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Boys Recreation Ages 6-12

Boys Recreational Levels 1-3
Age: 6+
Class Length: 85 Minutes
Pre-requisite: None
Class Size: Maximum 6

 This class is an 85 minute introduction to the CanGym program, which is a progressive program developed by Gymnastics Canada that is used by most gymnastics clubs across Canada. The program focuses on the fundamentals of gymnastics while incorporating fun and fitness. There are 14 levels in the program and each level consists of approximately 30 skills that are “mastered” to move up to the next level. Some levels may take only one session, while some may take multiple sessions. Boys gymnastics consists of 6 events including floor, single high bar, parallel bars, rings, vault and pommel horse.

What to wear: All children must wear suitable gym attire at all times during class; a body suit and/or form fitting shorts or leggings and t-shirt for girls and elastic waist shorts, track pants and t-shirts for boys. No zippers, jeans, ballet skirts or loose fitting clothing are permitted. Long hair must be tied back and no jewellery. Bare feet or leather soled slippers are the only permissible footwear. (Please note: Change rooms and the Coats & Boots Room are NOT supervised during class times. Please do not bring valuables to the gym).

 

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Boys Recreational Advanced Level 4+
Age: 6+
Class Length: 115 Minutes
Pre-requisite: Must have completed CanGym Level 3
Class Size: Maximum 6

 This 85 minute class is a continuation of the CanGym program where participants begin working on more complex skills. This program still focuses on the fundamentals of gymnastics, with an emphasis placed on correct body positions as the expectation are slightly increased as they move up in the program. There is a conditioning element added to increase upper body and core, and overall strength which is essential to perform complex skills. More advanced levels may take multiple session to complete.  Boys gymnastics consists of 6 events including floor, single high bar, parallel bar, rings, vault and pommel horse.

What to wear: All children must wear suitable gym attire at all times during class; a body suit and/or form fitting shorts or leggings and t-shirt for girls and elastic waist shorts, track pants and t-shirts for boys. No zippers, jeans, ballet skirts or loose fitting clothing are permitted. Long hair must be tied back and no jewellery. Bare feet or leather soled slippers are the only permissible footwear. (Please note: Change rooms and the Coats & Boots Room are NOT supervised during class times. Please do not bring valuables to the gym).