Participants increase self-confidence and body awareness as well as develop large muscle skills. Classes are held once a week at the Y Warehouse, located at 26 E 9th St. For a complete description of classes, including class times and fees, please click below to view our current program guide.
For ages 1-2, this class allows children to explore various pieces of equipment with a parent and the teacher. Kids will socialize with other children and exercise in a fun, comfortable setting. Songs and parachute play are done with parent participation.
This class is for children ages 2 to 3 1/2. Children and their parents explore different activities using various pieces of gymnastic equipment. More emphasis is placed on learning tumbling skills such as forward rolls, balancing, strength coordination and movement exploration. Songs and parachute play are done with parent participation.
Gym & Learn
Gym and Learn is a gymnastics based twice weekly program geared toward preparing our three year old participants for future preschool programs. Our key focus is integrating beginning gymnastics skills and movement with preschool fundamentals in an enriched environment.
For ages 3-4. Parents do not participate in this class. Children explore movement and improve their physical awareness and body coordination.Large motor skills are practiced using springboards, balance beams, preschool bars, rings, and climbing rope. Emphasis on practicing tumbling skills is increased and movement to music is incorporated into class time.
This Co-Ed class is for ages 4 and 5. In this 45 minute class, children continue to improve gymnastics skills and increase motor development through the use of the vault, bars, beam, rings, rope, and more. Parents/guardians do not participate in this class.
Preschool Open Gym
60 minutes of free play with parents and children in the gym. Gymnastics and play equipment will be utilized with supervision by Y gymnastics staff. Warm-up and Cool-down will be done as a group. This is a drop in program and fee is per class. Purchase an Open Gym Punch Card (5 uses) and receive a discounted fee! Cards are available at both the Downtown Y and the Y Warehouse. Payment by Cash or Check only can be made at the Y Warehouse. Please check Program Guide for exact dates of our Open Gym or call 301-663-5131, ext. 1271.