The sport of gymnastics is a great way to develop body awareness and coordination,build confidence and independence, and learn social skills and good sportsmanship. The Islands YMCA gymnastics program is dedicated to producing successful gymnasts by providing a fun, safe and motivating atmosphere that enhances physical and mental well-being while encouraging all gymnasts to reach their full potential. We offer a variety of boys and girls recreational and preschool gymnastics classes. These classes utilize all of the gymnastics equipment and events. Class programs are based on skills as defined by USA Gymnastics. Required skills must be mastered at each level before advancing to the next class. The gymnastics program also offers holiday and summer camps, open gym, Parent’s Night Out and other special activities throughout the year.
The Islands YMCA offers a girls USAG level 1-10 competitive team program. The program is year round and focuses on quality competitive training, friendship, dedication and fun. The team program competes in USAG and the YMCA National Gymnastics Championship. Competitions are primarily in the southeastern states, but we do compete throughout the nation. All team athletes are coached by certified USAG professional members.
The boys’ team gymnastics program competes in USAG levels 4 and up sanctioned events. The program is designed to provide a safe, positive, and supportive learning environment that will promote the attainment of gymnastics skills through personal challenges and accomplishments.