DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAMS

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2022 Developmental Programs will be Co-Ed

                                 SESSION DATES AND FEES 

                  Our Fall 2022 Session is now open for registration!

                                                Fall
 2022
Fall 2022 is a 12 week session which will be billed in two installments - one at registration and one 1/2 way through the session. This Session starts on Monday September 19, 2022 and runs until Monday December 12, 2022. There are no classes on Monday October 10 (Thanksgiving)
Please email the gym to request admission to ADVANCED classes.


Session Length:
  12 weeks
Cost:               1h  - $380  (two installments of $190)                                                                 1h30min - $570 (two installments of $285)                                                     2h  - $670 (two installments of $335)
Class Dates: Mon- Sept 19, 26, Oct 3, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec 5, 12 
                                        Tues- Sept 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec 6

                                        Wed- Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec 7
                                        Thurs -Sept 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8       
                                       
Sat- Sept 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec 3, 10


 

                                                 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

    Class schedule and age groupings subject to change based on                             coach availability and registrations received. 

                      

ABOUT DEVELOPMENTAL GYMNASTICS at R.H.G.C.

 Developmental gymnasts have fun and work hard, with an ultimate goal of developing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and gymnastics skills, all while making new friends. As a sport that is both mental and physical, gymnastics not only offers opportunities for your child to progress physically, but also mentally through increased self-esteem, confidence, and social skills.

Please note that all of our programs have been adjusted to reflect strong health and safety standards and to respect physical distancing. Please review our COVID tab for further information

What to bring…

  • Gym bag with large Ziploc or grocery bag for shoes

  • Come dressed for class. Use of cubbies and change-rooms will NOT be permitted.

  • Personal supply of hair-ties and band-aids

  • A labelled water bottle 

  • Personal hand sanitize

  • masking is optional for all staff and athletes

Some notes…

At this point in time you should have already accepted our COVID-19 policies. The following information outlines our protocols for keeping our athletes and coaches safe. Please be sure you are educated on our policies to promote a safe and fun training experience. 

  • Athletes are to be dropped off at the front door . No spectators will be allowed in the gym. 

  • Athletes must come changed. Change-room use is not permitted. 

  • Athletes will sanitize hands and feet upon entering the facility. 

  • Outdoor shoes will be bagged upon entering the front door. Any additional clothes will be placed in their gym bags, these bags will go with them from event to event. 

  • Socially distanced markers have been placed on the floor for warm-up drills and games. 

  • Athletes will work individually on drills / circuits on each event.

  • Maximum gathering numbers will be respected within in the facility.

  • Washroom visits will happen one at a time and all handles / taps / toilets will be sanitized  frequently during training.

  • We are asking that no food be brought into the facility at this time. 

  • At the end of training athletes will be picked up at the south door by the balance beams. 

  • The entire facility will be cleaned in between groups of training sessions 

PROGRAM OVERVIEWS

CO-ED KINDERGYM

Boys and girls

In our co-ed kindergym program, children will start learning fundamental skills such as running, jumping, climbing, swinging, rolling and locomotion. Basic skills introduced may include front and back rolls, cartwheels and handstands on the floor,  and various shape jumps on trampoline. Athletes will also begin walking and jumping on beam, swinging on the bars, and learning basic vault progressions. This program will be very beneficial for your childs motor skills, social skills, and encourages  positive self-esteem. 

 

JUNIOR CO-ED

5-7 years old

Our junior co-ed program continues to build upon the body positions and dominant movement patterns essential to the sport of gymnastics. Gymnasts use: vault, bars, beam, floor, trampoline, rings, parallel bars and tumble track to learn basic skills and to train strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination. 

 

SENIOR CO-ED

7.5+

In our senior co-ed program, athletes continue to build upon the body positions and dominant movement patterns essential to the sport of gymnastics. Gymnasts use the vault, bars, beam, floor, trampoline, high bar, parallel bars, mushroom, rings, pommel horse and tumble track to learn basic skills and to train strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination. At this age, gymnasts are likely to be working on handstands, cartwheels, round-offs, walkovers, and handsprings, to name a few. Our NCCP certified coaches will always work at your child's skill level. 

 

TEEN CO-ED

11+ years old

In our senior co-ed program, athletes continue to build upon the body positions and dominant movement patterns essential to the sport of gymnastics. Gymnasts use the vault, bars, beam high bar, floor, parallel bars, pommel horse, mushroom, rings, trampoline, and tumble track to learn basic skills and to train strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination. At this age, some more advanced skills are likely to be introduced. Our NCCP certified coaches will always work at your child's skill level. 

 

Developmental Team

*Advanced     programs

In our advanced co-ed program, athletes continue to build upon the body positions and dominant movement patterns essential to the sport of gymnastics and competitive programs. Gymnasts use the vault, bars, beam, floor, rings, pommel horse, high bar, parallel bars,  trampoline, and tumble track to improve their skill set and to train strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination. At this level, gymnasts will be developing skills such as press to handstand, and working tumbling passes including  round-offs, walkovers, and handsprings, to name a few. Many athletes at this level are also starting to learn saltos and aerials.  Our NCCP certified coaches will always work at your child's skill level. 

 

HOLIDAYS

We do not run training on the following days:​

  • Thanksgiving

  • Winter break / Christmas break

  • Family day

  • April break

  • Victoria day

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What if I join late? No problem, fees will be pro-rated

  • Are there any additional fees? No, all fees include HST and Gymnastics Ontario registration fees.

  • Do you offer refunds? There are no refunds permitted once programs have started.