As is in all of our classes, we use movement to teach life lessons, so besides being challenged physically, they will learn how to be part of a community and to get along in a group setting.
Baby & Me (5-11 Month Olds)
Have fun with your little one! You’ll be learning and practicing games and exercises that foster healthy growth and development. Learn about the developing stages of your baby’s brain and body, and the movements that will help them grow strong. You will add many ideas and exercises to your parenting toolbox to try at home with your precious little one that will keep them active and growing from head to toe!
Mini-Me (1 Year Olds)
This class encourages exploring, discovering, and parent/child bonding; climbing up, and more importantly, climbing down safely. Body and spatial awareness are all areas of focus during this precious learning time for you and your child!
Mini-Me/You & Me Combo (1 & 2 year olds)
Fast-paced to keep up with these active age groups. We love to see our 1-year olds learning from the 2-years olds and the 2-year olds so proud to show what they know! This hybrid class allows those who need exploration to explore and learn and those who are ready for structure to enhance learning to experience that as well. Climbing, tumbling, swinging all while gaining strength, coordination and independence, it is a perfect atmosphere for families to learn together!
You & Me (2 Year Olds)
A caring and experienced Mini-Hops instructor will lead you and your child in this fast-paced class full of fun obstacles! Introduces the structure you may see at an academic preschool in small increments and begins preparing children for the next steps of independence. You will be amazed how much your child learns in this class!
Almost Me/Just Me (3 Year Olds)
(parent participation as needed)
An enthusiastic instructor helps to foster independence by offering fun, yet challenging activities. Parents are invited “as needed”, but our goal is to foster healthy independence as children grow. Students increase their self-confidence, body awareness, strength, and agility, in an exciting and safe gymnastics class that also includes music, rhyming and all things that kids love!
Lil Hopper/Jr Hopper Combo (4 & 5 Year Olds)
Four and five year olds who are not in kindergarten will use all the gymnastic equipment, including uneven bars, balance beam, and trampolines. In this fast-paced class, they will practice and develop many gymnastics skills such as rolling in all directions as well as beginner handstands, cartwheels and pullovers. These gymnastics classes enhance self-confidence, teach life lessons, and nurture character development while building healthy bodies and minds. You will witness your child’s self-esteem grow as they achieve new skills, both physical and social. (note: The summer before your child begins Kindergarten, they can take the Kindergarten class that takes place in the big gym only.)
Lil'/Jr Ninja (4 & 5 Year Olds)
Fun, fast-paced, and rolls galore! Your children will practice being agile, quick, and brave in this class that is geared toward teaching kids how to move their bodies. We love to teach kids that they are the boss of their bodies, and that they can tell their arms and legs what to do and how to move, even when they are scared or upset.
As in all of our classes, we use movement to teach life lessons. Besides being challenged physically, they will learn how to be part of a community and to get along in a group setting with new friends!
T&T (3 Year Olds)
An enthusiastic instructor helps to foster independence by offering fun, yet challenging activities. Parents are invited “as needed”, but our goal is to foster healthy independence as children grow. Students increase their self-confidence, body awareness, strength, and agility, in an exciting and safe gymnastics class that also includes an introduction to the Trampoline & Tumbling discipline of gymnastics. The class will spend part of their time in the mini-gym and part of their time in the main gym.
T&T (4 & 5 Year Olds)
This is a co-ed class for boys and girls who are 4 or 5 years old, but not yet in kindergarten. It is the first step in trampoline and tumbling for beginners to those with some basic gymnastics experience. Students will learn fundamental skills for the T&T events (Trampoline, Power Tumbling & Double-Mini Trampoline) on apparatus including trampoline, rod floor and double-mini trampoline as well as tumble tracks building greater overall strength and confidence for continued skill development. They will work on skills including: shape jumps, various drop landings, cartwheels, handstands, backward and forward rolls, connecting skills together, and more!
Mini-Gym Adaptive Gymnastics (3-6 Year Olds)
**This class is for Adaptive Children Only**
This class is designed to give children 3-6 years old with intellectual and physical disabilities a safe, fun and encouraging environment to learn about their bodies and how to move them at their pace.
An experienced and caring instructor will lead the parents or para-educator and children through a variety of physical activities that will increase coordination, balance, strength, and flexibility while developing social skills. With experienced adults leading the way, children can safely explore their environment, practice following directions and try new things. An intake form must be completed before registering.
“Minihops has been a great experience for my child so far. In a few months, we have noticed the vast improvements he has made in body control, balance, and sensing others and things around him.
Our child requires occupational therapy, and even the therapist has noticed how much more confident he is about doing things that are challenging, and even does more than what is asked! Coach John has been a great help to us and we greatly appreciate the effect that it has had with him.”