Youth Gym & Gymnastics

From toddlers through teens, your child can find a place in our comprehensive gymnastics program. Our classes provide a strong foundation for competitive gymnastics, as well as, other sports. In addition to being fun, gymnastics increases both agility and coordination. The Connection offers classes for all ages including parent/child, preschool and school age for children in our state-of-the-art gymnastics facility. Our gym is also home to the State, Regional, and National Champions, the Summit Summies! Equipment in our facility includes balance beams, uneven bars, vault, spring floor, Tumble Trak and more.

Our gymnastic instructors are USAG professional members and are safety certified.

Gymnast on parallel bars Gymnastics on beam  Jr. Warrior Gym Challenge

PARENT/CHILD CLASSES

  • Drop In And Play | Infants – 5 yrs 
    Play time in our big gym. Must be accompanied  by an adult. Space is limited. $7.00 daily passes available at the Front Desk. Mon., Wed., Fri. 12 – 1pm & Sunday 11 – 12pm & 12 – 1pm. Non-members welcome!
  • NEW! Jump & Climb | Ages 1.5 – 3
    An exciting class for you and your child to experience the fun obstacle course, as well as activities and games in our “big gym”!
  • Kids In Action | ages 2 – 3 
    Fun-filled activities, games, songs and more for you and your toddler to enjoy in the big gym.
  • NEW! Little Movers | ages 1 – 3
    Join your child in exploring the “big gym”, developing balance and coordination, while having fun with new friends!
  • Tumbling Tots | ages 10 months – 2 yrs
    Teacher led, parent-assisted structured class that will develop gross motor skills and offer an introduction to gymnastics utilizing all of the apparatus.
  • Tiny Tumblers | ages 2 – 3
    Teacher led, parent-assisted class offering an introduction to gymnastics utilizing all apparatus. Class also includes brief circle time and fun movement activities. Great follow up to Tumbling Tots.
  • Tumble & Create | ages 2-3
    Mixing art and gymnastics you and your toddler will create a craft each week that reflects a new gymnastics skill. Teacher led instruction will be provided on all gymnastics apparatus.

PRESCHOOL CLASSES

  • Flipping Flounders | ages 3 – 5
    45 minutes of gym time including obstacle course, movement and coordination skill activities, and instruction on all apparatus. An additional 30 minutes of a fun, safe, and instructive pool time practicing skills including floating, arm/leg action on fronts/backs, jumping and more!
  • Gym Antics | ages 3 – 4
    Motor skills are developed through activities on all gymnastics apparatus. Great for children who have not taken a gym class on their own previously. All children must be potty trained.
  • Hip Hop Flip Flop Beg. | ages 4 – 6
    Children will be introduced to basic Hip Hop through innovative and creative movement from head to toe. They also Flip Flop through some basic cartwheels, rolls, and stretches.
  • Hot Shots | ages 4 – 6
    By teacher recommendation only. Advanced preschool/kindergarten gymnastics class. Focus on strength and flexibility, as well as skill development on all apparatus.
  • Jr. Warrior Gym Challenge |ages 4 – 5 and 5 – 7 
    Class in the big gym utilizing gymnastics equipment and specially designed ninja challenge course equipment (rockwall, cargo net, climbing rope, mini-trampoline and more). This coed class focuses on strength, agility, speed and most of all, FUN!
  • Mini Warrior Gym Challege | ages 3-4 
    Class in the big gym utilizing gymnastics equipment and specially designed ninja challenge course equipment for preschoolers (rock wall, cargo net, climbing rope, mini-trampoline and more).  This coed class focuses on strength, agility, speed and most of all, FUN!
  • Preschool Gymnastics | ages 4 – 5
    Introduction  to gymnastics. Flexibility, strength, balance and gross motor skills are developed through activities and instruction on all apparatus.
  • Gym Kidz | ages 4 – 6
    Introduction  to gymnastics. Flexibility, strength, balance and gross motor skills are developed through activities and instruction on all apparatus.
  • Tutu Tumblers  |  ages 2.5 – 3
    This class has the best of both worlds – dance AND gymnastics! Children will practice motor skills while improving strength and flexibility, all while learning basic ballet and gymnastics. The class will include free dance with fun props, across the floor, jumps and leaps, and the use of gymnastics events such as the bars and balance beam.  Tumble and move your body! Shoes required: BALLET

SCHOOL AGE THROUGH TEEN CLASSES

  • Acro-Tumbling I | ages 6+
    Tumbling and acrobatic skill class for beginner students to introduce and develop basic skills. Use of floor exercise mat and tumble track. Great for dancers and cheerleaders. This class will not participate in the dance recital.
  • Acro-Tumbling II| ages 8+
    Continuation of skill development beyond the basics for tumbling and acrobatics. This is for students who have developed proficiency in basic tumbling skills and for Dance Team members. Students can choose to participate in the dance recital.
  • Elite Gymnastics | ages 8+
    By teacher recommendation only.
    Advanced gymnastics class that will focus on skill development, strength, and flexibility. Requirements: back handspring, cartwheel on beam, pull over, back hip circle, sole circle on bars.
  • Girls’ Gymnastics: Junior Girls Gym | ages 6-8 and Girls Gym | ages 8-10
    Basic gymnastics class that focuses on skill development on all apparatus using progressions. Strength and flexibility training will also be incorporated.
  • Jr. Elite Gymnastics | ages 6-8
    By teacher recommendation only  
    Advanced gymnastics class for our Jr Gymnasts that will focus on skill development, strength & flexibility. Requirements: pullover on bars, backbend kick over, cartwheel on beam.
  • TOPS Gymnastics
    By director recommendation only
    Our talent opportunity program is for gymnasts that we feel have the potential to be on our team eventually but still have improvements to make in the areas of strength, flexibility and skill development.
  • TOPS+ Gymnastics
    By director recommendation only 
    TOPS+ is a “pre-team” program which meets 2 days per week. This is for young gymnasts who are ready for increased challenges and skill progression in preparation for future placement in one of our team programs.
  • Tween Tumblers | ages 9+
     Beginner to intermediate gymnastics class for girls 9 and up that incorporates all gymnastics events including vault, bars, beam, floor and tumble track. Focus on skill development on each apparatus. Flexibility work and strength will also be incorporated.
  • Warrior Gym Challenge I | ages 8-10 
    A coed school aged class that will use strength, speed, and agility to complete a specifically designed ninja course. Ninja specific equipment will be used.
  • Summies Club Team | ages 8+
    By director recommendation only A recreational “team experience” for participants who are dedicated and show desire to be part of a gymnastics team. This program will provide more flexibility in regard to commitment as compared to our competitive team program. Competitive routines will be developed on all four events. There will be an option to participate in low pressure meets at an additional expense.

*Note to Parents:
Our instructors will work to the ability of each child. For the best results and most improvement and development, gymnasts should stay in the same class for all four sessions. If a gymnast needs to be moved to a different class based on their abilities, the instructor will notify the parent.