The Frankfort YMCA offers year round basic gymnastics and tumbling instruction for girls and boys ages 18 months through 18 years. Classes are offered once a week for 8 weeks and are held in the upstairs Sullivan gym at the Downtown YMCA.
Tiny Tumblers (Ages 18 Months-3 Years)
Toddlers will climb, slide, jump, roll, balance, and crawl in this introductory gymnastics and tumbling class. Parent participation is required.
Preschool Gymnastics (Ages 3-5 Years)
This class teaches balance, coordination, flexibility, and intro tumbling and gymnastics skills in a fun, age appropriate environment. Preschoolers will learn basic movements and beginning tumbling including rolls, jumps, handstands, bar and balance beam skills.
Basic Gymnastics (Ages 6-12 Years)
This is a beginner level class that will introduce children to basic gymnastics and tumbling skills. Children will learn stretching exercises, rolls, jumps, splits, cartwheels, handstands, bridges, backbends, walkovers, and basic bar, balance beam and vault skills.
Intermediate Gymnastics (Ages 6-12 Years)
This class is for students with basic gymnastics experience. Fundamental skills will be perfected and more difficult skills will be introduced. Students will learn a round-off, front handspring, toe touches, bridge kick-over, and starting back handsprings. Bar, beam, and vault skills will continue to be developed.
Gymnastics for Boys (Ages 6-12 Years)
Did you know balance and coordination helps with other sports too? Tumble, learn skills on the different gymnastics equipment, and have fun in a boys’ only class.
Back Handspring Training (Ages 8-18 Years)
This class will help students learn techniques and skills needed to perform a back handspring. Participants will perfect moves that assist with back handsprings (such as bridges, back bends, handstands, and strength training exercises) and will learn and develop proper techniques to execute a back handspring.
Tumbling (Ages 8-18 Years)
Beginner tumbling classes will help students learn cartwheels, roundoffs, front and back walkovers, and body control exercises. Intermediate and advanced tumbling will perfect these moves and build up to roundoff tumbling, front handsprings, ariels, tucks, layouts, fulls, and advanced tumbling moves.
Monday 7:30-8:30pm – Intermediate/Advanced Tumbling
Saturday 12:15-1:15pm – Beginner Tumbling
Sunday 4:30-5:30pm – Intermediate/Advanced Tumbling
Cheer Clinic (Ages 6-18 Years)
Beginner cheer classes will help students learn motions, jumps, cartwheels, roundoffs, walkovers, ariels, back handsprings, and conditioning exercises. Advanced cheer classes will perfect these moves, learn more difficult motions and jumps, and build up to roundoff back handsprings, front handsprings, layouts, tucks, and advanced tumbling moves.
Sunday 3:30-4:30pm – Beginner/Intermediate or Advanced
Creative Movement (Ages 3-6 Years)
Creative movement is a fun class for your child to express himself/herself through dance and self discovery. Children will learn a variety of ballet and lyrical dance moves through positive instruction and games.
Our monthly open gym days are a chance for students to practice skills on a certain piece of equipment or for families to come check out the program before committing to a full session. Gymnastics staff will lead participants on the gymnastics equipment and focus on the activity desired by the participant. Open gym days are held the last Sunday of the month from 4:30-6:00pm. Fee is $10 per child or $25 max per family.
Private Gymnastics Instruction
Semi Private Lessons - $25 each additional child
Does your child benefit from individual attention or need help learning or perfecting a certain skill such as a back handspring? The Frankfort YMCA offers private gymnastics lessons scheduled on an individual basis with our Gymnastics Coordinator. Fee includes 4 30-minute classes.