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Youth Co-Ed Gymnastics

Available to all area youth ages 4-12

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This program is offered in 5 week sessions and is available to both girls and boys ages 4 to 12 years old. Classes are held on Saturdays at our downtown location, 802 Avenue G. Registration is open at the YMCA.

Ages: 4-12 Year Olds
Fee: $25 Members/$50 Non-Members (per session)
Location: 802 Avenue G, Fort Madison

Fall/Winter Gymnastics Session Dates:
2019:
Session 9: September 14th, 21st, 28th, October 12 & 19th
(no classes will be held on October 5th)
Session 10: October 26th, November 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd
Session 11: November 30th, December 7th & 14th
2020:
Session 1: January 11th, 18th, 25th, February 1st & 8th
Session 2: February 29th, March 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th
(this is a three week session, registration fee is prorated)

Classes:
Preschool (4 year olds) 9-9:45am
Basic (5-6 year olds) 10-10:45am
Beginner (7-10 year olds) 11-11:45am
Intermediate (7-12 year olds) 12-12:45pm

Class Descriptions:

Preschool (4 years old) – 6 participants per class. This class will be 45 minutes in length. Participants will learn the basic gymnastic skills in a fun, structured environment. We will do the Hokey Pokey, forward and backward rolls, headstands, and handstands, and cartwheels. They will learn basic skills on the bar, balance beam, and vaulting box. We will be working toward enhancing balance, motor, and listening skills.

Basic (5-6 year olds) – 6 participants per class. This class will be 45 minutes in length. Participants will learn the basic gymnastic skills in a fun, structured environment. We will do the Hokey Pokey, learn the basic body positions, and then continue with forward and backward rolls, headstands, handstands, cartwheels. They will learn basic skills on the bar, balance beam, and vaulting box. Participants will learn skills in a progression.

Beginner (7–10 years olds) – 8 participants per class. This class will be 45 minutes in length. Participants will learn the basic gymnastics skills in a progression. The class will begin with the basic body positions, and then continue with forward and backward rolls, headstands, handstands, cartwheels and round offs. They will learn basic skills on the bar, balance beam, and vaulting box.

Intermediate (7–12 year olds) – 8 participants per class. Admittance by the permission of the instructor only. This class will be 60 minutes in length. This class is designed for the more advanced gymnast. Students will be tested on the following skills to gain admittance into this class; cartwheels, headstands, front and back limbers, back extensions, and round offs.

Click here for the registration form.