We teach your kids to cartwheel, roll, flip and fall - and we teach them to do it safely. Using gymnastics, acrobatics and ninja training, our phenomenal team of coaches teach your kids how to physically prepare and move their bodies in a fun, challenging and safe environment.
At Skylark Sports, we strive to make sure our pathway programs are welcoming, fun and inclusive. As an affiliate member of Gymnastics Victoria and Gymnastics Australia, Skylark Sports operates as a member based sporting club. We are fully insured through Gymnastics Australia’s Risk Protection Program. Our coaches are nationally accredited and selected for their genuine love of children as well as their technical expertise and years of experience.
Welcome to Skylark Sports! I’m Jaz, and I am proud to be the founder and director of a local gymnastics club that builds confidence through movement.
I have been involved in gymnastics since I was 7 years old. I studied exercise science, then went on to pursue a PhD researching factors that influence children's physical activity. I was halfway through when it became clear to me that the space in which I could make the biggest impact was not in academia. I saw an opportunity to combine my love of gymnastics and my desire to help children thrive so I pressed pause on my PhD to follow my passion and Skylark Sports was born. I've never looked back.
Skylark Sports has grown from a set-up, pack-up gym to a thriving multi-site club, employing more than 50 passionate and enthusiastic coaches and administrators. I'd love to invite you to come along for a free trial and see whether a Skylark program is right for you.
At Skylark we teach confidence through movement
We ensure the kids and teens that walk through our door leave more confident, equipped and happy then when they arrived. We want you (the parents!) to relax and enjoy the experience. Our friendly group of talented coaches teach kids to take responsibility for their health and their physical education. We build them up so they are confident enough to set challenging goals themselves - and we help them understand the need to work hard to achieve them.
OUR VALUES ARE IMPORTANT TO US AND TO YOU
Promote safety and wellbeing
We prioritise the long term health and well-being of the children we interact with. Safety is our first point of call in every class and our coaches are highly trained in this area.
Be a good human
We learn. We play. We do our best to be good humans and take care of the world we live in. We say please and thank you and encourage children to do the same. We recognise the genius in all children and we strive to teach the way they learn.
Strive for progress, not perfection
At Skylark Sports we believe that having and teaching a growth mindset encourages learning and effort. We work towards a culture that supports this growth mindset for both our team and the kids who attend our clubs. We know that mistakes are worth making so we look for opportunities to learn everyday.
Ultimately, we want all our students to develop a love of learning that stays with them for life.
Dr Carol Dweck is the primary researcher in this field and we would encourage all parents and educators to learn about her work.
Create fun and wonder
Life should be fun, so we create fun experiences for ourselves and those around us! We create fun in both the little and big things, the planned and the unplanned.
When children develop a positive association with physical activity they are more likely to remain physically active into their teenage and adult years so we work hard to develop that association.
Skylark Sports is always looking for great people to join our team. If you have an interest in gymnastics, dance, parkour or acrobatics coaching and are aligned with our values we would love to hear from you. Send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com