At the Y, we know that kids just want to have fun! We love providing a place where kids can be kids in a safe, fun environment that's filled with possibilities. Through our Preschool Enrichment programs, children discover new ways to grow, make friends, and learn something, too!
View our Program Guide on our Programs Page for class availability.
PRESCHOOL CLASSES AT THE GYMNASTICS CENTER:
Tiny Tumblers (Ages 3)
This 4 week 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. Child needs to be fully toilet-trained or parent available to assist. Child needs to be 3 years old by the start of class.
Let’s Get Rolling-Open Gym (Ages 0-5)
Open Gym and Let’s Get Rolling all together in one class! Children will learn by seeing, hearing, touching, doing, and having fun. The parent participates with the child in climbing, jumping, and balancing. (All equipment available). Coordination is learned and developed through fun, and active activities. Learning to follow simple directions is emphasized. Classes are 45 minutes. You must register for this class.
Let’s Dance (Ages 0-5)
Just Dance and Let’s Get Rolling rolled into one class! This class will be part Dance and part Let’s Get Rolling. This will be a fun and interactive class that will work on simple movements with the help of fun songs. This will help kids break out of their shells and gain self confidence. Coordination is learned and developed through fun and active activities. Learning to follow simple directions and rules is emphasized. Please wear athletic clothes and bring a water bottle. Class is 45 minutes.
- Parent/Child Classes are geared for 2-3 year olds WITH a parent.
- Preschool Classes are geared for 3-1/2 to 6 year olds WITHOUT a parent. Child must be fully toilet-trained OR PARENT MUST BE AVAILABLE TO ASSIST.
- Classes held in the Multipurpose room unless noted.
FALL SESSION 1 (SEPTEMBER 19-OCTOBER 10):
Week 1: Wheels on the Bus (Ages 2-3 w/parent & Ages 3-1/2 to 6)
It’s back to school time and time to see the yellow school busses out and about! This morning we’ll get our wheels going round & round and up & down. We’ll also talk about planes, trains, automobiles and other things that take us places. We’re sure to have a zooming good time!
Week 2: Crazy Concoctions (Ages 2-3)
Create and explore with your five senses. This class will have us pouring, mixing, sculpting and creating some gooey and colorful artistic concoctions. We’ll have a “crazy” and fun time, so be ready.
Week 2: Wiggle & Giggle (Ages 3-1/2 to 6)
This fun movement class get us moving & laughing while enhancing physical skills. Kids will play games, pretend, imagine, run, jump, roll & see how staying active & fit can be FUN! Dress for an active morning. **Class held in the Family Gym**
Week 3: Wiggles & Giggles (Ages 2-3)
Week 3: Crazy Concoctions (Ages 3-1/2 to 6)
Week 4: A is for Apple
An apple a day will make for a fun class at the Y today. This morning we will climb “way up high in the apple tree” while we explore and learn about different kinds of apples. We will have apple taste testing, crafts, stories, games and more.
FALL SESSION II (october 17- november 7):
Week 1: Autumn Adventures
Leaves are changing colors and falling from the trees as seasons are changing around us. It’s time to “fall” into class this morning as we explore autumn leaves, trees, squirrels, scarecrows and more. We will enjoy crafts, snacks and fun as we learn about this colorful season.
Week 2: Week 2: Cardio Kids (Ages 2-3)
Join us for a kids-only fitness time with a focus on fun! We will concentrate on building gross motor skills, strength, body control, balance and coordination through aerobic activities, cooperative games, sports and music. Please dress for an active morning. ***Class held in the Family Gym***
Week 2: Amazing Artists (Ages 3-1/2 to 6)
Calling all Preschool Picasso’s! Our young artists will be able to express themselves and add personal touches to each project as we explore different fun and exciting arts & crafts materials. Come to class ready for fun and dressed for mess as we create our own masterpieces!
Week 3: Jumpin’ Jack O Lanterns
Happy Halloween! It’s time for a pumpkin party, so make sure to wear your favorite costume to class today. We will be decorating pumpkins, playing party games, going on a costume parade and enjoying all the fun of this not-so-spooky day.
Week 4: Amazing Artists (Ages 2-3)
Week 4: Cardio Kids (Ages 3-1/2 to 6)