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Gymnastics Program

Winter program registration begins on Wednesday, December 13 for Thornton residents. 
Please see complete schedule to the right for fees, and class offerings.

Parent-Tot Gymnastics

Parents are required to participate in both the Wee Ones and Little Explorers class with their child(ren). Please make separate arrangements for infants and other children. Infants are allowed on the floor in papoose holders only.

Session 3:(6 weeks) $29R/$35NR​Session 4:(5 weeks) $25R/$30NR​Session 5:​(7 weeks) $34R/$41NR
.January 8 - February 17​​February 19 - March 24​April 9 - May 25
​Registraiton December 13 & 14​Registraiton December 13 & 14​Registraiton December 13 & 14


Wee Ones:​Ages Walking - 24 Months ​​Little Explorers​ 24 Months - 3 1/2 Years ​
This class provides 30 minutes of structured activity and 15 minutes of free time.​This class prepares your child to attend a gymnastics class on his or her own. It provides 40 minutes of structured activity and five minutes of free time. ​ ​
​117100-E​Wednesdays​9-9:45 a.m. ​117105-A​Mondays​5:05-5:50 p.m.
​117100-I​Fridays​9-9:45 a.m.​117105-C​Tuesdays​10-10:45 a.m.
​117105-E​Wednesdays​10-10:45 a.m.
​117105-G​Thursdays​10-10:45 a.m.
​117105-H​Saturdays​9-9:45 a.m.

Tumbletots I-Pre-Team  

​Session 1: ​Registration December 13 & 14Session 2: Registraiton December 13 & 14
​(11 weeks) ​​​(7 weeks) 
​Monday​January 8 - March 19​​Monday​April 9 - May 20
​Tuesday​January 9 - March 20​​​Tuesday​April 10 - May 21
​Wednesday​January 10 - March 21​​​Wednesday​April 11 - May 22
​Thursday​January 11 - March 22​​​Thursday​April 12 - May 23
​Friday​January 12 - March 23​​​Friday​April 13 - May 24
​Saturday​January 13 - March 24​​​Saturday​April 14 - May 25

Tot Gymnastics: (Session 1: $58R/$70NR)        (Session 2: 37R/$44NR)

Tumbletots I​Ages 3 - 4 1/2 ​Tumbletots II​Ages 4 - 5 1/2
​Children will learn the basics of gymnastics without the assistance of their parents. ​ This is slightly more challenging class because expectations to perform skills correctly are higher than in Tumbletots I. ​
​117110-A​Mondays​9-9:45 a.m. ​117120-A​Mondays​10-10:45 a.m.
​117110-C​Tuesdays​9-9:45 a.m.​117120-C​Tuesdays9-9:50 a.m.
​117110-O​Tuesdays​11-11:45 a.m. ​117120-O​Tuesdays​11-11:50 a.m.
​117110-D​Tuesdays​4-4:45 p.m. ​117120-D​Wednesdays​4-4:50 p.m.
​117110-E​Wednesdays​4-4:45 p.m.​117120-E​Wednesdays​4-4:50 p.m.
​117110-G​Thursdays​9-9:45 a.m. ​117120-G​​Thursdays​9-9:50 a.m.
​117110-S​Thursdays​11-11:45 a.m.​117120-S​​Thursdays​11-11:50 a.m.
​117110-H​Thursdays​4-4:45 p.m. ​117120-H​​Thursdays​4-4:50 p.m.
​117110-I​Fridays​10-10:45 a.m. ​117120-I​​​Fridays​4-4:50 p.m.
​117110-J​Fridays​4-4:45 p.m. ​117120-K​Saturdays​10-10:50 a.m.
​117110-K​Saturdays​10-10:45 a.m. ​117120-L​Saturdays​11-11:50 a.m.
​117110-L​Saturdays​11-11:45 a.m.
Pre-BeginnerAges 5 - 6 1/2(Session 1: $70R/$81NR)        (Session 2: $40R/$51NR) ​ ​
This class is to prepare your young gymnast for a "big boys and girls" class. Larger and/or progressions more challenging.
​117125-C​Tuesdays​4-4:55 p.m.
​117125-E​Wednesdays​​4-4:55 p.m.
​117125-G​Thursdays​​4-4:55 p.m.
​117125-I​Fridays​11-11:55 a.m.
​117125-J​Fridays​​4-4:55 p.m.
​117125-K​Saturdays​10-10:55 a.m.
​117125-L​Saturdays​​11-11:55 a.m.


Girls Gymnastics: Ages 6 - 18

All gymnasts start in the Beginner level and must pass testing to advance to the next level or have the approval of the Gymnastics Specialist. All participants will be tested in the tenth week of the session, July 31 - August 5.
(Session 1: $70R/$81NR)        (Session 2: $40R/$51NR)

BeginnerAdvanced Beginner
​117130-A​Mondays​4-5 p.m. ​117140-A​Mondays​4-5 p.m.
​117130-C​Tuesdays​5-6 p.m. ​117140-C​Tuesdays​5-6 p.m.
​117130-E​Wednesdays​​5-6 p.m. ​117140-E​Wednesdays​​​5-6 p.m.
​117130-G​Thursdays​​5-6 p.m. ​117140-G​Thursdays​​​5-6 p.m.
​117130-I​Fridays​​5-6 p.m. ​117140-I​Fridays​​​5-6 p.m.
​117130-K​Saturdays​12-1 p.m. ​117140-K​Saturdays​12-1 p.m.
​117130-L​Saturdays​1-2 p.m. ​117140-L*​Saturdays​1-2 p.m.
​     *This class will open if 117140-K fills. ​
Register for two days per week in the same session for either of the classes below and receive a 10% discount at the time of the registration.
Intermediate (Session 1: $93R/$108NR)        (Session 2: $59R/$69NR)Pre-Team​(Session 1: $93R/$108NR)        (Session 2: $59R/$69NR)
​​Gymnasts at this level should consider attending two times per week. Leotard Required. ​ ​ ​This 1.5 hour class concentrates on the skills necessary to compete with the CARA team. Pre-Team gymnasts are strongly encouraged to attend two times per week in preparation for team hours. Leotard Required.
​117150-A​Mondays ​6-7:30 p.m. ​117160-A​Mondays​6-7:30 p.m
​117140-G​Thursdays​5:30-7 p.m.​117160-E​Wednesdays​5:15-6:45 p.m.
​117150-I​Fridays​5-6:30 p.m. ​117160-I​Fridays​5-6:30 p.m.
​117150-K​Saturdays​1-2:30 p.m.


Boys Gymnastics: Ages 6 - 18

All gymnasts start in the Beginner level and must pass testing to advance to the next level or have the approval of the Gymnastics Specialist.These classes teach progressive skills on vault, parallel bars, high bar, floor, rings and pommel horse.

​​Beginner(Session 1: $70R/$81NR)        (Session 2: $40R/$51NR) ​ ​Advanced Beginner(Session 1: $70R/$81NR)        (Session 2: $40R/$51NR)
​117135-G​Thursdays​5-6 p.m. ​117145-C​Tuesdays​5-6 p.m.
​117130-K​Saturdays​12-1 p.m.
Intermediate(Session 1: $93R/$108NR)        (Session 2: $59R/$69NR)
​117155-C​Tuesdays ​6-7:30 p.m.

Specialty Classes

Homeschool: This class is designed for kids who are homeschooled. It is an opportunity to learn some gymnastics skills and stay fit. This class is semi-structured. A minimum of 5 participants must be enrolled to run the class. Ages 5-12

September 18 - October 27​617175-I1​Day and Time to be determined.
October 30 - December 15​617175-I2​Day and Time to be determined
​January 10 - February 14​117175-I1​Wednesday: 2:30 - 3:30p.m.​$38R/$44NR​Registraiton December 13 & 14
​February 21 - March 21​​117175-I1​Wednesday: 2:30 - 3:30p.m.​​$32R/$37NR​​Registraiton December 13 & 14
​April 11 - May 23​​117175-I1​Wednesday: 2:30 - 3:30p.m.​​$44R/$51NR​​Registraiton April 4 & 5

Open Gymnastics

This is free time to practice skills or just play on the equipment. Bring your neighbors and friends! You do NOT need to be enrolled in a gymnastics class to participate. Sign-up online, by phone or walk-in starting at 7 a.m. the day before. Space is limited and there are NO REFUNDS.

Tumbling-N-Tots: Ages 5 and under​Monday and Wednesday, 11 a.m. - Noon. ​
 ​Fees:$3R/$4NR​Parents are required to participate with their child. One adult per every three children is required. Please make other arrangement for children over the age of five.
Fun Learning Independent Practice:
Ages 6 and up
​Saturdays 4:45 - 6:45p.m.
​Fees: $6R/$7NR.​No parents will be allowed on the gym floor.

CARA Gymnastics: Ages 7 - 18

The city of Thornton participates with the Colorado Association of Recreational Athletics (CARA) which offers a recreational based competitive gymnastics league. The training and skill development is a year-round program, and gymnasts will compete with others from around the state during the competitive season (May through July). The lowest competitive level is Compulsory Level 3 and the highest competitive level is Optional Level 4. This is an ongoing program through out the year.

Payments are due monthly and are based on two seasons: Competitive and Practice.
LATE FEE: Fees need to be paid by the third of each month. A late fee of $15 will be assessed if your fees have not been paid by the fifth of the month. 
Practice Season:​Compulsory and Boys Monthly Fees:​Optionals Monthly Fees:
​September-April ​ $73R/$87NR 
Competitive Season:​​Compulsory and Boys Monthly Fees:​Optionals Monthly Fees:
​May-July $85R/$102NR ​$145R/$174NR
​Compulsory 3​Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. ​917180 - A
​Compulsory 4​Mondays & Wednesdays, 7 - 9 p.m. ​917190 - A
​Optionals​Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.

​917195 - A

​Boys (Level 4, Ages 7-9)​Tuesdays & Thursdays 5-7 p.m. ​917170 - A
​Boys (Level 5+, Ages 10+)​Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-8 p.m. ​917175 - A
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