Gymnastics is a fun way to
develop the fundamental motor skills required to progress into
other forms of physical activity.
Play. Jump. Swing. Twist! The
programs at BALC Gymnastics cater for a range of ages, with levels
suitable from four months of age to adults. Our programs and
qualified coaches strive to bring out the best in each child by
fostering teamwork, building self-confidence and improving
Allowing children to learn about the
world around them, Preschool Play encourages babies and toddlers to
explore their surroundings, developing physical and cognitive
skills, learning social cues along the way.
CRAWL PLAY: Suitable for ages four
months to toddler, Crawl Play helps to develop coordination and
encourage early engagement in physical activity. Including
exercise techniques and social interaction, class runs for 30
minutes. Cost: $7.60 per casual class or $35.00 for a 5 visit
BALANCE PLAY: Suitable for toddlers
through to five years, Balance Play assists in developing
fundamental motor skills and self-confidence within a social
environment. A Balance Play Healthy Kids membership is
available at $18.40 per fortnight on direct debit or $10.90 per
week on upfront term payments. Classes run for 45
BALC Gymnastics -
BALC Gymnastics provides an
encouraging and supportive environment to assist in the development
of active children throughout a variety of different levels.
Available on a Healthy Kids membership, the recreational program
provides boys and girls aged 4 years through to adult stages the
opportunity to improve skills fundamental to their development,
specific to gymnastics and in other forms of physical activity and
BALC is working with other
gymnastics clubs in Ballarat with a goal to increase participation
and awareness of the sport, and in providing pathways for gymnasts
who wish to pursue a more competitive level of gymnastics.
ROLL: An introductory class
teaching the basic gymnastics skills suitable for ages 4 years to 6
JUMP: Developing the basic
skills into performing the core skills of gymnastics, including
apparatus. Jump is suitable for ages 6 years to 9
technique, strength and flexibility in performance of skills.
Suitable for ages 8 years to 12 years.
FLIP: Mastering the basics and
beginning to work on more complicated skills in a social
environment, suitable for ages 12 years to 16 years.
TWIST: For competent
participants with a goal to progress to Gymstar Programs.
Continuing to develop strength and flexibility, Twist is suitable
for gymnasts up to the age of 16 years.
ALL ACCESS PROGRAM: An
inclusive class provided the opportunity for those with special
needs to learn a range of gymnastics skills. This class also
assists those preparing to enter the recreational program.
ADULT GYMNASTICS: Increase
your flexibility and core strength with a weekly gymnastics
class! A great fitness alternative for adults, an
intermediate coach adapts a personal program to help reach the
goals of the individual. Suitable for ages 16 years and
over. Cost: $16.60 per casual class, concession
SCHOOLS PROGRAM: Suitable for
primary, secondary and tertiary aged students our Launch Pad
approved program is designed to instruct the fundamental body
movement through simple gymnastics principles. The program is
delivered via one hour weekly sessions.
BALC Gymnastics - Gymstar
BALC Gymnastics offers the Gymstar
Competitive Program whereby gymnasts and families focus on skill
development in a fun, low pressure, supportive environment.
Although minimal commitment is required, it is essential that
gymnasts participate in several recreational competitions
throughout the year. The competitions allow gymnasts the
opportunity to perform to their best ability, with the main
objective being execution of skills rather than degree of
For further information on our BALC
Preschool Play and BALC Gymnastics programs please contact the BALC
Gymnastics Leadership Team
2017 Term Dates
Monday 1st February - Saturday 1
Public Holidays: Labour Day - Monday
Tuesday 18 April - Saturday 1
Public Holidays: Anzac Day -
Tuesday 25 April
Queen's Birthday - Monday 12 June
Monday 17 July - Saturday 23
Monday 9 October - Saturday 16
Public Holidays: Ballarat Show
Day - Friday 10 November
THE BALC GYMNASTICS PROGRAM GUIDE