Watertown Family YMCA

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Summer Gymnastics

Program
Gymnastics
Age
  • 3yrs or less
  • 4yrs-7yrs
  • 8yrs-12yrs
  • 13yrs-17yrs
Location
Fairgrounds YMCA
Fee

Please see registration tab. 

 

Our summer gymnastic program will run for 6 weeks. July 9-August 17th. 

Class Level:
Ages: Should already know/ Will be learning   
Parent & Tot                                 

Ages 18 mo-3yrs. 

Parent with Child                                             

Obstacle course on the floor,  tumble trak (jumps), forward and backward roll, log rolls, climbing, crawling, jumping on different mats and beginner cartwheels. Walking forwards, backward on low and high beams with spot. Swinging on bars and play time in the foam pit.   Parent/Caregiver must attend  with child.                                           

Tumbling  Tigers                             


Ages 3&4
Without parent                                                    

 

Obstacle course on floor,  tumble trak (jumps), forward and backward roll, log rolls, climbing,    crawling, jumping on different mats and beginner cartwheels. Walking forwards, backward on low and high beams with a spot. Swinging on bars and play time in the foam pit.                                                                                    

Advanced
Tumbling
Tigers    

Ages 3 & 4
Without Parent

Will learn to do the following:

  • Cartwheels, one-handed cartwheel, round off, handstand forward rolls, front limbers, and back walkovers.
  • Beginner skills on vault bars beam.

Power 
Tumbling

Ages 5 & up

the Only floor and tumble trak

  • Beginner: Basic floor skills (forward rolls-round offs)
  • Intermediate: Intermediate floor skills (front limbers, round-off back handsprings)
  • Advanced: Advance floor skills (Tucks, layouts, twisting front and back)

UPPER LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS: 
Class:  Should already Know:  Will be learning:

Level 1 

Gymnastics

No Requirements 
  • Floor: forward, straddle and backward rolls. Handstands, bridges, cartwheels and body awareness.
    • Bars: Pullover, front support, casting, back hip circles.  Pull up, tuck ups and sole circles.
    • Beam: Walking forward, sideways, and backwards.  Dip steps, kicks forward side and back, straight jumps and tuck jumps.
    • Vault: Running, hurdling jumping drills.  Squat on, and forward rolls onto a raised surface.

Level 2

Gymnastics

  • Forward, straddle and backward rolls
  • Bridge off their head with straight arms
  • Good cartwheel with straight legs 
  • Floor: one-handed cartwheel, round offs, handstands, back bend pull up, back bend kick over and start to learn back handsprings.
    • Beam: forwards, sideways and backward, walk on high beams without help. Also in relieving dip step, step kick, straight and tuck, jumps, forward rolls and handstand on low beam.
    • Vault: run with good technique, reach squat reach, and straight jump onto mat.
    • Bars: jump to front support, 3 hollow body cast, back and front hip circles, sole circle, hang on high bar, swing and release.   

Level 3 & 4

Gymnastics 

  • Floor: same as level 2 plus, one-handed cartwheel, round off, handstand forward roll, backbends, kick over wedge mat.
  • Floor: Sames as level 2 plus, one-handed cartwheel, round off, handstand forward roll,back-bends, kick over wedge mat.
    • BeamSames as above, forward rolls, handstand step down, cartwheel on high beam.
    • Bars: Sames as above, single leg squat though, stride circle, jump to high bar and swing.
    • Vault: Sames as above, front handspring drills.

Level 5

Gymnastics

  • Same as Level 4 plus, round off back handspring with little or no help, front limber and back walkover on the floor with little or no help.
  • Floor: Same as above plus, 2 back handsprings, veldez, front handspring on the floor, front tucks and back tucks.
    • Beam: same as above, back walkovers and level 4 beam routines.
    • Vault: Front handspring ona trapezoid
    • Bars: Level 4 bar routine and glide kip.

Level 6 & 7

Gymnastics 

  • Same as Level 5 plus, round off back handspring with no help, 
  • Floor: Same as above plus, twisting front and back and combination
    • Beam: Same as above.
    • Vault: Same as above

 


6 week Summer Program: Choose a day and time that works best for you.

Class: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Parent and Tot 10:00-10:30 5:30-6:00 5:30-6:00 10:00-10:30
Tumbling Tigers 10:30-11:15 4:45-5:30 3:45-4:30 10:30-11:15
  5:15-6:00 
Boys Tumbling Tigers     10:00-10:45  
Adv. Tumbling Tigers 11:15-12:15 11:15-12:15 11:15-12:15 
      4:30-5:30  
Home School     1:15-2:15  
Level 1 4:15-5:15 6:00-7:00 12:15-1:15 5:30-6:30
      5:00-6:00  
Level 2 6:00-7:00  4:00-5:00 6:30-7:30
Level 3 & 4 5:00-6:00
Level 5 6:00-7:00
Level 6 & 7 7:00-8:00 
Boys Level 1 4:00-5:00 
Boys Level 2 & 3 5:00-6:00
Beginner Tumbling  4:15-5:15 4:30-5:30
Intermediate Tumbling 1  5:15-6:15 5:30-6:30
Advanced Power Tumbling  6:15-7:15 6:30-7:30
         
Play Group: 18 mo.-5 yrs.  12:15-1:15
Open Gym: 5-12 yrs. 7:15-8:15
Open Gym: 10-18 yrs. 7:30-8:30 

 


Registration opens: May 2nd
Stop into one of Watertown YMCA locations to register
Classes meet once a week.

Cost: (For entire 6-week program)

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30-minute class:

YMCA Member: $43
Non-Member: $53
Military: $48

45-minute class:

YMCA Member: $48
Non-Member: $58
Military: $53

60-minute class:

YMCA Member: $53
Non-Member: $63
Military: $58

Playgroup: (18 months-5 years)
-Parent or guardian required

YMCA Members: FREE
Non-members: $8 per child

Open Gym: (5 years-Adult)
-No parent or guardian required (but they MUST SIGN THE CHILD IN and OUT!) 

YMCA Members: FREE
Non-Members: $8 per child