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Gymnastics

Whether you're a beginner or a competitive gymnast, the Y has a program for you!
To find a class for you child select Program Registration.

We teach kids to tumble, run, jump, and twist in our gymnastics programs. From children beginning to walk and up, kids learn movement, fine motor skills, tumbling and advanced gymnastics elements in our progressive-based classes.

Gymnasts who are ready to take their skills to the next level can get involved in competitive gymnastics where the whole person is developed and competition and winning are kept in healthy perspective

SeeProgram Registration for a listing of class offerings OR select your location below.

Branch Gymnastic Class Schedules

AllianceLouisville
LakeNorth Canton

Select a Category for a list of classes and class descriptions.

Preschool GymnasticsCompetitive Team
School Age GymnasticsCheer, Dance, & Baton
Girls GymnasticsPreschool Dance
Boys GymnasticsSchool Age Dance
Skills Classes

preschool

Just Beginning

  • Walking to 24 Mo
  • Adult participation required

 

GYM BUDDIES 

  • 24-36 Mo 
  • Adult participation required

 

Tumble Tots Gymnastics - LOUISVILLE AREA YMCA

  • Our parent/child gymnastics class
  • For children walking-3 years with a parent

 

Tiny Tumblers - LOUISVILLE AREA YMCA

  • For ages 3-5
  • Boys and girls learn the basics on tumbling,
    balance beam, bars, vaulting, mini trampoline and mat shapes
  • Good base for future fitness and sports activities

 

3 & 4 Years Old 

  • Young 4’s and those just starting gymnastics should choose this class

 

4 & 5 Years Old 

  • Older 4’s and those with gymnastics experience should choose this class

 

Comets

  • For children 4 to 8 years old
  • Coach recommendation only & team leotard required
  • Skills and body shapes taught that are necessary for competitive USAG routines

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PROGRESSIVE GYMNASTICS - school age

  • 6-10 years
  • 11 years & older - see “Aged Individualized      Gymnastics”

 

Tiny Rollers - LOUISVILLE AREA YMCA

  • For ages 5-6, Boys & Girls
  • A challenging class for advanced preschoolers
  • Combines fun preschool activities with beginning gymnastics skills to prepare the gymnast for progressive gymnastics

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GIRLS Gymnastics

Girls 1

  • 1st time students basic skills taught on tumbling, bars, beam, spring board, trampoline, strength and flexibility

 

Girls 2

  • Advanced beginner skills taught on tumbling, bars, beam, spring board & trampoline

 

Girls 3

  • Intermediate skills taught on tumbling, bars, high and low beam, vault, tumble trak

 

Girls 4

  • Advanced skills taught on tumbling, bars, high and low beam, vault, & tumble trak

GIRLS 5

  • Advanced skills taught. This group is working on skills needed to move on to Pre-team. 

 

Age Individualized Gymnastics             

  • 11 years & older; will be challenged at their own level
  • Skills will be taught from beginner thru advanced levels

 

Pre-Team Gymnastics (Girls Only)    

  • Must progress out of Girls 5
  • Practice 2 days a week: Saturday 1:00 - 2:00pm
    plus one other 2 hour time slot
  • Try-outs for YMCA Girls’ team are held in the spring from this class

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SKILLS CLASSES 

Beginner Tumbling 

  • Ages 6-12years, Boys & Girls
  • Skills taught – rolls, cartwheels, handstand, bridge, round-off.

Tumbling 1

  • Boys & Girls 6 years and up
  • Beginner tumbling. Skills include: rolls, cartwheels, handstands, round-offs, bridge kickovers

 

Tumbling 2

  • Boys & Girls 6 years and up.
  • Intermediate tumbling. Skills include: power round off, front and back walkovers, front and back handsprings. Tumbling 1 skills must be mastered first

 Tumbling 3

  • Boys & Girls 6 years and up
  • Learning back tucks, and connecting round off to back handlspring to back tuck in drills with spotter

Girls Bar Skills

  • Special attention to improve bar skills needed at student's level

Back Handspring Class

  • For girls in grades 4th and up
  • Must pass skills check from beginner tumbling
  • Learn more advanced tumbling; back hand springs, round off back hand springs and back tucks

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BOYS Gymnastics

Boys 5 & 6 year ols

  • Introductory skills are taught on men’s equipment

 

Boys Level 1

  • 7 years and up
  • Beginner skills are taught on men’s equipment

 

Boys Level 2 & 3

  • 7 years and up
  • Intermediate skills taught on men’s equipment. Must pass out of level 1 to register for this class
  • Intermediate skills are taught on men’s equipment

 

Boys Pre-Team

  • Must be recommended by boy's instructors
  • Will be working on the finer points of boys' gymnastics  

COMPETITIVE TEAM - north canton & louisville

 Girls Competitive Gymnastics Team

  • Girls Levels 3-10 and Xcel
  • Compete in local YMCA league and USA Gymnastics sanctioned competitions

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Cheer, Dance & Baton Classes

 Tiny cheer

  • For children 4 & 5 years of age
  • Learn basic motion, dance, jump, tumble
  • Choreographed cheer, chants & dance using developmentally appropriate music


Youth cheer

  • For children 6 & up
  • Emphasis on fundamental technique
  • Choreographed cheer, chants, dance
  • Great use of developmentally appropriate music

Cheerleading Class - louisville area ymca

  • For ages 5-7 & 7-9
  • Learn motions, proper arm positions, jumps, starts, chants and cheers
  • Great for girls who are interested in cheering

 

Baton Twirling - louisville area ymca

  • For girls age 6 and up
  • Must bring a baton

RECREATIONAL CHEER SQUAD 

  • For children 6 to 12
  • Seasonal participation.  Nov. - March
  • Practice every Wed. & 2 Sun. per month
  • Cheer Uniform will be worn at local venues

 

Cheer Tumble & Technique

For children 11 years and older

  • Emphasis on tumbling needed to be a middle or high school cheerleader
  • From beginner to advance tumbler
  • Emphasis on technique of jumps & chanting

 

DANCE & COMBO CLASSES

  • Separate dance studio with mirrors and dance floor
  • Creative movement, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop,
    combo offered
  • All dance classes are held at the Gymnastics
    Center

Twirling Technique & Performance - lake community ymca

  • Taught by a registered NBTA coach
  • Instructor will order batons the first night
  • 6 years and up recommended

 

Pom Dance Class - lake community ymca

  • Basic elements of Dance with Poms
  • 6 years old and up recommended

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preschool dance

Pre-school Ballet

  • Fundamentals of ballet

 

Pre-school tap

  • Fundamentals of tap

 

Pre-school dance / Gymnastics combo

  • Fundamentals of dance and gymnastics

 

Ballet

  • Progressions are followed and dancers will be

      tested and challenged at their level

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school age dance

Hip Hop

  • Progressions are followed and dancers will be

      tested and challenged at their level

 ballet / tap  combo

  • Fundamentals for Ballet and Tap
  • Progressions are followed and dancers will be

      challenged at their level

 

Ballet

  • Intro & Ballet 1
  • Progressions are followed and dancers will be

      tested and challenged at their level

 

INTRO Jazz / Tap Combo

  • Progressions are followed and dancers will be challenged at their level

 

Intro Dance /  Gymnastics Combo

  • Progressions are followed and dancers will be challenged at their level

 

 DANCE TEAM

  • 7 Years and older
  • Must have instructors permission
  • Seasonal activity  (October— May)
  • Weekend performances
  • Practices 2 times a week

 

PRIVATE Dance LESSONS  15 & 30 MIN

See your child’s instructor for more information

 

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