GYMNASTICS

Gymnastic News

For gymnastics information or registration contact:
Kim Swann (630)859-2267 X18

 

Aurora Turners Gymnastics Philosophy Statement

Aurora Turners Gymnastics provides a positive learning environment for each individual’s needs and abilities through self-paced learning of physical and social skills. We pride ourselves on small class sizes led by knowledgeable and personable staff members. Our program offers experiences that will be valuable in all areas of life. Gymnastics teaches; discipline, self-respect, motivation and determination. Our staff maintains philosophies on children, instruction and life that make learning “FUN”. Join us in our goal to create strong minds and strong bodies. American Turners have been leaders in physical education since 1848.

 

Staff Introduction

Head Coach: Kim Swann - 25 yrs coaching experience Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education
Assistant Rec: Lori Phillip - 20 yrs coaching experience Bachelor Degree in Recreation Administration

Coach: Jenny Hoch
Jr. Coaches: Tiffany Thomas and Kayla Hickernell

All of our staff members are part of the Turners “family”, and have various levels of competitive experience. The staff includes members with Bachelors Degrees in related fields from major universities. All our staff is instructor or professional members of USAG and hold safety certification. We are excited to teach as well as learn more about the sport, and we are looking forward to working with you.

 

Class Description

TNT (girls and boys 18 mo. to 3 years old)
This class offers very young gymnasts the opportunity to develop listening, gross and fine motor and social skills. **Parental assistance required for ages 2 and younger**

Dynamite (girls and boys 4 years old)

Beginning development of gross motor skills and coordination through a fun learning environment.

Mini Mites (girls 5 yers old and up)
Beginning skills on all apparatus. Focus on rolls, handstands, cartwheels, bridge, balance, strength and flexibility.

.Advanced Beginner (girls 5 years old and up)
Continuation of Mini/Mighty mite classes, with the focus on a broader range of skills. Skills include cartwheel variations, walkovers, bar strength and beam acrobatic elements.

Intermediate (girls 5 years old and up)
This class is for girls who have met all previous requirements and are ready to be introduced to skills that will be a foundation for team. Skills include: handsprings, combinations of skills, and basic routines on all apparatus.

Cheer/Tumble (girls 10 years old and up)
For those who want to focus on tumbling and jumps for cheerleading and other related activities. Various skill levels welcome.