Recreational Gymnastics- Register now!
We will be running all of our classes as soon as we are able to and will keep everyone informed throughout the process. Our recreational programs Winter Session #1 dates are still TBD.
We are so thrilled that you are considering registering at London Gymnastics Academy. If you are new at LGA, there are many different classes for you to choose from. Below are our recreational classes, which are often less commitment than competitive gymnastics with no travel and an emphasis on enjoying the sport.
Parent & Tot (18m-2yrs)
This program is designed to develop motor skills for toddlers in a safe and fun environment. Circuits and modified apparatus are used to teach children skills including front rolls, swinging, jumping, climbing, and walking on balance beams. These skills help with physical development and building body awareness for toddlers.
Kindergym With Parent (3-4 years)
Our kindergym classes focus on improving basic skills through the use of circuits and stations. Overall coordination is further developed using landings off of blocks, inverted skills on rings and bars, somersaults on the beam, and jumping elements.
Boys Classes (5-7 years/ 8+)
These classes place an emphasis on the technique of boy’s strength building. We currently have two separate age groups for our boy’s classes. Register below.
Junior Classes (5-6 years)
Our junior classes are for children aged 5-6 years old. These classes focus on creating a fun atmosphere while developing the skills necessary to move forward with recreational gymnastics. Register below.
Ninja Classes (5-7 years/ 6-8 years/ 8+)
Our Ninja Classes focus on developing flexibility, endurance, agility, balance, and coordination. Classes include obstacles, flexibility training, and conditioning circuits. All ninja classes are co-ed and a great way to build strength and self confidence. Register below.
Tumbling (6+ years)
We offer tumbling 101, 102, and 103. All tumbling programs are designed to teach tumbling skills, including handstands, cartwheels, bridges for tumbling 101, walkovers, roundoffs and aerials for tumbling 102, and tucks and layouts for tumbling 103. Register below.
Tumbling 101: 6+ years– Teaches introductory tumbling skills such as: handstands, cartwheels, bridges and a variety of rolls, with a focus on strong foundational techniques. Athletes are introduced to a variety of tumbling surfaces including the Tumbl Trak, trampoline, rod floor and spring floor. This is an ideal class for beginner gymnasts, cheerleaders and dancers looking to improve tumbling basics.
Tumbling 102: 6+ years- Teaches intermediate tumbling skills with a focus on technical improvement. Walkovers, round-offs, handsprings and aerials are introduced on a variety of tumbling surfaces including the Tumbl Trak, trampoline, rod floor and sprung floor. This class is great for current gymnasts, dancers, divers, martial artists or cheerleaders who want to achieve more advanced tumbling skills.
Tumbling 103: 6+ years– Prerequisite: Athletes must have achieved a minimum skill level including front and back handsprings. Previous experience in Tumbling 102 is strongly recommended. Athletes will work on advanced tumbling skills with a focus on proper technique. Advanced flight tumbling including: tucks, layouts, twisting, aerials and connections will be worked on with the use of Tumbl Trak, trampoline, sprung floor, and rod floor.
Our recreational Cheer 101 & 102 classes provide an excellent foundation for cheerleading with a focus on skills development. Athletes will be introduced to basic cheer motions, jumps, dance, and tumbling skills. Our athletes develop their skills by using the tumble trak, trampoline, sprung floor, and tumbling strip.
Cheer 101: 5+ years
Intermediate classes (7-9 years)
In our intermediate classes, we emphasize proper body positions and form on each skill. We offer both intermediate and intermediate advanced classes in this level, both focused on strength conditioning and flexibility training. Prerequisite for Intermediate advanced: coach recommendation or assessment.
Senior Classes (10+)
Our Senior classes continue to focus on skills development for children with intermediate skills. Senior gymnasts continue to use circuits and stations to ensure that they are both challenged and progressing at their own levels.
Our advanced classes include: advanced kindergym, junior advanced, intermediate advanced, and senior advanced. We welcome any athlete who demonstrates proficiency in gymnastics to inquire about our advanced classes. Register below.
Advanced Kindergym: 3-4 years
Junior Advanced: 5-6 years
Intermediate Advanced: 7-9 years
Senior Advanced: 10+
Our Junior (5-6 years), Intermediate (7-9 years), and Senior Accelerated (10-15 years) classes run for two hours and are geared towards athletes seeking an additional challenge. The accelerated classes offer athletes the benefits of a competitive training program, without the commitment of competitions, travel, and increased hours in the gym. Please do not register your child in an Intermediate Accelerated class if they do not have the prerequisite badge level or have never been at LGA before.