Frequently Asked Questions

Q: My child missed a class, how do I book a make-up class?
Q :I would like my child to just "try" gymnastics to see if he/she likes it. Can I do this?
Q: Where can I park my car?
Q: What is the registration fee for?
Q: Why do I have to provide post-dated cheques?
Q: Do I have to stay to watch my child?
Q: Am I required to bring my child’s medallion to class during award week?
Q: Are there change rooms?
Q: What happens in the event of an accident?
Q: What are the office hours?
Q: How do I deregister?
Q: Is there credit given for missed classes?
Q: Are the instructors certified?
Q: What is the difference between Victoria Gymnastics and the competition?
Q: What skills will my child learn?
Q: What do the kids do during a birthday party?
Q: Can I have more than the 10 kids I have paid for at my child’s birthday party?
Q: Can I do a ‘Drop In’?
Q: Is attendance kept for each class?
Q: Can I pay via credit card?
Q: To whom do I address my concern regarding instruction?
Q: To whom do I address my aconcern regarding payment and general administration?
Q: Should my child attend if he/she is sick?
Q: Is the gym clean?
Q: Who is the Manager?
Q: Is gymnastics good for your child?
Q: What are some of the precautions that are taken to ensure my child’s safety?
Q: How many students are there per instructor?
Q: What if I have a child less than 20 months of age who I want to attend?
Q: What should I expect on my child’s first day of class?
Q: When can I start?
Q: Can I switch classes?
Q: How do I register?
Q: What happens during the summer?
Q: How do students get into the competitive program?
Q: Are there any cost saving incentive programs?
Q: How many times per week should my child attend?


Are parents allowed to watch while their children are attending class?
Yes! We have a large viewing area upstairs with seating.

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My child missed a class, how do I book a make-up class?
Please visit the Makeup Class page for complete details on how to arrange for make-up classes.

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I would like my child to just "try" gymnastics to see if he/she likes it. Can I do this?
Yes! Your child can attend one full class for to see if he/she enjoys it. If your child registers for future classes the trial is billed as the first official class. Otherwise, payment is not required. Only one trial class is available per participant.

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Where can I park my car?
There is parking directly in front of the facility for 1 hour and behind us, on Pembroke, and across from Sports Traders, on Discovery, is 2 hours.

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What is the registration fee for?
Your registration fee pays for insurance and the awards program.

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Why do I have to provide post-dated cheques?
In order to reserve your child’s class placement we require post-dated cheques through to June. Otherwise, it will be assumed that you are not returning and your child’s spot in the class will be given away. This is in no way a commitment longer than one month at a time. You can get your post-dated cheques back at any time we only require 30 days notice prior to the start of a regular calendar month.

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Do I have to stay to watch my child?
Not unless your child is under age 4.

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Am I required to bring my child’s medallion to class during award week?
Yes, if his or her most recent medallion is a Step 1 or Step 2. Mastered levels are not required.

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Are there change rooms?
Yes. Our washrooms are very large and serve as our change rooms.

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What happens in the event of an accident?
The necessary first aid is immediately administered followed by an accident report. All of our staff must have their Standard First Aid.

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What are the office hours?
Monday and Friday -- 9:00am to 5:30pm
Wednesday -- 9:30am-6:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday -- 9:00am-7:00pm
Saturday -- 8:15am-1:00pm
Sunday -- 8:00am-1:00pm

How do I deregister?
Fill out the cancellation form on this web site, fax a written notice to 380-2449 or come into the office and deliver your notice in person.

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Is there credit given for missed classes?
Only in the case of illness where a doctor’s note can be provided otherwise student can take part in a makeup class.

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Are the instructors certified?
All of our instructors are certified by the National Coaching Certification Program

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What is the difference between Victoria Gymnastics and the competition?
- We guarantee our ratio of 8 students per instructor.
- Our facility is permanently set up with state of the art equipment for both boys and girls.
- Fees are assessed month to month without penalty for cancellation.
- Our facility is cleaned and ozone treated daily.
- We have experienced instructors who are continually upgrading their knowledge base though additional certification and coaching clinics.
- Our program structure is highly organized and rewards students as the progress throughout the entire learning process of each of the 14 levels.

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What skills will my child learn?
Our achievement program has over 530 skills on various apparatus that begin at lead ups to forward rolls, for example, and progress through to front flips.

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What do the kids do during a birthday party?
The activities are age and skill level appropriate. Party attendees will enjoy one hour with two instructors on the equipment followed by 45 minutes in the fully decorated party room. When on the equipment, kids usually find the main attraction to be the 40’ long trampoline that ends in a landing into our foam pit.

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Can I have more than the 10 kids I have paid for at my child’s birthday party?
Yes. A head count is done at the start of the party and for any additional attendee over the 10 (to a maximum of 18) a $10.00 fee each, is charged. Please check with the office for availability for additional children to attend.

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Can I do a ‘Drop In’?
Scheduled activity permitting, random drop-in classes are available at $18 per our or portion of - registration fees are applicable.

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Is attendance kept for each class?
Yes.

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Can I pay via credit card?
Yes, we accept both Visa and Mastercard. Please see our Registration Policies for more details.

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To whom do I address my concern regarding instruction?
Please contact our administration at 380-2442 or victoriagymnastics@gmail.com.

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To whom do I address my concern regarding payment and general administration?
To any of our office staff. Please avoid speaking to coaches while they are instructing.

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Should my child attend if he/she is sick?
No. A makeup class can be done at a later date.

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Is the gym clean?
Our facility is cleaned and ozone treated daily.

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Who is the Manager?
Please contact our management staff at 250-380-2442 or victoriagymnastics@gmail.com

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Is gymnastics good for your child?
Gymnastics provide the basic movement patterns which all other sports depend upon (flexibility, strength, balance, spatial awareness, and focus)

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What are some of the safety precautions that are taken to ensure my child’s safety?
- Bathroom buddy system
- A coach must always be present when a student is on an apparatus
- Any skill that a student performs must be appropriate to ability
- Our low student ratio
- NCCP certified coaches
- Universal first aid training

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Q How many students are there per instructor?
For safety reasons, our guaranteed ratio policy is 8 students per instructor.

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What if I have a child less than 20 months of age who I want to attend?
For your child to maximize his or her gymnastics experience 20 months is the minimum age.

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What should I expect on my child’s first day of class?
Come to the office to confirm your child’s registration. Then your child will be called onto the main floor where he/she will take part in a 10 minute group warm-up that involves all of the students rotating around to instructor for a specific warm-up activity. Following this, student go their instructors where they will learn which four apparatus they will be visiting during the class.

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When can I start?
Any time! Fees are pro-rated to reflect the class time remaining in a month.

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Can I switch classes?
Yes, at any time. Students often switch class times as they take on other activities thoughout the year.

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How do I register?
You can register over the phone, via our online registration form, or in person during our office hours.

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What happens during the summer?
We offer a variety of different camps that run 5 days in duration as well as a modified version of our fall program.

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How do students get into the competitive program?
Entry into our competitive program is by invitation only. Our recreational coaches keep a sharp eye out for students who demonstrate an aptitude for competitive gymnastics.

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Are there any cost saving incentive programs?
Yes. If you pay 10 months (from September to June) in one payment you will receive a 10% discount.

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How many times per week should my child attend?
Once per week is recommended for new students.

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Is the recreation program competitive in any way?
Not at all. Our achievement program is set up so that it is self paced and individualized.

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