The AAGA Developmental Program consists of Pink, Purple, and Devo (competitive). Developmental gymnastics is a wonderful opportunity for young gymnasts to further develop their discipline, self-esteem, and motivation to be the best gymnast they can be. Coach recommendation or skill evaluation is required to be a part of the developmental program.
The Pink Program is the initial step into the competitive program. Pink practices for 1.5 hours, 2 times per week (Summer Session options for 1.5 hours, 1 time per week). During this time, athletes focus on all four events with an emphasis on shaping and posture. Athletes are invited to join the developmental program through the preschool program.
The Purple Program is a beginning step into the competitive program. Purple practices for 2 hours, 2 times per week. During this time, athletes focus on all four events with an emphasis on shaping and posture. Athletes will learn new skills that are competition-ready. Athletes are invited to join the developmental program through the preschool and school-age programs.
The Devo Program is another step up and athletes will compete as Xcel Bronze. Deco practices for 3 hours, 3 times per week. During this time, athletes focus on routines and all events, training new skills, and focusing on correct shaping.
Our classes are built on a four-tier system. Red = Beginner, White = Intermediate, and Blue = Advanced, Navy = Necessary skills for next program, but does not meet age requirement. If you are uncertain about which class to join, please call to visit with us about placement or an evaluation.
Our policy at AAGA is to offer 2 makeups per session for recreational classes. If your athlete misses class, you are able to attend an Open Gym free of charge. Come to the Gym during open gym time and talk to the Front Desk about making up a class. We do not make up missed classes in another instructional class. *Different policy applies if the Gym is closed for a Holiday.
No, barefoot is best! Except for Ninja Core classes – socks and shoes are required for Ninja Core.
Our recreational students are welcome to wear a leotard or any clothing that is comfortable to move around in. Please avoid baggy clothing as that can get in the way when your child is on the equipment. Please avoid articles of clothing that have zippers, snaps, and/or buttons, or require a belt.
If your athlete is enrolled in multiple classes we offer a 30% discount for the second class.
If you have siblings enrolled on the same account, the additional athlete’s classes are discounted 5%.
Our classes are billed on a 4-week cycle at AAGA. We always bill on Mondays. Here is a template of our schedule. Please let us know if you have further questions!
Week 0: The Monday of the week prior to the session begins you will be charged for weeks 1-4
Week 4: You will be charged for the next four weeks of the session (weeks 5-8). This charge will be applied Monday of week 4.
If there is only one child in attendance, the class will be half of the scheduled time. This is for your child’s safety, performance & recovery!
At the beginning of the session, if a class has fewer than 3 children enrolled AAGA reserves the right to cancel the class.
First, we love feedback! If you are unsatisfied with an experience at AAGA, we want to make it right. However, if for some reason you to need to end a session early, AAGA needs a written notification! You will be required to pay a $50 cancellation fee with the request.
When you register for a session at AAGA, you are financially responsible for the entirety. Sessions schedules are as follows: Fall 2021: August 30th to December 18th. Winter/Spring 2022: January 3rd to May 21st. Summer 2022: May 23rd to August 13th.
You can enroll in the class at any time and tuition will be prorated.