GYMNASTICS


YMCA Gymnastics teaches children gymnastics skills, confidence, coordination, flexibility and strength. 

It’s high energy fun with quality skill instruction.  Classes are offered to children ages 3 - 18. 

All classes are taught in a fun, safe environment using progressive skill instruction on gymnastics equipment.  Every class emphasizes balance, strength, coordination along with positive encouragement from our Y teaching staff.  Not only do we teach your child the fundamentals of gymnastics, we also focus on the YMCA’s character development traits of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.   

YMCA Gymnastics is available to both members and non-members at the following YMCA of Greater Dayton locations.  Please click on the registration button at the bottom of the page to get dates, times and program offerings.


Branches that Offer Gymnastics:
Coffman YMCA Huber Heights YMCA
Kleptz YMCA Preble YMCA
South YMCA Xenia YMCA

 

To register or find detailed information: Click on the register now button for complete gymnastics details, registration information and rates.

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SOUTH YMCA GYMNASTICS CENTER

The South YMCA Gymnastics Center is a 5,000 square foot, fully air conditioned Gymnastics Facility. We are the YMCA of Greater Dayton’s Premier Gymnastics programs. Click on the tabs below to find out more on the programs we offer:

PreSchool Gymnastics

Preschool Gymnastics

boy-gymnasticsHigh Energy Fun! Our YMCA Preschool Gymnastics Program is for girls and boys ages three through Kindergarten. It’s an exciting activity where children develop and enhance their gross motor skills needed for kindergarten testing. We use fun gymnastics obstacle courses. Basic gymnastics skills are taught on the floor, bars, beam and vault.

Classes are offered year round. A typical session is four weeks in length. No worries if you missed registration! Registrations are always accepted once a session begins as long as class availability permits.

More than just Gymnastics. We encourage and reinforce social skill development such as listening to the teacher, following instructions, waiting your turn and having good manners.

PreSchool Gymnastics Classes are held throughout the week and provide 30 minutes of skill instruction along with positive encouragement from our Y teaching staff. Focus of this class is participation, safe technique and fun!

Attire. Bare feet are best for gymnastics. Leotards or shirt & shorts are recommended. Please no zippers, belts, buckles, skirts or jeans.

To register or find detailed information: Click on the register now button for complete gymnastics details, registration information and rates.

Questions, contact Karen Sheldon at (937) 434-1964.

South YMCA Gymnastics Center 
4545 Marshall Road
Kettering, OH 45429
Youth Gymnastics

Youth Gymnastics

gymnast-landingHigh Energy Fun! Our YMCA Youth Gymnastics Program is for girls and boys ages 5 - 18. It’s an exciting activity where children develop and enhance their balance, strength, flexibility and coordination. Gymnastic skill instruction is provided on the floor, bars, beam and vault. All levels, from beginners to advanced, meet together. Students are grouped by ability. Once basic skills are learned, progressively increasing skill instruction is provided.

Classes are offered year round. A typical session is four weeks in length. No worries if you missed registration! Registrations are always accepted once a session begins as long as class availability permits.

More than just Gymnastics. We build self confidence and self esteem. We also reinforce social skill development such as listening to the teacher, following instructions, waiting your turn and being respectful.

Youth Gymnastics Classes consist of Tiny Rollers (Ages 5 & 6) and Progressive (Ages 6 & older). Classes are held throughout the week and provide 60 minutes of skill instruction along with positive encouragement from our Y teaching staff. Every class focuses on participation, safe technique, progressive skill development and fun!

Tiny Rollers (Ages 5 & 6). Designed for young girls and boys who have mastered the PreSchool Gymnastics class. Fundamental skills on the floor, bars, beam and vault are taught. We work on terminology, balance, strength and coordination while providing a good background in the sport of gymnastics. Progressive (Ages 6 & older). Designed for both girls and boys. This class teaches fundamental skills on the floor, bars, beam and vault before more advance skill instruction is provided.

Attire. Bare feet are best for gymnastics. Leotards or shirt & shorts are recommended. Please no zippers, belts, buckles, skirts or jeans.

To register or find detailed information: Click on the register now button for complete gymnastics details, registration information and rates.

Questions, contact Karen Sheldon at (937) 434-1964.

South YMCA Gymnastics Center:
4545 Marshall Road
Kettering, OH 45429
Youth Tumbling

Youth Tumbling

floor-exercisesHigh Energy Fun! Our YMCA Youth Tumbling Program is for girls and boys ages 10 - 18. It’s an exciting activity where the older child can develop and enhance their basic and advanced floor skills necessary for tumbling as a cheerleader, or just for fun. Emphasis is on cartwheels, round offs, backbends and back handsprings before more advanced instruction is provided.

Classes are offered year round. A typical session is four weeks in length. No worries if you missed registration! Registrations are always accepted once a session begins as long as class availability permits.

More than just Gymnastics. We build self confidence and self esteem. We also reinforce social skill development such as listening to the teacher, following instructions, waiting your turn and being respectful.

Youth Tumbling Classes are held throughout the week and provide 60 minutes of skill instruction along with positive encouragement from our Y teaching staff. Every class focuses on participation, safe technique, progressive skill development and fun!

Attire. Bare feet are best for gymnastics. Leotards or shirt & shorts are recommended. Please no zippers, belts, buckles, skirts or jeans.

To register or find detailed information: Click on the register now button for complete gymnastics details, registration information and rates.

Questions, contact Karen Sheldon at (937) 434-1964.

South YMCA Gymnastics Center:
4545 Marshall Road
Kettering, OH 45429
Competitive Gymastics

Competitive Gymnastics

The South YMCA Competitive Gymnastics Program is a year round sport for the skilled athlete looking for a competitive experience. Female gymnasts compete USA Gymnastics routines and follow Junior Olympic rules and regulations. We emphasize positive coaching, technical skill instruction, goal setting, work ethic and team building.

PreTeam (By Invitation Only). This is a noncompetitive class for the athlete who has demonstrated precise form and expertise of basic gymnastics skills on the floor, bars, beam and vault. Level 3 skill and dance instruction is emphasized along with strength and flexibility.

Competitive Team (By Invitation Only). The Level 3 – 9 Competitive Team trains year round and competes with other YMCAs in the SW Ohio area. Qualifying gymnasts compete at YMCA State, Regional and National Competitions.

Questions or to schedule an evaluation, contact Karen Sheldon at (937) 434-1964.

South YMCA Gymnastics Center:
4545 Marshall Road
Kettering, OH 45429

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