Recreational Program - age 6+
The CANGYM program, created by Gymnastics Canada, offers beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes to challenge kids in working towards 12 progressive badge levels, while following Gymnastics Canada's philosophy of fun, fitness and FUNdamentals. Utilizing the CANGYM badge program allows participants, coaches, and parents to monitor progress in addition to being a motivational tool for athletes.
***FUN, FITNESS, sand FUNdamentals is Gymnastics Canada's Philosophy, here at Strathmore Gymnastics Centre we emphasize on the FUN principle! Our recreational program allows kids of all levels to work through 11 progressive badge levels, each level allows them to advance on skills they have previously learned to keep them having fun and staying challenged. The badge system allows for athletes, parents, and coaches to monitor progress as well as give the athletes motivation to keep moving up the badge system. **
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Beginner - Burgundy, Red and Tan badges
Length: 1.25 hrs
This class is for the beginner gymnast age 6+ years old. Children begin to learn skills required for badges and advancement through the gymnastics levels. Focus is on fun and fitness, while emphasizing the fundamentals that gymnastics is built on - strength, flexibility, balance and coordination.
Intermediate - Bronze, Purple and Blue badges
Length: 1.5 hrs
This class is a continuation from Beginner Rec. Children will be learning badge skills that would help them advance into competitive gymnastics if that is their goal. This class is for those athletes who have mastered the basics of gymnastics and are ready to challenge themselves more! Still with a focus on fun, fitness and fundamentals! Participants should be aware that as the difficulty of the levels increase, it is much more difficult to get through one level each session. Keep working hard, learning, and most importantly - HAVE FUN!
Advanced - Turquoise, Silver, Orange, Yellow, Green and Gold badges
Length: 1.5 - 2 hrs
Advanced Rec is a class for those gymnasts who have mastered basics and have a good start on the fundamentals required for more advanced skills. Gymnasts in this class will begin to work on badge skills that can be utilized in higher levels of competitive gymnastics, if they choose to go that route. This is still a fun recreational class, though it is recommended that athletes are aware it is a more difficult class, with harder skills. Participants should be aware that as the difficulty of the levels increase, it is much more difficult to get through one level each session. Keep working hard, learning, and most importantly - HAVE FUN!
**All participants must complete an online waiver: