South Mountain YMCA

Youth Gymnastics

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Fall 2 Session runs from October 3rd - December 18th

Gymnastics is a terrific way for children to develop fine motor skills, self-esteem, self-discipline and coordination while learning to love fitness and sport. We are dedicated to providing kids of all ages positive opportunities in a safe, fun environment.

From toddlers to high school seniors, we have it all. Check our Gymnastics Progression Guide for level requirements and skill development. All classes follow the YMCA of the USA Progressive skills program and USA-Gymnastics Safety Guidelines.

*For a teacher recommendation/evaluation, or questions contact Gailmarie at gsprague@metroymcas.org or call (973)762-4145 x115

ADULT/CHILD GYMNASTICS (CO-ED)

Tiny Tumblers (walking - 3 yrs)This intro to gymnastics helps to develop gross motor skills with rolling, balancing, swinging and crawling. Have fun stretching, playing parachute games, running obstacle courses, skill building, singing and more! Our structured class helps children transition into more independent gymnastics and sports classes.
No class 11/3 or 11/26. Parent/chaperone participation required.
Tuesday
9:30 - 10:00am
Thursday 9:30 - 10:00am
Location: First Presbyterian & Trinity Church (111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange)
Instructor: Miss Tina/Miss Gail

Open Play (Walking - 3yrs)
Release some energy and run around our gym with this unstructured, supervised free play. Stations will be set up each day such as the giant blue blocks, age-appropriate sports equipment, indoor sidewalk chalk, gymnastics mats, sensory play and more.
LIMITED CAPACITY. Parent/chaperone participation required (due to space restrictions, please limit adult participation to 1 adult per child).
Monday
9:30-10:15 am
Wednesday 9:30-10:15 am
Location: First Presbyterian & Trinity Church (111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange)

PRESCHOOL GYMNASTICS (CO-ED) 

Drop-off is required, adults may not stay for class.

Kinder Gymnastics (4 - 6 yrs)
With our trained and certified gymnastics coaches, young gymnasts will build their skills in a safe, healthy environment. Skills will be assessed at the beginning and end of this session and progress will be documented. Participants will develop an understanding of gymnastics vocabulary and skills.
No class 11/3, 11/26 or 11/27.
Tuesday 10:30-11:15am
Thursday 10:30-11:15am
Friday 10:30-11:15am
Location: First Presbyterian & Trinity Church (111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange)
Instructor: Miss Tina/Miss Gail

*Contact Gailmarie gsprague@metroymcas.org or call (973)762-4145 x115

SCHOOL-AGE GYMNASTICS

Classes are divided by skill level. LIMITED CAPACITY. Drop off is required, adults may not stay for class. Refer to our Gymnastics Progression Guide for class and skill development details.

Rollers (6 - 10 yrs)
We introduce gymnastics skills on all events with an emphasis on flexibility, strength, and the basics. Begins with group warm-up/stretch, then gymnasts are grouped by ability while working on apparatus.
No class 11/26.
Thursday 3:00-5:00pm
Location: First Presbyterian & Trinity Church (111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange)

Swingers/Keepers (7 - 13 yrs)
Develop additional skills on the four events: balance beam, vault, uneven bars and floor, while building fitness and conditioning. *Teacher recommendation or evaluation required.
No class 11/3.
Tuesday 3:00-5:00pm
Location:  First Presbyterian & Trinity Church (111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange)

Aspiring ACES (7 - 13 yrs)
Gymnasts who show proficiency in transitioning to a team in the near future develop the skills needed to participate on our Pre-Team. *Teacher recommendation or evaluation required.
No class 11/27.
Friday 3:00-5:00pm
Location: First Presbyterian & Trinity Church (111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange)

*Contact Gailmarie gsprague@metroymcas.org or call (973)762-4145 x115

 

 


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