Youth Gymnastics

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Fantastic 4
This class is for 4-year-olds who have participated in 1 year of Gym Monkeys and are physically, mentally, and socially prepared to move to the “Big Gym”.  Fantastic 4’s follow the Beginner Gymnastics Curriculum.

Beginner
This class is for children ages 5 & Up who have progressed through our preschool program or who are new to Gymnastics.  Beginners follow our “Rainbow Achievement Curriculum” and are evaluated twice a year.

Intermediate
This class is for children ages 6 & Up who have successfully completed Beginner Gymnastics.  Intermediates follow our “Rainbow Achievement Curriculum” and are evaluated twice a year.
Girls and Boys who attain proficiency in the above classes may be invited to move to one of our pre-competitive levels.  Information on those levels can be found on our Team page.

 

What will my child learn?

*Fitness – early exposure to physical activity promotes self esteem and lowers the risk of obesity, asthma, and other health issues

*Physical strength – climbing and swinging skills

*Flexibility and long-term enhanced range of motion

*Balance and coordination

*Motor Skill development – locomotor activities, controlled movement of arms, legs, head, and torso

*Kinaesthetic awareness – ability to control arms and legs while inverted, jumping, swinging, and twisting

*Mental Focus – concentrating on a task and achieving goals

*Cross training – develops coordination and motor skills vital to all sports.  Gymnastics is the root of all physical activity.

*Gymnastics promotes reading readiness and mathematical understanding.

 

For more information about our programs contact Lisa Pratt, Gymnastics Director at 632-8211 or lpratt@hanoverymca.org