GYMNASTICS AT THE YMCA

Children enrolled in YMCA gymnastics learn the power of their own bodies and perseverance, as well as the support of a team.

 

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  • DANCE: One dance class is “FREE” with a family membership, YMCA Dance classes are designed to focus on fun, character development, body alignment, strength, flexibility, balance, technique, and grace. Little ones will have fun learning dance along with singing songs and using their imagination. The Y is the place to come, no matter how young or old, beginner or experienced we will keep you on your toes! Every dancer receives individual attention and training in dance as well as YMCA character values.
  • GYMNASTICS: will improve your child’s athletic ability and develop their full potential. Classes are designed for beginners with little to no experience. They will learn skills such as handstands, cartwheel, pull-over, cast and back hip circle and more

 Questions? Call 239-275-9622.

 

 

 

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We provide quality instruction, fun first, and safety always.   All athletes are encouraged to develop their skills in balance, coordination, flexibility, and strength of body and mind in a safe and nurturing environment that encourages the enjoyment of physical activity, self-confidence, and excellence in the sport of gymnastics. More info: Debbie Kotti 941-375-9121

2017-2018 Session Dates:

10 Week Sessions
Session 1: August 28th - November 4th
Session 2: November 6th - February 3rd

  Member   Non-member
45 minute Class   $105  $145
1 hour Class  $125 $165           

 

7 Week Sessions:
Session 3: February 5th - March 17th
Session 4: March 19th - May 19th

  Member   Non-member
45 minute Class   $75   $105
1 hour Class  $90 $120             

 

 

Preschool Gymnastics

Tumbling Tots

  • Age 18-36 months
  • 45 minutes, once per week
  • Tots learn with the help of our instructors and their parents to follow an obstacle course format on preschool sized equipment allowing the children to development gross motor skills, sensory exploration, body awareness, and listening skills. Parents will learn safe spotting techniques to help their child develop beginning gymnastics skills. Classes will incorporate music, games, parachute, trampoline, and our in ground foam pit.
  • Day/time:  Friday 10:15-11:00, Saturday 9:15-10:00

Lil Tumblers

  • Age 3-5 years
  • 45 minutes, once per week
  • They are designed to help boys and girls develop coordination, balance, and body awareness while being introduced to the basic fundamental skills in gymnastics.
  • Day/time:  Monday 6:15-7:00, Tuesday 9:15-10:00, Thursday 5:15-6:00, Friday 9:15-10:00, Saturday 10:15-11:00
Instructional Gymnastics

Kindergym

  • Age 5-6 years (Kindergarten Only)
  • One hour, once per week
  • This class provides a transition from preschool gymnastics to instructional gymnastics. Students work with others their age on building coordination and strength. Proper progressions are followed on all gymnastics events in developing skills and self esteem.
  • Day/time:  Monday 5:00-6:00, Thursday 4:00-5:00

Beginners

  • Grade 1st - 8th
  • One hour, once per week
  • These classes are structured to teach girls & boys basic gymnastics instruction with proper progressions and skills on all gymnastics events. The focus is on building strength, coordination, and self esteem.
  • Day/time: (1st - 3rd Grade) Monday 4:00-5:00, Thursday 5:00-6:00 
  • Day/time: (4th - 8th Grade) Thursday 6:00-7:00 

Intermediate

  • Grade 1st - 8th
  • One hour, once per week
  • These classes are structured to teach girls & boys with prior gymnastics experience, challenging them to learn more advanced skills and technical development.
  • Day/time: (1st - 3rd Grade) Monday 4:00-5:00, Thursday 4:00-5:00                                                                              
  • Day/time: (4th - 8th Grade) Monday 6:00-7:00
Mini Ninja 
  • Grade 1st - 5th
  • One hour, once per week
  • Class is open to boys & girls. We offer an obstacle course based class that incorporates basic gymnastics skills, strength, conditioning and flexibility. Gymnastics equipment including stackable mats, ropes, cargo net, and in ground foam pit.
  • Day/time: Monday 5:00-6:00
Boys Only Gymnastics
  • Grade 1st - 5th
  • One hour, once per week
  • Boys will learn all the basic gymnastics skills and technique on floor, vault, and bars, with an introduction to rings. Class is designed to increase strength and flexibility while enforcing basic form and skill progressions.
  • Day/time:  Wednesday 4:00-5:00
Advanced Tumbling Class
  • Grades 4th -12th
  • One hour, once per week
  • Participants must have mastered the round off back handspring series. Focus is on learning multiple back handsprings, front and back flips, layouts and twists. Skills will be taught on the spring floor, 30 ft. “tumbl trak”, and in-ground foam pit. Proper progressions will be followed to achieve upper level tumbling skills. Gymnasts & Cheerleaders welcome.
  • Day/time:  Thursday 6:00-7:00                               
 
 
Gymnastics Open Gym

Open to everyone grades K-12th. Open Gym is supervised free time in which your child can climb the rock wall and explore all the fun of gymnastics on their own and practice skills learned in class. All staff are USA Gymnastics safety certified and rock wall certified. Open Gym is offered on designated Fridays each month during the school year. All participants must have a signed waiver by a parent or guardian prior to entering the gymnastics center!


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Call (941) 375-9121 to pre-register for open gym before 4:00pm that Friday!

 

Day/time:  Friday 7:00-9:00      Cost:   $10 mbr / $15 nmbr

See dates below for 2017-2018 school year:

September 8         December 1              March 2

September 22       *December 16          *March 23

October 13            January    19             April 6

October 27            February 10              April 27

November 10        February 24              May 11

*Dates subject to change                                     

 

No School Day Camps

Childcare for Sarasota County no school days. Gymnastics camps will be held throughout the school year on those days Sarasota county schools are closed. Activities include 3 hours of instructional gymnastics, rock climbing wall, crafts and games. And all participants receive a Free lunch and snack.

Camp is offered for K-8th graders from 7:00am-6:00pm in the gymnastics center.

Cost:   $25 per day mbrs / $36 per day nmbrs

See dates below for 2017-2018 school year:

Monday, October 16
Wednesday, November 22
Friday, December 22
Tuesday, December 26 - Friday, December 29
Tuesday, January 2 - Friday, January 5
Monday, January 15
Monday, February 19
Friday, March 16
Monday, March 26 - Thursday, March 29
     

 

Private Lessons

Gymnastics/Tumbling/Cheerleading
Private lessons are available for an individual to train one-on-one for 30 minutes or a group of 2-3 for an hour session to work a specific skill or on a specific event.

Privates are offered Monday - Friday.

Dates & times are determined by each coach’s individual schedule.

30 minutes - $30

60 minutes - $60

Call the office for staff availability

                                                       

Gymnastics After-School Program

After sitting in school all day, growing bodies need a chance to let go! Fun activities that are centered around physical fitness is the focus of our new afterschool program. Children will learn and participate in gymnastics, rock climbing, swimming, a youth fitness & dance class, as well as some outdoor activities.
 

  • STARTS: Monday, August 14, 2017 through Thursday, May 24, 2018 (Sarasota County Schools). Gymnastics is closed Friday, November 24 & YMCA is Closed Friday, March 30 in observance of Good Friday.
  • AGE: GRADE K - 5
  • COST: SCHOOL YEAR - INCLUDES NO SCHOOL DAYS & HOLIDAYS BREAKS $245MBR / $295 NMBR PER MONTH.  Monthly fee includes all no school days*, holiday breaks, and transportation from most schools. Homework assistance, games, and craft activities will also be part of our program.
Gymnastics Birthday Parties

Come celebrate your birthday at the Venice YMCA with a gymnastics party. Our birthday package includes a bounce house, in ground foam pit and trampoline, gymnastics obstacle course, party room, and balloons for everyone!

  • Parties available on Saturdays Only
  • Parties are 1 hour and 30 minutes long
  • Time slots range from 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Cost is $150/mbrs and $210/nmbrs
  • Cost covers up to 12 children *additional fee per child for larger parties

For more party details and availability, call Debbie Kotti: 941-375-9121

 

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