Y Gym Sports

High-energy, high-fun alternatives to traditional gymnastics classes.

Y Gym Sports classes are a high-energy, high-fun alternative to traditional gymnastics classes. Navigate obstacles, test your strength and challenge your focus through gym-based activities. Y Gym Sports includes many fun and interactive exercise programs to match your interests and keep you motivated on your fitness journey!

Adults and kids are encouraged to come along. YMCA hosts a diverse range of classes to suit your skill level and fitness ability.

Our qualified coaches can’t wait to help you on your way to becoming your best self! Browse through our different classes below, or send us a message so we can help you to choose the most suitable class for you.

Our Gymnastics Pathways also give you an overview of our classes on offer and future pathways for your children. 

Y Gym Sports Classes

Ninja Gymnastics | 4 Years Old to Teens

Class duration: 1 hour
Frequency: Once per week

Tumbling Classes (including Basic Trampoline) | 8+ Years Old

Learn how to backflip and do tricks! Girls and boys combine passes and runs with tumbling skills to perform cartwheels, roundoffs, back handsprings, layouts, whips and tucks along a narrow sprung surface. Gymnasts learn how to perform fast-paced synchronised movements with incredible skill and talent. If your child loves to tumble, this sport is for them.

This class is suitable for children who have completed some beginner gymnastics training or have had some previous experience in acrobatics, cheer or dance. If your child has previously been enrolled with the YMCA or is currently enrolled with us, they should have completed Step 5 or above.

Our coaches adapt the program to suit the needs of all students, helping each individual reach their goals. Moves of varying difficultly are taught depending on class experience - ranging from mixed-level ability to intermediate.

Class duration: 1-1.5 hours
Frequency: Once per week
Location: Classes are available at StaffordJamboree HeightsVictoria Point, Mango Hill | Bowen Hills offers adult tumbling classes only

Team Gym | 8+ Years Old

There’s nothing more exciting than teaming up with friends for gymnastics performances! Team Gym gets kids rolling, jumping, grooving and moving to electrifying routines. Teams use the floor, vault and mini-trampoline (trampette) to showcase their acrobatic and gymnastics skills.

Team Gym helps children shine as they build strong teamwork skills, improve self-confidence, social skills and reach new heights... All while having fun with friends!

Class duration: 1.5 hours
Frequency: Once per week
Location: Jamboree Heights and Acacia Ridge*

*Longer sessions of 2-2.5 hours are run at Acacia Ridge

Free G | School Aged Children

Freestyle gymnastics for adrenaline-seekers and those looking beyond traditional gymnastics! Think fast-paced courses and exercises to improve agility and learn tricks. These classes keep freestylers entertained with adrenaline-fuelled sports that fuse gymnastics and acrobatics with kicks, leaps, free running and breakdancing. Free G classes are for high-energy kids with the desire to challenge themselves physically and mentally.

Class duration: 1 hour
Frequency: Once per week
Location: Classes are available in Mango Hill (weekly) and Caloundra (currently available during school holidays only or for school groups)

YMCA centres that offer Ninja programs also incorporate elements of Free G into their classes.

Adult Gymnastics | 16+ Years Old

Adult Gymnastics classes will transform the way you live, move and feel. They are a great alternative to traditional fitness classes, offering exercises you won’t get to try elsewhere! Gymnastics focuses on improving balance and posture while also strengthening the body against potential injury. Our skilled instructors will help you develop core stability and recondition your body from head to toe. Adult Gymnastics classes are available to beginners with no experience.

Class duration:  1 to 1.5 hours (depending on centres)
Frequency: Once a week
Location: Classes are available at Jamboree Heights, Victoria Point, Bowen Hills, Stafford, Mango Hill and Caloundra

Gym Fit | 12+ Years Old

Gym Fit is a teen gymnastics class specifically designed to help children develop healthy habits. We are all about helping teenagers fall in love with fitness. These classes have a body-weighted focus that strengthens young bones. See for yourself how our structured program increases coordination, balance and power. Gym Fit classes can also improve teen sleep quality and boost mental health.

Suitable for beginners who are 12 years and older with no gymnastics experience. Teens can also join other classes at the beginner level such as Team Gym.

Class duration: 1 hour
Frequency: Once per week (opportunity to attend twice per week)
Location: Classes are available at YMCA Victoria Point only.

Fitter For Life (Gymnastics For Seniors) | 50+ Years Old

Staying active in your 50s and beyond is one of the best gifts you can give to yourself. Fitter for Life 50+ classes will enhance energy levels, improve balance and develop stronger bones and muscles. Our program involves a range of gentle body-weighted workouts. It combines cardio with low impact exercise to enhance physical health and wellbeing.

Classes are a fun activity to do on your own or with friends. Our encouraging and supportive program is suitable for beginners age 50 and older. No experience is necessary.

Class duration: 1 hour
Frequency: Once per week
Location: Classes are available at Caloundra only

Special Needs Gymnastics


YMCA Stafford runs a Special Needs LEAP program for children of all ages with disabilities. In these classes, children are guided through individually-tailored exercises to improve physical ability and have fun! Classes are generally one-on-one, held during the day. If your child would enjoy or benefit from group classes, they can also join an afternoon lesson from another Y Gym Sports program, run by a qualified staff member.

The YMCA LEAP program runs five days per week and is NDIS Approved. Bookings are essential for this specialised program.

Contact the Y Stafford →


YMCA Bowen Hills offers small group classes for special schools who cater to children with a disability or learning difficulties. These classes are run during the day.

Contact the Y Bowen Hills →


YMCA Jamboree Heights offers one-on-one classes during the day plus opportunities for children to join a group Y Gym Sports afternoon class led by a qualified staff member. These classes are subject to coach availability and bookings are essential.

Contact the Y Jamboree Heights →

Gymnastics School Holiday Programs | 4 to 12+ Years Old


A great one-hour session for those who need to burn energy. Exercise is proven to impact children’s development, and Gym Ninja is a fun way to launch kids into fitness and gymnastics! Our gym ninjas get to explore unique play activities at our high-quality gymnastics facilities.

Location: Jamboree HeightsStaffordVictoria Point (The actual class varies by term. We encourage you to check with your selected centre for more information.)


Our junior ninjas climb, swing, roll, jump and flip their way through every class, developing new skills in an encouraging and safe environment. These classes are designed to build and increase your child’s coordination, strength, flexibility, agility and overall physical fitness.

Location: Jamboree Heights, Stafford, Victoria Point (The actual class varies by term. We encourage you to check with your selected centre for more information.)


Who doesn’t want to train to be a ninja? YMCA Ninja classes are for enthusiastic children who want to learn cool tricks and moves under the guidance of qualified coaches. Work on agility, increase speed development and build fitness levels during holiday periods.

Location: Jamboree Heights, Stafford, Victoria Point (The actual class varies by term. We encourage you to check with your selected centre for more information.)

Explore Other YMCA Gymnastics Programs

Whether your child wants to reach a whole new level in gymnastics, participate in competitions, or simply improve their health, movement and confidence, we have you covered with our different gymnastics pathways.

Y Steps

A non-competitive gymnastics program for children aged from school age up to the teen years to develop the foundations of gymnastics. Children are encouraged to move through the Y Steps program and achieve new skills at their own pace.

Y Competitive

Offers pathways for girls and boys that are a little more advanced. An exciting world of opportunities opens for children to compete in the Australian National Levels (Level 3-10) pathway at local, regional, state, national and international events.


KinderGym creates opportunities for toddlers and kids to enjoy both free play and structured activities. Our KinderGym sessions assist children to develop motor skills, coordination and confidence in a fun, nurturing and safe environment.

Want To Organise A Gymnastics Birthday Party?

We are kitted up to host birthday parties that will not be forgotten. It is double the fun but no clean up required. Our gymnastics parties are an energetic & unique spin on a traditional birthday event.

*This service is not available at YMCA Acacia Ridge.

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