Philosophy - Recreation programs are designed first and foremost to be fun. They also provide superior physical development (flexibility and strength), challenging activity and a measure of success and accomplishment for the child.
Structure - Instruction is provided on all Olympic gymnastics events plus trampoline. Each class is streamed according to age, award level and/or previous experience. Boys and girls are coached in separate groups. There is a maximum student to instructor ratio of 8 to 1. Students will work the skills in our 14 color/level Victoria Gymnastics Medallion Program.
Accomplishment - Students have fitness assessments three times a year, followed by a ceremony where they are presented with our medallions. The actual medallion is Gold in colour while the colour of the sticker represents progress being made. Each time a student receives an award (Step 1, Step 2, or Mastered) he/she has the opportunity to either:
A) Advance within a color/level or
B) Move on to the next color/level.
Within each level there are an average of 36 gymnastics skills that are distributed among the floor exercise, rings,vault, parallel and uneven bars, high bar, trampoline, pommel horse, and balance beam. These skills progress in their complexity as students master each successive medallion. Note: The school retains records on the progress of each student to assist in class placement in future sessions.
Program Prerequisites - No gymnastics experience required!