Active Start: 12 MOS TO 6 YRS

I’M THE ONE WHO GETS A HEAD START…

Jumping, spinning, climbing, running and rolling – your children are already natural-born gymnasts. So if you want to help them develop their physical skills, what better place to start?

KGTC is an adventure playground to explore with lots of exciting activities to get involved in. Active Start gymnastics teaches your children important skills like balance, coordination and spatial awareness. With expert supervision and a playful environment, it is a great way for them to have fun and lay the foundations of a healthy, active lifestyle.

Want to try Active Start gymnastics? KGTC provides a safe, friendly environment with professional coaches to help you learn. Gymnastics can be adapted to be inclusive for everyone, regardless of your ability. What are waiting for – Join KGTC today.

How do I register? You may register online or in person.

When do I register?

Classes run in sessions: fall, winter, spring and summer.

  • Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Registration for fall, winter and spring sessions begins in July.
  • Registration dates for summer programs will be posted on our website in the spring.

What to bring to a 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. Jewelery 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.


WIGGLES GYMNASTICS (12 MOS TO 1.5 YRS) Adult Participation Required

Let’s play! Did you know that children’s physical development is related to growth in all areas? What better way for children to learn and develop social, emotional, general cognitive and self-regulation skills through play?  A fun and informal adult and tot introduction to KGTC’s active start equipment and activities. Tots play and learn with their parents in a structured, coach-led class.

Who is this class for? Parents who would like an introduction to physical literacy through gymnastics.

Class info: 45 minutes, once a week (Friday Only).


SQUIGGLES GYMNASTICS (14 MOS TO 3 YRS) Adult Participation Required

Let’s explore! Climb up and over blocks and ladder, through tunnels and under bridges! This 45 min play adult and tot class encourages exploration of movement through various ways during fun activities and use of our Active Start equipment. They learn the basics of physical literacy, and develop coordination, balance and confidence by exploring risk and limits in a safe environment. Total play and learn with their parents in a structured, coach-led class.

Who is this class for? Parents who want to develop their toddler’s motor skills and coordination through play in a fun, social environment.

Class info: 45 minutes, once a week.


JUST 3’S GYMNASTICS (3 YRS TO 4 YRS)

Let’s move! Three-year-olds love to be on the move! Come run, jump, and play at KGTC. Gymnastics playtime and fun weekly themes with our fun and caring coaches will help build your child’s self-confidence during this independent class. Moving into the gym for the first time without mom or dad, the confidence and social sills they gain helps them become more independent.

Who is this class for? Toilet-trained children who love to run, tumble and jump. Parents who want their children to develop their physical skills and gain confidence in a structured, but fun, class setting.

Class info: 45 minutes, once a week.


FUN 4’S GYMNASTICS (4 YRS TO 5 YRS)

Let’s go! Fun weekly themes provide the opportunity to explore movement, discover gymnastics and play alongside others, this class progressively adds activities and movement challenges as confidence and independence improve on each apparatus. Our 4’s focus on fun and fitness.

Who is this class for? Children who enjoy tumbling, climbing and moving. Parents who want their children to develop their physical skills and gain confidence in a structured, but fun, class setting.

Class info: 1 hour, once a week.


ACTIVE KIDZ GYMNASTICS (3.5 YRS TO 5 YRS)

Let’s have fun! Who doesn’t like lots of games and lots of laughs? Children will gain group experience, listening skills, and confidence in movement. Come try new things in a fun and safe environment. Weekly themes promote imaginative thinking. Children gain valuable group and independent experiences as they build confidence in the movement abilities.

Who is this class for? Children who enjoy tumbling, climbing and moving. Parents who want their children to develop their physical skills and gain confidence in a structured, but fun, class setting.

Class info: 1 hour, once a week.


ACTIVE START TRAMPOLINE (4 YRS TO 5 YRS)

Let’s jump! Children will explore trampoline gymnastics (tumbling, fast track, double mini and trampoline). With a balance between fun, fitness and fundamentals, this program adds new activities and movement challenges as confidence improves.

Who is this class for? Children who enjoy tumbling, bouncing and moving. Parents who want their children to develop their physical skills and gain confidence in a structured, but fun, class setting.

Class info: 1 hour, once a week.


GYM ‘N’ TRAMPOLINE (4 YRS TO 5 YRS)

The best of both worlds! Throughout the session, children will explore both artistic and trampoline gymnastics With a balance between fun, fitness and fundamentals, this program adds new activities and movement challenges as confidence improves.

Who is this class for? Children who enjoy tumbling, bouncing, climbing and moving. Parents who want their children to develop their physical skills and gain confidence in a structured, but fun, class setting.

Class info: 1.5 hour, once a week.


GYMSTARS JUNIOR GYMNASTICS (4 YRS TO 5 YRS)

Let’s rock! With more emphasis on skill development including strength building and repetition of skills, GymStars combines fun with the exploration of movement and the discovery of gymnastics. The GymStars program will progressively add new activities and movement challenges, building greater movement confidence and abilities on apparatus as children show readiness.

Who is this class for? Boys and girls age 4 years to 5 years, who have at least one session of gymnastics or independent sport experience.

Class info: 1 hour, once a week.


GYMSTARS GYMNASTICS (5 YRS TO 6 YRS)

Let’s rock! With more emphasis on skill development including strength building and repetition of skills, GymStars combines fun with the exploration of movement and the discovery of gymnastics. The GymStars program will progressively add new activities and movement challenges, building greater movement confidence and abilities on apparatus as children show readiness.

Who is this class for? Boys and girls  age 5 years to 6 years, who have at least one session of gymnastics or independent sport experience.

Class info: 1.5 hour, twice a week.


GYM & SWIM (3.5 YRS TO 5 YRS)

Gym & Swim combines two foundation sports – key to sport skill development in all children. Start your child off right. The program time is divided with 45 minutes of “Active Kidz” gymnastics, 15 minutes snack/change time, PLUS a 30 minute swim in the Canada Summer Games pool at TCC (with a lifeguard – NOT an Swim Lesson).

Gymnasts can register for sessions: fall, winter, spring.

Who is this class for? Boys and girls 3.5 years to 5 years, who are happy to participate in both gymnastics and leisure pool activities independently of parent.

Class info: 1.5 hour, once a week. Drop off at KGTC and pick up your child at the pool.