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 16th 2017 and March 24th 2018.

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.
Monday
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Fees:

  Member Non-Member
7 Week $24.00 $44.00

Tumble Bears 1

Our Tumble Bears I classes offer participants an opportunity to improve socialization, reading readiness, coordination, body control, gross & fine motor skills, strength, and gymnastics basics in a safe and fun atmosphere. The successful class member will be ready to separate from mom or dad, able to follow simple directions, and able to wait briefly for attention. Classes will teach the basic fundamentals of gymnastics on tot-sized equipment. Students will work on balance beam, floor, bars, trampoline, and vaulting skills.
Monday
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Tuesday
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Fees:

  Member Non-Member
7 Week $36.00 $56.00

Tumble Bears 2

Our Tumble Bears II classes continue teaching basic skill progressions and terminology for our Kinder Bears classes. Participants will progress all skills learned in Tumble Bears I while learning new skills on our tot-sized apparatus.
Monday
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Tuesday
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Fees:

  Member Non-Member
7 Week $36.00 $56.00

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.”
Thursday
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Fees:   7 Week
  Member $40.00
  Non-Member $60.00

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.
Monday
6:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Tuesday
6:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday
6:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Fees:

  Member Non-Member
7 Week $36.00 $56.00

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
Thursday
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Fees:

  Member Non-Member
7 Week $42.00 $62.00

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
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Fees:

  Member Non-Member
5 Week $42.00 $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
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Fees:

  Member Non-Member
5 Week $42.00 $62.00

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:

  Member Non-Member
5 Week $42.00 $62.00

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.
Saturday
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
(BEGINNER)
Saturday
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
(BEGINNER)
Saturday
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
(INTERMEDIATE - MUST HAVE INVITATION FROM INSTRUCTOR)
Fees:   7 Week
  Member $50.00
  Non-Member $70.00

Hot Shots

Participants MUST advance from Tiny Rollers OR have been evaluated by a YMCA Gymanstics Instructor to register for this class. Our Hot Shots class follow USAG recommendations for Level 2 skill progressions. Gymnasts will refine & improve skills learned in the Tiny Rollers classes as well as develop new skills on all apparatus.

Class will meet twice a week.
Tue, Thur
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Fees:   7 Week
  Member $51.00
  Non-Member $75.00

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.
Thursday
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Fees:   7 Week
  Member $42.00
  Non-Member $62.00

Home School Gymnastics

The gymnastics class is designed with home-schoolers in mind. We offer multi-level instruction for all who are school aged and are willing to work with parents for special curriculum requests.
Tuesday
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Fees:  
  Member $42.00 7 Week
  Non-Member $62.00 7 Week

Walk-In-Back Handspring Clinic

Trying to get that pesky back handspring?? This clinic is designed to help any gymnast or cheerleader focus on achieving that very goal. It is not a class to sign up for; instead it is a one-hour, pay-as-you-attend clinic that you can participate in whenever your schedule allows. The use of unique back handspring equipment, skill progressions, and drills will develop safe, strong back handsprings and high confidence levels.
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Fees:  
  Member $5.00 per class
  Non-Member $10.00 per class

YMCA Team Gymnastics

Training Team

This class is one step before the competitive team and will focus on the necessary skills for advancement onto the competitive team. Gymnasts will continue to improve skills learned in the progressive classes and master Level 3 and 4 skills required for competition. Recommendation and evaluation by the team coach is required to be admitted to Training-Team. Each team member must continuously maintain a Family Y membership. Practices are held year-round: days and time may vary.
Please contact Gymnastics Director, Jen Snider at the RecPlex for more information 740-277-7373 or email jsnider@ymcalancaster.org

Gymnastics Team

The successful team member will learn all four routines needed for competition. Our competitive team program consists of all USAG Levels 3-9. Practice is held year-round; days and times will vary. Each team member must continuously maintain a Family Y membership.
Please contact Gymnastics Director, Jen Snider at the RecPlex for more information 740-277-7373 or email jsnider@ymcalancaster.org

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.

Fees:

  Member Non-Member
30 Minutes $25.00 $35.00
1 Hour $40.00 $60.00
3 lesson package (1 hour each) $100.00 $150.00