Our gymnastics classes are offered  at the Woodland Community Center (3211 Allendale Ave). The Y at Woodland (WCC) features a spring floor, uneven bars, beams, vault table, and tumble track for gymnastics. We have experienced coaches and instructors for all of our gymnastics classes and team.

All participants must have an up-to-date Health Form and Waiver filled out prior to participating in Gymnastics classes.

Download our orientation FAQ here!

Session evaluation forms can be found here!

For more info, contact Kelcie Driessen at (218)-464-5172 or kdriessen@duluthymca.org.

Preschool Gymnastics

Our Preschool Gymnastics program is for ages 18 months – age 4. These classes are once a week, and focus on creating a fun environment for children to benefit from many aspects of the sport including balance, coordination, and motor skills.

Preschool Gymnastics Classes:

Parent-Tot (Age 18-36 months) for both parent and child

Preschool (Age 3)

Preschool Boys (Age 3-4)

Tiny Tumblers (Age 4)

Advanced Tiny Tumblers (Age 4)

–> Register for Preschool Gymnastics lessons

School Age Recreational Gymnastics

 Our revamped School Age Recreational Gymnastics program is for ages 5 and up. These classes are once a week, and offers an opportunity to learn gymnastics skills while having fun! If you have questions regarding what class to sign up for, please contact Kelcie Driessen at (218)-464-5172 or KDriessen@duluthymca.org.

School Age Recreational Gymnastics Classes (separated by age and skill level):

Bronze 1 (Age 5-7): Beginner

Bronze 2 (Age 8+): Beginner

Silver 1 (Age 5-7): Intermediate

Silver 2 (Age 8+): Intermediate

Gold (Age 8+ or Recommended by a coach): Advanced Intermediate

Platinum (Age 8+ or Recommended by a coach): Advanced

–> Register for School Age Recreational Gymnastics lessons

Boys Gymnastics

Our boys gymnastics classes are for ages 3 and up. These classes are once a week, and focus on learning gymnastics skills as well as strength training/conditioning. Skills learned in gymnastics can be beneficial to many other sports.

Boys Gymnastics Classes:

Preschool Boys (Age 3-4)

Beginner Boys (Age 5-7)

Intermediate Boys (Age 8+)

Competitive Gymnastics

Duluth YMCA ‘Aerials’ Team is a year-round program for individuals interested in developing quality gymnastics skills while instilling the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Our competitive program is governed by the USA Gymnastics Xcel Program; which provides gymnasts with a more adaptive experience in a competitive realm, and an opportunity for a rewarding ongoing gymnastics experience.

Our competitive program has four levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. In that order, each level increases in difficulty and time commitment. It is recommended to participate in a few sessions of a recreational class before registering for our Duluth YMCA ‘Aerials’ Competitive Program.

*Now accepting athletes for the 2017-2018 competitive season! If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact Kelcie Driessen at (218)-464-5172 or KDriessen@duluthymca.org.

Family and Open Gymnastics

Open gymnastics allows families, youth, and adults use of the equipment in a supervised environment.  Participants are not coached or spotted and all activities must be ability appropriate. A health form and waiver must be filled out prior to participating.

Preschool and Family Open Gym: This time is geared towards families with young children who would like to utilize the gymnastics area for exercise and bonding time.  Parents must directly supervise their children.

When: Fridays 5:30-6:30pm

Cost: $9 per family

School Age Open Gym: Supervised, but not coached. Activities and skills must be ability appropriate and performed without spot. This time is designed for school age children and adults to practice their gymnastics skills on their own time and at their own pace. Non-gymnasts may participate, but must use the facility appropriately.  Ages 10 years and up and are able to use the gym independently.  Parent supervision is required for children ages 9 and under.

When: Fridays 6:30-8:00pm

Cost: $7 per person

Private Gymnastics Lessons

Private lessons can be used by anyone interested in more practice or instruction in any area of the sport: a specific skill, an event, tumbling, or the benefits of one-on-one attention.  Arrangements are made by contacting a coach or calling the Y at Woodland.


YMCA Member Fee: $30/hour

Community Member Fee: $40/hour


Tumbling classes are for ages 5 and up. These classes are for individuals looking to learn how to do somersaults, flips, handstands, and aerials. Many of the acrobatic skills learned in this class can be utilized in the world of dance!

Tumbling Classes:

Beginner Tumbling (Ages 5-7) and Intermediate Tumbling (Ages 8+): learn gymnastics tumbling skills like leaps, flips, handstands, and aerials. This class also incorporates strength training and conditioning.

Recreational Gymnastics Summer Camps

Enjoy a week of gymnastics combined with summer camp fun! Each day participants will get an opportunity to practice and learn new skills on all four events: bars, beam, floor, and vault. Fun activities include scavenger hunts, games, arts & crafts, hikes, and much more! Ages 5+ welcome!


Camps will run from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM daily at the Woodland Community Center. Cost per camp is $200.



  • A Health Waiver form must be completed before participation begins if your child has never done a gymnastics class at the WCC before or if it has been a year or more since one has been filled out.
  • Children should wear a leotard or tightly fitting leggings and a tank top for practicing events. During Activity Time, participants will be outside as weather permits, so also bring clothes that are comfortable and weather appropriate as well as tennis shoes. No jewelry is allowed and long hair must be tied back with a ponytail.
  • Each child will need to bring their own sack lunch and a water bottle.
  • Parents and/or guardians must show a photo ID upon pick-up of children.
  • You can call the Woodland YMCA at 218-464-5172 if you need to reach your child during the program or if you have any questions.
  • Note: A minimum of 5 participants is required in order to run a camp.
302 West First Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 722-4745
Fax: (218) 722-4746


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