Register for Summer 2019 Gymnastics

Our summer term gymnastics will begin the week of June 17th, 2019. Registration is OPEN, you can check out our schedule and register here!

Register for Fall 2019 Gymnastics

Our fall term gymnastics will begin the week of September 28th, 2019. Registration is OPEN now, you can check out our schedule and register here! 


The Kidspirit Gymnastics Program has been an integral part of Kidspirit since the program was introduced in the 1960's.

  • Builds flexibility, balance and strength
  • Builds life skills such as perseverance, patience, trust and managing risk
  • Classes offered for ages 2-18
  • Encouraging, safe and non-competitive environment
  • Gymnasts progress at their own pace
  • Classes offered Monday - Friday
Open Gymnastics (Age 4-18) Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer Terms

Open Gymnastics - $10 - Friday 6:20-8:20pm - Online Registration is available, or you can come into the Kidspirit office to register!

Open Gymnastics dates for Summer Term are: 6/28, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, and 8/23

  • Supervised time in the gym to practice skills, meet new friends and have fun!
  • Must be at least 4 years old for guardian to leave facility during Open Gym

Pre-registration is not required, but participants must have a signed release form. Release forms are available in the Kidspirit office before and during Open Gym.

Why Do Gymnastics?

  • Build strength and coordination
  • Skills learnedcan transfer over to almost any other sport

  • Gymnastics is fun!

  • Learn the importance of perseverance and dedication

  • Build confidence and self-assurance

  • Develop social skills, have a great time and most importantly, stay safe!

If you have other questions about the benefits of gymnastics or why we think it is an important sport for everyone to try, give our office a call!


Age Dependent Classes (Age 2-5)
Levels Description

Head Over Heels - Age 2 - 35 Min - $69

This is a parent/child class where participants develop motor skills and practice social interactions. This class will focus on introductory gymnastics skills, incorporating balance, coordination, and flexibility. Kidspirit ask that one adult participate with each child in this class.

Tiny Tots - Age 3 - 40 Min - $72 This is a parent/child class where participants continue working on skills developed in Head Over Heels. Further emphasis is placed on gymnastics fundamentals. Skills include rolling, jumping, holding positions on the bars, and various walks on the beam. Kidspirit asks that one participate with each child in this class.
Kindergym - Age 4-5 - 50 Min - $89 Participants in this class will become familiar with all gymnastics apparatus while developing independence. Skills include introductory vault skills, support holds on bars, balancing on the beams, and forward rolls on the floor.

 


Skills Dependent Classes (Ages 6+)
Levels  Description
Level 1 
Ages 6-18 • 60 min • $95
This is an introductory class for school-age children. The class will familiarize students with gymnastics equipment as well as basic gymnastics skills. Skills include squat ons on the vault, pullovers on the bars, levers on the beam, backward rolls, cartwheels, and handstands on the floor.
Level 2
Ages 6-18 • 60 min • $95
This is a continuation of our Level 1 class. Students will master basic gymnastics skills and acquire new skills such as handstand hops, stride circles, pivot turns on the beam, backbend to bridge, bridge kickover, and backward roll to pike stand on the floor. Gymnasts can enroll in this class upon recommendation of KidSpirit gymnastics staff.
Level 3
Ages 6-18 • 90 min
1x per week / 2x per week $110/$220
Students will master skills learned in Level 1 and Level 2 while learning more advanced skills. An emphasis will be placed on skill connection and technique. Skills include glides on bars, cartwheel on the low beam, roundoff rebound, and back handsprings on the floor. Gymnasts can enroll in this class upon recommendation of KidSpirit gymnastics staff.
Level 4
Ages 6-18 • 90 min
1x per week / 2x per week 
$110/$220
This class continues to work on advanced gymnastics skills including hurdle to front handspring on the vault, glide kip, cartwheel and roundoff dismount on beam, front walkover, and roundoff back handsprings. Gymnasts can enroll in this class upon recommendation of KidSpirit gymnastics staff.

 


What You Need to Know

What to Wear:
  • Bare feet
  • Clothing free of zippers and buttons
  • Long hair pulled back
  • Avoid jewelry that could get caught or ripped out
  • Parents on the floor, be ready to get active and fully participate with your gymnast!

 

Parking:
  • For detailed parking information, check out our Kidspirit parking page or OSU's visitor parking page.
  • If you have a disability permit, you can only park in the disability spots after 5pm Monday through Friday, or on the weekends.
  • If you need to park on campus before those time, you will need to purchase a parking permit alongside you disability permit.

 

Class & Pick-Up Location
  • Our classes are held in Langton 310 on the 3rd floor; gymnasts should be picked up here upon completion of their class
  • Langton Hall is on NW Jefferson Way across from the Memorial Union
  • Can't find us? Check out at this map, or contact the Kidspirit office

 

Class Make-up Policy:
  • To ensure appropriate instructor to student ratio, participants can make-up classes only if their class level has an availability at a different day/time

*Please contact the office to make these arrangements ahead of time.

 

Visiting Classes:
  • Designated viewing area for non-participants available. We ask that non-participants stay in this area during classes
  • Viewing area has many seats for guardians and others to watch their participant during class
  • Outer gymnasium is reserved for use by Oregon State University physical activity classes, and not available to Kidspirit families without prior reservation

 

Classes and Skills Testing:
  • Many class options
  • A good place to start is by looking at our class descriptions!
  • If your participant is a first-time gymnast, or if you aren't sure of their gymnastics level, please contact our office so we can set you up for a skills test