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

2018-2019 Session Dates:
Fall Session: August 27th - November 17th
Winter Session: November 26th - March 2nd

  Member   Non-member
30 Minute Class $102 $132
45 Minute Class   $126 $156
1 hour Class  $150 $180           

Spring Session March 4 - May 18

  Member   Non-member
30 Minute Class $85 $110
45 Minute Class   $105 $130
1 hour Class  $125 $150


Preschool Gymnastics

Tumbling Tots

  • Age 18-36 months
  • 30 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 develop 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:  Tuesday 9:15am, Friday 10am, Saturday 9:15am

Lil Tumblers

  • Age 3-5 years
  • 30 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: Tuesday 10am & 6pm, Thursday 5pm, Friday 9:15am, Saturday 10:15am
Instructional Gymnastics


  • Age 5-6 years (Kindergarten Only)
  • 45 min class, 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:  Wednesday 5pm, Thursday 4:00pm


  • 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 5pm, Tuesday 4pm and 5pm
  • Day/time: (4th - 8th Grade) Wednesday 5:15pm


  • 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) Tuesday 4pm, and 5pm. Thursday 5:30pm                                                                           
  • Day/time: (4th - 8th Grade) Tuesday 6pm
Mini Ninja 
  • Grade 1st - 5th
  • One hour, once per week
  • The 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: Thursday 5:00pm
Boys Only Gymnastics
  • Grade 1st - 5th
  • One hour, once per week
  • Boys will learn all the basic gymnastics skills and technique on the floor, vault, and bars, with an introduction to rings. The class is designed to increase strength and flexibility while enforcing basic form and skill progressions.
  • Day/time: Tuesday 5pm
Gymnastics Open Gym

Open to everyone grades K-8th. 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 is 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!

Pizza for sale $2/slice & $1/Gatorade or water. Order your pizza when you pre-register to guarantee availability.

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


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

See dates below for 2018-2019 school year:
September 14      December 14      March 8
September 28      January 11         March 29
October 12          January 25         *April 12
*October 26        February 8          April 26
November 9        February 22        May 10
November 30
*Special event open gym.                                


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 2018-2019 school year:
Friday, October 19
Wednesday, November 21
Friday, December 21
Wednesday, December 26 - Friday, December 28
Monday, December 31
Tuesday, January 2 - Friday, January 4
Monday, January 21
Monday, February 18
Friday, March 15
Monday, March 18 - Friday, March 22


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 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 are the focus of our new afterschool program. Children will learn and participate in gymnastics, rock climbing, swimming, a youth fitness & mini ninja class, as well as some outdoor activities.

  • The program runs August 13, 2018 - May 24, 2019 (Sarasota County Schools). 
  • 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 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.

  • Ages 3 - 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/mbrs and $235/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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