Ages: 12-17 year
Class Duration: 1 hour
Description: Gym4Me is a recreational and non-competitive gymnastics participation program developed by Gymnastics Victoria to engage youth aged 12-17 years in the sport of gymnastics. Classes are available at Balwyn Gymnastics Club - YMCA.
The program is designed to cater for youth of all levels of ability and experience. It is a uniquely participant-led program, where classes are structured to provide participants with the independence and flexibility to determine and work towards individualized goals, with a strong focus on social engagement and enjoyment. With regular attendance, there is potential for participants to transition into other recreational or competitive pathways available.
2019 Classes Currently Available:
Tuesdays 6:00pm - 7:00pm (Girls)
Wednesdays 6:15pm - 7:15pm (Boys)
Thursday 5:15pm - 6:15pm (Girls)
Friday 5:00pm - 6:00pm (Girls)
Teens and Sport
Adolescent is a significant period of change, with young people aged 12-17 years experiencing major physical, social and emotional changes, including puberty and the transition from primary to secondary education.
92% of young people in Australia do not currently meet the Australian Physical Activity guidelines of 60 minutes of physical activity per day. Barriers to participation include, but are not limited to:
• Lack of interest, confidence, fitness or skill
• Time pressures
• Sport becoming too competitive
• Failure to return following injury
Get started today at BSC!