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Gymnastics

Our Gymnastics Center, located at the Spring Avenue Recreation Center, offers fun gymnastics classes for children ages 18 months to 14. These classes provide a fun way to learn basic gymnastic skills under the supervision of trained professionals. Gymnastics not only improves strength, balance, and flexibility but also helps children build self-confidence as they develop new skills. Our dedicated coaches create a fun and enjoyable environment where children can learn.

Early Childhood Gymnastics

  • Adult/Tot Gymnastics (ages 18-36 month olds) provides a fun-filled playtime program that introduces your child to the exciting world of tumbling and gymnastics. The program incorporates traditional gymnastics equipment, balls, hoops, circles, and parachute play. Active adult/caregiver participation is required.
  • Tiny Tumblers (age 3) is an introductory gymnastics class that helps develop gross motor skills and body awareness, while teaching self-confidence through fun activities. Each week, a variety of gymnastic and tumbling stations will be set up to introduce your child to basic skills. Children must be able to attend class without an adult/caregiver present.

Youth Gymnastics

  • Preschool Gymnastics (ages 4-5) features a variety of gymnastics and tumbling stations each week to introduce your child to the basic skills used in this sport. Children must be enrolled in Preschool and able to attend class without a caregiver present.
  • Kindergarten Gymnastics (ages 5-6) is designed to refine and develop the gross motor skills taught in previous classes. Each week, higher skill level gymnastics stations will be set up to increase strength, flexibility, and coordination. Children must be enrolled in Kindergarten.
  • Pre-Developmental Gymnastics (1st graders through age 12) is a beginner program focusing on floor exercise, springboard skills, bars, and beam.
  • Developmental (ages 8-12) is a continuation of Pre-Developmental Gymnastics that focuses on Olympic events, including beam, floor exercise, vault, and bars. Participants must be able to perform cartwheels, roundoffs, forward/backward rolls, handstands, and a bridge to register.

Tumbling

Tumbling 1 and the advanced Tumbling 2 programs are offered, allowing participants to enhance their skills, including mastering handstands, cartwheels, and more.

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Grasshoppers Tumbling Team

The Glen Ellyn Grasshoppers Tumbling Team, for ages 5-14, is dedicated to tumbling and participates in meets through the Illinois Park District Gymnastics Conference. The season runs from September to February. For more information, please call (630) 317-0134.


Stay & Play Open Gym

Children 4 and under can stay active and play in the Spring Avenue Gymnastics Center. This safe and fun environment is the perfect spot for your child to interact with you and other peers. Pre-registration is not required, but arrive early as space is limited to the first 30 participants. Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. Pay inside the Gymnastics Center. For any questions, please call (630) 317-0134.

DatesDaysTimeR/NR Drop-in FeeR/NR 10-Visit Punch CardNot Offered On
4/22-5/24Tuesdays & Fridays9-11 am$5/$8$45/$72-
6/7-8/23Fridays9-11 am$5/$8$45/$727/5