Our school-age curriculum follows USA Gymnastics guidelines. Because lesson plans are progressive, students who participate in consecutive sessions will experience the greatest opportunity for success. Students will be promoted when they are proficient in each level. Students will be evaluated in November and May. You will receive a written evaluation along with a placement form indicating the appropriate class level for the upcoming semester.
Please refer to the Class Skills document for a list of skills for each level. Open gym is a great time to get extra help on skills!
KINDERGARTEN: This class is for boys and girls ages 5-6. Students will be introduced to the equipment in the big gym safely. Students will learn Level 1 skills and lead-up drills that will make them successful and athletic.
GIRLS BEGINNER “BUTTERFLYZ”: This class is designed for girls ages 6-12 who are just beginning gymnastics. Students will learn cartwheels, handstands, forward and backward somersaults. All four gymnastics events are taught (vault, bars, beam and floor). Students are evaluated two times a year.
GIRLS INTERMEDIATE “DRAGON FLYZ”: This class is designed for girls ages 6-12 who have completed the beginner curriculum and are ready for bridge kick-overs, round-offs and handstand forward rolls. Girls will continue to work on all four events. Students are evaluated two times a year.
GIRLS ADVANCED “JET FLYZ”: This class is designed for girls ages 6-12 who have completed the intermediate curriculum and are ready for back handsprings, limbers and more. Students who have achieved this level will be invited to team tryouts in the spring.
MIDDLE SCHOOL GYMNASTICS: For girls in grades 5-12. This class can accommodate both beginners and advanced gymnasts. Students will work at their skill level, accomplishing the beginner through advanced curriculum with their peers.
Preschool students are taught beginner skills and progressions with their peers. It is important to follow our age groupings. As your child’s birthday nears, we will place them in the next age-level class.
The goal of our preschool program is not only to develop gymnastics and motor skills, but also to work on social and emotional growth. Students will learn cooperation, listening skills and classroom etiquette. We use educational and popular themes to establish an atmosphere of excitement each week! Your child will learn new skills and practice, reinforce, and build on those they already use.
Age 2 “Feathers”: An adventure awaits you both! Beginning at 18 months, your tiny tumbler can join a parent or caregiver in the gym for a 40-minute class. We will tumble, bounce, and balance our way through class. We will warm-up in circle time, perform skills in several obstacle courses, bounce on the trampoline, and slide into the foam pit! You will be amazed at how quickly your child can master simple moves like somersaults, swinging, and vaulting.
Age 3 “Flappers”: This class is designed to gently introduce young girls and boys into a classroom setting. Eager students will take this 40-minute class on their own while mom or dad watches from the lobby. We will teach students physical skills (somersaults, handstand drills, balance beam, trampoline, etc.) as well as social skills (listening, sharing, taking turns, etc.). Class includes a warm-up with circle time, gymnastics through obstacle courses, trampoline time and much, much more!
Age 4 “Flamingos”: This 55-minute class will give your child a running start to power, agility and coordination! We will begin more specific instruction on the USA Gymnastics Level 1 curriculum. Lead-up drills are taught that will progress into more advanced preschool gymnastics like cartwheels, backward somersaults, and handstands! Class is designed to be fun yet challenging!
Come rumble and tumble! Our boys classes are designed to teach boys coordination, strength and agility. Your child will learn tumbling, single bar skills, rings, parallel bars, vault and trampoline.
Our boys gymnastics program, ages 6 & up, has three levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced). Students new to the sport of gymnastics should start in the beginner class. Students with prior experience can be evaluated and placed in the appropriate class.
CLASS AWARDS AND PERFORMANCES
Students will be awarded a participation certificate each session. At the end of the Fall Semester, the students will be awarded a medal. At the end of the Winter/Spring Semester, students are given the opportunity to perform their skills at a class gymnastics meet, The Trophy Classic. All performers receive a trophy.