Adult & Tot Gymnastics 1-3 years old
Have fun with activities that include instruction for safe use of equipment, parachute play, rhythm and movement songs. Adults will aid children as they move within the gym.
PreNastic and Beginner Gymnastics 3-6 years old
Young children start learning gymnastic skills through games and movements. Learn to take turns and to listen to your instructor to begin a safe introduction to gymnastics. Songs, games and preschool equipment are used.
Aimers and Beamers, 3-7 years old (Promoted from previous class)
Aimers: Learn forward tuck rolls, cartwheels, back rolls on incline, mount and walk on mid-size balance beam, hang and hold on bars, jump onto spring board.
Beamers: Learn handstands, cartwheels, back tuck rolls, jumps on balance beam, strength for bars and speed for springboard.
Introduction to Girls Gymnastics 6-15 years old
No experience necessary for this class! Girls learn tumbling, bars, balance beam and vault skills. Strength and flexibility exercises are taught.
Introduction to Boys Gymnastics 6-15 years old
No experience necessary for this all boy class! Boys will learn the beginning skills on the six male gymnastics events. Events include floor, vault, pommel horse, high bar, parallel bars and rings.
PreLevel 1 Gymnastics Girls 6=15 years old (Promoted from previous class)
Gymnasts continue to increase skills on the balance beam, uneven parallel bars, springboard, floor exercise and strength exercises are taught.
Excel Levels 1, 2, 3 Gymnastics Girls: Girls are promoted from PreLevel 1. “EXCEL” Level skills are taught and prepared for competition. It is recommended that gymnasts register for 2 classes. Level 1-3 gymnasts must have an adult volunteer at competition.
Optional Gymnastics GLIDERS TEAM Girls:
Girls promoted from Excel Level 3 learn Optional level routines for competition incorporate higher difficulty skills and learn team work. Progressing to Optional team means participating in promotional exhibitions and competitions with other park agency teams. Parent involvement is necessary. Glider practices are Saturday 2-5pm, Tuesday 6-8:30pm and Wednesday 6-8:30pm. Gymnasts must participate in fundraisers and events through out the year. Tryouts held in May.
Oak Forest - Park District • 15601 S. Central Ave. Oak Forest, IL 60452 • ph. 708.687.7270 • fax. 708.687.9937