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Girls Beginning

Gymnasts start to learn skills that are unique to each women’s apparatus and refine all their basic core skills.

Girls Beginning 1

GB1 is an introductory level class for school-aged children. Students will focus on skill progressions, and enhancing their listening skills. Classes reinforce fundamental skills, while learning the safe body-shapes for more advanced skills.

Eligibility

Ages: 6+ years old

Prerequisite: GB1 is an introductory class for students age 6 and above, no previous experience required.

Price

The price for the remaining classes is to be determined by the number of classes left (approximately $100 per month – see Billing information below.

 

Sample Skills Learned

  • Cartwheels
  • Rolls
  • Handstands
  • Flat back
  • Pullovers
  • Walks
  • Turns and leaps on beam
  • Flexibility
  • Acquisition of gymnastics terms

Next Level

Successful acquisition of all skills will move these students to Girls Beginning 2, based on coaches’ discretion.

Schedule

Duration: 55 minutes

Location: Golden Bear Recreation Center

Waitlist  8/16/23

Days Times Registration
Monday

3:00 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.

5:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 6:55 p.m.

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Tuesday

4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.

5:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 6:55 p.m.

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Wednesday

3:00 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.

5:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 6:55 p.m.

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Thursday

5:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.

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Friday

4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.

5:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 6:55 p.m.

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Saturday

9:00 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

10:15 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.

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Sunday

11:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

1:00 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.

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Girls Beginning 2

Gymnasts will continue to work on vault, bars, beam, and floor, while perfecting their form of each skill. These skills will increase in difficulty, as they begin to connect skills gained from previous classes. This class will begin to incorporate more core and upper-body strength, while continuing to develop gym etiquette and focus.

Eligibility

Ages: 6+ years old

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Kinder Bears or Girls Beginning 1 skills. If moving from an outside gym, students can be assessed for a level recommendation.

Price

The price for the remaining classes is to be determined by the number of classes left (approximately $100 per month – see Billing information below.

Sample Skills Learned

  • Cartwheels
  • Rolls
  • Handstands
  • Flat backs
  • Pullovers
  • Walks
  • Turns and leaps on beam
  • Flexibility
  • Strength

Next Level

Gymnasts move to Girls Beginning 3 after the successful acquisition of all skills, as well as being excellent listeners, and independent productive workers.

Schedule

Duration: 55 minutes

Location: Golden Bear Recreation Center

Waitlist  8/16/23

 

Days Times Registration
Monday

4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.

5:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 6:55 p.m.

Waitlist on CampDoc
Tuesday

4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.

5:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 6:55 p.m.

Waitlist on CampDoc
Wednesday

4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.

5:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.

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Thursday

3:00 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.

5:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.

Waitlist on CampDoc
Friday

4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 6:55 p.m.

Waitlist on CampDoc
Saturday

9:00 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

10:15 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.

Waitlist on CampDoc
Sunday

11:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

12:00 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.

Waitlist on CampDoc

 

Girls Beginning 3

Gymnasts continue to move past fundamentals and engage in more advanced skills on all four events. This class will work on strength development: upper-body, core, and leg. The strength and flexibility developed in this class will be essential in later, more advanced classes. At this time, these gymnasts should have mastered gym etiquette, and have excellent listening comprehension.

Eligibility

Ages: 6+ years old

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Girls Beginning 2 skills. If moving from an outside gym, students can be assessed for a level recommendation.

Price

The price for the remaining classes is to be determined by the number of classes left (approximately $110 per month – see Billing information below.

 

Sample Skills Learned

  • Back/front walkovers
  • Straight arm rolls
  • Round-offs
  • Back/front handsprings with spotting mats
  • Handstands
  • Presses

Next Level

Gymnast move to Girls Intermediate after the successful acquisition of all skills, and continued positive work ethic.

Schedule

Duration: 1 hour 10 min

Location: Golden Bear Recreation Center

Waitlist  8/16/23

 

Days Times Registration
Monday 6:00 p.m. – 7:10 p.m. Waitlist on CampDoc
Tuesday

4:00 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 7:10 p.m.

Waitlist on CampDoc
Wednesday

6:00 p.m. – 7:10 p.m.

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Thursday

6:00 p.m. – 7:10 p.m.

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Friday

5:00 p.m. – 6:10 p.m.

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Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Waitlist on CampDoc

Billing and Cancellations (new)

In CampDoc you will be given the option to either pay in full for the remaining classes of the year. 
We are requiring 2 weeks written notice to cancel and/or refund payments. 
Example- 
Gymnast is in BC1 Saturday 9am and has chosen to pay $810 for the year (this is for 31 Saturday classes). On December 27th, we received a written notice that you wish to discontinue. This means that the cancellation will be effective on January 10th. There are 18 classes left. We will refund the card on file for $470.32 (810/31 x 18).
Make-ups-
We will still provide make-ups if currently enrolled and space is available. Please arrange for make-ups by emailing gbgym@berkeley.edu

Class Details

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