VLAGA Kinder Program
Recreational Classes for Ages 1.5 - 5 years
Pearl Level 30 Minutes Boys & Girls Ages 1 to 2 ½ yrs
Our mommy and me class. This class offers parent and child interaction with basic gymnastics concepts such as warm-ups, animal walks, rolling, jumping, swinging, and balancing. Children travel to all the gymnastics equipment with a parent and instructor to build basic skills in a fun way.
Topaz Level 45 Minutes Boys & Girls Ages 3 - 4 yrs
Our first class for young children ready to take a class on their own. Parents may not accompany their children on the gym floor. Topaz offers an intro to beginning gymnastics. Children use all the equipment including trampolines, bars, beams, vault, and foam pit.
Requirements: Children must be 3+ years, potty-trained, verbal, and able to take class without parent participation.
Emerald Level 1 Hour Boys & Girls Ages 4 - 5 yrs
Our second preschool-kindergarten level. Emerald is designed for preschool children with gymnastics experience and basic motor and developmental skills, as well as Kindergarten age children without prior gymnastics experience. Children improve strength, coordination, flexibility, and intro skills in an organized, fun environment. They move on to backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, and high beams. Emerald builds on Topaz foundations and challenges youngsters to harness bravery and overcomefears in dealing with heights and tumbling.
Requirements: Recommendation and/or successful completion of Topaz Level. Children must be competent in basic rolls and animal walks.
Diamond Level 1.25 Hrs Boys & Girls Ages 4 - 5 yrs
Our most advanced Preschool-Kindergarten class. Diamond provides a transition between our Kinder and Recreational Programs, in which children move on to advanced skills including pullovers, backhipcircles, roundoffs, kickovers, and kicks and jumps on beam.
Requirements: Recommendation and/or successful completion of Emerald Level. Must be competent in forward and backward rolls on an incline, walking across high beam without assistance, as well as a good grasp of cartwheels and handstands.