2-3 Days Per Week
The Pre-Competitive Program is designed for children 6 to 9 years of age who demonstrate above average physical potential, a strong desire to learn, with lots of energy to spare. Fun continues to be a main aspect of the program with emphasis on the joy of gymnastics as well as a genuine keenness to be part of the sport.
3-5 Days Per Week
Fundamental skills are incorporated in the program on all apparatus’, designed to prepare athletes for competition. An emphasis is placed on the concept of fitness through developing the child’s strength, power, flexibility and endurance. This prepares the gymnast’s body to learn and acquire the basic fundamental skills for competitive performance in Regional and Provincial meets.
Laura is a Level 2 NCCP certified coach in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics and Trampoline. She is certified in first aid and CPR, as well as in “Respect in Sports” and “Risk Management”. Coach Laura has a bachelor’s degree in Physical Health and Education from Queen’s University. Her coaching career started at age 14 and she has coached a variety of programs since that time, starting with parents and tots and other youth gymnastics programs and is now coaching LGC’s Competitive Optional Team (Level 6+). Laura took over as LGC’s Women’s Head Coach in June of 2017 and has 7 years experience as head coach at another local club previously. Laura’s goal is to help kids reach their fullest potential in both gymnastics and everyday life. Our Women’s Program aims to instill the characteristics that these young girls will need to become successful women in the future.