UCalgary Gymnastics

Calgary Main Campus Location

All skill levels welcome

From pre-school to competitive, and ages 2- 80+, our gymnastics program truly has something for everyone. Serving both Calgary and surrounding communities, we have two locations to serve you better.

The University of Calgary Gymnastics Centre is located in the basement of the Kinesiology B complex. We offer a variety of circuit-based gymnastics programs for pre-school and recreational participants ages 2+.

Precompetitive and competitive artistic programs are also offered. Our facility runs pre-school and recreational rhythmic gymnastics for ages 4+ in studios in the Kinesiology complex.

Our secondary gym located at the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre in Cochrane is just a 15-minute drive from Northwest Calgary. 

Kids and youth programs come with free parking included during the time of the sessions. 

Child at UCalgary Gymnastic Centre in foam pit

Preschool Gymnastics - Calgary

Our Calgary-based preschool program uses a circuit-based program to teach the dominant movement patterns of gymnastics, including: landings, rotations, springs, statics and swings. Programming is written specifically for our facility, allowing participants to develop the skills and confidence to pursue a variety of sports following our program. Circuits are based upon current research into how children’s minds and bodies develop, allowing us to use the sport of gymnastics to help your child succeed in a variety of areas outside our gym walls.


Gymnatots | Ages 2-3

Gymnatots is the first step in the preschool program, designed to lay a strong foundation in basic gymnastics which is beneficial for any future sports your child may participate in. Our class curriculum will be based on the Dominate Movement Patterns of Gymnastics (landings, springs, statics, rotations and swings). 

Parented Class
One parent is required to attend with each child. If you want to register twins or triplets with a single parent, please contact 403.220.7010.

No experience required, Ages 2-3

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Supertots | Ages 3+

This parented program is the next step up from our Gymnatot program. Children have accomplished the concepts of safety and the structure of the program has been mastered. The child is now ready to focus more on the combining of basic skills and developing of his/her self-confidence.

Parented Class
One parent is required to attend with each child. If you want to register twins or triplets with a single parent, please contact 403.220.7010.

Entry by coach's recommendation

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UNPARENTED CLASSES | Please note: Children in Grade 1+ are not eligible for our preschool programs. Please enrol in the Home School or Recreational programs.

Kindergym | Ages 4-6

Our preschool program is designed to lay a strong foundation in basic gymnastics, which is beneficial for any future sports your child may participate in. Our class curriculum will be based on the Dominate Movement Patterns of Gymnastics (landings, springs, statics, rotations and swings).

Unparented Class

No experience required

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Kindercracker | Ages 4-6

Kindercracker is the next level up from Kindergym. Building on skills learned in Kindergym, this level strongly encourages children to be more independent. The purpose of the Kindercracker class is to attempt and perform skills with minimal assistance from the coach.

Unparented Class

Entry by coach's recommendation

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Firecracker | Ages 4-6

Firecracker is an advanced alternative to Kindercracker as the children continue to be challenged with more complex skills and activities. This program is for children with previous Kindergym or Kindercracker experience.

Unparented Class

Entry by coach's recommendation

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Supercracker | Ages 4-6

Supercracker is the next step up from Firecracker and is currently only offered in winter or spring. This class is designed for children who have taken at least one Firecracker class, as the participants will be challenged with more complex skills.

Unparented Class

Entry by coach's recommendation

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Recreational Gymnastics - Calgary | Grades 1-12

Please contact us for coach's recommendation if you are transferring from another gym. T: 403.220.7010.

Our recreational program is appropriate for individuals of all ages and abilities. Classes are divided based on school grade, allowing children to participate in programs with their peers.

Each grade is further divided into Beginner, Experienced and Advanced levels, which are based on each individual’s current skill level. Grades 1-6 are co-ed. Grades 7+ are female only.

Example: Grade 2 in school, new to gymnastics = Grade 2 beginner.


Recreation Beginner | Grades 1-6

Built from our highly successful Preschool and Precompetitive programs, our Recreational program focuses on proper gymnastics skill progressions and continuous, active movement. Our program seeks to provide an opportunity for all to experience the foundational sport of gymnastics.

Beginner
Participant has never done recreational gymnastics before (this includes participants entering from a preschool program)

Register for Recreation Beginner | Grades 1-6

Recreation Experienced | Grades 1-6

Built from our highly successful Preschool and Precompetitive programs, this Recreational program focuses on proper gymnastics skill progressions and continuous, active movement.

Experienced
Must have completed a minimum of one session of recreational gymnastics, be confident on all equipment and have strong fundamental skills.

Register for Recreation Experienced | Grades 1-6

Recreation Advanced | Grades 1-6

Built from our highly successful Preschool and Precompetitive programs, this Recreational program focuses on proper gymnastics skill progressions and continuous, active movement.

Advanced
Participant must receive recommendation from coach to join this program

Register for Recreation Advanced | Grades 1-6

Continuing Recreation | Grades 7-12

Classes are based on an active movement program that is not badge motivated and are 1-½ hours with an exception on Wednesdays where a select group of classes are offered for 1 hour. Gymnasts will receive an achievement ribbon at the end of each session.

Beginner: new to recreational gymnastics

Experienced: Entry by coach's recommendation — must have completed a minimum of one session of recreational gymnastics, be confident on all equipment and have strong fundamental skills.

Advanced: Entry by coach's recommendation only

  • Note: Grade level classes may be combined in lieu of cancellation, dependent on registration numbers

Register for Continuing Recreation | Grades 7-12

Adaptive Gymnastics - Calgary | Ages 4+


Adaptive Gymnastics | Ages 4-6

Open only to children with special needs requiring 1:1 coaching, this program is designed to introduce children with special needs to the sport of artistic gymnastics. Children will participate in our circuit-based preschool and recreational programs in an environment that is conducive to their learning and development. Our coaches will make adaptations and personalized modifications to our circuits to meet each child where they are at and assist them in working towards their own personal best as a gymnast.

A coach will be provided for each child; all parents/aids are asked to remain in the hallway during class.

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Adaptive Gymnastics | Grade 1+

This exciting 45-minute program is designed to introduce children with special needs to the sport of artistic gymnastics. Our preschool programs are designed to lay a strong foundation in basic gymnastics which is beneficial for any future sports children may participate in.

If you are interested in programming for Grade 1+ please contact the Gymnastics Centre: 403.220.7010

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Rhythmic Gymnastics - Calgary | Ages 4+

Rhythmic Gymnastics combines elements of ballet and dance with foundational gymnastics skills. Your child will coordinate body movements with music through dance, games and choreographed routines. They will increase body awareness, creative expression and flexibility based on fundamental rhythmic skills. Children will use rhythmic apparatus including ribbon, ball, hoop, rope and scarves.

Please note, our participants are primarily female but boys are welcome to join as well. All classes are unparented. A show will be held during winter session where each group will perform their routines.


KinderRhythmic | Ages 4-6

No experience required

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FireRhythmic | Ages 4-6

Entry by coach's recommendation

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Rhythmic Performance Teams | Ages 7+

All skill levels welcome to register

Junior: New to rhythmic

Senior: Entry by coach's recommendation

Advanced: Entry by coach's recommendation

Register for Rhythmic Performance Teams | Ages 7+

Home School Gymnastics - Calgary


Home School Gymnastics Program

This structured 50-minute gymnastics program is for children who are home-schooled and in Grades 1-6 for the duration of this program. No previous gymnastics experience necessary.

Register for Home School Grades 1-3

Register for Home School Grades 3-4

Register for Home School Grades 5-6