JUMP INTO THE JUNGLE
Pre-School gymnastics classes have so many incredible benefits for your child’s development, strength, flexibility, coordination, cognitive function, social development, building their confidence and most importantly making new friends and having fun.
Our programme is designed to keep the gymnasts stimulated and challenged throughout the year with some great events along the way. Body movements are instilled through repetition. Some of these movements include tuck, straddle, pike and stretch. The learning of gymnastics terminology is also an important element at this time.
Highlights during the year include Summer competition in June and the Christmas Display in December.
Our Panda’s level is a parent participation class with a focus on developing on body awareness and listening skills as well as socialisation with other students. This class if for children up to 3 year old.
Our Monkeys levels is a non-parent participation class with a focus on independent thinking and the ability to respond to directions. Classes integrate fine and gross motor skills. This class is taught through storytelling and songs. This class is for children 3 years old.
Our Panthers level focuses on independent thinking, developing strength and responding to visual cues. Children will learn the basics of floor skills, the names of the skills, bar skills and more. This class is for children 4 years old.
Our Lions level is the final level in our preschool programme. This class focuses on preparing children for our DP programme, with a focus on more in-depth learning of the basic gymnastics skills required for this next step.
All our pre-school gymnasts receive a star each week for their skill of the week and take home their completed chart at the end of the term. Every week we have a different theme such as Superhero week, Circus week etc to make it extra fun and engaging for our younger members.
Do you have a child aged 2-5yrs?
Then our Jump into the jungle pre-school program is for you.
Our pre-school aged program is for boys and girls and classes run between 45-60mins. Classes focus on gross motor skills, co-ordination and fitness with a focus on gymnastics. Each class consists of 10min rotations so that your little gymnast is constantly on the move. The program includes experiences on all the apparatus so that the children are introduced to the basic fundamentals of the sport.
All our pre-school groups follow a curriculum specifically designed to keep them engaged and motivated with a star each week for the skill focus of that class. Your little gymnasts will love to see how many stars they can pop on their chart and you can see what they are learning each week. With themed weeks such as superhero and circus we make sure your child id having fun, building confidence and building their basics for entry into our DP progressive program for 6yrs and over. SO if you have a little Monkey at home we’ll see you in the Jungle at DP Gymnastics.