Gymnastics at Copley-Price Family YMCA
Build Strength, Skills & Confidence with Your Friends at the Y
Welcome to Copley-Price Family YMCA gymnastics, where toddlers to teens (and adults, too!) can grow strong, get confident, find balance and jump into fun. Based on the skills, levels and progressions developed by USA Gymnastics, our gymnasts learn in an encouraging atmosphere as they build skills to progress through each level of the program.
Location and Contacts
Copley-Price Family YMCA Gymnastics
4300 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92105
Registering for Classes
Register online or call 619-280-9622 for support. We have standardized our gymnastics curriculum and classes to support a clear path to advance in our programs. For information on which class to register for, please email [email protected].
View our 2023 gymnastics schedule.
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*Requires prerequisites to participate in the class. Speak with YMCA gymnastics staff for details.
The Y is the starting point for children to learn about the importance of being active and developing healthy habits they’ll carry through their lives. Gymnastics develops strength, balance and agility. Our goal is to provide a safe, fun and encouraging environment for kids to learn gymnastics, build confidence and make new friends. Depending on the age and skill level of your child, the YMCA offers private, semi-private and group gymnastics programs.
Girls Beginner | Ages 5-17
Female gymnasts learn proper technique, developing a strong foundation and increasing confidence and strength while utilizing equipment such as tumble track, bars, beam, vault, and floor.
Girls Level 1* | Ages 5-17
Female gymnasts continue to explore vault, bars, beam, and floor equipment to increase comfort, familiarity, skill, and technique while progressing through level 1.
Girls Level 2* | Ages 6-17
Female gymnasts should be able to safely perform all beginner-level skills on equipment and floor routines while working to expand technique as well as introducing intermediate strength training techniques.
Girls Level 3* | Ages 6-17
Female gymnasts should be able to adequately follow routine and choreography, demonstrating confidence and efficiency on gymnastics equipment and floor exercises in this progressive class while working towards advancing.
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Boys Level 1* | Ages 5-17
Male gymnasts progressing through level 1 continue to explore vault, rings, floor, bars, and p-bars equipment to increase comfort, familiarity, as well as skill and technique.
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Teen | Ages 5-17
Promote a healthy lifestyle in our teen classes for all skill levels to learn proper technique and build strength and flexibility. Gymnasts increase confidence developing a strong foundation to learn safe skills, while utilizing equipment such as tumble track, bars, beam, vault and floor.
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Our preschool gymnastic classes give your child a fun physical activity in a safe environment. This is a great way to introduce your child to developing fine social, listening, balance and motor skills.
Preschool | Ages 3-4 years
Preschoolers will increase their confidence transitioning into an independent class and learning new skills on gymnastics equipment including trampoline, bars, beam, and floor. Children must be able to separate from their parents and follow directions from a coach. Obstacle courses, parachutes, songs and other tools are used to develop balance, coordination, flexibility and strength through various skill-focused rotations to enhance motor development and eye-hand coordination.
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Parent/Child | Ages 18 months - 2.9 years
Accompanied by a caregiver, children ages 18 months to 2.9 years learn to be comfortable in a gymnasium setting while setting the stage for a healthy lifestyle. This safe, fun and supportive environment enhances motor development and eye-hand coordination allowing your child to develop both physical and mental skills through various skill-focused rotations and free playtime.
Transitional Parent/Child | Ages 18 months - 2.9 years
Promote a healthy lifestyle while prepping your gymnast for the transition to a class without the full attention of a caregiver. Basic gymnastic fundamentals and class etiquette are developed through various skill-focused rotations and free playtime to enhance motor development and eye-hand coordination allowing your child to develop both physical and mental skills. Parents are required to stay in the vicinity should your child need one-on-one assistance.
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The Y is the starting point for many children to learn about becoming and staying active, and developing healthy habits they’ll carry with them throughout their lives. Gymnastics is a wonderful development tool emphasizing strength, balance and agility. Our goal is to provide a safe, fun, and encouraging environment for kids to learn gymnastics, build confidence, and make new friends. Depending on the age and skill level of your child, the YMCA offers private, semi-private, and group gymnastics programs.
Parkour Beginner | Ages 5-17
Our parkour classes teach skills like vaulting, precision’s, flips, climbing techniques and more. These skills are used together to move through all sorts of environments. Students learn to break down more complex movements and concepts into more simple steps for progress. Not only does this condition the body to adapt, but also trains the mind to look at the physical world in a whole new way.
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Little Ninjas Gymnastics
Little Ninjas | Ages 3-5
Designed to match a preschooler's boundless energy, introduce your little ninja to parkour while working on coordination, speed, and balance while enhancing motor development and eye-hand coordination. Rotations on various gymnastic equipment teach children to run, vault, climb, and roll over obstacles.
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Tumbling Advanced* | Ages 6-17
Advanced tumbling students work on front tumbling and multiple trick skills and combinations. Tumblers refine their skills while adding multiple back handsprings, back handspring to a back tuck, back handspring to a layout, and a layout full twist. Coach evaluation required.
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Cheer | Ages 6-12
Cheerleaders will learn the basic fundamentals of cheer in this non-competitive class. With a focus on arm motions, jumps, stunts, and specific cheer terminology, athletes will gain proper technique and routine sequence while incorporating basic tumbling skills such as rolls, bridges, handstands, and cartwheels. Stretching and conditioning are important components to achieving proper cheer strength and stamina.
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Open Gym is a time for gymnasts of all ages to jump, tumble, explore and practice their training outside of class. This is a great environment to meet new friends while working on new skills and enjoy the sport of gymnastics.
Preschool Open Gym | Ages 0-5
Parent or caretaker must be within arm’s reach of their child at all times, no adults on equipment. The registration is for the specific day and time listed. Please register under your child’s name. Adults and children must have a waiver form on file.
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School Age Open Gym | Ages 5-12
No parents or caretakers are allowed in the gym. As our coaches will supervise multiple kids enjoying free play time, we do not provide spotting or class structure. The registration is for the specific day and time listed. Please register under your child’s name.
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Adult Open Gym | Ages 12+
This open gym is for teens and adults. Children that are part of the competitive team may be allowed to practice their skills. As our coaches will supervise multiple people enjoying free play time, we do not provide spotting or class structure. The registration is for the specific day and time listed. All participants must have a waiver form on file.
*Adults can participate but not spot or coach children.
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*Prerequisites required to participate in this class.
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