CanGym Gymnastics (Co-ed, Ages 6+ years)
Participants are encouraged to attend FLIPS mini meets (session show) to demonstrate their progress.
Participants will receive a progress report at the end of each session.
Please note that progress is child specific and it may take more than one session to master required skills There may be a fee for pre-program assessment.
Burgundy (Badge 1)
Burgundy is the class to start your novice gymnast or Preschool Gymnastics graduate. Fun activities are used to build gymnastics foundations in children 6 years and up. Dynamic warm-ups, circuits, stations, group activities, and appropriate flexibility and conditioning will have your gymnast hooked!
Red (Badge 2)
Red is the second level in the CanGym program. Basics learned in Burgundy are developed further through circuits, stations, and appropriate flexibility and conditioning training. The height of safety landings is higher; more rotational skills (rolls) are taught; balances, hangs, swings and power hurdle progressions are introduced.
Tan (Badge 3)
Once completing Burgundy and Red, your little flipper will be ready for Tan! In continuation from the previous levels, this class will include front and stride support, swings, and skin the cat on the bar. Rotational skills will progress to roll-out from headstands, as well as continuing with front and back rolls. Supported (wall) handstands are introduced. Movements, balances, and stationary positions continue to be taught. A portion of each class will involve level appropriate flexibility and conditioning training.
Bronze (Badge 4)
Bronze is the milestone badge that marks the completion of Novice CanGym. This 90 minute class pulls together the foundational skills learned in previous levels. Athletes will learn casts, glide swings, and pullovers on the bar as well as power hurdle, dive rolls, cartwheels, and shoulder stands. Movements, balances, and stationary positions continue to be taught. A portion of each class will involve level appropriate flexibility and conditioning training.
Intermediate Rec (Badges 5-8)
Intermediate Rec class is for those who are interested in focusing on the women's or men's equipment. Covering the CanGym Purple, Blue, Turquoise, and Silver badges, this class continues with improving technique, skills and training so that gymnasts are well prepared to practice increasingly awesome gymnastics skills. A portion of each class will involve level appropriate flexibility and conditioning training.
Volunteer & Fundraising Commitments:
Members are required to provide a $100 Volunteer commitment deposit AND a $100 Fundraising Commitment deposit at the beginning of each 3 month session. These deposits signal that you are committing to $100 in fundraising during the session, as well as 2 hours of volunteering. Cheques/cash will be returned once volunteer and fundraising duties have been fulfilled. If duties are not fulfilled by the end of session, cheques/cash will be deposited. Participants WILL NOT be allowed on the floor until the commitment deposits have been submitted.
Registration, Waivers and PIPA:
Online registration and payment to be completed prior to class. AGF waivers (found here) are to be completed once per session (paper or electronic). Members who do not have completed waivers on file WILL NOT be allowed to participate (including caregivers and adults). Please ensure registration is complete before attending class.