Cold, wind, snow...it can be tough to get the kids outside in the Winter in Toronto! If you're looking to get them active and stay indoors, gymnastics might be just the thing for you and your family. The following is a guide to the where and what of this sport in the city.
Toronto Premier Gymnastics Centre
The Toronto Premier Gymnastics Centre's 10,000 square foot facility offers a trampoline, vault, beam, floor, uneven bars and more. Situated on Simpson Avenue, competitive and recreational programs are available for children aged 18 months to 14 years. Their staff are experts at building confidence and instilling the values of an active lifestyle.
Toronto Gymnastics International
In operation for over 3 decades, Toronto Gymnastics International is a member of Gymnastics Ontario. Their facility is an impressive 25,000 square feet and home to NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program)-certified coaches, as well as athletes that compete at both national and provincial levels.
City of Toronto Gymnastics
The City of Toronto's children and youth programs include competitive gymnastics. Skill levels from beginner to intermediate are accommodated and there is also a gymnastics showcase held regularly.
Birchmount Gymnastics Centre
Founded in 2002, the Birchmount Gymnastics Centre caters to children between the ages of 3 and 16 years. All coaches are NCCP-certified and they emphasize skills, flexibility, self esteem and having fun while staying fit.
The Discovery School of Sport and Art, established in 1996, coaches over 600 children. Programs that range from Recreational and Advanced Recreational to Interclub, Provincial and more are available to children from the age of 18 months.
A great way to get that energy out when it's too cold to spend time outside, there are many gymnastics programs available in Toronto. Will you be checking one out with your family?