Youth tumbling is a co-ed sports program for boys and girls. This class helps children develop fundamental skills and incorporates teamwork through instructional play. Whether it’s gaining the confidence that comes from learning to play or building the positive relationships that lead to good sportsmanship and teamwork, participation in sports at the Y is focused on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. In addition, participants will learn the rules of the game and engage in team play while having fun.

 

Locations

Suburban Youth Tumbling Locations
Northwest – 730 Long Pond Road (Greece)

Rochester City Youth Tumbling Locations
Monroe – 797 Monroe Avenue

Program

Youth tumbling meets once a week for 60-90 minutes of instruction and games. Youth tumbling is offered for 7-10 week sessions throughout the school year. Length of session varies by Y location.

Tumbling

Youth tumbling is designed for students develop strength, agility, flexibility, body positioning, and control through basic skills. Each child will be introduced to the basic foundation of tumbling which include rolling, handstand variations, and cartwheels. Children will participate in small and large groups to foster the social and emotional skills needed to begin Kindergarten. Kids will be introduced to the basic skills of front and backward rolls, handstands, and cartwheels. Through strength conditioning, they will progress to the more difficult skills including front and back walkovers, handsprings, and more. Tumbling class improves coordination, muscle development, and flexibility. This class is designed to focus on the floor gymnastics exercise and also to compliment dance or cheer.

Tumbling Tikes

No previous experience is necessary for this program. Children will learn gymnastics terminology and become familiar with gymnastic equipment aiding in strength, balance, and confidence. Children will work on all apparatus (beams, springboard, and floor mats). Emphasis will be on introducing children to skills necessary to continue increased strength, balance, and confidence.

Tumbling Tots

Toddlers will work with coaches to learn basic gymnastic skills. Children will work on all apparatus (beams, springboard, and floor mats) while increasing strength, balance and confidence with the use of nursery rhymes and songs to learn body awareness and movement. We emphasize giving children a positive introduction to gymnastics!

Focus

Youth tumbling is designed for students develop strength, agility, flexibility, body positioning, and control through basic skills. Each child will be introduced to the basic foundation of tumbling which include rolling, handstand variations, and cartwheels. Children will participate in small and large groups to foster the social and emotional skills needed to begin Kindergarten. Kids will be introduced to the basic skills of front and backward rolls, handstands, and cartwheels. Through strength conditioning, they will progress to the more difficult skills including front and back walkovers, handsprings, and more. Tumbling class improves coordination, muscle development, and flexibility. This class is designed to focus on the floor gymnastics exercise and also to compliment dance or cheer.

Youth Tumbling Sessions and Registration Dates

All programs follow the school year calendar.

Fall I (September-November)

Fall II (November-December)

Winter (January-February)

Spring I (February-April)

Spring II (April-June)

Registration and start dates vary by branch. Please contact us for more information.

*A Program Membership provides an alternative to facility membership for those who wish to enroll in only selected classes/programs. It does not include fitness or aquatics facility privileges. To learn more about how your family can have full access to the YMCA, save on programs, and receive the benefits of a Y membership, click here.