Classes

All classes begin the week of January 13. The Winter Session will conclude with the Norglen Spring Show on April 28. Classes will resume in September after the summer break.

Preschool – 3 to 4 years – 45 minutes per week

This class provides a fun and interactive introduction to rhythmic gymnastics for boys and girls. They work on balance, coordination, dance, and movement while trying the various apparatus. They will have the opportunity to show off their new skills at our Winter and Spring Shows.

Schedule

To be offered in the fall 2014 session

Beginners – 5 to 7 years, 7 years and up – 1 hour per week

This group provides an introduction to the various apparatus used in rhythmic gymnastics. The emphasis is on fun, learning new skills, and working on coordination and flexibility. The gymnasts will incorporate dance and apparatus skills into a group routine that they will have the opportunity to perform in our Winter and Spring Shows as well as at the Provincial Gymnaestrada.

Schedule

5 to 7 years

Mondays 6:00 to 7:00 PM Jennie Elliott School
No classes February 17 (Family Day), March 24 (spring break), and April 21 (PD day)

7 years and up

Mondays 6:00 to 7:00 PM Jennie Elliott School
No classes February 17 (Family Day), March 24 (spring break), and April 21 (PD day)

Fees

$163 per session

Intermediates – 7 years and up – 1.5 hours per week

Although no experience is necessary, we recommend that gymnasts in this group have at least one year of rhythmic gymnastics or previous dance or gymnastics experience. This class will focus on progressing the gymnasts skill level and technique while improving flexibility and having fun. This group will have the opportunity to perform in the Winter and Spring Shows and at the Provincial Gymnaestrada.

Schedule

Mondays 7:00 to 8:30 PM Jennie Elliott School
No classes February 17 (Family Day), March 24 (spring break), and April 21 (PD day)

Fees

$220 per session

Ladies – 1.5 hours per week

The ladies group’s focus is towards fun and fitness in a social setting. No experience is necessary! This group participates in several performances throughout the year. Many of the gymnasts are longtime members and have participated in various Provincial, National, and World Gymnaestradas.

Schedule

Tuesdays 6:00 to 7:30 PM Glenbrook School
No class March 25 (spring break)

Fees

$220 per session

Performing Groups

All performing groups are open to new gymnasts – previous dance or gymnastics experience is not necessary although it is an asset. All of our performing groups work towards improving flexibility and technical skill in a non-competitive environment. These groups perform in our Winter and Spring Shows, the Provincial Gymnastraeda, and at various other events throughout the year. This season, our performing groups will be preparing for the 2014 Canadian Gymnaestrada and the 2015 World Gymnaestrada.

Jeunesse Team – 8 years and up – 1.5 hours per week

The Jeunesse Team is our introductory performing group. New gymnasts are welcome and no experience is necessary. Previous dance or gymnastics experience is an asset. These gymnasts will work towards improving apparatus, skill, flexibility, and body technique. They will work on group routines to be performed at various events throughout the year.

Schedule

Wednesdays 6:30 to 8:00 PM Elboya School
No classes March 12 (school event) and March 26 (spring break)

Fees

$220 per session

Junior Performing Team – 10 years and up – 3.5 hours per week

The Junior Performing Team offers an opportunity to combine dance and gymnastics with a performance focus. This group will work on improving apparatus skill, body technique, and flexibility. They will work on routines for performance opportunities including Winter and Spring Shows, Provincial Gymnaestradas, and various other events. In the past this group has travelled to participate in provincial, national, and international events.

Schedule

Mondays 7:00 to 9:00 PM Jennie Elliott School
Wednesdays 7:00 to 8:30 PM North Glenmore Park Community Centre
No classes February 17 (Family Day), March 24 and 26 (spring break), and April 21 (PD day)

Fees

$400 per session

Senior Performing Team – 16 years and up – 4 hours per week

The Senior Perfoming Team is open to new gymnasts. However, admittance is at the discretion of the coach. Please contact us for more information.Note: As we prepare for the 2015 World Gymnaestrada, the Senior Performing Team will have one two-hour practice, and the remainder of their training will be as part of the World Gymnaestrada Team practice.

Schedule

World Team Practice

Tuesdays 7:30 to 9:30 PM Jennie Elliott School

Senior Performing Team Practice

Wednesdays 8:00 to 10:00 PM Elboya School
No classes March 12 (school event) and March 26 (spring break)

Fees

$290 per session

The remainder of the Senior Performing Team’s fees will be for the World Gymnaestrada Team, which will be paid separately.

* All performing group members are expected to register for the full year.
** There may be some additional costs associated with the performing groups for equipment and/or costumes. We make every effort to make these affordable, and all decisions regarding expenses are discussed with the parents and gymnasts prior to purchase.

Gymnaestrada Practices

Canadian Gymnaestrada Team – 9 years and up

The Canadian Gymnaestrada will be in Calgary from June 29 to July 1, 2014. Practices will be held every second week from January to April. Practices will be held weekly through May and June. Gymnasts are expected to continue with their regular class in addition to being a member of this team. Please contact us for more information regarding this team.

Fees

$225

Fees include practice time and coaching from January to June. Also included is the registration fee for the event. Additional costs may include performance costumes and equipment.

Registration deadline for the Canadian Gymnaestrada Team is December 15.

World Gymnaestrada Team – 16 years and up

Our gymnasts aged 16 and up will be beginning preparations for the 2015 World Gymnaestrada in Finland beginning in September. This event is for experienced gymnasts only. Fees for this team will be determined at a later date. Please contact us for more information if you are interested in this opportunity.

Fees

Tuesdays 7:30 to 9:30 PM Glenbrook School

Fees

To be determined (based on the number of gymnasts on the team)