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Gymnastics Program

Fall program registration begins on Wednesday, August 22 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 1:(6 weeks) $31R/$37NR​Session 2:(6 weeks) $31R/$37NR 
September 17 - October 27October 29 - December 15
No Class week of Thanksgiving


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. ​ ​
​317100-E​Wednesdays​9-9:45 a.m. ​317105-A​Mondays​5:05-5:50 p.m.
​317100-I​Fridays​9-9:45 a.m.​317105-C​Tuesdays​10-10:45 a.m.
​317105-E​Wednesdays​10-10:45 a.m.
​317105-G​Thursdays​10-10:45 a.m.
​317105-H​Saturdays​9-9:45 a.m.

Tumbletots I through Pre-Team  

​Session: ​Registration August 22 
​(12 weeks)  
​MondaySeptember 17 - December 5 
​TuesdaySeptember 18 - December 6
​WednesdaySeptember 19 - December 7​​*No Afternoon Classes October 31 ​
​Thursday​September 20 - December 8​​
​Friday​September 21 - December 9
​SaturdaySeptember 22 - December 10 

Tot Gymnastics: $66R/$80NR

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. ​
​317110-A​Mondays​9-9:45 a.m. ​317120-A​Mondays​10-10:45 a.m.
3​17110-C​Tuesdays​9-9:45 a.m.​317120-C​Tuesdays9-9:50 a.m.
317110-O​Tuesdays​11-11:45 a.m. ​317120-O​Tuesdays​11-11:50 a.m.
​317110-D​Tuesdays​4-4:45 p.m. ​317120-D​Wednesdays​4-4:50 p.m.
317110-E​Wednesdays​4-4:45 p.m.​317120-E​Wednesdays​4-4:50 p.m.
317110-G​Thursdays​9-9:45 a.m. ​317120-G​​Thursdays​9-9:50 a.m.
​317110-S​Thursdays​11-11:45 a.m.​317120-S​​Thursdays​11-11:50 a.m.
​317110-H​Thursdays​4-4:45 p.m. ​317120-H​​Thursdays​4-4:50 p.m.
317110-I​Fridays​10-10:45 a.m. ​317120-I​​​Fridays​4-4:50 p.m.
​317110-J​Fridays​4-4:45 p.m. ​317120-K​Saturdays​10-10:50 a.m.
​317110-K​Saturdays​10-10:45 a.m. ​317120-L​Saturdays​11-11:50 a.m.
​317110-L​Saturdays​11-11:45 a.m.
Pre-BeginnerAges 5 - 6 1/2$80R/$96NR    
This class is to prepare your young gymnast for a "big boys and girls" class. Larger and/or progressions more challenging. ​ ​
​317125-C​Tuesdays​4-4:55 p.m.
​317125-E​Wednesdays​​4-4:55 p.m.
​317125-G​Thursdays​​4-4:55 p.m.
​317125-I​Fridays​11-11:55 a.m.
​317125-J​Fridays​​4-4:55 p.m.
​317125-K​Saturdays​10-10:55 a.m.
​317125-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.

BeginnerAdvanced Beginner
​317130-A​Mondays​4-5 p.m. ​317140-A​Mondays​4-5 p.m.
​317130-C​Tuesdays​5-6 p.m. ​317140-C​Tuesdays​5-6 p.m.
​317130-E​Wednesdays​​5-6 p.m. ​317140-E​Wednesdays​​​5-6 p.m.
​317130-G​Thursdays​​5-6 p.m. ​317140-G​Thursdays​​​5-6 p.m.
​317130-I​Fridays​​5-6 p.m. ​317140-I​Fridays​​​5-6 p.m.
​317130-K​Saturdays​12-1 p.m. ​317140-K​Saturdays​12-1 p.m.
​317130-L​Saturdays​1-2 p.m. ​317140-L*​Saturdays​1-2 p.m.
​     *This class will open if 317140-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 $107R/$128NRPre-Team​$107R/$128NR
​​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.
​317150-A​Mondays ​6-7:30 p.m. ​317160-A​Mondays​6-7:30 p.m
​317140-G​Thursdays​5:30-7 p.m.​317160-E​Wednesdays​5:15-6:45 p.m.
​317150-I​Fridays​5-6:30 p.m. ​317160-I​Fridays​5-6:30 p.m.
​317150-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$80R/$96NR      Advanced Beginner$80R/$96NR
​317135-G​Thursdays​5-6 p.m. ​317145-C​Tuesdays​5-6 p.m.
​317135-K​Saturdays​12-1 p.m.
317155-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 19 - Pctpner 24​​317175-I1​Wednesday: 2:30 - 3:30p.m.​​$33R/$40NR​​Registration August 22
​November 7 - December 12​317175-I2​Wednesday: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.​$33R/$40NRRegistration August 22

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. 
Competitive Season:
May - July
​Practice Season:
Sept - April
​​Compulsory 3​Mondays & Wednesdays​​6-8 p.m. 917180​$85R/$102NR $73R/$87NR 
Compulsory 4 Mondays & Wednesdays​7 - 9 p.m. ​​917190​​$85R/$102NR $73R/$87NR 
​Girls OptionalsTuesdays & Thursdays ​​6 - 9 p.m. 917195 ​$145R/$174NR​$113R/$137NR
Boys Level 4 (Ages 7-9)​Tuesdays & Thursdays  ​5-7 p.m.​​917170 ​​$85R/$102NR ​$73R/$87NR
​Boys Level 5 (Ages 10+)Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-8:30 p.m.​917175​$114R/$137NR​$93R/$111NR
​Boys Level 6Tuesday & Thursdays​6-9 p.m. 917178​$145R/$174NR​$113R/$137NR
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