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Recreational and Adaptive Gymnastics

parent Ages: 18 to 36 months, boys and girls, accompanied by a parent or guardian
Tuesdays, 9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
This 45-minute class begins with a group stretch and warm up that incorporates music and rhythm activities. Athletes will then have the opportunity to try skills such as rolling, climbing, and swinging on obstacle courses that are set up for vault, bars, beam, and floor. Each class will focus on different gymnastics events and skills, and will introduce gymnasts to basic body positions. The class finishes with a fun activity such as the trampoline or parachute!

 

MonkeysAges: 2 – 3 years, boys and girls

Fridays, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
Saturdays, 9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Our Gym Monkeys class is available for our youngest athletes. Athletes will practice their listening skills and taking turns while staying active and having fun throughout gymnastics class.

 

BugsAges: 4 – 5 years, boys and girls

Tuesdays, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Fridays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 8:45 – 9:45 a.m. and 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

In the Gym Bugs class, athletes will be taught foundational gymnastics skills that improve their balance and coordination. Obstacle courses and interactive activities keep everyone moving and having fun throughout the class.

 

CubsAges: 5+ years, boys

Fridays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Our all-boys Gym Cubs class keeps our athletes moving and places an emphasis on basic men’s gymnastics skills as well as strength and conditioning.

 

Stars

Ages: 6+ years, boys and girls        

Fridays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gymnasts learn basic skills on the vault, bars, beam and floor. Coaches emphasize the importance of stretching, form and proper technique, and challenge and accommodate students with beginning or intermediate gymnastic abilities.

 

TeenAges: 10+ years, boys and girls        

Fridays, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Athletes learn and maintain gymnastics skills and work on flexibility, strength and conditioning. Former gymnasts who would still like to train and condition are welcome! We would love to have you join us!

 

AdaptiveAges: 3 – 14 years, boys and girls      

Spring 2014 Session: January 11th through April 19th
Saturdays, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Gymnasts with physical or intellectual disabilities learn basic skills on the vault, bars, beam and floor in a step-by-step, individualized process. Each receives personalized attention and works at his or her own pace. Coaches focus on improving motor skills and encourage gymnasts to follow instructions and make new friends!

 

To register, please call (352)340-1180 or send an email to balance180register.now@gmail.com.

 

If you want to learn more about the health benefits of gymnastics and adaptive sports please visit our articles section.