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Gymnastics

Recreational Gymnastics    Competitive/Team Program

At McKeon's our mission is to provide a safe, fun and challenging experience to gymnasts of all ages and ability in order to enhance their development of mind, body and character. Our goal is to maintain a positive working atmosphere for the dedicated gymnast and have the best teams possible at all levels. Our coaching staff is USAG safety-certified and maintains professional membership status through USA Gymnastics.

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Recreational Gymnastics

 

Begin Here Go Anywhere

McKeon Gymnastics offers recreational classes for girls and boys 2 through 18 years of age. MDG is ensuring success in children by bringing out the best in each child through safe and exciting classes geared toward installing each student with a positive mental focus and an "I CAN DO IT" attitude. Our emphasis is on physical fitness, body development, coordination, endurance, strength, and flexibility.

At MDG our desire to teach and nurture your children is made possible through the efforts of our warm and caring staff. Here your child will build lasting friendships and special bonds. This makes our gym a meaningful experience to both child and parent.

 

 

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is to provide a safe, fun, and challenging experience to gymnasts of all ages and ability in order to enhance their development of mind, body, and character. Our goal is to maintain a positive working atmosphere for the dedicated gymnast and have the best team possible at all levels. Our coaching staff is USAG Safety Certified and maintains professional membership status through USA Gymnastics.

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Hunter KadraDear Trish and Peter,

Words cannot express the gratitude for the wonderful past 3 years Hunter has had at your gym. Her self confidence, poise, athletic, abilities and love of gymnastics has been cultivated and brought to a great point.

As Hunter’s mom, I couldn’t be more pleased with the skills you taught Hunter. The time and patience you’ve spent on my little one is so appreciated. The countless coaches and hours spent helping Hunter achieve her goals in gymnastics is absolutely wonderful.

Hunter is ready to take all that you’ve taught her and try new things. She was blessed to end her time with gymnastics with a nice performance at States.

I would highly recommend your gym to anyone! You guys are amazing and we will surely keep in tough.

Warmly,

Ms. Elisabeth M. Kadra (Hunter’s Mom)

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Preschool “Stars” Program
“Where Our Stars Shine”

Me & My Shadow    ages 18-24 months

Me & My Shadow classes offer age appropriate lessons in creative movement through the use of music, playful games, parachutes, hula hoops, obstacle courses and sealed down gymnastic equipment. The parent assists the child under the supervision of the instructor to learn safe, developmental gymnastic techniques, utilizing pre-school mats and shapes in a mildly structured setting. Our Shadows are introduced to a variety of gross motor skills including throwing, catching, rolling, kicking, swinging as well as balance and flexibility.
This class will run in 10 week sessions.
        - October-December
        - January-March
        - March-June

Tiny Stars   ages 2.5-3yrs     45 minute class weekly
Shining Stars   ages 3.5 - 5yrs    60 minute class weekly

Shining stars is an independent class which uses modified gymnastic equipment. The classes are structured with new lesson plans each week and also include theme weeks to make learning fun. Basic gymnastics is introduced in a fun and playful way with the help of music and games to further the development of self confidence and spatial awareness.

 

Boys and Girls Recreational Program

Future Stars - age 4 to 6
Rising Stars - age 7 to 9
All Stars - age 10+
Gym Stars 1 - Boys age 8 +
Gym Stars 2 - Boys age 5 to 7

Recreational gymnastics is for boys and girls ages 5 and up. Children participate in a one hour class per week, that is designed to challenge students of all ages and abilities. Progressive lesson plans break down new skills into individual techniques and stations to make learning easy and fun. This is a traditional gymnastic program that teaches children the fundamentals of artistic gymnastics. Children in this program follow the skill progressions laid out by the USA Gymnastics program. As the child progresses to more advanced levels, they may be moved to longer classes.

Hotshots - ages 5-8
Hotshots is a intermediate level course that meets for 2 hours once a week. This class is an extension to our one hour “Star” programs and is a stepping stone to our pre team program. Hotshots is a recommendation only class.

Power Stars PreTeam
Our Power Stars PreTeam is by invitation only. This if for the gymnast that has advanced through our recreational program and is ready to work towards becoming a member of our competitive team. The class meets twice a week for 2 hours each class.

Acrobatics/Gymnastics
Controlled tricks, cartwheels, head stands, handstands, handsprings, etc to improve flexibility, strength and balance

Cheer/Tumble - age 7+
Tumbling classes consist of basic to advanced tumbling progressions, drills and skills, flexibility, strength and conditioning exercises are implemented. We schedule private lessons with our coaches for our registered students only. This means as tryouts get closer, you have a coach that is accessible to you for last minute lessons.

Reach For The Stars (Special Needs) ages 5-7
(class duration 45 min)
The gymnastic environment is used as a tool to increase children’s potential to function at higher levels in their everyday lives. These children can feel competent and develop a sense of self esteem and achievement. Reach for the Stars program is geared towards helping special children excel at gymnastics and other athletic activities. The goal for this program is to give each child the opportunity to experience what all children are entitled to; an active life that is filled with excitement, self confidence, discovery and fun. This class is instructor guided with parent involvement.

Reach for the Stars' approach facilitates sensory play through: 

• Climbing; Developing upper body strength
• Tumbling/Rolling; Increasing knowledge of location and space
• Obstacle Course; Problem solving and creativity
• Trampoline; Developing lower extremity strength
• Balance Beam; Coordination balance and focus

 

Policies and Procedures

Gymnastic Star Class Attire:  Elite tank leotard | Price $32.00
• Must be ordered before the first class
• Ordering done through McKeon’s
• Shorts may be worn over leotard
• Bare feet
• Hair pulled back in a ponytail
• No jewelry

Children are not allowed on ANY gymnastics equipment unless they are in a class with an instructor. Students should dress appropriately with hair tied back and jewelry left at home. All students must wear a leotard and must workout barefooted.



 

Gymnastics Schedule
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Gymnastics / Tumbling Schedule 2016 - 2017
Monday
Time Program Age Duration
4:00-5:00 Future Stars 4-6 yrs 60 min
4:00-5:00 Rising Stars 7-9 yrs 60 min
4:30-5:30 Gym Star Boys 8+ yrs 60 min
5:00-6:00 All Stars 10+ yrs 60 min
5:00-6:00 Acro/Tumbling(Int.) 8-11 yrs 60 min
6:00-7:00 Future Stars 4-6 yrs 60 min
6:00-7:00 Rising Stars 7-9 yrs 60 min
Tuesday AM
Time Program Age Duration
9:00-10:00 Shining Stars 4-5 yrs 60 min
10:00-10:45 Tiny Stars 2 3 yrs 45 min
11:00-11:45 Tine Stars 1 2-2.11 yrs 45 min
11:45-12:30 Me & My Shadow 18mo-2yrs 45 min
Tuesday Pre-School
Time Program Age Duration
1:00-1:45 Tiny Stars 2 3 yrs 45 min
1:45-2:45 Shining Stars 4-5 yrs 60 min
Tuesday PM
Time Program Age Duration
4:00-5:00 Future Stars 4-6 yrs 60 min
4:00-5:00 Rising Stars 7-9 yrs 60 min
5:00-6:00 Gym Star Boys 7+ yrs 60 min
5:30-7:30 Hotshots 9+ yrs 2 hrs
5:30-7:30 Power Stars Preteam   2 hrs
Wednesday AM
Time Program Age Duration
9:00-10:00 Shining Stars 4-5 yrs 60 min
10:00-10:45 Tiny Stars 2 3 yrs 45 min
11:00-11:45 Tiny Stars 1 2-2.11 yrs 45 min
11:45-12:30 Me & My Shadow 18mo-2yrs 45 min
Wednesday PM
4:00-5:00 All Stars 10+ yrs 60 min
Thursday
Time Program Age Duration
4:00-5:00 Future Stars 4-6 yrs 60 min
4:00-5:00 Rising Stars 7-9 yrs 60 min
5:00-6:00 All Stars 10+ yrs 60 min
5:00-6:00 Int/Adv Tumbling 12+ yrs 60 min
5:00-7:00 Hotshots 6-9 yrs 2 hrs
6:00-7:00 Beginner Tumbling 10+ yrs 60 min
Friday
Time Program Age Duration
4:00-5:00 Future Stars 4-6 yrs 60 min
4:00-5:00 Gym Star Boys 4-8 yrs 60 min
5:00-6:00 Rising Stars 7-9 yrs 60 min
5:00-6:00 All Stars 10+ yrs 60 min
4:00-5:00 Tumbling 7-9 yrs 60 min
5:00-6:00 Tumbling 9-12 yrs 60 min
6:00-7:00 Tumbling 4-6 yrs 60 min
Saturday
Time Program Age Duration
8:15-9:00am Me & My Shadow 2.5-3 yrs 45 min
9:00-10:00 Future Stars 4-6 yrs 60 min
9:00-10:00 Rising Stars 7-9 yrs 60 min
10:00-11:00 All Stars 10+ yrs 60 min
10:00-12:00 Hotshots   2 hrs
10:00-12:00 Power Stars Preteam   2 hrs

 

 

 

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