Gymnastics - Policies

RULES AND POLICIES

**PARENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE BUILDING/GYM DURING CLASS**     

(The tot program is a parent participation class, one parent is required for the tot class only. If you are a parent participating in the tot program you should exit the gym after class has ended.)

 REGISTRATION  

** A pre-registration for existing participants will be held each session and an open registration will be available to new participants. At registration, the parent must be present to fill out the registration form, Parent Code of Conduct and receive a copy of the rules and policies. 

** Classes are to be paid for at the time of registration. Checks should be made payable to “WMRC”.  There will be a $25.00 charge for all NSF checks. 

** NO REFUNDS AFTER THE FIRST CLASS. Refunds will only be considered in the case of extended illness or injury or for classes cancelled due to insufficient registration. Please note that there will be a $25.00 processing charge deducted from your refund amount if you register your child then decide that you are not interested in the class.

GENERAL INFORMATION 

** Parents are not permitted in the gym/building during class. Parents and participants should line up outside the double doors facing the playground. Please do not enter the building until you are called by the instructor. 

** Participants will be dismissed from the double doors located on the side of the building facing the parking lot, opposite of the playground. Please do not crowd the area outside the gym doors. We will dismiss kids by class. Your child will not be permitted to meet you at your car. (Please be on time…The kids get very upset when they don’t see you!) 

** The children should come dressed ready to participate. Girls may wear a leotard (not required), bike shorts, or comfortable close fitting clothing. Hair should be pulled back and no jewelry should be worn. Boys may wear bike shorts, nylon shorts, and T-shirts. Pants with belt loops, buttons, zippers, or snaps are prohibited. Participants will be asked to remove their shoes and socks during class. 

WHAT TO EXPECT 

During your child’s scheduled class we do not permit parents in the gym. (Unless you are participating in our tot program). Gymnasts will only leave the gymnasium with an instructor for bathroom purposes. All gymnasts will begin stretching before class begins. 

LAST CLASS / OBSERVATION DAY 

We will invite 2 parents, family or friends per participant (family) in the gym for observation  during the last class of the session. Participants will be presented with an award and certificate at the last class.  Bring your cameras!

BEHAVIOR POLICY

A positive behavior system is used by instructors to reward participants who demonstrate appropriate behaviors. Participants who demonstrate positive behaviors during class are rewarded with a stamp at the end of class. However, if negative behavior is demonstrated during class, he/she will be given a warning.  If a child receives 3 or more warnings during class,  he/she will not rewarded with a stamp at the end of class.  Additionally, if a student continues to demonstrate negative behaviors after receiving 3 warnings, he/she will be asked to take a time-out from class.  Continued negative behavior will result in a parent conference.

Reminders!!

*For health concerns of other gymnasts, if your child has an illness please do not bring them to class to participate.

*If a child needs to make up a class please see your director or chairperson.

*Pre-registration will be offered to existing participants nearing the end of the session. Please be advised that payment is due at the time of registration. New participants register online during open registration. Registrations will not be accepted via email. Participants currently in a class must re-register every session. Spots will not be held. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.*

For questions and concerns please contact the following:

Please email WMRCgymnastics@gmail.com