Macleod YMCA offers a range of gymnastics programs for children aged 2.5 years up to adults.
Designed specifically for children from crawling to 5yrs. Play Gym offers opportunities for children to work on their gross and fine motor development during this free play session.
The YMCA EdGym Program is designed for children aged 2.5 - 4 years. The classes aim to develop basic coordination, balance, spatial and body awareness in a fun environment that promotes socialisation. The program uses many pieces of gymnastics apparatus including bars, beams, rings, trampolines, ropes, balls, parachutes and other hand apparatus.
EdGym is a parent assisted program. The children love having a parent or carer to help or encourage them. Your reinforcement of what they are being taught will also facilitate their early learning.
Little Big Gym
This program is aimed at 4 and 5 year olds who are able to follow instruction without parent assistance. Participants may be new beginners or graduates of the Ed Gym program. Classes run for one hour once per week and the programs main aims include; self esteem, confidence, listening skills, body awareness, class discipline and basic body shapes applicable to all movement based skills across many sports
The YMCA Gymsafe program is designed for children aged 6-14 years. The ten level program involves all apparatus and gymnastics disciplines. The aims of the program are to develop life skills including; confidence, self esteem, discipline, body awareness, strength and flexibility and movement foundations from which the basis of all other sports are formed.
Men’s Artistic Gymnastics (MAG)
Men’s Artistic Gymnastics (MAG) is the boys competitive program. Gymnasts have the option of training pending on level 3, 6 to 9 hours per week and learn skills and routines in preparation for competitions. Entry to the competitive program is via assessment as the training schedule can be quite demanding.
Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG)
Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) is the girls competitive program. Gymnasts generally enter the program via the Development Squad and then progress through the levels at either State or National Streams. Entry to the competitive program is via assessment as the training schedule can be quite demanding.
The Advanced program is a step up from GymSafe 8-10. It builds further on the skills already learned in the GymSafe program. Ages for the Advance program vary from 10 all the way through to 18, depending on their skill level.
A lot of Advanced gymnasts attend our program to learn fantastic new skills, develop their ability and keep fit, however many also choose to compete in our Recreational program.
This is a great program for highly developed gymnasts, who love gymnastics, but may not want to take it to a competitive level.
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