gymnastics girlsGymnastics at Toby Wells YMCA

Build Strength, Skills and Confidence with Your Friends at the Y

Welcome to Toby Wells 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

Toby Wells YMCA Gymnastics

5105 Overland Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 496-9622
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Our Staff

Preschool: Mary Pino • [email protected]
Progressive: Ashly Kurth • [email protected]
Boys Team: Jack Poochigian • [email protected]
Girls Team: Alyssa Telles-Nolan • [email protected]
Boys and Girls Team Director: Ashley Kurth • [email protected]
Program Director: Walter Jaramillo • [email protected]

Registering for Classes

Class registration is available up to three months in advance. Classes are often full; we suggest registering 3-4 weeks in advance to ensure your child gets the class day/time you want.


Our Programs

Preschool Gymnastics — Walking to Age 5

The preschool gymnastics program offers age-appropriate instruction to help children gain coordination, balance, listening, social and motor skills — all in a fun gymnastics environment.

  • Gymventures
  • Kindergym
    • Transitional Kindergym — Ages 2-1/2 to 3-1/2
    • Kindergym — Ages 3 to 4
    • Kindergym Advanced — Ages 3 to 5
    • Kindergym Open Gym — Ages 0 to 5
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  • Little Ninjas — Ages 3 to 5

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Boys Progressive Gymnastics — Ages 5-12

Boys in progressive classes will have the opportunity to use all of the men’s gymnastics apparatus: floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vault, parallel bars, and horizontal bar. Gymnasts will learn gymnastics terminology and develop strength, coordination, flexibility and self-confidence.

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Girls Progressive Gymnastics

Girls enrolled in progressive classes will gain experience on each of the four women’s gymnastics apparatus: vault, uneven parallel bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Gymnasts will learn gymnastics terminology and develop strength, coordination, flexibility and self-confidence.

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Other Programs

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Schedule at a Glance

Preschool Classes

Toby Wells YMCA Preschool Gymnastics Schedule


Progressive Classes and Teams

Toby Wells YMCA Progressive Gymnastics Schedule

Important Dates

Gymnastics classes are not in session during the following dates:

  • March 8-9, 2019
  • May 27, 2019
  • July 1-7, 2019
  • September 2, 2019
  • October 31, 2019
  • November 27-30, 2019

Note: Sessions with fewer than four classes will have an adjusted price.


Private Lessons

Private lessons are available by appointment for both gymnastics and cheerleading. Private lessons can provide extra time to work on specific skills or routines, especially before try-outs or skill evaluations.

Private Training
Member:
Participant:

30 minutes
$25
$50

One hour
$35
$70

Semi-Private Training (2 people)
Member:
Participant:

30 minutes
$20
$30

One hour
$30
$40

Semi-Private Training (3 people)
Member:
Participant:

30 minutes
$15
$24

One hour
$24
$34


General Information for Progressive Program

Class Size

Progressive classes have a ratio of 1:8. Depending on registration, there may be fewer than 8.

Attire for Classes

  • Girls: Leotards or comfortable shorts and T-shirt. Avoid clothes with zippers, snaps, and buttons. Hair must be pulled back. No jewelry or gum.
  • Boys: Athletic shorts and T-shirt. Avoid clothes with zippers, snaps, and buttons. Students may wear socks or go barefoot. Hair must be pulled back. No jewelry or gum.

Checking in for Classes

On the first week of each month, check-in is required and a check-in table will be located outside the gymnastics facility. After the first week, check-in is not required until the first week of the next month. Check-in is required to ensure your child is registered and in the correct level. Please bring a receipt if you register on the day of class.

Make-Up Policy

Make-up classes can be scheduled on a space-available basis. Makeups are not guaranteed. Schedule makeups by contacting Mary Pino for preschool or Walter Jaramillo for progressive. Please be sure to show up only on the day you are registered for classes.

Progressing to the Next Level

To progress to the next level, a student must be able to perform all skills in their current level. Contact Walter Jarmillo for a list of skills required for each level. Your child's instructor will inform you and your child when it's time for an evaluation.

Evaluations

Evaluation sign-ups are posted the third week of the session. Evaluations are held during the last week of every session. Your child must be evaluated before moving to the next level. Sign up for an appointments on the evaluation board posted near the entrance to the gymnastics center. Gymnasts will progress only at the start of a new session.

Parents/Guardians

  • If your child is registered in the progressive program (ages 5+), and you are a YMCA member, you can use the facility during class, but you must be present to pick up your child after class.
  • You may observe your child's class from the viewing area. Parents/guardians are not permitted in the gymnastics center to ensure safety of all.
  • Text Alerts: You can opt in for text alerts by texting MVGYMNASTICS to 84483. Alerts include registration reminders, facility closures and updates.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the gymnastics program or classes at Toby Wells YMCA, see individuals listed at the top of this page or call (858) 496-9622.

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