Athletics and Recreation
Elementary, middle, and high school athletic programs are supervised and led by certified coaches, licensed teachers or knowledgeable staff who emphasize skill development, participation, teamwork, and respect for others.
Community Education offers low cost, high quality after school recreational opportunities for elementary students. Intramural's are a chance for kids to learn basic fundamental skills in each sport and also meet new friends. Intramural's offered include, soccer, dodgeball, floor hockey, basketball and more! Intramural's are for boys and girls grades 2-5 and typically meet twice a week for one hour after school.
Community Education Middle School Athletics/Recreation Program provides 6, 7 and 8 grade students an opportunity to participate in a variety of seasonal sports and recreational activities. These programs emphasize skill development and team play. Students are instructed in the fundamentals of the sport and participate in a number of games with surrounding schools within the conference.
Competitive sports include: football, volleyball, boys basketball, wrestling, and track. Competitive sports meet four times a week after school.
Recreational sports include: downhill ski/snowboarding club, golf and running club. Recreational sports meet 1-3 days a week.
Sports Physical Form
- In order to register, you will need to have an updated physical on file and current in the past 3 years.
- Physicals must be valid through the end of the varsity season for that sport.
- Physicals received will need 48 hours for processing.
- Forms can be faxed to the students health office.
Camps and Clinics offer year-round athletic and recreational opportunities to students in grades PreK-12.
Summer 2021 Activities
- Flag Football
- Mini Hawk
- Multi Sport
- Skill School
- Speed and Strength
- Sports Activity Camp
- Track and Field
Interested in running a camp or clinic? View our brochure here for more information.
We offer classes for girls and boys ages 18 months -18 years old. It is our goal to teach in a positive, fun and safe environment. Through gymnastics, we strive to develop self-esteem and physical fitness. Our program is suited for recreational, developmental and competitive gymnasts. We offer classes at East Ridge, Park and Woodbury High School.
- Registration Information and Schedules
- Class Descriptions
- Financial Assistance
- Missing a Class
Gymnastics registration is due one week before the session begins. This will allow for staff to review rosters and employ adequate number of instructors so we can provide a safe coach/student ratio. As a reminder, please be sure to check online and review your course confirmation for any no class/closed dates.
If you cancel a class registration BEFORE the registration deadline, a per course processing fee will be deducted from your refund. Class cost $5-$124 = $5 processing fee. Class cost of $125 and up = $10 processing fee. No cost transfers to another class in the same session prior to class start and during class session with instructor approval. No refunds will be given after one week prior to registration deadline date.
Fall Session II November 1-December 23, 2021 REGISTRATION STARTS September 27, 2021 REGISTRATION ENDS October 25, 2021
East Ridge High School Park High School Woodbury High School
Winter Session I January 3-February 26, 2022 REGISTRATION STARTS TBD REGISTRATION ENDS December 27, 2021
Winter Session II February 28-April 22, 2022 REGISTRATION STARTS TBD REGISTRATION ENDS February 21, 2022
Spring Session I April 25-June 3 REGISTRATION STARTS TBD REGISTRATION ENDS April 18, 2022
East Ridge High School
4200 Pioneer Drive
Woodbury, MN 55129
Gymnastics Room Location
Park in the East lot. (Stadium side of building) Enter through Activities Entrance doors. Take the first hallway to the right and the gymnastics room is at the end of the hallway.
Park High School
8040 80th St S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
Gymnastics Room Location
Park in the East lot near door 12. Enter through door 12 and the gymnastics room is directly inside.
Woodbury High School
2665 Woodlane Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125
Gymnastics Room Location
At the first stop sign, turn right and park in the South Lot. Enter through the South Entrance doors and proceed down the left side stairwell. The gymnastics room will be on your left.
Our program as a whole focuses on safety! Your child’s safety is our number one concern. We base placement of our progressive gymnastics classes upon skill ability, maturity, and capability. It is not based off of age. Individuals may spend up to a year in each level based on their individual progression. Again we are teaching for SAFETY!
East Ridge High School
Park High School
Woodbury High SCHOOL
- Level 1
- Level 2
- Level 3
- Level 4
- Royal Hot Shot
- MAGA Competitive
- Gymnastics for Cheer
- Gymnastics for Dance
- High School Workouts
- Open Gym
PARENT-CHILD GIRLS AND BOYS: 18 months- 3 years old From infant to toddler, our Parent and Child classes promote early development and provide a strong foundation for your child’s critical first three years. Weekly classes will help your child achieve new milestones and prepare for more advanced challenges during each stage of growth. And since you’re along for the ride, you’ll be right there to celebrate every discovery with smiles, hugs and the occasional adult-sized giggle.
Emphasis is on tumbling skills with exposure to the balance beam, uneven bars, vault and dance. This class is suited for girls or boys who have never taken gymnastics before.
- VAULT: Running, Board work, Shapes, Sticks
- BARS: Pullover, Casts, Chin hold, Forward roll
- BEAM: Walks, Kicks, Jumps, Sticks
- FLOOR: Cartwheel, Handstand to Lunge, Bridge, Backward roll
Gymnasts should have mastered skills from Level 1. Gymnasts will learn to perfect their basic skills as well as learn more advanced skills on all events.
- VAULT: Running, Board work, Pop-ups, Handstand flatbacks
- BARS: Back hip-circle, Glide swing, Front hip-circle, underswing
- BEAM: Handstands, Turns, Leaps, Dismounts
- FLOOR: Round-off, Handstand forward-roll, Back walkover, Back extension
For gymnasts who have mastered skills from the Level 2. There is an emphasis on strength, flexibility and form.
- VAULT: Handstand Flat-backs, Sticking
- BARS: Kips, Tap swings, Stride, Dismounts
- BEAM: Cartweels, Jump Combination, Leap Pass
- FLOOR: Back handspring, Front walkover, Front handsprings, Dive roll
For gymnasts who have mastered skills from the Level 3. This level prepares the gymnasts for high school competition.
- VAULT: Front handsprings, Half-on
- BARS: Fly aways, Long hang pullover, Squat-ons Routine
- BEAM: Back walkovers, Routines
- FLOOR: Round-off back handsprings, Front Tucks, Back Tucks, Ariel
Gymnasts that reach Level 4 will work more tailored skills to their talents. Putting together skills appropriate for routines.
Royal Hot Shots – Ages 5 on up
Pre-Competitive Classes 1 time per week - PRE CLASS FOR MAGA COMPETITIVE TEAM
This is a fast paced, multiple repetition, strength, flexibility and conditioning program. We will work on single skills as well as skills in combination. This class runs one day a week. This is a pre-competitive class. This class we will have kids come from upper level classes to train for competitive gymnastics team. *This must be preapproved to be in this class or recommended by teacher. Certain skills are required for this class. Woodbury High School ONLY
M.A.G.A. program is open to all interested students who have achieved the required skills. The intention of the program is to help prepare the gymnast for their High School gymnastics program by allowing them to gain valuable competitive experience as well as strength, flexibility, and confidence to pursue other activities. Skills will be based on requirements as well as ability. Tryouts are required.
The program is designed to provide the opportunity for children with special needs to participate in gymnastics. The program combines sensory stimulation, gross motor activities, and gymnastics to facilitate learning and growth in all aspects of human functioning. Furthermore, it offers students the opportunity to be integrated in a safe and fun environment.
Gymnasts will work on:
Our goal is to address physical, social, cognitive and emotional factors.
Gymnastics for Dancers
This class is specifically designed to improve progressions on the spring floor, using the Tumble Trak, a trampoline. Strength and flexibility activities are also included in this class, and the class may be taken in addition to your regular class or separate. It is our goal that each individual have the opportunity to work skills specific to their gymnastics and dance level.
High School Workouts
This class can help gymnasts prepare for their High School tryouts and a great season. We offer practices to help individuals stay in shape and maintain skills during the off season. Our High School Gymnastics classes are taught by the team coaches, so you’ll be getting the best instruction around!
Private Lesson– 30 minute and 1 hour one-on-one private gymnastics
Want extra practice to achieve your skills? Private lessons are a great way to help your child gain skills at a faster pace. With individual attention, the coach can focus on your child’s specific needs and the progressions necessary for improvement. Semi Private upon special request.
Financial Assistance requests must include the following three items:
- Current copy of Free/Reduced lunch letter from Nutrition Services. If you do not have a current copy or to see if you qualify you can reach nutrition services at 651-425-6280 or apply online at: Free and Reduced Lunches.
2. Completed Registration Form (see below).
3. Completed Financial Assistance Application (see below).
All payments are due at the time of registration and Financial Assistance requests must be submitted 1 week prior to class start date and cannot be processed on-line.