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Gymnastics Lessons

FROM THE GYMNASTICS DEPARTMENT

We are extremely fortunate to have a separate facility for gymnastics, allowing us to keep equipment set up year round. Our coaches bring tremendous knowledge and expertise to our gymnastic program here at the YMCA. Please review the descriptions for our youth lessons, private lessons and gym team.

Scroll below for lesson descriptions.

For more information email:  info@gbgymca.org

 

Gymnastics is located at:  308 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Greensburg, PA  15601

 

All classes are COED.

Parent-Tot

Ages: 18 months – 3 years

Class Length:  60 Minutes

Description: This is a parent-interactive class. Coaches and parents will introduce new concepts that help to develop fine and gross motor skills. This class also provides an opportunity to practice listening and following directions, interacting with other adults and children, and learning to take turns.

Primary Skills Include:
● Stretching
● Hanging
● Balancing
● Climbing
● Jumping
● Rolling
● Being Upside Down

 

Preschool

Ages: 3-5

Class Length:  60 Minutes

Description:  This is a beginner-level class; no prior experience is needed to participate. Coaches will follow a developmentally appropriate curriculum focusing on body movement, awareness, and control and introducing basic gymnastic skills on all 4
apparatuses. Coaches will also introduce key concepts such as taking turns, sharing, listening, and following
directions.

Primary Skills Include:
● A basic cardio warm-up
● Stretch routine that includes splits
● Vault – Running and jumping
● Bars – Gripping the bar and swinging
● Beam – Getting onto the beam and basic walks
● Floor – Forward rolls, bunny hops, and levers

Beginner

Ages: 6 and Up

Class Length:  60 Minutes

Description: This is a beginner-level class; no prior experience is needed to participate. Coaches will follow a developmentally appropriate curriculum focusing on body movement, awareness, and control and introducing basic gymnastic skills on all 4 apparatuses.

Primary Skills Include:
● A basic cardio warm-up
● Stretch routine that includes splits and bridges
● Vault – Hurdling, springboard jumping, forward roll entry, and handstand flatbacks
● Bars – Pullover, casts, and back hip circles
● Beam – Basic walks, straight jumps, kick-ups/levers, dismounts
● Floor – Basic jumps, backward rolls, handstands, and cartwheels

Intermediate

Ages: 6 and Up

Class Length:  60 Minutes

Description:  This is a class for those gymnasts who have mastered the skills in our beginner class; experience is needed to participate. Coaches will follow a developmentally appropriate curriculum focusing on body movement, awareness, and control and introducing basic gymnastic skills on all 4 apparatuses.

Primary Skills Include:
● A basic cardio warm-up
● Stretch routine that includes splits and bridges
● Vault – Front handspring over green mat
● Bars – Glides, front hip circles, and squat on
● Beam – Handstands, split jumps, leaps, and dismounts
● Floor – round offs, front and back limbers, front and back walkovers

 

Tumbling

Ages: 6 and Up

Class Length:  60 Minutes

Description: This is a class for those gymnasts who have mastered a cartwheel, handstand, and bridge and are ready to focus on tumbling; experience is needed to participate. Coaches will follow a developmentally appropriate curriculum focusing on body movement, awareness, and control on the tumbl trak and spring floor.

Primary Skills Include:
Dive forward roll
● Round-off, front and back handsprings, and connecting tumbling skills (i.e., round-off back handsprings, round-off back handspring back tuck, etc.)

 

6-WEEK SESSION PRICING FOR CLASSES:

SessionDatesTime SpanPrice
Fall 2October 4-November 56 Weeks/1 Hour per Week$100/member
$200/non-member
Winter 1November 15-December 206 Weeks/1 Hour per week$100/member
$200/non-member
Winter 2January 3-February 76 Weeks/1 Hour/week$100/member
$200/non-member
Winter 3February 12-March 256 Weeks/1 Hour/week$100/member
$200/non-member
Spring 1March 28-May 26 Weeks/1 Hour/week$100/member
$200/non-member
Spring 2May 8-June 136 Weeks/1 Hour/week$100/member
$200/non-member

 

MemberNon-MemberSessions
6 Week (1 hour class)$100$200Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Sibling Discount
2nd Child (10%)$90.00$180.00
3rd Child (25%)$75.00$150.00

 

Program Registration

 

Private Gymnastics Lessons

Due to staffing shortages, private gymnastic lessons are on a very limited basis and may not be available.  

Price: 
One Hour Session:  Member $60, Future Member $120;

One Hour Session, 4 Lesson Bundle:  Member $200 Future Member $400

30 Minute Session:  Member $30, Future Member $60

30 Minute Session, 4 Lesson Bundle:  Member $100, Future Member $200

To schedule Private Gymnastic Lessons, contact Amy White at a.white@gbgymca.org.

CONTACT US

Amy White, Gymnastics Coordinator   •  a.white@gbgymca.org