Drop-in-Gym is a chance for pre-school children to play in the gymnasium in a safe and supervised way, without a formal programme. It is a great alternative to other pre-school programmes. Parent supervision is essential.
PlayGym introduces pre-school children to the basics of controlled movement in a fun way.
Each term focuses on skills such as;
- safe landings
- different forms of locomotion
The PlayGym programme is aimed at children aged 2½ years, up to school age. Younger supervised siblings are welcome to join in. Parent participation is essential.
Kindy Gym is a step further from PlayGym. While the programme still focuses on similar skills to PlayGym, the Kindy Gym programme is aimed at children aged 4 years, up to school age. Parents can sit to the side in these sessions to watch while the coach instructs the children through various circuits and activities.
Younger supervised siblings are welcome to stay off to the side and play.
The Kiwi GymFun programme is designed to teach gymnastic skills in a graduated, enjoyable way. The programme progresses through 6 levels and children receive a badge and certificate at the end of term if they pass their current level. Kiwi GymFun is aimed at children from 5 – 6 years of age.
The Artistic Awards programme run through 10 grades in artistic gymnastics. The gymnasts get tested in week 7 in terms 1-3. Where if the pass their grade they will receive a certificate and then progress onto the the next grade.
Grades 1-3 will be tested in terms 1-3.
Grades 4-6 will be tested every second term.
Grades 7-10 (Advanced class) will be tested as they are ready.
The Artistic Awards are split by age and grade.
Junior – Ages 7-9 (Grades 1-6)
Senior – Ages 10+ (Grades 1-6)
Advanced – Grades 7-10
Gymsports levels range from Iron to Elite. These classes are for those who want to do competitions that are not as intense as the national competitive stream. These classes are for boys and girls.
Entry into these classes are by request of coach evaluation only.
Boys Only Rec
Boys Only is a recreational class for boys where they do not need to feel outnumbered by girls which can occasionally happen in some of the other classes. The boys only class works on a simplified version of the national competitive men’s programme. If they develop advanced enough, there is the possibility to be assessed by a coach to enter into the main competitive programme. This class is aimed for children 7 – 12 years.
Children in this class will learn a range of floor skills, and aim to develop tumbling passes. It is a recreational class for learning basic tumbling skills, such as round offs and walkovers.
The tumbling programme progresses through 10 levels, and children receive a certificate and ribbon at the end of the term if they pass their current level.
The junior class is for levels 1 – 4.
Ages 7 – 12
Children in this class will be learning a range of trampoline and double-mini trampoline skills. This helps greatly with spatial awareness and body coordination. The trampolining programme progresses through 10 levels, and children receive a certificate and ribbon at the end of the term if they pass their current level. It typically takes 2 terms to pass a level. The class is open for children aged 5+.
The Junior Trampoline classes are split into 3 age groups.
Junior Jumpers 5 – 6 years
Junior Tramp 7 – 9 years
Junior Tramp 10 – 16 years
Our Ninja class is aimed towards children ages 7 – 11. The class is mostly focused on teaching parkour, free-running, and basic gymnastic techniques as an introduction towards free-running. This is the best class for children wanting to learn how to overcome obstacles and use parkour safely.
Team Gym is a class for children who love performing and being part of a team. Teams of 6 – 12 children will be working together on a group display on floor, mini-trampoline, and tumbling. There will eventually be some competitions for this class as it is a programme eagerly being developed further by Gymnastics NZ. Class ages are aimed for 7+
SportFit is all about body conditioning, coordination, and fitness to ensure you are prepared for your chosen sport. The class covers bodyweight strength training, plyometric / jump training to increase speed and power, core strength, flexibility, and aerobic fitness. Athletes will also have an opportunity to cover some gymnastics and parkour skills such as handstands and vaults which prepares the upper body for weight bearing exercises and improved agility. Class is aimed for those 10+
The Adults class is an open class that caters for the needs of anyone who does not fit in other classes. The class is open for ages 16+, with some exceptions allowed at the coach’s discretion.
This class is semi-structured, allowing people to explore different types of acrobatics such as; acrobatic gymnastics, free-running, artistic gymnastics, and other freestyle movement.
This class is designed to help develop general strength and mobility for those aged 60+. It will help to restore normal body movement for functional activities. All abilities are welcome to join in. At this stage the class is on hold due to lack of numbers, however if you and some friends are interested to get started, please contact us and let us know.