Gymnastics for Under 5's

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Topple, tumble and have lots of fun at YMCA kids gymnastics

KindyGym for babies and toddlers at Ellerslie Recreation Centre managed by YMCA provides a wide range of activities designed to teach children the fundamental skills of gymnastics in an exciting environment.

These classes introduce children to gymnastics in a fun and exciting way. With a focus on a different piece of equipment /apparatus each lesson, children will build up their fundamental movement skills by balancing across beams, swinging on bars, jumping off boxes and rolling down wedges. To help encourage your child’s imagination and social skills, each week we run a different theme with songs and group warm-ups. Classes have a variety of free time and structure in which children can explore the equipment supported by their caregiver.

Y-Mini Gym 1 & 2yr old classes focus on developing listening and learning skills and teaching coordination and gross motor skills.

Y-Mini Gym 3 & 4yr old classes focus on developing confidence and self awareness, and teaching body positions and basic gymnastics skills in a low pressure and fun environment.

Y-Mini Gym Class Timetables

  • Mini Gym; 1 & 2yr olds
    • Wednesday & Thursday 9.15-10.00am
  • Mini Gym; 3 & 4yr olds
    • Wednesday - 10.15-11.00am
    • Thursday - 10.15-11.00am, 11.00-11.45pm
    • Saturday - 9.00-9.45am

Our Programme Includes

WINZ Subsidies

Available to approved families. For more information on WINZ or to see if you qualify click here. Please note: WINZ bookings cannot be booked online, please contact the YMCA Ellerslie team on 09 579 4716.

Quality Assurance

We understand that it’s hard for parents to leave their kids in other people’s care, that’s why we take safety very seriously. YMCA Term Programmes are proudly approved and audited by Child Youth and Family (CYF).

Trained Staff

All YMCA Term Programme Staff undergo police checks, inducted and receive on-going training which include Child Protection, Behaviour Management and Health & Safety.

Fee Assistance

At YMCA we believe that cost should never be a barrier for individuals and families accessing services in their community. YMCA provides fee assistance on an application basis to ensure that services are available to everyone.

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