Our Summer Program is packed with lots of exciting gymnastics fun for everyone! We have so much on offer at Kilkenny’s leading gymnastics and trampolining facility so read on to find out more! We are so excited for a fun summer full of cool gymnastics, our July program was a sell out, so don’t delay in booking your places! Due to current Covid restrictions imposed, numbers are strictly limited for each session or workshop varying between 4 – 10 max. Please ensure to read our Covid specific information here.
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4/5 DAY GENERAL GYMNASTICS SESSION
For beginners these sessions are a great way to have fun and to try the wonderful sport of gymnastics out. For experienced gymnasts it is great way to get that extra bit of training in to help improve their skill level and work to get closer to achieving their gymnastics goals! Gymnasts will work on all apparatus in the gym. There is lots of progress from attending over 4 or 5 days and each day is challenging and enjoyable.
3rd – 6th August 10am – 1pm suitable for age 5+ (boys and girls)
9th – 13th August 10am – 1pm suitable for age 5+ (boys and girls)
16th – 20th August 10am – 1pm suitable for age 5+ (boys and girls)
Handstand & Cartwheel Workshop
What’s it about? Focusing on the all important handstand! Gymnasts will break the skill down and work to hold a free standing handstand! For Catwheels we’ll focus on sideways motion, gymnasts will practice drills, learn technique and develop the skills necessary to perform and perfect a cartwheel! A great workshop for those struggling with learning cartwheel.
3rd August (Tuesday) 3.45 – 4.45pm suitable for age 5+
17th August (Tuesday) 3.45 – 4.45pm suitable for age 5+
Round Off & Back Flip Preparation
The workshop will focus on the primarily on the Round Off which is an important and powerful moved needed to be mastered correctly in order to build up speed to do multiple back handsprings. Gymnasts will also work on the essential strengthening and shaping for the back handspring on floor. We’ll work towards piecing the perfect Round Off and Back Handspring together getting closer to fully achieving the skills.
17th August (Tuesday) 5.45 – 7.00pm suitable for age 8+
This workshop will cover the fundamentals of rolling including forwards, backwards and sideways rolls and up to Handstand Forward Rolls for those who have mastered the Handstand! Learning how to roll correctly can be great for children who play field contact sports as they will learn how to roll correctly to avoid injury!
18th August (Wednesday) 3.45 – 4.45pm age 5-8 yrs
GENERAL GYMNASTICS TRY IT OUT SESSIONS
These sessions are perfect for children to try gymnastics out for the first time or for children already doing gymnastics to keep up with the weekly gymnastics routine! For Mini Gym sessions, children will enjoy an introduction to the wonderful world of gymnastics and all it has to offer! They will learn to take turns, take direction and have lots of fun through the learning the basics of gymnastics! All children will enjoy learning fun and progressive gymnastics in Kilkenny’s leading gymnastics facility.
4th August (Wednesday) 3.45 – 4.45pm suitable for age 4 – 5 yrs
4th August (Wednesday) 5.00 – 5.45pm suitable for age 3.5 – 4 yrs
11th August (Wednesday) 3.45 – 4.30pm suitable for age 3.5 – 4 yrs
11th August (Wednesday) 4.45 – 5.45pm suitable for age 4 – 5 yrs
16th August (Monday) 4.45 – 5.30pm suitable for age 3.5 – 4 yrs
16th August (Monday) 3.00 – 3.45pm suitable for age 3.5 – 4 yrs
16th August (Monday) 3.50 – 4.35pm suitable for age 4 – 5 yrs
16th August (Monday) 5.40 – 6.40pm suitable for age 5- 8 yrs
16th August (Monday) 6.45 – 6.45pm suitable for BOYS age 6-9 yrs
17th August (Tuesday) 1.45 – 2.45pm suitable for BOYS age 4-6 yrs
17th August (Tuesday) 3.00pm – 4.00pm suitable for BOYS age 6-9 yrs
17th August (Tuesday) 4.25 – 5.15pm suitable for BOYS age 8+
TRAMPOLINE TRY IT OUT SESSIONS
At the county’s premiere gymnastics facility Kilkenny Gymnastics Academy places are in demand for our new addition for 2021, Trampoline! It is an incredible and exciting sport. Children can experience the feeling of being upside down, turning, flying and twisting in the air through challenging and fun skills through trampoline. Ideal for children who want to try something new or who don’t enjoy team sports.
3rd August (Tuesday) 7.00 – 8.00pm for age 8 – 13
9th August (Monday) 6.00 – 7.00pm for age 7 – 10
10th August (Tuesday) 6.00 – 7.00pm for Teenagers
12th August (Thursday) 7.05 – 7.00pm for age 6-9
16th August (Monday) 6.00 – 7.00pm age 8 – 12