340 Eglin Parkway NE Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 850~863~3991 Jean Lowery, Owner
Why choose gymnastics?
Gymnastics is the basic training tool for all sports. The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports feels that no other activity develops the body as well and recommends that all physical education programs in the schools make gymnastics their foundation.
Why choose Emerald City Gymnastics?
Since 1992, Emerald City Gymnastics has been an important part of Emerald Coast athletics. Through the years, we've watched "our" kids grow up into talented young men and women. We're now teaching some of their kids! We credit our longevity to our well-trained coaches, our unparalleled safety record and our friendly office staff.
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|Diamonds||Walking to Age 3||Parent and Tot Gymnastics|
Through musical activities and productive play, children improve motor fitness (agility, balance and coordination), increase strength and flexibility, and develop social relationships through movement education and basic gymnastic skills. Parents are guaranteed a get a workout too!
|Pearls||Ages 3-5||Preschool Gymnastics|
Girls and boys learn gymnastics concepts through movement exploration. Concepts include body, space and motion awareness, balance, strength and coordination. Self-confidence is enhanced through manipulative and non-manipulative gymnastics drills. With a different lesson plan each week, children will repeat certain skills, games and songs, while the class remains fun and fresh.
|Rubies||Ages 5 and up||Level 1 Gymnastics|
Girls will learn gymnastics through the use of progressive teaching techniques. Children will master basic skills on all pieces of equipment (vault, uneven bars, beam and floor), along with obtaining increased strength, flexibility and self-confidence.
|Sapphires||Ability Placement||Level 2 Gymnastics|
Placement into the Sapphire level is done through skill evaluation and the requirement completion of Ruby (level 1) skills.
|Amethysts||Ability Placement||Level 3 Gymnastics|
Placement into the Amethyst level is done through skill evaluation and requirement completion of Sapphire (level 2) skills.
|Emeralds||Ability Placement||Level 4 Gymnastics|
Placement into the Emerald level is done through skill evaluation and requirement completion of Amethyst (level 3) skills.
|Hematites & Aquamarines||Beginners and Advanced||Boy's Gymnastics|
Boys will master basic skills on all pieces of men's equipment (vault, parallel bars, high bar, rings, pommel and floor), along with obtaining strength, flexibility and self confidence. Boys must have coach approval to move from Hematites (beginners) to Aquamarines (advanced).
|Cheer'nastics||Ages 8 and up||Tumbling/Cheer|
|Jades 1||Jade 2||Jade 3|
Girls and boys will learn or perfect tumbling skills and jumps to prepare them for cheer squads or advanced tumbling. These classes offer continued learning for present cheerleaders or instruction for individuals wanting to better their cheer and tumbling skills. Coach evaluation required for placement into Jade 2 or Jade 3 (power tumbling) classes.
|Tanzanite||Ages 8 and up||Advanced Tumbling|
This is an advanced tumbling class. Girls and boys must have their back handspring. Students will learn and perfect layouts and fulls.
|Cheer Technique||Ages 9 and up||Tumbling/Cheer|
Cheer Technique class will teach the basics of cheerleading -- including cheers/chants, jumps, motions and tumbling. This is an excellent way to prepare for middle school and high school tryouts. Come join the excitement and enthusiasm of the world of cheerleading! Catch the spirit!
|Performance Cheer||Ages 6 - 12||Tumbling Cheer (Squad)|
The Emerald City Performance Cheer Squad will train as a team and perform throughout the local area to represent Emerald City Gymnastics at parades, festivals and exhibitions. Because members perform as a team, cheerleaders must be willing to commit to a FULL season.
Emerald City Gymnastics also offers...
...a full Competitive USAG Gymnastics Program for female gymnasts, Adult Gymnastics, Yoga (prenatal, postnatal and flow), Zumba, Open Gym, Birthday Parties and Satellite Programs. Explore our site for more information on these activities!