Our Demo Program is designed to recognize and train athletes who have shown potential to compete at a competitive level. All children in this program our invited from our recreational program. Athletes in this program train 4-5 hours/week and are open to athletes who are between the ages of 4 to 6 years old. The demo program is a progression towards our Pre-Competitive, Invitational and even Provincial Program. While participating in the demo program athletes will focus on strength, coordination, flexibility, and building the basics skills and a strong foundation for competitive gymnastics.
The Invitational Program is designed for athletes who possess the talent and capabilities to perform the needed skills to compete and psychological qualities necessary to train and participate in gymnastics at a competitive level. Children in this program are invited from either the Pre-Competitive Program or Recreational Program. These athletes train 7 to 12 hours per week and attend competitions across Ontario. Athletes will be taught routines and clean up skills in the level that they are ready for which is determined by the coach and the athletes capabilities. Competitions are Invitational meets that are meant to provide gymnasts with a positive and no pressure environment.
The Pre-Competitive program is intended to recognize and train athletes who have shown potential in the sport and interest in competing. The focus of this program is to prepare the gymnast on all apparatus physically and mentally. The competitive atmosphere and format is introduced while still keeping a welcoming and fun atmosphere. This program is geared towards 6 to 7 years old, athletes in this program train 9 to 12 hours per week.
Gymnasts in the Provincial Program have shown exceptional talent physically in the sport and have shown the required matureness to compete in high levels. Only a select few are picked for this program which is selected by the Head Coach. Provincial gymnasts train 16 to 20 hours a week and have great dedication to the sport. Achievement in this program is determined by the athlete’s ability, aspiration, discipline, and commitment to their extreme training regime. Athletes in this program participate in Qualifying competitions which determines their participation in Ontario Championships.
This 45 min parent participation class teaches introductory gymnastic lessons to your child. Classes encourage positive interactions between child and parent. The parents will be assisting the coach in guiding their child on basic gymnastics skills such as a forward roll. The children will get to use all of the apparatuses and equipment in the gym under the guidance of a certified coach. Exciting games, colorful obstacle courses, fun stations, and great lesson plans are in your child's future with this fun class.
This 60 min class is designed especially for boys and girls aged 3 and 4 years old. Your child will begin to develop fundamental movement skills that will be the stepping stones for them to learn gymnastics safely. Woodbridge Academy of Gymnastics has carefully designed lesson plans to enable your child to progress from beginner to more challenging gymnastic skills. Stations are set up for children to try skills on their own and to help feel successful and independent. Our classes focus on unconditional respect for self and others through clear communication, weekly challenges, and positive reinforcement
The main objective of this program is for your child to continue to progress and master the fundamental movements and skills that are learned in the Kindergym program. Woodbridge Academy of Gymnastics has developed a level system that your child will be given the opportunity to progress through, your child will be introduced to cartwheels, rolls, how to safely use equipment and much more! Our main objective is to give your child the opportunity to enjoy the sport, have fun while building social interactions, and develop in a positive environment.
In this program your child will have the opportunity to learn cartwheels, handstands, back and front walkovers, and round-offs on floor. On the beam your child will be introduced to single leg swing over mount and round off dismounts along with leaps, jumps and turns. On bars front and back hip circles, and single leg shoot through will be demonstrated and your child is able to learn at their own pace. On vault your child will work on handstand to flat back and begin drills to build up to front handspring off the vaulting table. Using an individual goal-oriented level system, children will learn proper and safe techniques.