Gymnastics

Our Gymnastics program offers classes for those looking to grow as a gymnast and a team option for those advanced gymnasts who want to compete.

Progressive Gymnastics
(Ages 5 & Up)

Rollers

No experience? Rollers are a beginning developmental class which will lay the foundation on which all other progressive gymnastics skills are built. (50 minutes; 6:1 ratio)

Mon 5:00 – 5:50pm
Tues 4:00 – 4:50pm
Wed 4:00 – 4:50pm
Thurs 5:00 – 5:50pm
Fri 5:15 – 6:05pm
Sat 10:00 – 10:50am
Meyer Center Downstairs Gym
Full Privilege Members $54 • Basic Members $66 • Non-Members $90

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Swingers

Gymnast must be able to do forward and backward rolls to a stand on the floor, front support roll-down on bars, and walk relieve in all directions on beam. (50 minutes; 6:1 ratio)

Mon 4:00 – 4:50pm
Tues 4:00 – 4:50pm
Tues 6:45 – 7:35pm
Thurs 5:00 – 5:50pm
Fri 5:15 – 6:05pm
Sat 10:00 – 10:50am
Meyer Center Downstairs Gym
Full Privilege Members $54 • Basic Members $66 • Non-Members $90

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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. (70 minutes; 6:1 ratio)

Tues 5:15 – 6:25pm
Wed 4:30 – 5:40pm
Fri 4:00 – 5:10pm
Sat 11:15am – 12:25pm
Meyer Center Downstairs Gym
Full Privilege Members $66 • Basic Members $78 • Non-Members $102

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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; 6:1 ratio)

Tues 5:15 – 6:25pm
Wed 4:30 – 5:40pm
Fri 4:00 – 5:10pm
Sat 11:15am – 12:25pm
Meyer Center Downstairs Gym
Full Privilege Members $66 • Basic Members $78 • Non-Members $102

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Gymnastics Specialty Classes

YMCA Gymnastics Pre-Team

A special invite-only introduction to our gymnastics team. In this class, they will learn the basics of vault, beam, bars, and floor and begin to work on skills that will ready them for competition.

Must Be Director Approved

Mon & Wed 5:00 – 6:15pm
Meyer Center
Full Privilege Members $90 • Basic Members $96 • Non-Members $120

Special Needs Gymnastics 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.

Currently Not Available 

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)

Mon & Wed 4:00 – 5:15pm
Meyer Downstairs Gym
Full Privilege Members $90 • Basic Members $96 • Non-Members $120

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Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Must be scheduled with coach and approved by the Gymnastics Director. Will not be held during regular class times unless approved by the Director. Must be paid for at the TIME OF THE LESSON. Cancellation without notification will result in being charged for the missed lesson.

1 Hour: Members $30 • Non-Members $30

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Preschool Family Private Rentals

Preschool Family Private Rentals

$30/hour for members & non-members

Only Children age 4 & under admitted. Max of 5 immediate family members allowed in preschool gym.

Schedule with coordinator Jenn at jstukenberg@edwymca.com

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Gymnastics Team

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 State, Regionals & Nationals

The Edwardsville YMCA Gymnastics season is underway. We always look forward to working with both athletes and parents as we prepare for another successful competition season.

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Virtual Gym

We know you are missing your Gymnastics classes, but we got you covered with our Virtual Gym!

Make a Homemade Floor Bar
Follow along with the Women’s High Performance Team Director, Tom Forster, as he provides instructions on how to make a floor bar from home! Click here to view.

Norbert’s Athletic Equipment
We recently received an email from Norbert’s providing us with a coupon code that provides our gym with 5% cash back on all purchases. Currently, they have many items in stock and ready to ship for athletes to exercise at home. You can visit their website HERE. Make sure to use code YM010 at checkout!

Basic Dance for Gymnasts

Stretching and Conditioning Resources

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