Woodson YMCA Gymnastics

Gymnastics classes are perfect for young children because it helps develop strength, coordination, flexibility, balance, cognitive development, and social and emotional learning during children's most important times—while they are growing!

Registration Dates 2022

SessionMember RegistrationNon-Member RegistrationSession Dates
Fall 2 Thursday, October 13th at 8:00 AMThursday, October 20th at 8:00 AMNov. 1 - Dec. 17
Winter 1Thursday, December 15th at 8:00 AMThursday, December 22nd at 8:00 AMJan. 2 - Feb. 18
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Jr. Gymnastics

Parent & Child Classes Ages 1+

Toddler | Preschool | Kindergarten

Gymnastics classes are perfect for young children because they help develop strength, coordination, flexibility, balance, cognitive development, and social and emotional learning during children's most important times—while they are growing!

A parent or adult are needed to aid the gymnast during class.

We offer Gymnastics Classes throughout the year.

Jr. Gymnastic Center, Lower Level Wausau Branch

Developmental Gymnastics

Ages 6+ | Co-Ed

Developmental Gymnastics Classes enhances physical development. Providing an outlet for kids to develop skills like strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, and body control, all while laying a strong foundation for a healthy habit of physical fitness throughout a child's lifetime. It can help frame a routine for your child.

Gymnasts will be learning basic skills on vault, balance beam, floor exercise, bars and trampoline.

We offer Gymnastics Classes throughout the year.

Gymnastic Center, Wausau Branch

Whirlers Gymnastics Team

Our Whirlers include competitive gymnastics Levels from 2 - 10.

Each level focuses on solid basics and skill progressions while developing YMCA core values of respect, responsibility, caring and honesty.

Team building activities are planned throughout the year in addition to competitions. Our competitive team travels to different YMCAs throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Our competitive season concludes with our State meet in March.

A National YMCA Gymnastics Championship is held in June at different locations throughout the United States.

Gymnastic Center, Wausau Branch

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What to Wear

Gymnasts do not need a gymnastics leotard, however it is recommended.

  • No skirt type dance leotards, the skirt will wrap around the bar and tear
  • Gymnasts can wear capris leggings
  • T-shirts must be tucked into legging so midriff is covered at all times
  • No jeans or pants with metal snaps
  • No bare midriffs allowed
  • Long hair should be tied back
  • No jewelry

General Information

Gymnastics classes and camps are held at the Wausau Branch.

  • Gymnastics placement is based on ability and maturity rather than age. Age is used as a guideline.
  • Refunds/Credits will not be issued because of inclement weather or personal schedule conflicts.
  • The YMCA reserves the right to cancel or combine classes due to low enrollment.
  • Scholarships are available for those who qualify.

If you have questions on placement please call Jackie Buemi, Gymnastics Director.