At the Y, we emphasize individual development and progress through skill-based curriculum, a caring environment, and attentive instructors. Your kids will not only learn skills but also build self-confidence and character.
For any questions about Gymnastics classes or class placement evaluations, please call the Y at (660) 646-6677. Click the button at the bottom of the page to download the current gymnastics schedule or here to download a registration waiver.
Beginner Level Classes
Roly Poly (Age 9 months - 3 years)
With coach supervision and limited guidance, bond with your little one while teaching the
importance of physical activity at a young age during this exploratory time.
Level 1 (Age 3 - 5 years)
Girls and boys explore basic gymnastic skills with emphasis on self-confidence, following directions, jumping with two feet, and more! CHILDREN MUST BE POTTY TRAINED!
Level 2 (Age 5 - 6 years)
Girls and boys will develop gross motor skills, listening skills, body awareness, and self-confidence while developing basic gymnastics skills.
Level 3 (Age 6 - 7 years)
Girls and boys will improve strength, listening skills, body awareness, flexibility, and self-confidence while improving basic skills. At this level, gymnasts practice jumping from one foot to two, swings, rolls, and more!
Intermediate Level Classes
Level 4 - Girls (Age 7+ years)
First progressive gymnastics class for girls. Gymnasts will improve strength, listening skills, body awareness, flexibility, and self-confidence, while learning basic gymnastics skills.
Level 4 - Boys (Age 7+ years)
First progressive gymnastics class for boys. Gymnasts will improve strength, listening skills, body awareness, flexibility, and self-confidence, while learning basic gymnastics skills.
Advanced Level Classes
Gymnasts may enter advanced level classes only with permission from the Program Director.
Third progressive gymnastics class for girls and boys. At this level, gymnasts learn more advanced gymnastic skills including backbend from standing, cartwheel to handstand on the beam, stride circles on the bar, and more!
Level 6 (Boys and Girls - USAG Level 1 and 2 Non-Competitive)
Fourth progressive gymnastics class. At this level, boys and girls train twice a week to increase strength, endurance, and flexibility. Gymnasts learn backbend kick-overs, round-offs, shoot out dismounts, and more! Socks, shoes, and shorts are required.
Competitive Team (Aerial Angels)
Participation in Aerial Angels is by invitation only. Aerial Angels train two to four days each week. Practices include one mile of running, pool conditioning, ballet, and skill training on all artistic gymnastic apparatuses.
Please see your handbook for required practice hours. In some cases, a gymnast’s age or body composition may be considered in the calculation of required practice hours. If you have any questions, please see the Team Coordinator or Program Director.
The Aerial Angels must wear their hair in a bun. Aerial Angels fees are per month and are based on the number of practice hours each week. Please see the Team Coordinator for details. Aerial Angels participate in competitive meets each year between November and April. Additional meet fees are required.
Gymnasts must be at least 5 years old to be on the competitive team.
Our gymnastics coaches offer private lessons for gymnasts wishing to improve their skills. Please contact our Welcome Center at (660) 646-6677 to schedule your lessons.
30 Minutes = $12.50 for Members / $25 for Program Participants
1 Hour = $25 for Members / $50 for Program Participants
Discounts are available when you purchase 4 or more lessons at one time. Please see the Welcome Center for more details.
All girls enrolled in gymnastics must wear one piece leotards that cover their sides and stomach. Tight gymnastics shorts of any color are permissible. Unless otherwise noted, socks and other foot covering (except gymnastic slippers) are not allowed. Gymnasts should not wear jewelry.
Leotards, shorts, jackets, t-shirts, and scrunchies are available for purchase at the Gymnastics Pro Shop located in the gym.