For Kids Who Want Progress in the Sport

About Academy Classes

  • Available for ages 5+
  • Multi-month commitment 
  • Progress faster than Monthly Classes, with techniques based on the Women's Junior Olympic Gymnastics Program
  • Pre-Gym Academy and Levels I-III offered based on progression of skills
  • Improve flexibility, conditioning, and basic skills in all four Olympic events
  • Quarterly progress reports are provided

Gymnastics Academy Classes

Pre-Gym Academy

Learn foundational gymnastics skills at a progressive rate for pre-school aged youth.

  • ages 3-5
  • 60 minutes 
Levels I-III

This is an achievement-oriented program of basic skills and progressions. To advance to the next level, gymnasts should have 75% proficiency on each Olympic event (Vault, Bars, Beam, and Floor). Also includes flexibility and conditioning in order to ensure a safe and successful experience. 

  • ages 6+
  • 60 minutes 
Boys Gymnastics

Boys are always welcome in any Monthly or Academy YMCA class. However, Andover and Northwest YMCA offer a Level I and II class specifically for boys. 

Tumbling Academy Classes

Level I & Level II

Learn foundational tumbling skills at a progressive rate.

  • ages 6+
  • 60 minutes