Areas of focus

Gymnastics

*ALL CLASSES HELD AT THE REC/PLEX 

located at 1180 E. Locust St. in Lancaster*

  • Please try to arrive on time as late arrivals distract the coaches and other children
  • Appropriate dress includes leotards, shorts or swear pants, t-shirts or sweat shirts and socks or bare feet. Please avoid over-sized attire and jewelry. Absolutely no jeans or clothing with snaps, belts, buttons, or zippers will be allowed.
  • Cheerleaders should bring to class their cheer shoes. No street shoes will be allowed.
  • Shoulder length or longer hair must be in a braid, pony, or pig tails
  • Please allow time for and encourage your child to take a potty break before class.
  • Due to safety concerns, please refrain from flash photography
  • Participants will be picked up and returned to the lobby area by an instructor.
  • No food or drink will be allowed in the gym
  • Parents of children under 6 years must remain in the building during class time.
  • Your child’s instructor will be pleased to speak with you briefly after class if you have any questions. If you desire an extended conversation, please make an appointment to meet at a later time so the instructor will not be late for his/her next class.

A NOTE ABOUT DAY-OF-CLASS REGISTRATION:

We encourage you to register your gymnast for classes as early as possible. Your cooperation will help us correctly plan in advance for classes and may lessen the chance of a class cancellation. Class with less than 3 participants will not run; early sign ups help us avoid these closings.

Dudes That Flip

Our Dudes that Flip class will challenge participants as they work through a challenging obstacle course. This class is non-stop energy & filled with problem solving, hand – eye coordination, gross & fine motor work in a  super fun environment. Classes are designed using Ninja Warrior style obstacles and our specialized equipment will allow for […]

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Saturday 4:00 pm - 4:55 pm

Mini Stuntman (ages 5-7)

Our Mini Stuntman class will challenge your young daredevil as they work through a challenging obstacle course. This class is non-stop energy & filled with problem solving, hand – eye coordination, gross & fine motor work in a super fun environment designed for our younger boys. Participants will be encouraged to “find their own way.” […]

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Saturday 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

YMCA Delta Force All-Star Competitive Cheer

If you’re looking for an All-Star Cheerleading program, then look no further!  The YMCA is excited to announce our new collaboration with Delta Force All Star Cheer led by Toni Maynard.  Toni comes to us with over 15 years of competitive cheer experience. Team placements by appointment only.  For more information please call Jen Snider […]

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Competitive Gymnastics Team

-TRAINING TEAM (AGES 5 AND OLDER) This class offers a shorter/modified competition season for level 2 team if you choose to participate. Gymnasts will continue to improve skills learned in the progressive classes and master Level 3 skills required for competition. Progression from classes and evaluation by a YMCA gymnastics instructor is required to be […]

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Y Gymnastics/Cheer Tumbling Private lessons

Offered in 30 minute or 1 hour increments. Private lessons offer one on one instruction for those who prefer individual attention. To Schedule please call Jen at the Rec/Plex 740-277-7373 or email jsnider@ymcalancaster.org  

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Cheernastics/Tumbling

Our Cheernastics class will focus on progressing ALL levels of tumbling skills needed for both cheer and gymnastics. In addition, we will add challenging stations to develop the flexibility and strength to perform these skills safely.  Stations will also incorporate jumping drills, ankle strengthening, and progression/lead up drills for new tumbling skills. *Pre-registration required  

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Advanced Tumbling/Cheernastics (ages 8+)
Day Time
Monday 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm
Beginner Tumbling/Cheernastics (ages 7+)
Day Time
Monday 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm

PreSchool Gymnastics Open Gym

Open gym is a time set aside for participants to work independently with an adult/guardian on gymnastics apparatus in the Preschool space.  Participants can enjoy the freedom of working where they want or need the extra time. Open gym is monitored by a YMCA gymnastics staff member. **PARENT/GUARDIAN PARTICIPATION IS REQUIRED**  

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Day Time
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

GIRLS 5 (ages 7+) – Progressive Gymnastics

Our Girls 5 gymnastics classes follow USAG recommendations for skill progressions of Levels 2 & 3.  Gymnasts will refine skills learned in the Girls 3 classes as well as develop new skills on all apparatus. Participants are encouraged to attend 2 days per week to prepare for training team.  The gymnast MUST advance from Girls […]

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm

GIRLS 3 (ages 7+) – Progressive Gymnastics

Our Girls 3 gymnastics classes follow USAG recommendations for skill progression of Levels 1 & 2. Gymnasts will refine and improve skills learned in the Girls 1 & Girls 2 classes, as well as, develop new skills on all apparatus. The gymnast must advance from Girls 1, Girls 2, or have been evaluated by a […]

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Thursday 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm

GIRLS 2 ( ages 8+) – Progressive Gymnastics

Our Girls 2 gymnastics classes teach the fundamentals of the sport to older beginners. We follow USAG recommendations for basic skill progressions of Level 1 on balance beam, uneven bars, vault, floor exercise and trampoline. This class is designed for the student with little to no previous gymnastics experience. *previously called Rollers* *Pre-registration required

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm

GIRLS 4 (ages 5-7) – Progressive Gymnastics

Our Girls 4 classes follow USA Gymnastics recommendations for mastering Level 2 and beginning Level 3 skill work. Gymnasts will refine skills learned in the Girls 3 class as well as develop new skills on all apparatus. The gymnast MUST advance from Girls 3 or have been evaluated by a YMCA GYMNASTICS INSTRUCTOR to register […]

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm

GIRLS 1 (ages 5-7) – Progressive Gymnastics

Our Girls 1 gymnastics classes teach the fundamentals of the sport to young beginners and those transitioning from Kinder Bears or Super Bears. We follow USA Gymnastics recommendations for skill progressions for Level 1. Students will be taught these strong basics on balance beam, uneven bars, vault, floor exercise, and trampoline. This class is designed […]

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm

Kinder Bears (kindergarten aged)

NOTE: THIS IS THE ONLY CLASS FOR KINDERGARTEN AGE STUDENTS. These classes are designed specifically to prepare Kindergarten children for transition to the “progressive gym” as Super Bears or Tiny Rollers.  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.  […]

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Day Time
Monday 6:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Super Bears (ages 4-6 by invitation only) – Progressive Gymnastics

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 “Progressive gym”.  Participants must be invited or be evaluated by a YMCA gymnastics instructor to be permitted to register for this class. […]

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Thursday 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm

Tumble Bears 2 (ages 4 & 5) – Preschool Gymnastics

Our Tumble Bears 2 classes continue teaching basic skill progressions and terminology for our Kinder Bears classes. Participants will progress all skills learned in Tumble Bears 1 while learning new skills on our tot-sized apparatus. *Pre-registration required

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Tuesday 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Wednesday 6:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Tumble Bears 1 (ages 3 & 4) – Preschool Gymnastics

Our Tumble Bears 1 classes offer participants an opportunity to improve socialization, reading readiness, coordination, body control, gross and 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, be able to follow simple directions, and be able to […]

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Monday 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Wednesday 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

Tumble Cubs (walking to age 3) – Preschool Gymnastics

Our Tumble Cubs classes offer participants a part instructor-directed, part child-directed opportunity for beginning development of social skills, gross and fine motor skills, body control, basic gymnastics movements, and strength. The age-appropriate skills are taught in a fun atmosphere on tot-sized equipment. Parent participation, vital to the comfortable introduction of a student-instructor experience for the […]

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Class Offerings

Day Time
Tuesday 6:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm