Gymnastics classes starting
Registration is under way for gymnastic classes planned by the Fairfield Park and Recreation Department.
The gymnastics classes are divided into four sessions.
Session 1 meets six consecutive Mondays beginning Monday. Session 2 meets six consecutive Tuesdays beginning Jan. 29.
Session 3 meets six consecutive Thursdays beginning Jan. 31, and Session 4 meets six Saturdays beginning Feb. 2.
Sessions 1 and 2 are divided into classes for 3- and 4-year-olds; pre-level 1; level 1; and advanced. Session 3 is divided into two sections of pre-level 1; level 1; and advanced. Session 4 is divided into classes for 3- to 4-year-olds; pre-level 1; and advanced elite.
Qualifications for level positions are at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Each class is limited to 10 participants.
The fees range from $35 to $100 depending on the class level.
The gymnastics program is structured to help develop balance, body positions, flexibility, self-confidence and strength. Skills, including floor tumbling, balance beam and bar movements, will be taught at an individual level.
Jeff Ide, who has more than 30 years of gynmastics experience, will be teaching advanced-elite classes. Angela Clark and Jeanne Ide will teach the other gynmastics classes.
Classes will meet at the Roosevelt Community Recreation Center.
Register online at www.fairfieldparksandrec.com or by visiting the recreation center. Call the park and rec department at 472-6159 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.