Gymnastics

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At the Greater Green Bay Y, our Gymnastics program is one to flip for! We teach kids to tumble, run, jump and twist through progressive skill development from basics on vault, bars, beam and floor to intermediate and advanced skill development. Our programs are designed to provide a safe, nurturing environment for children and youth in which to develop gymnastics skills as well as the four YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Check our Program Guide for gymnastics classes dates and times - or browse and register online.

Program Guide   Program Information Sheets 

Gymnastics


Advanced Gymnastics  ages 6-11*

*Prerequisite: Intermediate gymnastics skills passed. A great class for your 6-11 year old that builds confidence while utilizing all of the equipment in the gymnastics center to enhance skill level. The following advanced level skills are the focus while working on form and technique:

Floor - Backbend Kickover, Handstand Forward Roll, Round-Off
Bars - Pullover, Back Hip Circle, Under Swing
Beam - Lever In and Out, Leaps, Turns
Vault - Pike On, Hollow Body Fall, Table Top Position

Beginner Gymnastics  ages 7-11

An introductory gymnastics class for 7 - 11 year olds. Gain confidence and strength while learning basic gymnastics skills. No prior experience necessary.

Boys Gymnastics  ages 6-11

Build strength, flexibility, self-confidence and self-esteem in your 6-11 year old while learning skills on all six boy's gymnastics events.

Gymnastics  ages 3-4

Throughout the year, your child will increase in strength, flexibility, coordination, and self-confidence while they tumble, swing, and have fun. Participants will be introduced to the basics of all four gymnastics events: vault, bars, beam and floor.

Gymnastics  ages 5-6

An introductory gymnastics class for 5-6 year olds. Gain confidence and strength while learning basic gymnastics skills. No prior experience necessary.

Intermediate Gymnastics  ages 6-11*

*Prerequisite: Beginner gymnastics skills passed. A great class for your 6-11 year old that builds confidence while utilizing all of the equipment in the gymnastics center to enhance skill level. The following Intermediate level skills are the focus while working on form and technique:

Floor - Cartwheels, Handstand Holds, Jumps
Bars - Casting, Forward Roll, Chin Up
Beam - Relevé Walks, Jumps, High Kicks
Vault - Squat-On, Straight Jump to Stick

Teen Gymnastics  ages 11-17

Uses the boy's and girl's equipment with considerable individualized instruction. A perfect fit for the teen who wants to learn new skills, or improve existing skills. This class may be used to learn the skills necessary to join our competitive Gymstars program if so desired.

Jr. Star & Pre Team Gymnastics


Jr. Star Trainees  ages 5-7
All the fun and learning of our 7 week gymnastics classes for 5-7 year olds designed for the gymnast who wants just a little bit more. Equivalent skills to beginner gymnastics. Use your 14 weeks with the same instructor to polish moves and learn a small routine that you will get to perform at the conclusion of the program. 

Jr. Star Xtreme  ages 6-10

All the fun and learning of our 7 week gymnastics classes for 6-13 year olds designed for the gymnast who wants just a little bit more. Equivalent skills to Intermediate/advanced gymnastics. Use your 14 weeks with the same instructor to polish moves and learn a small routine that you will get to perform at the conclusion of the program. 

Pre Team  ages 6+*

*By skill evaluation only. Preteam will continue to build on more advanced gymnastics skills while preparing for our competitive Gymstars program. Preteam will work on the following skills:

Floor - Backhandspring, Round-Off Rebound, Extension rolls
Bars - Front Hip Circle, Shoot Through, High Casting
Beam - Split Jumps, Mini Handstands, Side Handstand Dismounts
Vault - Handstand Fall

Parent/Child Gymnastics


Parent/Child Gymnastics  ages 2-3

Is your child always upside down or climbing the furniture? Have fun with your child as you explore the beginnings of gymnastics. Great for toddlers or for the child not quite ready to be on their own. Spotting techniques will be introduced on all four events.

Gymnastics Camps


Tumble Fun Camp  ages 4-5

No school? No problem! Tumble, bounce, and swim the day away in Gymnastics camp. A fun filled day for anyone who loves to be upside down. Craft and snack included. Bring sack lunch, swim suit and towel. 

Youth Camp  ages 6+

No school? No problem! Tumble, bounce, and swim the day away in Gymnastics camp. A fun filled day for anyone who loves to be upside down. Craft and snack included. Bring sack lunch, swim suit and towel.    

Open Workout     


Open Workout  ages 6+

Current gymnastic/parkour class participants only. Work on skill development in a non-structured environment with a qualified coach supervising all activity. Pay at the door: $5 Members, $10 General Public

Downtown:
 Saturdays 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Held Fall, Winter, Spring & Summer Sessions

East Side: Saturdays  Noon - 1:00 pm
Held Fall 2, Winter & Spring 1 Sessions
(Will NOT be held Fall 1, Spring 2 or Summer Session)
View our Program Session Dates.

Special Gymnastic Events


Spring and Splash Days at the Downtown Y!  all ages

Join us the 1st Saturday of each month at the Downtown Y from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm for a gymnastics & parkour obstacle course plus games in the pool! Proper swim attire required when in the pool (see our Facility Usage Guidelines for additional info). Ages: 7 & Under MUST be accompanied by a Parent/Adult in the water. Offered to the General Public for $5 per person/$15 per family (FREE for Y Members)Download a Flyer (PDF)

Green Bay YMCA Competitive Gymnastics Team


By skill evaluation only. Our gymnastics team is built around the fundamentals of the YMCA. We compete against other Wisconsin YMCA’s using USAG rules and regulations. Check us out on facebook or visit our Green Bay Gymstars website.  

To learn more please contact Robin Schmit at 436 9578.

Voted 2015 Best of the Bay! Thank You!


Thank you for voting us 2015 Best of the Bay Winner for Best Gymnastics Facility!

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Gymnastics Director


Robin Schmit 436 9578