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)


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 5:15 – 6:05pm
Tues 4:00 – 4:50pm
Thurs 5:00 – 5:50pm
Fri 5:15 – 6:05pm
Sat 10:00 – 10:50am
Meyer Center Downstairs Gym
Members $64

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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 6:45 – 7:35pm
Thurs 5:00 – 5:50pm
Fri 5:15 – 6:05pm
Sat 10:00 – 10:50am
Meyer Center Downstairs Gym
Members $64

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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; 6:1 ratio)

Tues 5:15 – 6:15pm
Wed 4:30 – 5:30pm
Fri 4:00 – 5:00pm
Sat 11:15am – 12:15pm
Meyer Center Downstairs Gym
Members $70

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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
Sat 11:15am – 12:25pm
Meyer Center Downstairs Gym
Members $76

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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 5:15 – 6:15pm
Meyer Center

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. (60 minutes X 2 days; 6:1 ratio)

Mon & Wed 4:00 – 5:00pm
Meyer Downstairs Gym
Member $112

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Private Lessons

Must be scheduled with coach and approved by the Gymnastics Director.
Will not be held during regular class times unless by the Director.
Must be paid for PRIOR to the time of the lesson and receipt must be handed to coach.
Cancellation without notification will result in being charged for the missed lesson.

½ Hour: Members $15 • Non-Members $20
1 Hour: Members $25 • Non-Members $30

Semi-private Lessons

Both parties must agree to sign up together. The attending student pays for a full private lesson if one student misses.

½ Hour: Members $10 • Non-Members $15
1 Hour: Members $20 • Non-Members $25

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 Nationals

The 2019 – 2020 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.

Visit the USA Gymnastics Website ›

Macie Crow Invitational

Macie Crow Memorial Scholarship

The Macie Crow Memorial Scholarship will provide financial assistance to an undergraduate student attending a post-secondary institution of higher education and/ or trade school. The scholarship is intended to support a student who is committed to furthering their education after high school.

The YMCA scholarship committee will select one student based on the criteria listed below to receive a one-time $500 scholarship. Scholarship winner will be announced on the day of the Macie Crow Invitational.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Graduating from high school on or before the end of the 2020 academic school year.
  • Must be a level 4 or higher gymnast
  • Competed in gymnastics for the past 2 years
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher


Download Scholarship Application ›

Virtual Gym

View June's Gymnastics Newsletter

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

We’ve joined the GK Give Back Program! Our GYM CODE is EDWARDYMCAIL and can be used when purchasing anything from the NEW Summer 2020 GK collection – just look for the GK heart icons on included styles! When you enter our GYM CODE at checkout, the Edwardsville YMCA will receive 30% of your total (pre-tax) back from GK to use on what we need most! And the best part, GK will send your new gear directly to you! But, you have to hurry – this program ends June 5th! Thank you for being a part of the Edwardsville YMCA family and supporting us during this time. For more details about the GK Give Back Program, visit

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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