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Pre-Competitive and Competitive Program

Pre-Competitive and Competitive Programs

We offer both WAG and MAG Pre-Competitive and Competitive streams. Classes are by invitation only, contact information can be found below. 

Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG)

Philosophy:

Our goal is to have an inclusive and fun team for all. We strive for gymnastics to be healthy and positive at all times. We are focused on strength and skill development, while also protecting their bodies by providing strong technical training. We focus on the mental aspect and building a great person. It is very important to us that the athletes are learning life skills at gymnastics. 

Locations:

Kelowna Gymnastix is proud to offer two facilities: Kelowna Gymnastix and West Kelowna Gymnastix. The WAG competitive team offers classes at both locations.  It is up to the families to choose what location they prefer. 

All JO 6+ athletes train at the Kelowna location. 

Levels:

  • Super Girls (Pre-Competitive)
  • Xcel 
  • Junior Olympic (JO) 1-10

We have a large range of ages and levels within our program offering gymnastics to all athletes.  We try to include everyone and work to their strengths. 

Fees: 

  • Monthly Tuition (Varies by level/hours)
  • Annual Gymnastics BC Membership Fee (Varies by level)
  • Annual KG Registration Fee ($15)
  • Competition Fees (Varies by level/commitment)
  • Competition Uniform (Team Body Suit, Team Shirt, Team Hoodie) – will be communicated by Head Coaches. 

Contact: 

If you are interested in our program please ask email wagteam@kelownagymnastix.ca

We can do an in-person assessment and direct each athlete to the right program, level and group.  

Coaches:

Heather Ivanitz Bachelor of Education (NCCP 4 Artistic, NCCP 2 Trampoline)

Jesse Jakins Masters of High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership (NCCP 3 Artistic, NCCP 3 Trampoline, Yoga, Air 2)

Melissa Rutter Bachelor of Education (NCCP 2 Artistic, NCCP 1 Trampoline)

Baylee Sinclair (NCCP 2 Artistic, NCCP 1 Trampoline)

Bruce Elwood Bachelor of Education (Owner, NCCP 2 Artistic, NCCP 2 Trampoline)

Super Girls (Pre-Competitive, by invitation only)

Ages 4 & up
Class Length: 1 hour – 1 hour 15 minutes

The Super Girls classes are for girls 4 & up who show potential for a more competitive level of gymnastics. This class will focus on development of flexibility, strength and body alignment that one would require to perform the more difficult skills involved with gymnastics. This class is by coaches invitation only.

If you would like an assessment for your child to be considered for Super Girls, please email our Customer Administration Team: info@kelownagymnastix.ca

2020/2021 (Starting Sept 8th)

Junior Olympic (JO 1-10) Competitive Program

With Junior Olympic (JO) levels 1-10, our competitive WAG program is for athletes that show potential, dedication and determination on a competitive level. Competing in local, provincial or national competitions, athletes in this program strive for excellence in all apparatuses (vault, bars, beam and floor.)

This program is by invitation only (except JO 1). 

Athletes train between 6-20 hours depending on level appropriate training schedules and level demands. 

If you would like more information on this program, our would like to book an assessment for your athlete, please contact Head Coaches Heather and Jesse: wagteam@kelownagymnastix.ca

JO 1 Level

Our JO 1 Level is open to all athletes who are 5-7 years who have an interest in competitive gymnastics! This class does not require an assessment to register. 

2020/2021 (Starting September 8th)

Xcel

Xcel is a Gymnastics BC program that is designed to further the pathway for recreational gymnasts who wish to compete. This program will focus on individual skill selection, routine development and a focus on fun and performance. The Xcel program can be tailored to the individual gymnast to promote success and fitness.

Opportunities to compete in local and club level competitions are available for this program.

Athletes in this level will train between 4-6 hours per week. This program is an invitation only program.

If you would like more information about this program, or would like to book an assessment for your athlete, please contact Head Coaches Heather and Jesse: wagteam@kelownagymnastix.ca

2020/2021 (Starting Sept 8th)

Registration to Xcel Bronze is open to all participants ages 8+. Program runs September-June. Follow the link below to register for this class, no invitation required.

Men’s Artistic Gymnastics (MAG)

Our Competitive Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Program is only available at our Kelowna (Springfield Road) Location. 

Levels:

  • Competitive Program

Coaches:

Gabriel El Hanbli

James Crough

Competitive Program

Our competitive MAG program is for athletes that show potential, dedication and determination on a competitive level. Competing in local, provincial or national competitions, athletes in this program strive for excellence in all apparatuses (High Bar, Pommel, P-Bars, Vault and Floor.)

This program is by invitation only. 

Athletes train between 3-9 hours depending on level appropriate training schedules and level demands. 

If you would like more information on this program, our would like to book an assessment for your athlete, please contact our Customer Administration Team: info@kelownagymnastix.ca






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