The GREAT MIAMI VALLEY YMCA Gymnastics program is based on the National Progressive Gymnastics Program. The beginner program is designed for children of all ages and includes the fundamentals of gymnastics, tumbling, and apparatus skills. As children practice these skills, they also experience enhanced coordination, balance, and self-confidence. The YMCA's five core values are infused into every lesson - respect, responsibility, honesty, faith, and caring.

Schedules

East Butler County YMCA
Fairfield Family YMCA
Fitton Family YMCA

Gymnastics - Parent/Child

Kids ages 18 months to 3 years old will be introduced to the most basic gymnastics skills while enhancing their listening skills, waiting turns, and social interaction abilities. Parents - must take the class with their children. It's never too early to learn gymnastics fundamentals and build coordination, balance, and self-confidence!

Gymnastics - Beginner

Beginner level class is designed for children who have never experienced gymnastics. An introduction to basic tumbling skills, along with introduction on the bars and balance beam. The gymnasts must be able to support body weight while in a handstand in order to move to the next level.

Gymnastics - Intermediate

The Great Miami Valley YMCA Gymnastics program is based on the National Progressive Gymnastics Program. It is designed for children of all ages and includes tumbling and apparatus skills. The Intermediate program is designed to review the most basic gymnastics skills with the children while working on more complex skills.

Gymnastics - Advanced

The Great Miami Valley YMCA Gymnastics program is based on the National Progressive Gymnastics Program and is designed for children of all ages. The Advanced program- which includes tumbling and apparatus skills-also includes a review of basic gymnastics skills while being introduced to more complex skills such as front and back handsprings and round-off back handsprings. Participants must have passed previous classes and have permission from the instructor to take this class.

Gymnastics - Pre-Team 

The Great Miami Valley YMCA Gymnastics program offers a pre-team program to prepare gymnasts for competitive gymnastics.  Pre-team gymnasts who pass a skill-based evaluation will be invited onto the GM Gymnastics Team.  

Gymnastics - Private Lessons

Private gymnastics lessons are available for those aspiring gymnasts who want more intensive, one-on-one training with a qualified instructor. Personal achievement goals will be set and lessons are scheduled between the participant and the instructor. Instruction is offered in tumbling, apparatus skills, and advanced gymnastics. Once registered, a gymnastics instructor will contact you to discuss your personal goals and set up a schedule for your lessons. A person wishing to cancel a private lesson must do so 24-hours in advance or they will be charged for the lesson. 

Gymnastics - Specialty Classes

The Great Miami Valley YMCA offers various specialty gymnastics classes.

Learn more about YMCA Competitive Gymnastics

For more information, contact Jen Bain at jbain@gmvymca.org