SAUGUS, MA- This summer the YMCA of Metro North invites children and teens of all ages to focus on healthy living with gymnastics and tumbling programs that are challenging, fun, and engaging. Health experts agree that participating in activities with physical, social, and mental benefits are an important part of a healthy lifestyle so the YMCA of Metro North is encouraging families to get active and stay active with classes in the Summer Session.
Preschool gymnastics classes for ages 2 to 5 years old are a perfect way to build gross motor skills and coordination in a fun environment. The preschool gymnastics program will introduce little ones to the sport of gymnastics through games, songs and structured play on vault, bars, beam, and floor.
Youth Gymnastics programs are offered for both boys (4-10 years) and girls (5-13 years). Youth gymnastics classes introduce basic gymnastics skills with a focus on strength and flexibility. Children will also learn how to work well with others and improve their self-confidence while having fun.
New this summer the YMCA of Metro North Gymnastics Center will offer a Tumbling program for ages 5 to 13 years old. The Tumbling program includes beginner and advanced classes that allow children to focus on floor exercise skills such as cartwheels, handstands, back walkover’s and back handsprings.
“With the grand opening of our new Gymnastics Center this past April we are now able to offer a wide range of classes at a variety of times giving families more options for busy summer schedules,” says Jen Conway, Executive Director, YMCA of Metro North Gymnastics Center.
The Summer Session runs from June 29th to August 23rd. Registration for Y members is currently open and non-member registration starts June 12th. The YMCA of Metro North Gymnastics Center also offers 3 summer camp programs for ages 4 to 14 years old. Registration for summer camp is open and camp starts June 23rd.
The brand new state-of-the art YMCA of Metro North Gymnastics Center recently opened at the end of April and is located at 298B Main Street in Saugus. For more information and to register for summer programs or summer camps visit www.ymcametronorth.org or call 781-218-7263.
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA of Metro North welcomes men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of every child and teen, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors.