Gymnastics

The Venice Branch of the SKY Family YMCA is proud to host a 10,000 square foot, an air-conditioned center that houses the gymnastics center and rock climbing wall plus a pro-shop is designed for all gymnast's apparel needs. Classes are offered 6-days a week with birthday parties available on Saturdays. Full-day gymnastics camp is offered most days Sarasota County Schools are closed plus summer camp. YMCA gymnastics classes are broken into three groups: Preschool, School-Age, and Competitive. The program is led by Gymnastics Director, Debbie Kotti, 941.375.9121.

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Here are more details, including pricing & times for programs located in Venice:

Gymnastics 

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. 


(no classes during the week of Thanksgiving, Christmas break, Spring break)

  Member   Non-member
30 Minute Class $48 $60
45 Minute Class   $62 $74
60 Minute Class $76 $88
90 Minute Class $92 $104

 

PRESCHOOL GYMNASTICS

Tumbling Tots: Parent & child class is for toddlers ages 2-4 years old as of August 1, 2020. Parents will be on the floor with their toddler with hands-on interaction during the entire class. Great bonding time with your child! The class is 30 minutes long.

Lil Tumblers: Structured class with a warm-up and gymnastics circuits on the floor, beam, and bars while learning to follow directions, body awareness, and coordination. A child must be comfortable attending class on their own. Ages 3-5yrs as of August 1, 2020. The class is 30 minutes long.

INSTRUCTIONAL GYMNASTICS

Beginners I & II - Class introduces girls & boys to the basic skills and technique on vault, bars, beam, and floor. Flexibility and strength are also part of class instruction. Beginners I= ages 5-8yrs, Beginners II= ages 9-11yrs, as of August 1, 2020. Beginners classes are 45 minutes long. 

Intermediate - Class is for girls & boys who have mastered Level 1 skills and technique and demonstrate readiness and strength for more challenging or advanced skills. Intermediate= ages 6-11yrs,  as of August 1, 2020. Intermediate classes are 45 minutes long.

Advanced- Invite Only!: Class is for those who have mastered level 2 skills and technique and demonstrate strength and commitment to learning entry-level competitive skills. Class is invite-only, coach evaluation required. Ages 6 & up as of August 1, 2020. The class is 90 minutes long.

NEW! Trampoline & Tumbling I & II: Girls & boys will be introduced to trampoline, double mini & tumble track skills as well as floor skills from front & back walkovers, back handsprings. T&T I: ages 5-8yrs, T&T II: ages 9-11yrs as of August 1, 2020. The class is 45 minutes long.

GYMNASTICS OPEN GYM

Open to everyone, our Open gym is a supervised, non-instructional setting where girls & boys come and practice gymnastics and tumbling skills. Pizza is available to purchase by the slice. Pre-registration and a signed waiver are required. Ages 6-12 yrs as of August 1, 2020. Open gym is 2 hours long. All participants must have a signed waiver by a parent or guardian prior to entering the gymnastics center! Call (941) 375-9121 to pre-register for the open gym before 4pm that Friday! 

Day/time:  Friday 6:30-8:30pm    Cost:   $15/Member, $20/Non-Member


COMPETITIVE GYMNASTICS TEAM

SKY Gymnastics Team is girls by invitation only and compete regionally in southwest Florida. It is a year-round commitment. For more information and availability, please call or email dkotti@veniceymca.org for details. 

  • Team: Pre-team, Level 2-5, and Xcel.
  • Gymnasts Compete in AAU & USAG meets and we are current members of AAU and USAG Organizations. 
 
 

PRIVATE LESSONS

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 for gymnastics and tumbling skills. Dates & times are determined by each coach’s individual schedule. 30 minute privates are $30/YMCA mbrs or $40 for non-mbrs. 1 hour privates are $60/YMCA mbrs or $70 for non-mbrs.

NO SCHOOL DAY CAMPS

Childcare for Sarasota County no school days. Gymnastics camps will be held throughout the school year on days Sarasota County Schools are closed. Activities include instructional gymnastics, trampoline, open gym, crafts and games. All participants receive free lunch and a snack. The camp is offered for K-6th graders from 7am-6pm in the gymnastics center.                          

 

GYMNASTICS BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Come to celebrate your birthday at the Venice YMCA with a gymnastics party. Our birthday parties include a bounce house, trampoline, in-ground foam pit, a gymnastics obstacle course, and time in our party room. Rock wall can be added for an additional fee. For more party details and availability, call Debbie Kotti: 941-375-9121

  • Ages 4 - 12 years old
  • Parties available on Saturdays Only
  • Parties are 1 hour and 30 minutes long
  • Time slots range from 12pm, 2pm or 4pm
  • Cost is $175/members; $235/non-members
  • Cost covers up to 12 children *additional fee per child for larger parties