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NORTHERN DISTRICTS GYMNASTIC CLUB

Recreational Gym
RECREATIONAL GYM (AGES 5 to 8)
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Introduction

The Recreation Program caters for children who are attending full time school. Our accredited coaches ensure a fun and exciting environment for children to explore the world of gymnastics in a non-competitive, inclusive way, In a fully equipped gym. Our key words are Fun, Fitness, Fundamentals, Friendship.

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Activities

The program is designed to improve strength, flexibility, coordination and body awareness through the use of the Dominant Movement Patterns in gymnastics, including Landings, Locomotion, Rotation, Swing, Spring and Statics.

Class Size

The ratio of children to coaches is 10:1 for girls and 8:1 for boys.

Class Structure

Children do a warm-up and stretch applicable to their age and ability, at the beginning of class, followed by four rotations that alternate between odd and even weeks.

  • Girls Rotations: Floor, Beam, Bars, Vault, Strength, Tumble Track, Trampoline, Team Skills and Fun Drills.
  • Boys Rotations: Pommel, Rings, Floor, Bars, Vault, Strength, Tumble Track, Trampoline, and Fun Drills.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
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What to bring

Our newly renovated facilities can cater to all of your needs including toilet & changeroom facilities (including disabled), a reception area and we are fully air-conditioned. You are welcome to bring your own water and snacks.

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Arriving to and from class

Please aim to arrive 5 minutes before class commences to reduce distraction to others and avoid upsetting the child to enter the class after it has started. Bags and shoes can be placed in pigeonholes at the start of class, drink bottles can be placed in the coaches bucket at the start of class. After class please leave promptly to cater for the next group of children and parents. We kindly ask all children take their shoes on and off in the reception area to allow smooth transition between classes.

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What to wear

Bare feet are the only feet for gymnastics – It allows your child to experience a variety of different surfaces whilst ensuring safety. We recommend wearing fitted clothing that does not restrict movement, as children will be upside down at times. Essentially hair tied back and off the face and there is NO jewellery to be worn at any time.

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Non Attendance

We offer a makeup lesson for any missed classes. These can only be used within the same term of nonattendance. Terms & Conditions apply.