Gymnastics

Gymnastics is beneficial for each child’s physical and mental development. At the Y, we will help your child develop coordination, flexibility, strength and positive self-esteem while learning fun, new skills. We provide a positive environment for a confidence-building experience!

Registration for all gymnastics classes is at the Y, or most classes are available for online registration.

For the complete list of current classes being offered and applicable fees, download a copy of the current Program Guide on the Programs page.

If you have any questions regarding gymnastics, contact Amanda Bodden, Gymnastics & Sports Director, at 920.921.3330 x312.

Gymnastics classes are held at the YMCA Gymnastics & Program Center at 520 N. Main Street in Fond du Lac.


Understand how the levels of gymnastics progress to competitive team gymnastics by clicking the link below.  If you are interested in learning more or have any questions, please contact us!

PROGRESSIVE LEVELS

TEAM GYMNASTICS


Pre-School Gymnastics:

Let's Get Rolling (Ages 0-5)

Let’s Get Rolling is a Parent/Child class. Children learn by seeing, hearing, touching, doing, and having fun with other kids. Parents must be actively participating with their child. Coordination is learned and developed through fun and active activities.  Learning to follow simple directions and rules is emphasized. A one to one parent/child ratio is preferred, and only registered children may participate. Registration of one class per session is recommended.  (Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday) 

Tiny Tumblers (Ages 3) 

This class is for 3 year olds (required to be age 3 before the first class). Child must be fully toilet-trained or have a parent available to assist.

This class is for children age 3. This class will focus on basic body awareness by means of stretching, jumping, rolling, balancing, swinging and supporting themselves. This class will teach the children the basic structure of classes as our instructors take them to uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Staff to child ratio is 1:5. Classes are 30 minutes. 


Progressive Classes:

The Fond du Lac Family YMCA Progressive Gymnastics Lessons Program is designed for children to learn at their own pace. Advancing to the next level is dependent on the child’s completion of required skills. All new entry level gymnasts must start at Intermediate - 6 years and over. 

Beginner

This class is for 4 & 5 year olds. Child must be fully toilet-trained.

This class will continue to work on basic body awareness and will continue to teach basic class structure as our instructors take them to uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise and vault. Staff to child ratio is 1:5. Classes are 45 minutes. 

Intermediate 

This class is for children, 6 years old and up, who are new to the sport of gymnastics or have passed Beginner.

This class will continue to work on basic body awareness but also start to teach the children the skills that they will need to succeed in the sport of gymnastics. This class will continue to work on class structure as the children get more familiar with uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise and vault. Staff to child ratio is 1:6. Classes are 45 minutes.

Advanced

This class is for children who have passed Intermediate.

This class will focus on basic gymnastics skills. Our instructors will work on running mechanics for vault; mounting, hip circles and strength on uneven bars; mounting, balancing and dismounting on balance beam; and handstands, cartwheels, and kick-overs on floor exercise. Staff to child ratio is 1:6. Classes are 50 minutes.

Advanced II

This class is for children who have passed Advanced or instructor recommended.

This class is for children 9 and up who have mastered basic gymnastics skills and wish to learn more advanced skills. These skills include round-offs, walkovers, and handsprings on floor; handstands, dismounts, and jumps on balance beam; handstand on vault; and circling and swinging on uneven bars. Staff to child ratio is 1:8. Classes are 60 minutes.

Pre-Team 

This class is for children who have passed Advanced II and will focus on becoming USAG competition ready in hopes to join our Fondy Flyers team. Classes are 60 minutes.  Participants must qualify and receive an offer to be on pre-team before registering.


Gymnastics Team

Gymnasts who are ready to take their skills to the next level can get involved in competitive gymnastics. The YMCA Gymnastics Team follows the USAG Women’s Development Program, and Xcel Program. For more information on our gymnastics program, call 920.921.3330 ext. 312 or email abodden@fdlymca.org.

Gymnastics Team Page.