Gymnastics

Gymnastics classes are held at the YMCA Gymnastics & Program Center at 520 N. Main Street in Fond du Lac.

Registration for all gymnastics classes is at the Y, or most classes are available for online registration.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, at this time we may not be running certain programs or programs may have been modified.  Check our programs page or browse programs page for more information on program availability.

Please read and become familiar with our PROGRESSIVE GYMNASTICS GUIDELINES & EXPECTATIONS prior to starting a program at the Gymnastics & Program Center.

For the complete list of current classes being offered and applicable fees, download a copy of the current Program Guide on the Programs page.

If you have any questions regarding gymnastics, contact Amanda Bodden, Gymnastics & Sports Director, at 920.921.3330 x312.


Pre-School Gymnastics:

Let's Get Rolling (Ages 0-5)

Open Gym and Let’s Get Rolling all together in one class! Children will learn by seeing, hearing, touching, doing, and having fun. The parent participates with the child in climbing, jumping, and balancing. (All equipment available). Coordination is learned and developed through fun, and active activities. Learning to follow simple directions is emphasized. MUST REGISTER ONLINE! 12 spots available per class.

Tiny Tumblers (Ages 3) 

This class is for 3 year olds (required to be age 3 before the first class). Child must be fully toilet-trained or have a parent available to assist.

This 6 week class is for children age 3. This class will focus on basic body awareness by means of stretching, jumping, rolling, balancing, swinging and supporting themselves. This class will teach the children the basic structure of classes as our instructors take them to uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Staff to child ratio is 1:5. Classes are 30 minutes. 


Progressive Classes:

The Fond du Lac Family YMCA Progressive Gymnastics Lessons Program is designed for children to learn at their own pace. Advancing to the next level is dependent on the child’s completion of required skills. All new entry level gymnasts must start at Intermediate - 6 years and over. 

Beginner (previously Tumble Tots)

This class is for 4 & 5 year olds. Child must be fully toilet-trained.

TThis class will continue to work on basic body awareness and will continue to teach basic class structure as our instructors take them to uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise and vault. Staff to child ratio is 1:5. Classes are 45 minutes. 

Intermediate (previously Rollers I)

This class is for children, 6 years old and up, who are new to the sport of gymnastics or have passed Beginner.

This class will continue to work on basic body awareness but also start to teach the children the skills that they will need to succeed in the sport of gymnastics. This class will continue to work on class structure as the children get more familiar with uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise and vault. Staff to child ratio is 1:5. Classes are 45 minutes.

Advanced (previously Rollers II)

This class is for children who have passed Intermediate.

This class will focus on basic gymnastics skills. Our instructors will work on running mechanics for vault; mounting, hip circles and strength on uneven bars; mounting, balancing and dismounting on balance beam; and handstands, cartwheels, and kick-overs on floor exercise. Staff to child ratio is 1:5. Classes are 50 minutes.

Advanced II

This class is for children who have passed Advanced or instructor recommended.

This class is for children 9 and up who have mastered basic gymnastics skills and wish to learn more advanced skills. These skills include round-offs, walkovers, and handsprings on floor; handstands, dismounts, and jumps on balance beam; handstand on vault; and circling and swinging on uneven bars. Staff to child ratio is 1:8. Classes are 60 minutes.

Pre-Team I & II

This class is for children who have passed Advanced II and will focus on becoming USAG competition ready in hopes to join our Fondy Flyers team. Classes are 50 minutes.


Gymnastics Team

Gymnasts who are ready to take their skills to the next level can get involved in competitive gymnastics. The YMCA Gymnastics Team follows the USAG Junior Olympic Competitive Program, starting with Level 2-8 and Xcel. For more information on our gymnastics program, call 920.921.3330 ext. 312 or email abodden@fdlymca.org.

Gymnastics Team Page.


Gymnastics Fundraiser

Donations to our fundraiser will help the Fond du Lac Family YMCA gymnastics program continue to be able to upgrade needed equipment, purchase other necessary items for gymnasts, as well as reduce the need to have to increase our gymnastics program fees.  

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