Areas of focus

Gymnastics

Birthday Parties!

Did you know we do Gymnastics birthday parties?

Call Mary at 654-0616 for into.

Gymnastics Meets:

The Lancaster Y RecPlex may be hosting 2 home Gymnastics Meets on December 17th 2016 and January 28th 2017.

THERE WILL BE NO CLASSES ON EITHER HOME MEET DAY. You will be notified well in advance of the date of this meet and the date of make-up classes in the event this meet is held at the RecPlex.

Leotard and T-shirt Sales

December 4-12 our Gym Teem Parents Club will be offering competition-style leos, shorts, and t-shirts for sale in a variety of sizes from XS child to XL adult, styles and colors.

Come in and stock up at reasonable prices and support your gymnastics program at the same time. Proceeds go to new and updated gymnastics equipment--check out our new uneven parallel training bars!!

Purchase by cash or check only, please.

Gymnastics

PreSchool Classes

We make every effort to place each child in the appropriate class. However, age is a poor predictor, in the preschool years, of a child's developmental age. Therefore we reserve the right to switch any child to a more appropriate class if necessary for that child's successful participation.

Tumble Cubs

Our Tumble Cubs class offers participants a fantastic opportunity for socialization while developing gross and fine motor skills, strength, and body control in a safe, friendly atmosphere. We offer tot-sized gymnastics equipment and a variety of activities to introduce your little one to the fun of physical movement.
Parent participation is REQUIRED.
Classes include structured and unstructured periods.
Tue, Thur
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tue, Thur
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Fees:   5 Week
  Member $20.00
  Non-Member $40.00

Tumble Bears 1

This class builds on Tumble Cub experience and continues teaching basic skill progressions and terminology for our Super Bears and Tiny Rollers classes. Participants will practice balance beam, floor, bars, vault, and trampoline fundamental skills on tot-sized equipment. The successful student will be ready to separate from mom or dad and be able to follow simple directions on his/her own.
Tue, Thur
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Tue, Thur
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Fees:   5 Week
  Member $25.00
  Non-Member $45.00

Tumble Bears 2

Participants will continue working on previously-learned skills, body control, and strength to help enhance their gymnastic abilities and be introduced to new skills and challenges.
Tue, Thur
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Tue, Thur
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Fees:   5 Week
  Member $25.00
  Non-Member $45.00

Kinder Bears

These classes are designed specifically to prepare Kindergarten children for transition to the “big gym” as Tiny Rollers (1st grade). All class components--drills, explorative movement, development of coordination, strength, flexibility, reading readiness, problem-solving, listening, social and gymnastics skills--begin to take on a new intensity. Building confidence and self-esteem are important goals.
Tue, Thur
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Tue, Thur
6:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Fees:   5 Week
  Member $25.00
  Non-Member $45.00

Super Bears (By Invitation only)

Students who show early talent for gymnastics will be invited to join this accelerated class. Emphasis will be on development of form and execution of competitive skills. This class is held in the “big gym.”
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fees:  
  Member $32.00
  Non-Member $52.00

Progressive Classes

*Our newly revised lesson plans reflect recent skill updates from USA Gymnastics.*

Tiny Rollers

Our Tiny Rollers classes teach the fundamentals of the sport to young beginners and those transitioning from Kinder Bears. We follow USA Gymnastics recommended skill progressions for Level 1. Students will be taught these strong basics on balance beam, uneven bars, floor exercise, vault, and trampoline. This class is intended for the student with little to no previous gymnastics experience.
NOTE: Kindergarten students will now enroll in Kinder Bears
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fees:   5 Week
  Member $30.00
  Non-Member $50.00

Rollers

Our Rollers classes teach the fundamentals of the sport to older beginniners. We follow USAG recommended Level 1 skill progressions on balance beam, uneven bars, vault, floor exercise, and trampoline.

This class is designed for the student with little to no previous gymnastics experience.

Tuesday
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fees:   5 Week
  Member $42.00
  Non-Member $62.00

Swingers

Our Swingers gymnastics classes follow USAG recommendations for Level 2 skills. Gymnasts will refine and improve skills learned in teh Roller classes as well as develop new skills on all apparatus.

The gymnast MUST advance from Rollers or have been evaluated by a YMCA Gymnastics instructor to register for this class.

Tuesday
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fees:   5 Week
  Member $30.00
  Non-Member $50.00

Kippers

Our Kippers classes teach USAG recommended skills for Level 3. Gymnasts will progress skills learned in the Swingers classes as well as develop new skills on all apparatus.

The gymnast MUST advance from Swingers or have been evaluated by a YMCA Gymnastics instructor to register for this class.

Tuesday
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Fees:   5 Week
  Member $30.00
  Non-Member $50.00

Ninja Mania

Sign up for Fairfield County's first Ninja-style, obstacle course-based gym class! Our new specialized equipment will allow this class to offer a mix of spins, rolls, jumps, kicks, and obstacle challenges in a safe and fun ninja-type setting. Recent child-development studies have shown multiple benefits for children engaging in age-appropriate and challenging experiences so allow our trained instructors to help your child grow in strength, confidence, and ability to focus all that extra energy. Free T-shirts will be given out to all class participants the last week of Winter Session only.
Thursday
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Fees:  
  Member $40.00
  Non-Member $60.00

Tumbling

Tumbling participants will learn progressive floor exercise skills including forward and backward skills. This class is for those students who want to work on all floor skills; for cheer tumbling please see our Cheernastics class.
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Fees:   5 Week
  Member $30.00
  Non-Member $50.00

Progressive Open Gym

OPEN GYM. Fridays 7:30-9:30 pm. Open gym starts 06/09/17 and will continue through 8/19/17. NO OPEN GYM WILL BE HELD DURING BREAK WEEKS.
Please call before you come to be sure open gym is running.
Schedule is subject to change at any time.
Friday
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Fees:  
  Member $5.00 per visit
  Non-Member $9.00 per visit

YMCA Team Gymnastics

Training Team

This Y member-only training team provides a good learning experience for those talented and interested gymnasts wishing to join the competitive program. This class is one step before the competitive team and will focus on the necessary skills for advancement into the team program. The gymnast must show great potential and desire to be on team.
Recommendation/evaluation by Head Coach Rachel Herron needed to be admitted into this class.
All training team members must have a Family Y membership.
Please contact Rachel Herron at the RecPlex for more information.

Gymnastics Team

This Y member-only competitive gymnastics program is for girls (boys who wish to join the team must follow YMCA Girls Gymnastic Guidelines). There are seven competitive levels 3 – 9 as well as Xcel. Practice is held year-round with the new season beginning in May of each year.
All team members must have a Family Y membership.
Days and times may vary.
Please contact Rachel Herron (Head Coach) rherron@ymcalancaster.org at the RecPlex (740)277-7373 for more information.

Private Lessons

Get that individual attention you need to achieve the next level of performance. Offered in 30-minute and 1-hour increments as well as package deals. Private instruction offers one-on-one attention for those who need intense coaching. To schedule please call 740-277-7373.