Fall 2020 Brochure - Page 29

GYMNASTICS Class Name Age Pre-school and Kindergarten Recreational Classes Tumble Tots Parent/Tot 2 - 3 Only 1 parent or adult is allowed to participate with child and actively participate. Make memories with your child as they develop large motor skills and basic gymnastics skills using equipment . Must be 2 years at start of session date. Little Pros 3-4 An Independent learning opportunity for young gymnasts to build self-confidence, strength, coordination, balance and flexibility. Focuses on enhancing basic body movement, tumbling skills, and using equipment. Children must be potty trained. One parent is allowed to walk child into the facility for drop off and pick, but then must leave the facility. No spectators allowed until Phase 5. Super Star 4-5 A more advanced and independent gymnastics class. The goal is to build a strong foundation for gymnastics and skill comprehension. One parent is allowed to walk child into the facility for drop off and pick up, but then must leave the facility until Phase 5. Kindergym 5-6 This class is designed for kindergartners to learn basic gymnastics skills using all the gymnastics equipment. A great way to have fun and stay active. One parent is allowed to walk child into the facility for drop off and pick up, but then must leave the facility until Phase 5. CENTENNIAL ICE ARENA Recreational Gymnastics Beginner 1 6-12 Beginner level for school age girls. We open with a fun warm-up and stretch, which teaches the importance of flexibility. We learn basic gymnastics skills on each Olympic event: Vault, Bars, Beam, and Floor. Progressions and lead-ups are the key factors at this level. One parent is allowed to drop off and pick up, however, there are no spectators allowed in the building during class until Phase 5. Beginner 2 6-12 Gymnastics skills will increase in difficulty, with a continued emphasis on safety. In addition to perfecting Beginner 1 skills, we also work on new skills on each apparatus with emphasis on proper form and technique. Gymnasts may stay in the Beginner 2 level until they are mentally and physically ready to move up. One parent is allowed to drop off and pick up, however, there are no spectators allowed in the building during class until Phase 5. Advanced Beginner 6-12 Girls continue to build on the foundation of the skills mastered in Beginner 1 and 2. Gymnastics and conditioning skills will be progressively harder. Progressions and lead-ups are still key in advanced beginner classes as most skills build from one-another. We emphasize proper form and technique. Prerequisites include Beginner 1 and 2, and approval or evaluation by the Gymnastics Coordinator. Intermediate 6-13 Girls build on the skills learned in previous classes. With basic gymnastics skills accomplished, this class is geared towards higher level gymnasts who prefer not to be on a competitive team. Strength and conditioning will be incorporated into every practice. Prerequisites include Advanced Beginner, and approval or evaluation by the Gymnastics Coordinator Pre-Team and Competitive Team | Pre-Team and Competitive Team programs are invitation only and must be approved by the Gymnastics Coordinator or Recreation Supervisor. Please contact Carol Sassorossi at 847-579-4103 for more Information Pre-Team 6-13 Our pre-team program is designed specifically for gymnasts who show potential for a competitive gymnastics future. Our effort is to prepare gymnasts for future team placement. Focus is on developing skills, proper form, technique, increasing strength and flexibility. Pre-Team placement is determined by a competitive team coach or gymnastics coordinator. Competitive Team 6-13 Our school-year-long competitive gymnastics programs competes in the AAU/GIJO leagues. Team placement is by invitation-only, comprised of gymnasts who are looking to advance their skills in a competitive arena. Competitive Team gymnasts are required to practice a minimum of twice per week. Create a Class | Ages 3+ Get your friends and siblings together and we can create a gymnastics class to fit your needs. Contact Deb Dean at 847-579-4106. Fall 2020 • Park District of Highland Park 29