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Finding the Right Gymnastics Program for Your Child: A Step-by-Step Guide to Choosing the Perfect Class at Skylark Sports

If you're considering enrolling your child in a gymnastics program at Skylark Sports, you may be wondering how to choose the right class. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to decide which program is the best fit for your child. Here, we'll provide you with a step-by-step guide to help you choose the perfect gymnastics class for your child.

Step 1: Determine Your Child's Goals

The first step in choosing the right gymnastics program for your child is to determine their goals. Are they interested in learning new skills and improving their physical fitness? Do they enjoy being part of a group and making new friends? Are they preparing for a future in competitive sport? Whatever their goals may be, Skylark offers a variety of classes to meet their needs.

If your child is new to gymnastics or just wants to have fun while learning new skills, our educational classes may be the perfect fit. These classes focus on building fundamental skills in a fun and supportive environment, without the pressure of competition.

BabyGym - little movers from 1-2 years old
KinderGym - parent guided and independent class options for kids 2-5years old (pre-school)
Gymnastics - classed for kids 5-17 years old (school age)
Ninja - classed for kids 5-17 years old (school age)
Tumbling - Intermediate to Advanced tumbling classes for kids 9-17 years old (by application)
Acrobatics - Development, Fun-Competitive and National Levels classes for 5+ (by application)

coach talking to group of kids before gymnastics class

Step 2: Consider Your Child's Age and Skill Level

Another important factor to consider when choosing a gymnastics program for your child is their age and skill level. At Skylark, we offer classes for children as young as 12 months old. It's important to choose a program that is appropriate for your child's age and skill level to ensure that they're getting the most out of their training and avoiding injury.

For younger children, our preschool and parent-child classes are a great place to start. These classes focus on building coordination, balance, and basic gymnastics skills in a fun and engaging way. As your child progresses, they can move on to our beginner and intermediate Ninja, Gymnastics and Acrobatics classes, where they'll continue to build on their skills and develop new ones.

Gymnastics for Kids - Skylark Sports

Step 3: Think About Your Schedule

When choosing a program for your child, it's also important to consider your schedule. We offer classes throughout the week, including afternoons and weekends, to accommodate a variety of schedules.
Mount Waverley is open 7 days, Lynbrook 5 days (Tuesday to Saturday).
Make sure to choose a class that fits into your schedule to ensure that your child can attend regularly and make progress towards their goals.

coach demonstrating activity and children listening

Step 4: Visit Skylark Sports and Meet Our Coaches

Finally, we recommend visiting the Skylark Sports site closest to you and meeting our coaches to get a feel for our programs and facilities. Our experienced coaches can provide you with more information about our classes and help you choose the best program for your child. Additionally, visiting our facility can help you and your child get a sense of the environment and determine if it's a good fit for your family.

coaches preparing for an event

Choosing the right gymnastics program for your child can be a challenging decision, but by following these steps, you'll be well on your way to finding the perfect class. Whether your child is a beginner or has some previously learned skills, we offer a variety of programs to help them develop new skills, make friends, and have fun while doing it.

Contact us today to learn more about our classes, book in a trial lesson or schedule a visit to our facility.

Written by

Mel Van Nes

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