Private lessons are now available for gymnastics. All gymnastics classes are held at the Downtown YMCA.

Pre-School Gymnastics Program (Ages 17 months-5 years)

Little Bugs

Mommy & Me classes help with social awareness, provide sensory stimulation, increase confidence, promote a healthy lifestyle, and improve mood but, most of all, it allows precious time to be spent with your little one!. Tuesdays 10 AM & Saturdays 9:30 AM.

Member- $105 Public - $125

Mini Bees

Structured Gymnastics class for 2-3 year olds. Instructor led, but parents are welcome. Classes will have fun, work on social skills/sharing, and focus on the basics of gymnastics. This class is held Tuesdays 10:30 AM, Thursdays 5:00 PM, and Saturdays 8:30AM.

Prices Vary

Toddle Bees

Ages 2.5-4 years old. Explorers is our first preschool class that is instructor led. Parents may enjoy 30 quiet minutes to themselves outside the Gymnastics Center while the instructor introduces your toddler to jumps, rolls, bars and beam. These 1/2 hour classes are held , Tuesdays 5:00 PM, Wednesdays 9:30 AM, Thursdays 5:30 PM, and Saturdays 9:00 AM.

Prices Vary

Youth Recreational Gymnastics (Ages 4+)

Beginner Gymnastics

Bars: Jump to front support, begin pullovers Beam: Walks, releve and passe holds, straight jumps, levers Floor: Rolls, begin hand stands and cartwheels Vault: Jumps, board technique, stick finish. This class is held on Mondays at 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM, Wednesdays at 10:15 AM and 4:30 PM, Thursdays at 6:00 PM, and Saturdays at 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM.

Prices Vary

Advanced Beginner Gymnastics

Bars: Pullovers, carts, begin under swing dismounts Beams: Levers, jumps, pivot turns Floor: Cartwheels, handstands, rolls, bridges Vault: Stick finish, forward rolls to introduce dive rolls This class is held on Mondays 4:30 PM, Wednesdays 5:00 PM, Thursdays 4:00 PM, and Saturdays 10:30 AM.

Prices Vary

Intermediate Gymnastics

Bars: Chin-up pullovers, casts, glides, back hip circles, start stride circles, dismounts Beams: Side handstand dismounts, handstands, leaps Floor: Cartwheels, handstands, round offs, rebounds, bridge kick overs, backbends. This class is held on Mondays 5:30 PM, Wednesdays 5:30 PM, and Saturdays 11:30 AM.

Member -$135 Public - $155

Advanced Gymnastics

Bars: Chin-up pullovers, productive casts, back hip circles, stride circles, dismounts, body positioning, guide swings and kip drills Beam: Mounts, side handstand dismounts on medium beam, handstands, leaps, start cartwheel low beam Floor: Round offs, back walkovers, handstand walks, handstand forward rolls, front walkovers, begin front handsprings and back handsprings. This class is held on Mondays at 6:30 PM and Tuesdays 6:30 PM.

Member - $150 Public - $175

Tumbling 1

This is a beginner class for those with little or no experience. In class the participants will work on introductory and progressive tumbling skills. This class is held on Wednesdays 6:00 PM, and Saturdays 12:30 PM.

Member - $115 Public - $130

Tumbling 2

Participants must have passed Tumbling 1 or be approved by the gymnastics director. In this class, they will work on front limbers, walkovers and handsprings. This class is held on Saturdays at 12:30 PM.

Member - $115 Public - $130

Tumbling 3 (Old Advanced Tumbling)

This is an advanced tumbling class that must be approved by the Gymnastics Director. Participants must have passed Tumbling 2 or have approval prior to registering. In this class, they will work on handsprings, connections, series and tucks. This class is held on Thursdays 7:30 PM.

Member - $100 Public - $110


Improve motor skills, coordination and balance and build strength! This all boys class will introduce boys to beginner gymnastics. They will learn tumbling skills and be introduced to the high bar and rings. MUST BE DIRECTOR APPROVED. This class is held on Tuesdays 5:30 PM.

Member - $135 Public - $155

Competitive Gymnastics

YMCA Gymnastics Team

This team practices year-round and competes throughout the states of Illinois and Missouri in the USAG, AAV, YMCA levels1-8, YMCA levels 2-8. Team spirit, sportsmanship and self-esteem are emphasized. Registration for this class must be director approved.