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 Coed Girls Program Boys Program

Koala Bears: 2-3 years old... 40 minute class. Pre-requisite: None. This is a class for 2 and 3 year olds that have not been exposed to structured class environments and may need parent assistance entering class. Students in this class will learn beginning gymnastics skills on equipment sized just for them in a fun and safe environment. The moment the child enters the preschool gym, sharing, taking turns, building self-confidence and working together becomes our focus of tasks. We incorporate age appropriate academic activities. We strive to keep an instructor for 3 student ratio.

Beginner Girls: Class is 60 min. 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 along with use of our trampolines, tumble-trak and foam block pit. Students will be learning basic acrobatics and the skills needed to perform the Level 3 USA gymnastics routines.

Polar Bears: 3 & 4 years old... 55 minutes. Pre-requisits: Mastery of Koala Bears class, (returning 3 yr. olds contact Mrs. Jenny) and 4-yr. olds with no experience. This class is for students ready to explore world on their own. Fundamental gymnastics skills and basic positions (shapes), are the focus of this class. Moving to music makes this class amazing. Class to teacher ratio is 4 to 1.

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.

Grizzly Bears: 3 & 4 years old, 55 min., Pre-requisits: Mastery of Polar Bears class, (returning 4 yr. olds contact Mrs. Jenny). This class is perfect for the child with good listening skills and are able to self-direct. This class challenges the young gymnast with more advanced skills. Our goal is for the child to perform basic gym,nastic skills on their own to ready them to transition to the big gym downstairs. Student to teacher ratio is 5 to 1.

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.

 

Pre Beginner: 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.