Preschool - Gymnastics

Preschool Gym 2-4 yrs

These are child and caregiver classes. Spend quality time together having fun and exploring in a safe and challenging environment. We follow the Playgym programme developed by NZ Gym Sports, All programmes are based on the fundamental movement patterns (Locomotion, swing, spring, landings, statics, rotation and manipulative skills) that help your child develop control and coordination. Classes run for 45 minutes and stations are set up to work on the basic skills. Children songs are part of the class.

2-3yrs

Gives children the opportunity to explore their physical potential at an early age. The focus is on developing basic motor skills and co-ordination, as well as interaction with caregivers and other children.

3-4yrs

Expanding on a child's physical development. Children participate in a range of exercises supported by their caregiver. It allows children to explore the fundamental building blocks of movement, balance and co-ordination in a fun, safe, environment.

4 plus

We start adding more structure and now caregivers assistance is not required.  This is the previous class before they move to our REC- Gymnastics.

Rec - Gymnastics

Primary Gym 4½-15 yrs

Children start learning basic gymnastics skills across the different disciplines. They are encouraged and challenged to achieve new skills. Within a fun environment they will develop co-ordination, flexibility, strength and confidence. They will work through 5 Star Level GYM KIDS programme and / or Gym Sport Kiwi gym fun Badge programme. As they develop they move up onto more specific training programmes.

4-5yrs

These classes will give your child a lot of fun and challenges. They will develop their strength and flexibility as well as helping them in their fitness and co-ordination levels. Children start workings through the GYM KIDS and Gym Sport programmes.

6-7yrs

The children in this class work toward getting higher levels of both programmes. They will spend more time developing and perfecting their skills and learning new ones before obtaining their star level or badge.

8-11yrs

They start working in the incentive award programme, to obtain badges under the new Gym Sports New Zealand Programme.

11-15yrs

they will continue working with the incentive Award Programme at a higher level.


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Just wanted to say:

Gym kids currently runs weekly after school gymnastics classes in our school auditorium. They are well attended and parents are very positive about the opportunity provided locally for their children. Teachers have also comment on the increase ability and confidence of those students who attend Gym Kids classes.

 

Sandra - Principal of Pt Chevalier Primary School