DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAMS

 2022/23 Developmental Programs will be Co-Ed

                                 SESSION DATES AND FEES 
                  Our Winter 2023 Session is OPEN for Registration

Session Length:  10 weeks

Cost:                1 hour/wk- $316 (billed in two payments of $158)

                          1.5 hours/wk- $476  (billed in two payments of $238)

                          2 hours/wk- $558  (billed in two payments of $279)

Class Dates:   Monday January 9- March 27          -No class February 20 or March 13

                          Tuesday  January 17-March 28        -No class January 10 or March 14

                          Wednesday January 18- March 29  -No class January 11 or March 15

                            Thursday January 19- March 30      -No class January 12 or March 16

                            Saturday January 14- April 1             -No class February 18 or March 18

                                  Sunday January 15- March 26         -No class on March 19

Athletes will be charged 50% of the class fee at time of booking with the balance being charged halfway through the session.

Classes run once per week. Athletes select one day and time when registering and stick with that selection for the duration of the session. Choices include Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday. 

No trials or make ups are permitted during this session. In the event of a lockdown any remaining paid classes will switch to virtual (to a maximum of 5 weeks). There will be no refunds or credits offered if a lockdown is required. We will make every effort to assess the situation in York Region and will not charge balances if we suspect a lockdown is imminent. 



                                                Fall 2022

USE THE "SESSIONS" FILTER AT THE TOP OF THE REGISTRATION PAGE TO FIND SPACE IN FALL 2022 CLASSES
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 sanitizer

  • 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 and any additional clothes will be placed in their gym bags. Gym bags will be placed by the exit door ready for pick-up time. 

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

  • Washroom 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

  • March 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.