Y GYM SPORTS
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.
Y Gym Sports Classes
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
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
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
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)
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
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
Location: Classes are available at Caloundra only
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.