Gymnastics Kids Academies
The Sport Ireland Campus' Gymnastics Kids Academies allow children to experience a high level of sports coaching in elite facilities. This is the perfect starting or development point in gymnastics for kids. It also provides a great basis for flexibility and movement throughout their sporting lives.
The focus of this Academy is to develop a wide range of gymnastic movements through structured classes. The classes incorporate large periods of gymnast skill acquisition. This will occur on various pieces of apparatus. The measurement of the gymnast’s performance during the academy will be monitored through the introduction of Gymnastics Ireland ‘Gym Start’ Awards Programme.
World Class Facilities
Our Gymnastic Kids Academies take place in the international standard bespoke Sport Ireland Gymnastics Training Centre. This facility is designed to help Irish athletes reach This will include unique equipment specifically designed for each age group and ability level in the Academy!
The facility and equipment are all at an elite-level to help your child's progression through the ability levels. There is also a viewing area for parents and guardians so you can see your child's progress week by week.
Top Class Coaching
At the Sport Ireland Campus Gymnastics Academy Coaches are a team of fully qualified, and expert, gymnastics coaches, who are on hand to ensure your child will have a thoroughly enjoyable time learning and developing new skills.
Having participated at high levels in the Gymnastics, they are able to translate this to all ability and age levels in order to provide great Gymnastics classes for kids.
Gymnastics Academy Details
Pre-School Gymnastics Academies
Participants: (2years – 5 years inclusive)
The Pre-School Gymnastics Academy will aim to link the development of fundamental movements for child development and fundamental gymnastics. This ‘active start’ gymnastics programme has been developed around the creation of challenges for the gymnast to concur. The gymnasts will progress at their own rate and this programme will allow for individual differences in each participants rate of achievement. The Academy will allow participants to sample a wide range of movements from three core areas. These are fundamental body movement patterns, fundamental gymnastics movements and fundamental diving movements.
Participants: 6years-8years inclusive) (9years – 12years inclusive) (12years+).
The focus of this Academy is to develop a wide range of gymnastic movements through structured class. The class will incorporate large periods of gymnast skill acquisition. This will occur on various pieces of apparatus. The measurement of the gymnast’s performance during the academy will be monitored through the introduction of Gymnastics Ireland ‘Gym Start’ Awards Programme.
Trampoline Gymnastics Academies
Participants: (6years-8years inclusive) (9years – 12years inclusive) (12years+)
The trampoline academy has developed its own gymnast centred learner based programme entitled ‘Learn to Trampoline’. This provides a well-defined set of goals based around five key skills at every level which allows participant centred progressive development. The Learn to Trampoline programme is carefully linked to the Dive Academy ‘Learn to Dive’ programme bring continuity in teaching styles for the N.A.C. Dive Academy Programmes.
Gymnastics Drop In Classes
As part of the Pre-School academy, we now provide a "Drop In" class. These classes provide the fundamentals of gymnastics through the relationship between parent and gymnast with the parent taking on the responsibility of the child’s learning experience.
Parents guide the gymnast around various sequences of apparatus and soft play equipment under the guidance of our expert gymnastics team.