Children’s self-confidence grows as their physical fitness level rises. Hillsdale Gymnastics & Dance Centers’ unique approach of cooperative, class-directed instruction creates the ideal environment for enhancing children’s development. Our classes positively affect children in many ways including physical coordination, agility, endurance, strength, balance, gross motor skills, and fine motor skills..
45 minute "parent and me" class. This class emphasizes the development of coordination and large motor skills as well as strength, flexibility, balance, and self-confidence. This class setting encourages the bond between parent and child. In addition, children are being prepared to attend class alone by introducing them to the concepts of gymnastics positions, hand-eye coordination and taking turns. Through the use of music and games, the class encourages both movement education and creative expression. Parent role is that of support and safety.
WEDNESDAYS 6:00 - 6:45 PM
55 minute class designed for preschoolers emphasizing fun through more physically challenging obstacles such as swinging, climbing, balancing, jumping, and rolling, loco- motion in different directions, and weight transfer on and off equipment. It introduces the fundamentals of gymnastics through the use of modified gymnastics equipment, while building coordination, balance, flexibility, strength, and self-esteem in an atmosphere of fun and perpetual motion. The curriculum further emphasizes the teaching of basic gymnastics skills on Olympic apparatus. Children attend classes on their own with the instructor as the primary model and guide.
WEDNESDAYS 5:00-5:55 PM
This 55 minute class, structured for 5 –6 year olds, continues to build strong bodies and sharp minds. We start to emphasize beginning gymnastics skills geared toward the children’s learning curve and attention level. The curriculum further emphasizes the teaching of basic gymnastics skills on Olympic apparatus and introduces children to new skills with the focus on having FUN and being safe!
WEDNESDAYS 5:00-5:00 PM
BOYS ONLY! 55 minute class, structured for 3-5 year old beginner level and ages 7-10 intermediate. It’s the perfect transition for our kindergym program to our boy’s recreational classes where full-sized men’s equipment is used and mini routines are taught. We continue to emphasize beginning gymnastic skills geared toward the boy’s learning curve and attention level and as always we keep the FUN in class!
MONDAYS 5:00-5:55 PM
55 minute class structured for ages 6 and up. It’s the perfect transition from our kindergym program to our recreational classes where full sized equipment is used and mini routines are taught. We continue to emphasize beginning gymnastic skills geared toward the children’s learning curve and attention level and as always we keep the FUN in class with theme weeks. All gymnastics apparatus is used in this course.
This is also a 55 minute class, designed for 7 years and up. Following the completion of Developmental 1, students will be prepared to move onto Developmental 2 where more challenging skills on all apparatus are taught!
Pre-team and Level 1 USA Sanctioned Gymnastics By invitation only. To register, please call and schedule an evaluation to determine readiness.
Level 3-8 USA Sanctioned Gymnastics By invitation only. To register, please call and schedule an evaluation to determine readiness.
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 4:00-8:00 PM
Hillsdale Gymnastics, Dance, and Cheer Center is proud to provide an abundance of dance classes featuring a variety of styles! Private lessons are available.
Also called "Princess Ballet", this 30 minute beginning ballet class is structured to keep the FUN in the fundamentals of ballet. Students will learn the basic positions of the feet and arms, fundamental steps, leaps, and turns.
Kinder ballet is the next step in our ballet program. This 30 minute class takes the basics and begins expanding the student's knowledge of ballet vocabulary and connects steps into short combinations.
WEDNESDAYS 5:00-5:30 PM
This 30 minute beginning ballet class is the perfect transition for our preschool and kinder ballet dancers into a more traditionally structured class. The focus is on proper technique, positions of the feet and arms, learning ballet vocabulary, and connecting steps into short combinations.
Ballet 2 and the fundamentals of dancing en pointe meet in this invitation only class. To register, please call and schedule an evaluation to determine readiness.
This advanced ballet class is invitation only. To register, please call and schedule an evaluation to determine readiness.
This 60 minute class focuses on the exciting world of contemporary dance: an expressive style of dance that abandons the rigid, centered aspect of classical forms of dance, and utilizes unconventional movements from styles around the world. It incorporates certain elements of ballet, modern dance, and jazz.
This 30 minute class teaches the foundational skills of tap dance and is designed for beginners.
This 30 minute class is designed for dancers of all levels! Dancers will learn isolations, popping, locking, and breaking in the fun and hard-hitting style of hip hop dance.
MONDAYS 7:30-8:00 PM
Join our nationally recognized recreational cheer program at Hillsdale Gymnastics, Dance, and Cheer Center!
Starts @ Age 3
COME JOIN THE FUN! Tiny Cheer begins at age 3. They are introduced to the proper technique of motions, jumps, stunts, and tumbling. They also typically participate in one or two demonstrations.
Ages 12 and Under
Filly Rec Cheer is a competitive ten month program that also performs at local events. A tryout is held in the spring as well as private tryouts for new students. Uniforms are a required expense. They are divided into teams based on age (12 & under) as well as skill level. This team typically compete four times per year in the tri-state area.
Age 18 and Under
Jags Rec Cheer is a competitive ten month program that also performs at local events. A tryout is held in the spring as well as private tryouts for new students. Uniforms are a required expense. Athletes are divided into teams based on age (age 18 & under) and tumbling skill level. This group travels to competitions around the tri-state area and competes five times per year. We are excited to attend the Pro Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii during our 2019-2020 season!