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Pre-School Gymnastics

  • General
  • Tiny Stars
  • Little Stars
  • Schedule
  • Structure
  • Info

Pre-school gymnastics is where it all begins. It enhances many aspects of a child’s developmental stages.  Teaching from a “child’s view” is a priority at Uzelac Gymnastics.

Preschool

Primary gymnastics concepts, skills and movement are taught to children who are walking to 5 years of age in a safe, fun filled environment.  The classes are designed to enhance age appropriate skills.  We recognize the need to let the children progress at there own developmental rate.

Each child is treated individually based on his or her own needs.  Goals are achieved through the child’s own individual progress.  Be encouraged with your preschoolers progress; what may seem like a tiny progression is a HUGE progression in a child’s eyes.

All our coaches are USAG safety certified.  The Preschool Program Director is KAT (Kinder Accreditation for Teaching) and MELP (Movement Education for Lesson Planning) certified. All lesson plans are designed and based on USAG standards.

Mom, Dad & Me
Ages: Walking to 3 years old
45 minute classes
$75.00 per session
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Our Tiny Stars (the Parent and Me Program) is designed for the youngest athlete, utilizing infants' natural movement instincts, such as crawling, climbing and jumping in order to develop early awareness of their bodies and their environment. Movement is a critical development stage in a child' growth. This program is a chance for the parent to interact with the child druing all activities.

Look! I'm All Grown Up
Ages: 3 years to 5 years
50 minute classes
$80.00 per session
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Our Little Stars (Look! I'm All Grown Up Program) is designed to allow every child to safely develop the basic skills of coordination, strength and flexibility. In this program, the child learns to participate without the parent and interacts with their peers in a critical developmental stage and is promoted during the circuits. Even if a child encompasses all ranges of developmental stages so that the child will be prepared for future gymnastics classes

2012/2013 Class Schedule

Days
Times
Monday
5 p.m., 6 p.m.
Tuesday
5 p.m., 6 p.m.
Wednesday
5 p.m., 6 p.m.
Thursday
5 p.m., 6 p.m.
Friday
5 p.m., 6 p.m.
Saturday
10 a.m., 11 a.m.

2016/2017 Session Schedule

See Deb

Session #
Start Date
Finish Date
Next Session Priority
Holidays
Holiday Make-Up Date
1
8/8/2016
10/8/2016
9/12/2016
Labor Day
See Deb
2
10/10/2016
12/3/2016
11/7/2016
Thanksgiving Day
See Deb
3
12/5/2016
2/4/2017
1/9/2017
Christman, New Years Day
4
2/11/2013
4/6/2013
3/11/2013
5
4/8/2013
6/1/2013
5/6/2013
Memorial Day
6
6/3/2013
8/10/2013
7/8/2013

Gym will be closed December 24 to December 31, 2016 for Christmas break

Gym will be closed July 2 to July 8, 2017 for summer break

Class Time Structure

1.  Supervised “free play”
Children warm up in a supervised area to acclimate with each other and interact with their peers. (Before Class)

2.  Roll Call Time
Children are introduced to their peers and instructor.  This encourages children to interact in a social setting.

3.  Warm Up Circuit
Instructors utilize specifically designed, age appropriate warm up activities to develop large muscle groups (running, bear walks, bunny jumps, etc).

4.  Stretching
Instructors utilize specifically designed, age appropriate stretching activities to develop smaller muscle groups to enhance flexibility.

5.  Main Circuit
Children work at the same time but at different stations.  More difficult skills are spotted (aided by a coach) and others are independent stations.  This is done to help children with sequential learning, memory development, and retention.  During this time a new skill may be introduced by the coach.

6.  Group Loco-motor
The children work in a group with energy filled activities (parachute, music, dancing).

7.  Cool Down
The children have “circle time” with their instructor to say good bye and talk about new skills and reinforce previously attained skills.

  • 6 sessions/ year.  Each session is 8 weeks long except the 6th session which is 9 weeks long.
  • You can sign up at any time during the session. We will prorate the price if you choose to join after the session has started.
  • All fees and tuitions must be paid in full on or before the first day of your class time.
  • A $35.00/ year annual membership fee is due during your first class.  This fee is per one child, and a 10% discount will apply to each additional child enrolled in any of our programs!
  • We will do our best to keep the class size limited to a 7:1 ratio!
  • Priority dates sign ups give you a chance to pre-enroll your child for the next session!
  • We offer one make-up class per session for students that miss a class due to illness!  You will receive one (1) makeup coupon/session to use only during that session.  You must schedule a make-up class with the front office only.
  • Open Gym Night is held occasionally on Sunday Afternoons from 2-4pm!  Open gym means there is safety certified instructors available to assist, but there is no structured class time!  The cost of the 2 hr session is $12.00/athlete.  No discounts for more than one sibling will be offered for these sessions! Age requirements are from 6 and up for Open Gym only.All checks can be made to Uzelac Gymnastics!
  • A $35.00 maintenance fee will be charged for any returned checks!We also except Visa, MasterCard, and Discover as a form of payment for anything that we offer!
  • If you pay for a whole year of classes in full, we will discount the total price of the tuition 10%! That is like getting 4 days of class FREE!
  • For the safety of our gymnast, please have them wear gymnastics leotards (except for tumblers); you can purchase a leotard in our Pro-Shop.
  • You can observe from our designated observation areas ONLY! Please refrain from entering any area of the gym facility where athletes practice their skills.  If you are accompanied by other siblings not in a program, it is your responsibility to keep them in designated observation areas only.
  • All athletes are prohibited from bringing food and drink onto the gym area.  Only food and drink can be administered in observation, locker and restroom areas only.
  • The use of Alcohol, any form of Tobacco and Profanity in and around the training facility is strictly prohibited.
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding your child enrolled in any of programs, please schedule an appointment with the Program director through our front office.  Please refrain from approaching our coaches during class-time!
  • Make an appointment with the front office for a “Massage by Kristal”.  Kristal Uzelac is a certified massage therapist is 3 different massage therapies.
Have your child’s birthday party at Uzelac Gymnastics!  Proven to be one of the most memorable parties your child we ever have, the fun-filled 1 1/2hr is packed full of surprises.  See our office for more details!

 

 

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