EDWARDSVILLE YMCA

NIEBUR (ESIC) CENTER • MEYER CENTER • ALLISON CASSENS EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

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Current Session

Fall 2 (8 Weeks)
Oct. 15th - Dec. 16th

Gymnastics

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Gymnastic classes

Our Gymnastics program is one of the most successful programs at the Y! We start children out in Parent/Tot classes at age 1! Children can progress through the different stages of Gymnastics and Tumbling and Trampoline. We also have teams that compete against others throughout the year. In February we host our own Tumbling and Trampoline competition that is fun for the whole family. In every class of Gymnastics and Tumbling, we combine learning skills with fun. Safety is always a #1 priority. All branches of Gymnastics and Tumbling help develop motor skills through activities that increase strength, balance and body control.

Preschool Gymnastics Classes

A SPACE JUST FOR YOUR LITTLE ONES!

NOTICE: Not all classes are offered each session. Please check the schedules and fee listing to ensure that your class of interest is currently being offered. If you do not see your class of interest as an option, be assured it will be available at a later date.

PRESCHOOL CLASSES 

PARENT/CHILD CLASSES

Give your child what they crave: undivided attention while they expend energy in a safe and organized manner. Children will learn through socializing, games and activities accompanied by a parent. D=Downstairs Gym, U=Upstairs Gym

PARENT TOT PLAY (AGES 1 - 2.5)
This class focuses on parental encouragement to help their child explore and practice movements that develop loco motor skills, body awareness activities and hand-eye coordination. (30 minutes; 10:1 ratio)

Monday 9:15 - 9:45am (D) | Tuesday 5:45 - 6:15pm (U)
Wednesday 9:15 - 9:45pm (D) | Wednesday 6:30 - 7:00pm (U)
Friday 9:15 - 9:45am (D) | Friday 6:30 - 7:00pm (U)
Saturday 10:00 - 10:30am (U)
Members $46 | Non-Members $72 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

STRUCTURED PARENT TOT (AGES 2 - 3)
This class is designed for the parent and child to learn together in a structured setting. The instructor will guide the parent to teach their child gymnastics skills while working on loco motor skills. (One adult per child in class) (30 minutes; 8:1 ratio)

Monday 10:00 - 10:30am (D) | Tuesday 9:15 - 9:45am (D)
Thursday 4:45 - 5:15pm (U) | Saturday 9:15 - 9:45am (U)
Members $46 | Non-Members $72 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

CHILD ONLY CLASSES

If your child is ready to SEPARATE from their parent for 30 - 45 minutes, then they are ready for a child only classes. The instructor leads the class through basic skills, songs & games that will help develop the physical, mental & social ability of the child. WE SUGGEST THAT PARENTS WATCH CLASS FROM THE VIEWING AREA & NOT ENTER THE GYM. D=Downstairs Gym, U=Upstairs Gym

EXPLORERS (AGES 2 - 3.5)
This class is an open gym for youngsters who want to explore the gymnastics center without a parent present. Instructors will aid in exploring and provide games and group activities. Children will get to experience age appropriate equipment, enjoy fun activities and games, and work on social skills. (30 minutes; 5:1 ratio) All Explorers Offer in Upstairs Preschool Gym this Fall.

Monday 9:15 - 9:45am | Monday 10:00 - 10:30am
Monday 4:00 - 4:30pm | Tuesday 9:15 - 9:45am
Tuesday 6:15 - 6:45pm | Wednesday 9:15 - 9:45am
Wednesday 4:00 - 4:30pm | Thursday 9:15 - 9:45am
Thursday 10:00 - 10:30am | Friday 10:00 - 10:30am
Friday 6:00 - 6:30pm | Saturday 10:45 - 11:15am
Members $46 | Non-Members $72 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

BOUNCING TOTS (AGE 3 ONLY)
This class is designed for the young gymnasts at heart with no experience. Basic gymnastics skills and terms are taught while social skills are emphasized with activities that stress sharing, taking turns and following directions. (30 minutes; 5:1 ratio)

Monday 6:30 - 7:00pm (U) | Tuesday 11:30am - Noon (D)
Tuesday 4:00 - 4:30pm (U) | Wednesday 10:00 - 10:30am (D)
Wednesday 4:45 - 5:15pm (U) | Thursday 5:30 - 6:00pm (U)
Friday 10:00 - 10:30am (D) | Friday 4:30 - 5:00pm (U)
Saturday 11:30am - Noon (U)
Members $46 | Non-Members $72 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

TUMBLE TOTS (AGE 4 ONLY)
This class is designed for the older preschooler that wants the added benefit of gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline in a fun and safe environment. Social skills are continually emphasized throughout the class. (45 minutes; 6:1 ratio)

Monday 10:45 - 11:30am (D) | Monday 5:30 - 6:15pm (U)
Tuesday 10:45 - 11:30am (D) | Tuesday 4:45 - 5:30pm (U)
Wednesday 5:30 - 6:15pm (U) | Thursday 10:45 - 11:30am (D)
Thursday 6:15 - 7:00pm (U) | Friday 5:00 - 5:45pm (U)
Saturday Noon - 12:45pm (U)
Members $46 | Non-Members $72 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

OPEN GYMS

MUST HAVE WAIVER ON FILE TO PARTICIPATE! Members $4 | Non-Members $8
Punch Cards: Members $20 | Non-Members $40 (MUST PRESENT YOUR PUNCH CARD)

BABY & ME OPEN GYM *NEW* (AGES 0 - 2)
Parents enjoy some quite play time with your little ones. Explore what our upstairs Preschool Gym has to offer! Upstairs Gym 

Tuesday 11:30am - Noon | Wednesday 10:45 - 11:15am
Friday 9:15 - 9:45am

LITTLE OPEN GYM (AGES 2 - 4 or 2 - 5)
Parents drop-off your preschoolers to our open gym for some free play time!

Ages 2-5: Tuesday Noon - 12:30pm (Downstairs Gym) 
Ages 2-4: Thursday 10:45 - 11:15am (Upstairs Gym) 

OPEN PARENT PLAY *NEW* (AGES 2 - 5)
Parents enjoy some play time with your preschoolers! Parent Must Be Present In The Gym. Downstairs Gym

Friday 11:30am - Noon

REC. OPEN GYM (AGES 5 -17)
Come practice your overall skills, or spend time on your favorite equipment. Downstairs Gym

Friday 3:30 - 4:30pm | Friday 7:30 - 8:30pm

TEEN/ADULT OPEN GYM *NEW* (AGES 16+)
This is the perfect time to practice new and old skills in the large gym. Featuring the tumble track, trampoline, spring floor and foam pit! Downstairs Gym

Thursday 9:00 - 10:00pm
$10 at the front desk

Gymnastics Classes

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NOTICE: Not all classes are offered each session. Please check the schedules and fee listing to ensure that your class of interest is currently being offered. If you do not see your class of interest as an option, be assured it will be available at a later date. All Progressive Classes in the Downstairs Gym.

PROGRESSIVE GYMNASTICS (AGES 5 & UP)

ROLLERS
No experience. Must be 5 years or older. Rollers is a beginning developmental class which will lay the foundation on which all other progressive gymnastics skills are built. (50 minutes; 8:1 ratio)

Monday 11:45am - 12:35pm | Monday 4:00 - 4:50pm
Monday 5:00 - 5:50pm | Tuesday 4:00 - 4:50pm
Tuesday 6:00 - 6:50pm | Wednesday 4:00 - 4:50pm
Wednesday 5:00 - 5:50pm | Thursday 11:30am - 12:20pm
Friday 4:30 - 5:20pm | Friday 5:30 - 6:20pm
Saturday 10:30 - 11:20am | Saturday 11:30am - 12:20pm
Members $57 | Non-Members $87 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

SWINGERS
Gymnast must be able to do forward and backward rolls to a stand on floor, front support roll-down on bars, and walk releve’ in all directions on beam. (50 minutes; 8:1 ratio)

Monday 4:00 - 4:50pm | Monday 5:00 - 5:50am
Tuesday 4:00 - 4:50pm | Tuesday 6:00 - 6:50pm
Tuesday 7:00 - 7:50pm | Wednesday 4:00 - 4:50pm
Friday 4:30 - 5:20pm | Friday 5:30 - 6:20pm
Saturday 11:30am - 12:20pm
Members $57 | Non-Members $87 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

GLIDERS
Gymnast must be able to do a cartwheel, handstand and bridge kick-over on floor, pullover unassisted on bars, and front support mount and tuck jump on beam. (60 minutes; 8:1 ratio)

Monday 4:00 - 5:00pm | Tuesday 6:00 - 7:00pm
Wednesday 6:00 - 7:00pm | Friday 5:30 - 6:30pm
Saturday 12:30 - 1:30pm
Members $63 | Non-Members $97 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

KIPPERS
Gymnast must be able to do round-off, handstand forward roll and back-bend kick-over on floor, 2 legged pullover and back-hip circle on bars, whip up mount, handstand and cartwheel to handstand on beam. (70 minutes; 8:1 ratio)

Tuesday 5:00 - 6:10pm | Tuesday 7:00 - 8:10pm
Wednesday 4:00 - 5:10pm | Friday 5:30 - 6:40pm
Saturday 12:30 - 1:40pm
Members $66 | Non-Members $100 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

MIGHTY MITES (AGES 5-6)
This special advanced class focuses on Swinger skills for gymnasts that have shown good flexibility, strength, listening skills, and good concepts of body awareness. Mighty Mites meets twice a week. MUST BE DIRECTOR APPROVED. (75 minutes X 2 days; 6:1 ratio)

Monday & Wednesday 5:00 - 6:15pm
Members $115 | Non-Members $145 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

GYMNASTICS SPECIALTY CLASSES

YMCA GYMNASTICS TEAM
This recreational team practices year round and competes throughout the states of Illinois and Missouri in the USAG levels 2-8. Team spirit, sportsmanship and self-esteem are emphasized. MUST BE DIRECTOR APPROVED

SPECIAL NEEDS GYMNASTIC CLASS
This class is designed for children that have special needs and would like a much smaller teacher/student ratio. Please call for more information.

Sundays | 10:30 - 11:15am | 11:30am - 12:15pm

GYMNASTICS & DANCE COMBO (AGES 3-5)
This class gives your child the opportunity to take gymnastics and dance. Class will participate in 30 minutes of gymnastics and 30 minutes of ballet. All classes will meet in lobby by Gymnastics room.

Wednesday 10:30 - 11:30am
3 Year Olds
Dance: 10:30 - 11:00AM | Gymnastics: 11:00 - 11:30AM
4 - 5 Year Olds
Gymnastics: 10:30 - 11:00AM | Dance: 11:00 - 11:30AM

Thursday 10:00 - 11:00am
3 Year Olds
Dance: 10:00 - 10:30AM | Gymnastics: 10:30 - 11:00AM
4 - 5 Year Olds
Gymnastics: 10:00 - 10:30AM | Dance: 10:30 - 11:00AM
Members $63 | Non-Members $88 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

Tumbling & Trampoline Classes

TUMBLING & TRAMPOLINE BOYS & GIRLS 

BEGINNING TUMBLING/TRAMP COMBO (AGES 5 - 11)
This is a beginner class for those with little or no experience. In this class the participants will work on forward and backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels and bridges on floor. On trampoline they will learn a variety of jumps and safety falls. (50 minutes; 8:1 ratio)

Monday 4:00 - 4:50pm | Monday 6:00 - 6:50pm
Tuesday 5:00 - 5:50pm | Wednesday 5:00 - 5:50pm
Friday 4:30 - 5:20pm | Saturday 10:30 - 11:20am
Saturday 12:30 - 1:20pm
Members $57 | Non-Members $87 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

NOVICE TUMBLE/TRAMP COMBO (AGES 5 - 11)
Participant must have passed beginning tumble/tramp combo or have mastered the skills in a beginning tumble/tramp class. In this class they will work on cartwheels, rounds offs, back walkovers, handstand skills and dive rolls. On trampoline they will learn combination jumps along with other novice skills. (50 minutes; 8:1 ratio)

Monday 6:00 - 6:50pm | Tuesday 4:00 - 4:50pm
Wednesday 4:00 - 4:50pm | Wednesday 5:00 - 5:50pm
Friday 5:30 - 6:20pm | Saturday 12:30 - 1:20pm
Members $57 | Non-Members $87 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

INTERMEDIATE TUMBLE/TRAMP COMBO (AGES 5 - 11)
Participant must have passed novice tumble/tramp combo or have mastered the skills in a novice tumble/tramp class. In this class they will work on roundoffs, front limbers, back handsprings, and front handsprings. On trampoline they will learn combination skills including front flips. (60 minutes; 8:1 ratio)

Monday 5:00 - 6:00pm | Tuesday 5:00 - 6:00pm
Wednesday 6:00 - 7:00pm | Friday 5:30 - 6:30pm
Saturday 11:30am - 12:30pm
Members $63 | Non-Members $97 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

ADVANCED TUMBLE/TRAMP COMBO (AGES 5 - 11)
Participant must have passed intermediate tumble/ tramp combo. They must have mastered a back and front handspring on floor. In the class they will work on back handspring series and flips. On trampoline they will learn combination flips and other advanced skills. (60 minutes; 8:1 ratio)

Wednesday 6:00 - 7:00pm
Friday 4:30 - 5:30pm
Members $63 | Non-Members $97 (8 Week Price for Fall 2)

TUMBLE/TRAMP TRIAL
Designed for the tumbler who want to try team without the year-long commitment. Please contact director for information on days/times.

Must Be Director Approved!
Members $100 | Non-Members $120

TUMBLING & TRAMPOLINE TEAM
This recreational team practices year round and competes throughout the states of Illinois and Missouri with USTA. Team spirit, sportsmanship and self-esteem are emphasized. Class days vary depending on level. TEENS ONLY (AGES 12+)

Gymnastics Team

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GYMNASTICS TEAM

This recreational team practices year round and competes throughout the states of Illinois and Missouri in the USAG levels 2-8. Team spirit, sportsmanship and self-esteem are emphasized. MUST BE DIRECTOR APPROVED

Gymnastics Nationals

The 2018 - 2019 Edwardsville YMCA Gymnastics season is just around the corner. Fall practices will officially begin the week of August 27th, 2018. We are looking forward to working with both athletes and parents as we prepare for another successful competition season.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

COMING SOON!

**MUST HAVE COMPETED IN 1 PREVIOUS AMERIKIDS MEET AND MET THE QUALIFYING SCORE.

Competition Schedule - COMING SOON!

MEET INFORMATION

COMING SOON!

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Tumbling Team

OLYMPIC DREAMS START HERE

TUMBLING TEAM

This recreational team practices year round and competes throughout the states of Illinois and Missouri with USTA. Team spirit, sportsmanship and self-esteem are emphasized. Class days vary depending on level.

The 2018-2019 Edwardsville YMCA Tumbling/Trampoline season is just around the corner. Fall practices will officially begin the week of August 27th, 2017. We are looking forward to working with both athletes and parents as we prepare for another successful competition season.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

COMING SOON!

Tumbling Team

MEET INFORMATION

To access the registration information: Click the registration deadline date.

COMING SOON!

NINJA WARRIOR TRAINING

NEW OFFERING! NINJA WARRIOR TRAINING!

In our Junior Ninja Warrior Program, kids will focus on coordination/footwork, grip strength, speed, agility, balance, general strength/stamina, and mobility. Our program provides our athletes with the foundation of ninja warrior training through proper progressions in a safe environment.

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Members $63 | Non-Members $97

TINY NINJAS (2 YEAR OLDS ONLY) (Upstairs Gym)
Monday 4:45 - 5:15pm
Tuesday 10:00 - 10:30am  
Tuesday 10:45 - 11:15am
Wednesday 10:00 - 10:30am
Friday 10:45 - 11:15am

LIL NINJAS (AGES 3 - 4)
(D=Downstairs Gym, U=Upstairs Gym)

Tuesday 10:00 - 10:30am (D) | Wednesday 10:45 - 11:15am (D)
Thursday 4:00 - 4:30pm (U) | Friday 10:45 - 11:15am (D)

NINJA TRAINING (AGES 5+) (Downstairs Gym)
Friday 6:30 - 7:20pm | Saturday 2:00 - 2:50pm

GYMNASTICS PARENTS NIGHT OUT *NEW*

NEW OFFERING! GYMNASTICS PARENTS NIGHT OUT!

Enjoy supervised play in the gymnastics room, a slice of pizza, bag of chips and bottled water or capri sun! Additional slices of pizza sold for $1.

Ages: Kindergarten - 8th Grade
Second Saturday of the Month • 5:30 - 8:30pm
Early Registration (By Thursday Before): 
Members: $20 • Non-Members: $25
Walk In Registration: 
Members: $25 • Non-Members: $30
Click Here For Registration Form