Cross-Training


The sport of gymnastics and trampoline gymnastics develops fitness, athleticism and core skills of most sports: strength, power, speed, agility, coordination, balance and focus. For many Kamloops teams and athletes, the KGTC Cross-Training program has become an important part of their training as a unique program or a custom-tailored user group class dedicated to your sport and specific needs of your team.

Ready to become a cross-training gymnast? KGTC provides a safe, friendly environment with professional coaches to help you learn. What are you waiting for – Join KGTC today!

How do I register? You may register online, in person, or by phone (250.374.6424).

What to bring to each session: We want athletes to have fun while they learn in a safe and secure environment.

They should wear comfortable clothing that allows them to move easily. Shorts and t-shirts are great – just ensure that clothes are not too baggy as it may become a danger or too tight to be restrictive. Long hair should be tied back and socks and shoes removed. Jewellery or other items that might cause scratching or become caught in materials should be removed.

KGTC has leotards and shorts available for purchase in the Athlete Boutique.

Food and Drink: A water bottle is permitted. No food or juices are permitted in the sessions unless for medical reasons.


FOR TEAMS

KGTC is able to offer overall conditioning, team-building, strength training or enhanced skill training. KGTC will coordinate and design in consultation with your coaches to design a program to help athletes reach their goals.

TRU Wolfpack Cheerleading Team, RIPTech Diving Club and many others use our facility to enhance training – you should give us a try.

Who is this program for? Athletes, teams and coaches looking for a cross-training opportunity for in-season and/or off-season training.

Class info:

  • Times and dates vary according to your needs and schedule.

To learn more: and find out how KGTC can design a training program that suits your needs, please contact Member Services by email or phone (250.374.6424).


FOR INDIVIDUAL ATHLETES

KGTC offers 10-week programs so individual athletes can register and discover the benefits of gymnastics.

Are you the athlete who jumps or leaps across a huge drop like it isn’t there, ski or sprint up a vertical wall, then execute an epic back flip off the top? Are you showing off? Yeah, maybe a little, but isn’t that the whole point? Maybe you are a dancer, graceful and creative in movement, who wants to add acro into their choreography.

Gymnastics for Snow Sports, for Parkour, for Dancer provides a safe environment to play with movements.

Who is this program for? Athletes and teams looking for a cross-training opportunity for in-season and/or off-season training.

How do I register? You may register online, in person, or by phone (250.374.6424).

When do I register?

  • Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Fall – Winter registration opens in mid-July.
  • Spring registration begins with member priority registration in November. General registration begins in mid-December.

Class info:

  • 1.5 hours, once a week.
  • Classes run in 10-week sessions: fall, winter, spring.

GYMNASTICS FOR FREESTYLE (8 YRS AND UP)

Designed for the skier or boarder who loves to freestyle and who are looking for time in the gym to learn and practice rotation skills and spatial awareness. Beginning inversion skills will be taught with a trampoline style focus initially but will transition in to off-axis as ability allows

Who is this class for? Athletes looking to compliment snow sport training.

Class info:

  • 1.5 hours, once a week.
  • To further improve skills, add a Trampoline class.
  • 10 week sessions: (Sept 14 – Nov 30, Jan 4 – Mar 8, Apr 5 – Jun 21).


GYMNASTICS FOR PARKOUR (12 YRS AND UP)

BEGINNER – INTERMEDIATE

Gymnastics For Parkour teaches one to travel from place to place with safety. Learn to move with efficiency and safety protocols: improving agility as you move over, around, up and across obstacles while developing spatial awareness, self-confidence and critical thinking skills.

Who is this class for? Athletes with minimal experience, who are keen to learn, willing to listen to direction and take note of tips to succeed in activities safely.

Class info:

  • 1.5 hours, once a week.
  • To further improve skills, add a Trampoline class.
  • 10 week sessions: (Sept 16 – Nov 25, Jan 6 – Mar 10, Apr 7 – Jun 23).


GYMNASTICS FOR PARKOUR (13 YRS AND UP)

NOVICE

Gymnastics For Parkour teaches one to travel from place to place with safety and to further develop spatial awareness, self-confidence and critical thinking skills. Classes continue to practice a variety of landings so you can safely perform stunts and skills that are seen in action by those high levels of training -after hours of practice.

Who is this class for? Athletes must have previous experience in parkour and/or gymnastics with good body management skills as well as be familiar with safety protocols and movement safety.

Class info:

  • 1.5 hours, once a week.
  • To further improve skills, add a Trampoline class.
  • 10 week sessions: (Sept 14 – Nov 30, Jan 4 – Mar 8, Apr 5 – Jun 21).