Gymnastic Programs (Glengowrie)

YMCA Gymnastics at Glengowrie offers preschool, recreational and competitive gymnastics and trampoline classes for children and teens of all skill levels.

Preschool Programs

Kindergym (1Y - 5Y)

A semi-structured, parent guided play based session introducing children to fundamental movement skills. With a focus on fun, movement and participation, Kindergym is the perfect foundation program for children to lead an active and healthy life full of sport and recreation. 

Age Group: 1Y – 5Y (Under 1Y FREE) 
When: Weekday daytime, and Saturday
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: $10/session on direct debit ($14 casual sessions)
Parent Involvement: Yes

Mini Gymnastics (4Y - 5Y)

A structured gymnastics class specifically designed for pre-schoolers aged 4-5 years old. Participants develop strength, balance, flexibility, coordination and posture, while learning fundamental gymnastics skills in a mixed gender, small group setting. 

Ages: 4Y -5Y 
When: Weekday daytime, Saturday
Ratios: 1:10
Prerequisite: Not required, but a progression step from Kindergym
Duration: 60 minute
Cost: $14/session on direct debit
Parent participation: No

Action Gym (4Y - 5Y & 5Y+)

Drawing on influences from acrobatics, parkour and dance, Action Gym introduces participants to traditional gymnastics equipment in new ways. Games, obstacles and challenges build upon fundamental movement skills, combing elements of effort, space and time when performing movement sequences and challenges with and without equipment. This class is perfect for the budding gymnast or ninja warrior!

Ages: 4Y -5Y & 5y+
When: Wednesday 1:30 - 2:30pm (4Y-5Y),Wednesday 6:00pm - 7:30pm 10Y+, Saturday 10am:00am - 11:00am (4Y+) and Saturday 11:00am - 12:00pm 5Y+
Ratios: 1:10
Prerequisite: Not required, but a progression step from Kindergym
Duration: 60 minute
Cost: $14/session on direct debit

Recreational Gymnastics

Designed for participants with varying abilities, stages 1 - 5 introduce students to fundamental gymnastic skills in an environment that is safe, fun and focused on participation. Students develop skills of body control, coordination and self-confidence – a great foundation for competitive gymnastics and an ongoing active lifestyle. Students will be introduced to gymnastic apparatus including the floor, vault, beam, bars, rings and trampoline.

Please contact us at 08 8295 1774 or glengowrie@ymca.org.au to inquire on Recreational Gymnastics enrolment STAGES 1 - 5.

STAGE 1 | 5Y - 7Y

An introductory gymnastics class with a focus on fun, physical activity and exploration of gymnastic fundamentals. STAGE 1 is designed for participants new to gymnastics and those progressing from Mini Gymnastics and Action Gym. 

Ages: 5Y -7Y 
When: Early afternoon (4-6pm) weekdays, and weekend session (10am – 12pm)
Ratios: 1:10
Prerequisite: Beginners new to gymnastics, under 7Y
Length/Frequency: 60 minute, 1X/week
Structure/Payment: Direct debit

STAGE 1 | 7Y+

An introductory gymnastics class with a focus on fun, physical activity and exploration of gymnastic fundamentals. STAGE 1 is designed for participants new to gymnastics.

Ages: 7Y+ 
When: Early afternoon (4-6pm) weekdays, and weekend session (10am – 12pm)
Ratios: 1:10
Prerequisite: Beginners new to gymnastics, 7Y+
Length/Frequency: 60 minute, 1X/week
Structure/Payment: Direct debit

STAGE 2 | 5Y+

A beginner gymnastics class building on STAGE 1, introducing basic gymnastic skills and routines in a fun and inclusive environment.

Ages: 5Y+ 
When: Early afternoon (4-6pm) weekdays, and weekend session (10am – 12pm)
Ratios: 1:10
Prerequisite: Beginners new to gymnastics
Length/Duration: 60 minute, 1X/week
Structure/Payment: Direct debit

STAGE 3 | 5Y+

Students progressing from STAGE 2 will start to develop upon the skills they have previously learnt while introducing new skills and routines. The students will be challenged in a fun and safe environment, including encouraged participation in non-competitive Gymnastics For All (GFA) Challenges to showcase their skills and routines. 

Ages:  5Y+
When: Early afternoon (4-6pm) weekdays, and weekend session (10am – 12pm)
Ratios: 1:10
Prerequisite: Completion of STAGE 2
Length/Duration: 60 minute, 1X/week
Structure/Payment: Direct debit, $14/session

STAGE 4 | 5Y+

This class is designed for those looking to take the next step in learning harder and more technically challenging skills and routines – this is where becoming a ‘gymnast’ really starts to take shape. STAGE 4 equips students with the skills to transition to the competitive program pending interest, capability and motivation. Students in STAGE 4 are encouraged to participate in non-competitive Gymnastics For All (GFA) Challenges to showcase their skills and routines.

Ages:  7Y+
When: Afternoons (6-7:30pm) weekdays, and weekend session (10am – 12pm)
Ratios: 1:10
Prerequisite: Completion of STAGE 3
Length: 90 min weekday sessions, 60 minute Saturday sessions
Frequency: Optional participation in more than 1 class per week
Structure/Payment: Direct debit, $14 for 60 min, $16 for 90 min

STAGE 5 | 5Y+

As a progression from STAGE 4, STAGE 5 is designed to provide the next level of challenge and skill progression. Students learn harder and higher quality skills and routines. Students in this class may also have the opportunity to transition across to the competitive program if there is interest, motivation and commitment. Students in STAGE 5 are encouraged to participate in non-competitive Gymnastics For All (GFA) Challenges to showcase their skills and routines.

Ages:  7Y+
When: Afternoons (6:00-7:30pm) weekdays, and weekend session (10am – 12pm)
Ratios: 1:10
Prerequisite: Completion of STAGE 4
Length: 90 min weekday sessions, 60 minute Saturday sessions
Frequency: Encouraged participation in more than 1 class per week
Structure/Payment: Direct debit, $14 for 60 min, $16 for 90 min

Competitive Gymnastics

Our competitive program provides an opportunity for students who wish to train and compete in the Australian National Levels Program at local, regional and national events. Competition squads require an increased level of commitment from the gymnast and their families. Gymnasts are required to attend set training hours every week, and must be available for competitions on weekends. 

Please contact us at 08 8295 1774 or glengowrie@ymca.org.au to inquire on Competitive Gymnastics enrolment.


Trampolining

Athletes perform a series of aerial skills without interruption or pause between each skill. Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes are available and students will be placed in to classes depending on the student’s ability and age. 

Please contact us at 08 8295 1774 or glengowrie@ymca.org.au to inquire on Trampolining enrolment.


Team Gym

Team Gym combines parts of tumbling, mini tramp and dance to create an exciting team competition event. You get to flip, roll, jump and dance with your friends. Team Gym performances demonstrate effective team work, good technique and spectacular acrobatic skills.

Ages:  7Y+
When: Early afternoon (4-6pm) weekdays
Ratios: 1:10
Prerequisite: Over 7Y and completion of STAGE 3 or above
Length/Duration: 60 minutes
Structure/Payment: $14 direct debit

Please contact us at 08 8295 1774 or glengowrie@ymca.org.au to inquire on Team Gym enrolment.