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YMCA Gymnastics programs are built around the development of children's physical, cognitive and social capabilities so that they can live active, healthy and fulfilling lifestyles. Our adaptable approach to classes ensures a rewarding gymnastics pathway for a variety of ages and abilities, instilling important life skills such as confidence, coordination, creativity and discipline.

Our program is supported by a team of coaches who are passionate about gymnastics, ensuring every child learns and develops.

Preschool Programs

Kindergym (1Y - 5Y)

A semi-structured, parent guided play based session introducing children to fundamental movement skills. With a focus on fun, movement and participation, Kindergym is the perfect foundation program for children to lead an active and healthy life full of sport and recreation.

Ages: 1Y – 5Y
Prerequisite: None
Duration: 60 minute
Cost: $11.65/class ($23.30/fortnight direct debit) *Includes Gymnastics SA Registration Fees.
Parent participation: Yes

Mini Gym (4Y - 5Y)

A structured gymnastics class specifically designed for pre-schoolers aged 4-5 years old. Participants develop strength, balance, flexibility, coordination and posture, while learning fundamental gymnastics skills in a mixed gender, small group setting.

Ages: 4Y – 5Y
Ratios: 1:10
Prerequisite: Not required, but a progression step from Kindergym
Duration: 60 minute
Cost: $15.65/class ($31.30/fortnight direct debit) *Includes Gymnastics SA Registration Fees.
Parent participation: No

Specialty Classes

Action Gym

Drawing on influences from acrobatics, parkour and dance, Action Gym introduces participants to traditional gymnastics equipment in new ways. Games, obstacles and challenges build upon fundamental movement skills, combing elements of effort, space and time when performing movement sequences and challenges with and without equipment. This class is perfect for the budding gymnast or ninja warrior.

Ages: Beginner, 5+| Intermediate, 9+ years
Ratios: 1:10
Prerequisite: Not required, but a progression step from Kindergym
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: $15/session (paid via fortnightly direct debit) *Addition Gymnastics SA Registration Fees ($26 for 6 months on enrolment, then $52 annually from January 2021).

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Designed for participants with varying abilities, Stages 1 - 5 introduce students to fundamental gymnastic skills in an environment that is safe, fun and focused on participation. Students develop skills of body control, coordination and self-confidence – a great foundation for competitive gymnastics and an ongoing active lifestyle. Students will be introduced to gymnastic apparatus including the floor, vault, beam, bars, rings and trampoline.

Stages 1 - 5 are progressive and sequential, with students typically spending about 6 months in a Stage before progressing. It is important to carefully review the Stages before enrolling your child to ensure the best fit. Your child may be moved up or down a Stage on the recommendation of coaching staff.

If your child is new to gymnastics and aged 5Y-8Y then enrol them into Stage 1, if they are new to gymnastics and 9Y+ then enrol them into Stage 2. If they have experience, but you're not sure where to enrol them between Stages 3-5, please email or call the centre. But don't stress too much, moving stages/classes is easy if required.

STAGE 1

An introductory gymnastics class with a focus on fun, physical activity and exploration of gymnastic fundamentals. STAGE 1 is designed for participants new to gymnastics between the ages of 5Y-8Y and those progressing from Mini Gymnastics and Action Gym.

Ages: Suitable for 5 – 8, average age 6.9
Instructor Ratio: 1:10
Prerequisite: Beginners new to gymnastics
Length/Frequency: 60 minute, 1X/week
Cost: $15/session (paid via fortnightly direct debit) *Addition Gymnastics SA Registration Fees ($26 for 6 months on enrolment, then $52 annually from January 2021).

STAGE 2

A beginner gymnastics class building on STAGE 1, introducing basic gymnastic skills and routines in a fun and inclusive environment.

Ages: Average age 7.8
Instructor Ratio: 1:10
Length/Frequency: 60 minute, 1X/week
Cost: $15/session (paid via fortnightly direct debit) *Addition Gymnastics SA Registration Fees ($26 for 6 months on enrolment, then $52 annually from January 2021).
Prerequisite: Graduated from Stage 1 or Beginners 9Y+

Indicative skills of this stage:

  • Straight jumps from height to Motorbike landing
  • Swing on low bar
  • Controlled jumps on trampoline
  • Walk forwards on balance beam
  • Bunny hop
  • Forward rolls from star shape down an incline
  • Hold body weight in static shape
STAGE 3

Students progressing from STAGE 2 will start to develop upon the skills they have previously learnt while introducing new skills and routines. The students will be challenged in a fun and safe environment, including encouraged participation in non-competitive Gymnastics For All (GFA) Challenges to showcase their skills and routines.

Ages: Average age 8.9
Instructor Ratio: 1:10
Length/Frequency: 60 minute, 1X/week
Cost: $15/session (paid via fortnightly direct debit) *Addition Gymnastics SA Registration Fees ($26 for 6 months on enrolment, then $52 annually from January 2021).
Prerequisite: Graduated from Stage 2

Indicative skills of this stage:

  • Backward rolldown incline
  • ¾ handstand
  • Walking forward and backwards on toes on beam
  • Step kicks on beam
  • Chin up hold on low bar
  • Casts on low bar back to front support
  • Swings on low bar with re-grips
STAGE 4

This class is designed for those looking to take the next step in learning harder and more technically challenging skills and routines – this is where becoming a ‘gymnast’ really starts to take shape. STAGE 4 equips students with the skills to transition to the competitive program pending interest, capability and motivation. Students in STAGE 4 are encouraged to participate in non-competitive Gymnastics For All (GFA) Challenges to showcase their skills and routines.

Ages: Average age 10.3
Instructor Ratio: 1:10
Length/Frequency: 90 minutes, optional participation in more than 1 class per week
Cost: $17/session (paid via fortnightly direct debit) *Addition Gymnastics SA Registration Fees ($26 for 6 months on enrolment, then $52 annually from January 2021).
Prerequisite: Graduated from Stage 3

Indicative skills of this stage:

  • Cartwheel
  • Bridge
  • Chin up pull over
  • Long swings with re-grips
  • Straight jump on beam
  • ¾ handstand on beam
  • Handstand / to flat back
STAGE 5

As a progression from STAGE 4, STAGE 5 is designed to provide the next level of challenge and skill progression. Students learn harder and higher quality skills and routines. Students in this class may also have the opportunity to transition across to the competitive program if there is interest, motivation and commitment. Students in STAGE 5 are encouraged to participate in non-competitive Gymnastics For All (GFA) Challenges to showcase their skills and routines.

Ages: Average age 11.4
Instructor Ratio: 1:10
Length/Frequency: 90 minutes, encouraged participation in more than 1 class per week
Cost: $17/session (paid via fortnightly direct debit) *Addition Gymnastics SA Registration Fees ($26 for 6 months on enrolment, then $52 annually from January 2021).
Prerequisite: Graduated from Stage 4

Indicative skills of this stage:

  • Round off
  • Handstand forward roll
  • Run, handspring flatback
  • Jump from low bar to high bar
  • Cast back hip circle
  • Tuck jump / straight jump connection
  • Handstand or cartwheel on beam

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Enrol Online

Enrolling a child for the first time can be a bit tricky, so we encourage you to expand the below instructions before clicking the 'Start Enrolment' button. Remember, use this webpage first to first find your desired class before starting enrolment.

How to Enrol

Enrolling a child for the first time can be a bit tricky, so we encourage you to review the below steps before clicking the 'Start Enrolment' button.

  1. Find your class (use the information and timetable on this page). When ready, click the 'Start Enrolment' (new window opens) and click "Enroll Now".
  2. You'll be prompted to create a parent/guardian account (this will become the 'Family Account' in which the child's accounts sits under).
  3. Once completed you will be taken to the Customer Portal. Click the 'Add child to family account' button to add the child's you are looking to enroll (repeat as required). When creating the children account, simply skip the email field, and enter a six digit password (you wont need to remember your child's password as going forward you only log into the parent account).
  4. Once the children accounts are created, from within the Customer Portal click the Enrol menu icon (top of screen on desktops, bottom left on mobile). You must then select the "Gymnastics Programs" sub-heading to see all available programs/classes.
  5. Find the Class and day/time and click the 'Enroll Now' button on the right. Then select which child you wish to enroll.
  6. The next screen confirms the per class cost and associated additional fees (ie. gymnastic SA registration fees). Simply click next.
  7. The summary screen shows you a summary of your enrolment. Please ignore the Payment Interval row (payments are fortnightly, not weekly as this indicates). Review the linked T&C's and check the box for agreement, then click next.
  8. Follow the prompts to enter either bank account or credit card details.
  9. A confirmation screen appears with a summary of enrolment. A copy of the agreement form and terms will also be provided in an enrolment confirmation email.

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$100 FREE YMCA Gymnastic credit is available with the SA government Sport Vouchers initiative!

To use your Sport Voucher your child must have an active gymnastic enrolment. Simply enrol your child, then complete the form (available soon). The $100 credit will be placed on your family account within 10-15 business days, and will be automatically used to pay for direct debit payments. All students, reception to Year 7 are entitled to a $100 per calendar year. Further details about the initiative can be found on the Sport Vouchers Website.

FAQ's

When is YMCA Gymnastics - Seaford opening?

YMCA Gymnastics - Seaford will open on the 20th of July, the first Monday after school holidays! Online enrolments will open on the 13th of July.

What classes will be run?

YMCA Gymnastics is an affiliated Gymnastics South Australia Club catering for toddlers to competitive gymnasts. Kindergym (1Y-5Y), Mini Gym (4Y-5Y), and recreational program (Gymnastics For All). There will also be a small competitive program.

How do I enrol my child? How are fees paid?

We are aiming to open online enrolments by the 13th of July.

YMCA Gymnastics fees are paid fortnightly by direct debit with 4 weeks of complimentary suspension (over the summer holidays). To cancel enrolment, simply provide 2 weeks notice (one final direct debit is charged).

How can I contact YMCA Gymnastics - Seaford?

The best way to connect with us is by email: seaford@ymca.org.au.

Alternatively, call 0459 988 209 during business hours. Please leave a message and we will return your call.