Pre School Gymnastics

Pre-School Gymnastics

Parent & ME Junior (18months – 2.5years)

Cost: GOLD MEDAL Members – $200 + GST (Spring 2017- 12 Weeks)
Age: 18 months – 2.5 Years
Class Length: 45 minutes
Pre-Requisite: Walking
Instructor/Participant Ratio: 1:10

This structured class uses music, games and play to create a fun-filled atmosphere with a parent or guardian there to help. Imagination will run wild as participants work through exciting circuits filled will fun colourful props. Students will explore fundamental movements such as jumping, hanging, climbing, balancing and supporting. Basic gymnastic body positions and simple stretching will be introduced and an emphasis will be placed on developing motor skills and coordination. This class is an opportunity to introduce social skills such as listening, sharing, taking turns and developing friendships. Warning: Must love high fives!

Fun For: All parents and children who are on the move. This is an excellent class for energetic toddlers to get an early start on an active lifestyle and development of physical literacy. Parents of children aged 18 months to 2.5 years who enjoy seeing their child learn and have fun will be thoroughly impressed. A great ‘tire them out’ activity

Parent & Me Senior (2years – 3.5years)

Cost: GOLD MEDAL Members – $200 + GST (Spring 2017- 12 Weeks)
Age: 2 years – 3.5 years
Class Length: 45 minutes
Pre-Requisite: Walking
Instructor/Participant Ratio: 1:10

Very similar to its Parent and Me Junior equivalent, the Senior version offers slightly more advanced challenges and experiences for the older crowd. This structured class uses music, games and play to create a fun-filled atmosphere with parent or guardian there to guide their youngster through exciting circuits. Students will learn foundational gymnastic body positions and simple stretches while exploring the movement potential of their bodies. They will run, jump, hang, swing, support, balance, bounce, tumble and climb in a safe, fun and challenging environment. Development of motor skills and coordination will play a role in each lesson. Social skills such as listening, sharing, taking turns, lining up and developing friendships will blossom. Warning: Must love high fives!

Fun For: Children who are craving exploration beyond the confines of couches, coffee tables, ottomans and Fido’s dog bed. This class is particularly enjoyable for parents who have noticed a few extra gray hairs because of their child’s adventurous ways. This is also an awesome opportunity to connect with new friends in your Calgary community.

Gymkids Junior (Un-parented, 3years – 4.5years)

Cost: GOLD MEDAL Members – $212 + GST (Spring 2017- 12 Weeks)
Age: 3 Years – 4.5 years
Class Length: 45 minutes
Pre-Requisite: None
Instructor/Participant Ratio: 1:8

Junior GymKids are beginning to really step out of their comfort zones! This structured un-parented class sees participants thrive as they learn to be more independent. Basic gymnastics skills and body positions become familiar as students run, jump, hang, swing, balance, tumble and climb through challenging and fun theme-oriented circuits. Classes begin with a musical warm up and end with a high five! This class promotes the development of physical abilities, self-confidence, listening skills and socialization. Not only is it an action packed good time, it also inspires the perfect environment for a strong physical and mental foundation to grow.

Fun For: Children who are ready for a class without a Parent/Guardian. It’s also an amazing place to focus the energy of those 3-4.5 year olds who feel the need to run everywhere they go and can’t stop jumping on the bed!

Gymkids Senior (Un-parented, 4.5years – 6years)

Cost: GOLD MEDAL Members – $212 + GST (Spring 2017- 12 Weeks)
Age: 4.5 Years – 6 Years
Class Length: 45 minutes
Pre-Requisite: None
Instructor/Participant Ratio: 1:8

Because of their age, Senior GymKids are able to handle a class that is slightly more skill oriented. Classes begin with a musical warm up and end with a high five! Children will be introduced to fitness and the fundamentals of gymnastics with an emphasis on developing more advanced skills, form, technique and confidence. Students will run, jump, hang, swing, balance, tumble and climb through challenging and fun theme-oriented circuits and take turns working with their coach to learn more complex individual skills with help. Don’t be surprised if your child talks about their achievements the entire ride home

Fun For: Kids who are eager and ready to learn! This is an excellent class for energetic youngsters to develop essential physical abilities that will set them up for an active and enjoyable life. Parents who adore seeing their child learn and smile from ear to ear will be thoroughly impressed. A great ‘tire them out’ activity

Pre-School Drop In

Day: Wednesdays
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm Ages: 6 and under (must be accompanied in the gym and supervised at all times by an adult)
Price: Single – $10 ($25 for 3 kids (they can be your friends kids too 😉 ) | 10 Pass – $90
**Supervised, but parents remain responsible for their children at all times.
**Payment required for all children one year of age and older.
**Maximum three children per supervising adult.