A CHECK LIST for parents seeking a gymnastic program for their children.
The gymnastic program should include the following:
✓ A progressive curriculum based program the provides for ultimate development both physically and emotionally.
✓ Continual education for staff that are safety and safe sport certified.
✓ A program that is affiliated with a certified national gymnastic organization.
✓ A program that offers a trial class with evaluation of skill and maturational levels for proper class placement.
✓ The ratio of instructors to students that provides for maximum participation and skill development.
✓ A clean facility with updated and safe equipment that is skill age specific.
✓ Separate learning stations and specialize equipment for all ages and abilities.
✓ A list of expectations that provides for the child’s safety including proper behavior and attire. Such as:
- Snug fitting gymnastic apparel
- No jewelry or shoes
- Hair securely fastened off the face
Ultimately the child should have an enjoyable and positive learning experience while developing appropriate gymnastic skills.