About the Twisters

Here at the Twisters
Philosophy Facility Staff

Twister's Gymnastics believes gymnastics enhances confidence and promotes self-esteem, as well as provides a physical fitness basis for all sports.

Twister's gym is a state of the art facility, equipped with the latest and most up to date equipment necessary for learning gymnastics at a safe and productive rate. The facility offers off street parking and has over 10,000 square feet of air conditioned gym.

Our Safety Certified staff is committed to helping our students reach their fitness potential. Many of our staff are former competitors, and are supportive , fun, friendly and sensitive to each child's needs.

Pre-School Program Girls Program Boys Program

Mommy & Me Gym: 40 minute, coed, 18 months to 30 months... This is a Parent/Child class guided by a certified instructor. Parents guide their child through the stations and spot them as needed. Children learn basic gymnastics skills on equipment sized just for them. Motor skills, strength, balance and coordination are included in the lesson plan. This is a great class for children that are hesitant to separate from their parents.

Beginner Girls: Class is 60 min. for Girls 1st grade to 12-years old. This class will teach the school aged gymnast, the 4-Olympic events: Vault, Bars, Beam, and Floor. We teach this class using circuits and basic progressions, by using a variety of equipment including; training pits, trampoline, tumble-trak and other basic drill stations.

Beginner Boys: 60 min. - 6 years to 12 year olds. (Level 1 & 2) This class will teach the school aged students the basic skills on the 6-Olympic events: Floor, Horse (Mushroom), Rings, Vault, Parallel Bars, Horizontal Bar and some trampoline. Students will be learning the needed skills in order to perform the Level 3 USA gymnastics routines.

Mini Gym: 40 min., coed, 2 & 3 year olds... potty trained is encouraged but not required to attend this class. This class is for those 2 & 3-yr olds ready to come to gymnastics without parents assistance. The students learn basic gymnastics skills on equipment sized just for them. Motor skills, strength, balance & coordination are included in the lesson plan. This is a positive place to introduce the dreaded turn taking. A must see to believe!!!

Intermediate Girls: Class is 60 min. These classes are offered to those students who, by our staff's determination, will have met the necessary requirements. While in this class, students will be exposed to more advanced gymnastics skills. This class is by invitation only.

Intermediate Boys: 60 minutes. - (Level 3 & 4) These boys have demonstrated their willingness to work and can safely perform the basic skills needed in the USA Level 3 and 4 routines.

Pre-Kinder Gym: 55 min., coed, 3 & 4 yr. olds. Potty trained is encouraged but not required to attend this class. The children will learn basic gymnastics skills on toddler sized equipment. Motor skills, strength, balance & coordination are part of this program. Movin' to music makes this class magic!!! (Boys & Girls)

Advanced Girls: Class is 60 minutes. These classes are offered to those students who, by our staff's determination, have met the necessary requirements. While in this class, students will be exposed to more advanced gymnastics skills. This class is by invitation only.

 

Advanced Pre-Kinder: Class is 60 min., coed, 4-yr olds with coaches permission and new 5-yr old students and kindergarteners. This class bridges the gap between the preschool gym and the main training facility for our younger students. (Boys & Girls)

Expert Girls: 60 minutes. These classes are offered to those students who, by our staff's determination, have met the necessary requirements. While in this class, students will be exposed to more advanced gymnastics skills. This class is by invitation only.

Teen Tumbling: Coed, ... 60 minutes...13 years through 18-years old. This class is available for middle and high school students who wish to continue working on their tumbling skills to maintain or enhance cheer leading abilities.

Competitive Team Birthday Parties Time to Shine

Twister's Gymnastics offers a competitive program for boys and girls in all Levels involving USAG & Amerikids gymnastics competition. Team gymnasts are allowed to start competition as early as 5 years old. To compete on team, students must be able to perform certain skills and an invitation from team coaches are needed.

A birthday party that your child will never forget and easy for you too. Parties are available on Saturday afternoons and include private use of the gym with a qualified staff party coordinator. Several different packages to choose from, all include organized activities  and children delight in this non-competitive atmosphere of fun and games. 

'Time-to-Shine' is a day for family and friends to come and watch children perform routines that they have learned in class. This event takes place on a weekend in May. This special time gives students an opportunity to show off their skills in a positive atmosphere. Each participant receives a participation award. Smiles and cameras are a must for this 'Time to Shine'... check calendar for exact dates.

What Parents Should Know

What Students Should Wear: Girls should wear a leotard. Long hair should be pulled back. No tights.  T-shirts and elastic waist shorts are ideal for boys. Bare feet with no socks. No jean shorts or cutoffs, no jewelry, and absolutely no gum chewing allowed in the gym.

Discount Week: Discount week takes place the week before a new session begins. You will receive a $5 discount if tuition sis paid this week. A yellow sign will be posted on the door to remind you. Your child is automatically registered for the next session. If you do not wish to continue classes, you must notify the office (308-381-0217) or you will be charged for the next session..

MAKE UP POLICY: There are no makeups for a missed class, therefore it is important that you choose a time that will not conflict with your schedule. If a child needs to change their regular scheduled class, this can be done before a new session begins if there is available space in another class.

Viewing Area: In an effort to provide an ideal workout environment free of distractions, the Twisters offer a viewing area for parents to watch their children from.

Late Sign-up: (For new students only) If you decide to register your child after a session has started, the tuition will be prorated for the number of classes that are left in that session.