymnastics class focuses on the basic skills of gymnastics. Students learn basic gymnastics skills on the balance beam, floor, vault, and a single bar. The students gain strength, flexibility, endurance, coordination, and balance while developing their gymnastics skills.

Youth Gymnastics Level 1 – ages 6-12

This beginning gymnastics class focuses on the basic skills of gymnastics.  Students learn basic gymnastics skills on the balance beam, floor, vault, and a single bar.  The students gain strength, flexibility, endurance, coordination, and balance while developing their gymnastics skills.

Youth Gymnastics Level 2 – ages 6-12

This class is more difficult than level 1.  More advanced skills taught, as well as mastery of the level 1 skills.  The students increase their skills on each piece of equipment while building strength, flexibility and balance.  You must have prior permission from the instructor to register for this class.

Youth Gymnastics Level 3 – ages 6-12

This class is more difficult than level 2. More advanced skills are taught, as well as mastery of the level 1 and 2 skills. The students increase their skills on each piece of equipment while building strength, flexibility and balance. You must have prior permission from the instructor to register for this class.

Gymnastics/Tumbling – ages 6-12

This fun-filled instructional class focuses on the basic skills of gymnastics and tumbling. Participants learn tumbling, balancing skills for the balance beam, and run a gymnastics obstacle course. This class provides a foundation for growth and the opportunity to further the enjoyment of gymnastics. Children are divided into appropriate age groups.

Youth Gymnastics Level 4 – ages 6-12

This class is more difficult than level 3. More advanced skills are taught, as well as mastery of the level 1, 2 and 3 skills. The students increase their skills on each piece of equipment while building strength, flexibility and balance. You must have prior permission from the instructor to register for this class.

 

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