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The goal of the Sandy Springs Recreation and Parks Department Gymnastics Program is to provide a fun, safe skill building leisure program for Sandy Springs residents that enhances agility, balance, and strength using gymnastic equipment and mats.

Winter Gymnastics Class Schedule 
Register for Sandy Springs Gymnastics programs

CURRENT PROGRAMS

GYMNASTICS

AGES 1-18 – Gymnastics develops strength, coordination, balance, flexibility and self-confidence. Sandy Springs gymnastics classes provide gymnastics instruction for boys and girls of various skill levels from 12 months to 18 years of age. More than 150 different gymnastics classes are offered each season. Class size is based on a student to instructor ratio of 8:1. Our facility has state of the art equipment for all ages including a brand new preschool gym designed just for children under five years. All of our coaches are experienced professionals who undergo regular training and are USA Gymnastics Safety, CPR, First Aid and AED certified. Sign up today for world class gymnastics instruction right here in Sandy Springs, where every participant is positively encouraged to learn skills in a safe and fun class.

Winter term: January 5-March 30, 2015 (No Classes January 19 & February 16)
Spring term: April 13-May 23, 2015
Clinics: Tumbling Clinic - (Ages 5-7 2-4 p.m.; Ages 8+ 2-5p.m.); Tumbling Clinic – First Saturday of Each Month; Bars Clinic –January 24; Beam Clinic –February 21; Vaulting Clinic – March 21
Instructor: Gymnastics Staff
Location: Hammond Park Gymnastics Center
Min/Max Participants: 3/8
Cost: $102-$198, (varies by length of class and county of residence)

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS

Girls AGES 4-17 – Rhythmic gymnastics provides instruction for girls who love music and dance, and thrive on creativity. Girls have the opportunity to develop coordination, strength and flexibility, as well as self-expression and body alignment. Proper techniques are taught for both body and hand apparatus work with rope, hoop, ball, clubs, and ribbon.

Beginner (Age 4-6): Saturdays 12:30-2 p.m.
Beginner (Age 7-13): Tuesdays 5-6:30 p.m.

Team Classes Available, for Team info call (678) 520-7344
Instructors: Anna Sokolova
Location: Hammond Park Gymnastics Center
Info: anasokolov@yahoo.com
Min/Max Participants: 3/10
Cost: $80-100/Monthly 

Winter term: January 5-March 30, 2015 (No Classes January 19 or February 16)
Spring term: April 8-May 18, 2015
Clinics: Tumbling Clinic - April 18
Instructor: Gymnastics Staff
Location: Hammond Park Gymnastic Center
Min/Max Participants: 3/8
Cost: $180/198 (depending on county of residence)

Private Lessons

Fee:  $65/hour or $35/half hour

Parent and Me Playdate

Bring your little one for free play in the Sandy Springs Gymnastics Center’s Preschool gym. The gym will be set up with two large obstacle courses. This is an unstructured program for your child to bounce, climb, swing and play using gymnastics equipment. Parent participation is required. Drop-ins welcome!

Wednesdays: 10-11am
Fee: $5/child
Ages: 1-5 yrs

FREE Trial Gymnastics Class

Is your child interested in gymnastics? Have you heard about our program but, want to actually experience it before you pay for a full term? We would love to show you what a Sandy Springs Gymnastics Class is all about. Sign-up at www.sandyspringsga.gov/registration  for a free trial Gymnastics class. Once registered for the free class, you will receive a call the following business day to coordinate an available class for your child to try for FREE. *Note* trial classes are only available during our regularly scheduled classes. 

DESCRIPTION OF CLASSES

Ages 12 months-18 months – Wobblers

“Wobblers” – This parent assisted class focuses on learning social skills through development of basic motor skills, coordination, balance, strength and stretching. Each class begins with a group warm-up on the floor, then obstacle courses for challenging the tots by crawling, climbing, rolling and jumping. Wobblers will enjoy a soft, fun, interesting and colorful adventure throughout the gym with equipment just their size. (Co-ed), Class Length – 30 minutes, *parent participation required

Ages 18 months-2 Yrs Old – Stepping Stones

“Stepping Stones” – This parent assisted class is for walking tots and the adults that love them. Participants learn tumbling, agility, strength and coordination skills in a fun and inviting setting. Focus is placed on the basic motor skills to help your child’s overall development. Waiting their turn and good sportsmanship are positively reinforced. Soft, obstacle courses include the use of bars, beam, trampoline, spring boards, and floor.
(Co-ed) ,class length – 45 minutes, *parent participation required

Ages 2-3 Yrs Old – Tumbling Tots

“Tumbling Tots” – These parent assisted classes provide exposure to basic gymnastics skills, taking turns, following directions and social interactions. Students will build confidence, coordination, and strength while at play doing gymnastics. You and your child will explore bars, beams, vault and trampoline in obstacles that teach basic gymnastics skills along with developing stronger gross motor skills. This will be a time for you and your tot to start learning simple structure and is also a great transition into our Pre Gym classes. (Co-ed) ,class length – 45 minutes, *parent participation required

Ages 3-4 Yrs Old – Pre-Gym I

“Pre Gym I” – These classes are designed to teach participants basic gymnastics skills in a fun filled environment that includes playing games, fun stretches, jumping on the trampoline, and introduction to the Olympic gymnastics Equipment including bars, beam, floor and vault. (Co-ed), class length – 45 minutes, students participate on their own

Ages 4-5  Yrs Old – Pre-Gym II

“Pre Gym II” –  These classes are designed to teach participants basic gymnastics skills in a fun filled environment that includes playing games, fun stretches, jumping on the trampoline, and introduction to the Olympic gymnastics Equipment including bars, beam, floor and vault. (Co-ed), class length – 45 minutes, students participate on their own

Boys Ages 5-7

Beginner/Intermediate – These classes exemplify how rewarding gymnastics can be for boys. Students will have fun improving strength, flexibility, coordination with an emphasis on tumbling. Skills learned in gymnastics will enhance performance in other sports. (Boys only)

Girls Ages 5-7 Yrs Old

Beginner/Intermediate – For beginners and students with previous experience (cartwheel, bridge, and handstand).These classes explore the traditional Olympic gymnastics events; bars, beam, vault and floor. Students have fun improving strength, flexibility and coordination. (Girls only) Advanced – Front and back walkovers, round-offs, pull over on the bars Advanced classes are by invitation only, for an evaluation call (770) 206-2037

Boys Ages 7+

Beginner/Intermediate – These classes exemplify how rewarding gymnastics can be for boys. Students will have fun improving strength, flexibility, coordination with an emphasis on tumbling. Skills learned in gymnastics will enhance performance in other sports. (Boys only)

Boys Advanced Ages 5+

Advanced classes are by invitation only, for an evaluation call (770) 206-2037

Girls Ages 7-9 Yrs Old

Beginner/Intermediate – For beginners and students with previous experience (cartwheel, bridge, and handstand).These classes explore the traditional Olympic gymnastics events; bars, beam, vault and floor. Students have fun improving strength, flexibility and coordination. (Girls only) Advanced – Front and back walkovers, round-offs, pull over on the bars Advanced classes are by invitation only for an evaluation call (770) 206-2037

Co-ed Tumbling Ages 8+

Beginner/Intermediate – These classes are designed to help with tumbling skills: handstands, walkovers, round-offs, back handsprings, back tucks, and combinations. Students will work only on the floor and trampoline. (Co-ed) Advanced –Advanced classes are by invitation only, for an evaluation call (770) 206-2037

Girls Ages 9+

Beginner/Intermediate – For beginners and students with previous experience (cartwheel, bridge, and handstand).These classes explore the traditional Olympic gymnastics events; bars, beam, vault and floor. Students have fun improving strength, flexibility and coordination. (Girls Only) Advanced – Front and back walkovers, round-offs, pull over on the bars Advanced classes are by invitation only, for an evaluation call (770) 206-2037

Girls Tumbling Ages 13+

These classes are designed to help with tumbling skills: handstands, walkovers, round-offs, back handsprings, back tucks, and combinations. Students will work only on the floor and trampoline. (Girls Only)

Adult Gymnastics

The adult gymnastics class incorporates balance, flexibility, stretching, and strength. This is the perfect all-around workout that uses every muscle in your body and helps develop gymnastics skills for all levels. This class is fun, rigorous and challenging for the former gymnast or any adult that wants to experience an exciting way to exercise. Your body will feel great and your friends will be impressed.

 

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