Recreational Classes Information

RECREATIONAL CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
 All classes are for boys and girls unless specified
BGA prides itself in offering small classes which emphasizes individual attention and more FUN for all!

Play Gym
up to 4 years
Thursday 10 to 12
For children ages 4 and under can come and explore the benefits of gymnastics with a guardian. Play gym is designed to encourage children to be physically active. Within the adventurous walls of our gym our youngsters must engage their muscles as they jump, climb, swings and have fun with other children. Basic gymnastics training is a great way to help your kids burn some energy and develop coordination at an early age.

Parent and Tot
Walking to 3 years
45 min
1 day per week
Come explore the world of gymnastics with your child. Designed for parents and children to explore planes of movement and the world of play together. Children will explore how to move their bodies to aid fine and gross motor skill development, while parents learn how to safely help their child through rolling, hanging, and upside down movement. We use tot-sized equipment and developmental circuits to introduce gymnastics shapes and work towards developing basic gymnastics skills
 
Lionfish
Ages 3 to 4 years
45 min
1 day per week
Designed for children who have participated in our Parent and Tot program or kids who are new to gymnastics. Children learn to follow a teacher’s instructions without mom or dad at their side. We use tot-sized equipment and developmental circuits to master our gymnastics shapes and work towards developing basic gymnastics skills. 
 
Gombeys
Ages 3 to 4
60 min
1 day per week
Children learn to follow a teacher's instructions without mom or dad at their side. Designed for children who are looking for a longer class for extra time on skills. This class starts  teaching conditioning and strength building as an important component. We use a combination of our tot-sized equipment and developmental circuits to further develop coordination, strength, balance, and gymnastics skills. 

Sea Turtles

Ages 5 to 6
60 min
1 day per week
Designed for children who are new to gymnastics or still mastering basic skills.Gymnasts will work on flexibility, strength and coordination while developing basic skills on the various gymnastics apparatus.
 
Sea Turtles Intermediate
Ages 5 to 6
90 min
2 days per week
Designed for gymnasts who have shown excellent basic flexibility, strength and coordination. Children will work at a faster pace with a  focus on strength and flexibility development to master level 1 skills. 

Boys Beginners
Ages 6+ 
60 min
1 day per week
Designed for boys of any experience level to work on gymnastics skills as well as strength, flexibility and balance. This class will focus on the men's events: floor, vault, parallel bars, pommel horse, rings, and high bar.

Ninja Boys 

4+ years| 60 min | 1 day per week| Boys only

Designed for boys aged 4 and up our Ninja program helps to build coordination, self-confidence, and strength; particularly upper body strength while enriching self-worth as the students learn new skills in a fun and safe environment. During this program we use obstacle courses with aspects of gymnastics, tumbling, and physical fitness.

Dolphins Beginners (girls only)
Ages 7+
60 min
1 day per week
Designed for children who are either new to gymnastics or are still working on mastering the basics skills. Each class will focus on developing flexibility, strength, coordination, and balance working on level 1 skills on the 4 women's gymnastics events.

Dolphins Intermediate (girls only)
Ages 7+
90 min
1 day per week
For gymnasts who have participated in gymnastics and are working on mastering level 1 skills. This fast paced class allows coaches to work closely with each student on developing flexibility, strength, and are ready to ,move onto level 2 skills. 
 
Dolphins Advanced (girls only)

Ages 7+
120 min 
1 day per week
Designed for gymnasts who have participated in gymnastics and have mastered level 1 skills. This fast paced class allows coaches to work closely with each student on developing their routines using level 1 skills working towards level 2 skills on each women's events.

 Parkour
Ages 7+
90 min
1 day per week
Children will work on flexibility, strength and coordination through obstacle courses created throughout the gym. This class will include lots of running, jumping, climbing, and crawling.

Rhythmic (girls only)
Ages 5+
60 min
1 day per week
Rhythmic Gymnastics combines dance and tumbling while handling apparatus such as the hoop, ball, ribbon, ropes and free dance. The gymnasts will be put through ballet style strength and flexibility training, beginner ballet and foundational tumbling. 

Mini-Mites (girls invite only)
Ages 4 to 6
120 min
2 days per week
A program designed to develop the skills necessary for joining the Girls Competitive Team Program. Athletes will learn and train level 1 & 2  JO compulsory skills. The focus is to take flexibility, strength, and coordination to the next level.

Boys Pre-Competitive (invite only)
Age 7+
120 min
2 days per week
Designed for boys working towards joining the Boys Competitive Team. Gymnasts are working on USAG level 4 skills which is the first level in the USA gymnastics jr Olympic streamline. Boys will work t master specific skills and routines through a strict strength and conditioning
program.


See Recreational Classes Schedule for more information.