Gymnastics at Birons

Life needs balance. Life needs strength. Life needs confidence. Life needs teamwork. Gymnastics at Birons instills and nurtures all of that and more! 

Infants and Toddlers (Parent and Me)

6 months to 35 months

6 MONTHS – 18 MONTHS (NOT WALKING)
During this time proper motor skill development is crucial to your growing toddler. These classes are designed to introduce your child to movement, spatial awareness, hand-eye coordination and motor skill development. Each week is themed using obstacle courses, play shapes, gymnastics apparatus and music making the classes so much fun for both the parent and the child! (formerly Baby Bears and Diaper Cubs).

12 MONTHS – 35 MONTHS (WALKING)
During this time proper motor skill development is crucial to your growing toddler. These classes are designed to introduce your child to movement, spatial awareness, hand-eye coordination and motor skill development. Each week is themed using obstacle courses, play shapes, gymnastics apparatus and music making the classes so much fun for both the parent and the child! (Formerly Diaper Daredevils and Jr. Daredevils)

Preschool

3 -5 years not enrolled in Kindergarten

4-5 YEARS (NOT ENROLLED IN KINDERGARTEN IN THE FALL)
More exploration, fun, and rhythm than gymnastics, this is truly a class of continuous fun and learning. Building on a strong motor skill foundation, children learn basic gymnastics on all events in addition to weekly obstacle courses, trampoline time and basic tumbling skills. The main goal of the program is to build your child’s confidence in their first ‘all-by-myself’ class, empowering them to try new things in a safe, loving environment.

3 – 4 YEARS
More exploration, fun, and rhythm than gymnastics, this is truly a class of continuous fun and learning. Building on a strong motor skill foundation, children learn basic gymnastics on all events in addition to weekly obstacle courses, trampoline time and basic tumbling skills. The main goal of the program is to build your child’s confidence in their first ‘all-by-myself’ class, empowering them to try new things in a safe, loving environment.

4-5 YEARS (NOT ENROLLED IN KINDERGARTEN IN THE FALL)
This is truly a class of continuous fun and learning. Building on a strong motor skill foundation, children learn basic gymnastics on all events in addition to obstacle courses, trampoline and tumbling. (formerly Super Tots)

3-5 YEARS (NOT ENROLLED IN KINDERGARTEN IN THE FALL)
The students in these performance classes prepare a group floor routine involving tumbling, dance, choreography, costumes and more to present at the annual recital. This class is only open to students already enrolled in the tumbling tots program.

School Age

K-12th Grades

5-6 (ENROLLED IN KINDERGARTEN IN THE FALL)
This beginning level class for boys and girls teaches all the olympic events plus trampoline and basic tumbling, but in a fun and casual setting that focuses more on balance, body control, and fun than it does on perfect technique. It serves as a necessary transitional time from our preschool program and is designed around your child’s move to a full-time school day. Students will learn about each of the gymnastics elements, as well as the basic safety rules for gymnastics.

GRADES 1-8
This beginning level class for boys and girls teaches all Olympic events plus trampoline and basic tumbling. The program focuses on basic gymnastics, flexibility, strength, and body control. Each week offers a new and exciting challenge in a fun and organized setting with multiple stations and our engaging coaching staff. Over the course of the semester, your star will build confidence, strength, and follow purposeful progressions as they are introduced to the fundamentals of gymnastics. Comparable to USAG Level 1.

GRADES 1-8
Silver Stars are the second skill level of our recreational gymnastics program. Building upon the well-rounded foundation of the Stars program, the Silver Stars advance to higher level skills on each of the Olympic elements while still doing so in a stress free, fun, and non-competitive environment. Proper progressions are paramount to a child’s safety, and a child will be required to demonstrate proficiency in all areas of gymnastics before advancing to the Gold Stars level. The Silver Stars program offers this well rounded, safe, fun, and intermediate gymnastics course for children to feel welcome, yet challenged to set goals and achieve them. Comparable to USAG Level 2. (Formerly Super Stars)

GRADES 1-12
The Gold Star Program moves our athletes into more advanced tumbling and olympic apparatus work, as well as introducing them to a strong focus on Dance and Ballet terminology, technique and fundamentals. It is also the first level of courses at Birons which requires athletes to be simultaneously enrolled in at least one other gymnastics program at an equal or higher level (Performance, Tumbling, or Competitive options). This give the students a diverse curriculum to keep them engaged, a strong, wide foundation of skills, and the multi-evening practice schedule required to succeed at this level. Comparable to USAG Levels 3. (Formerly Gold Stars 2)

GRADES 1-12
The Diamond Star Program is our highest level of recreational gymnastics, and serves as the main stepping stone for athletes interested in auditioning for the Birons Show Team of Houston. More work is spent on the performance, choreography, and dance aspects of the sport, and progressions continue to higher level skills in all elements. As with the Gold Stars, athletes are required to be simultaneously enrolled in at least one other gymnastics program at an equal or higher level (Performance, Tumbling, or Competitive options). This give the students a diverse curriculum to keep them engaged, a strong, wide foundation of skills, and the multi-evening practice schedule required to succeed at this level. Comparable to USAG Level 4, 5, & 6. (Formerly Gold Stars 3)

GRADES K-8
Student must be currently enrolled in the Kinderstars, Stars 1, or Silver Stars 1 recreational class to be eligible School Age Performance 1. The students in these performance classes prepare a group floor routine involving tumbling, dance, choreography, costumes and more to present at the annual recital. These groups are also given the opportunity to perform at other venues during the year such as school carnivals, grand openings etc.

GRADES 1-12 (MUST HAVE COMPLETED SILVER STARS LEVEL)
Our first competitive focused class offered to our students, this class is only open to female athletes who have advanced past the Silver Stars program. Competing as part of the Texas Amateur Athletic Conference (TAAF), gymnasts will learn compulsory routines on vault, bars, beam and floor. Note: additional costs are required for team leotards and competition travel.

GRADES 1-12
Power Team Gym is a competitive version of Group gymnastics where the whole team of athletes perform together in three events at their respective levels – Group Floor Exercise, Group Mini Tramp, and Group Vaulting. It is a high pace, energetic and fun program that allows athletes who wish to advance their skills but only on the floor, mini tramp, and vault without the all-around focus of TAAF a way to do so.

GRADES 1-12
Trampoline and Tumbling, or T&T for short, is a fast paced exciting sport which involves learning routines on three events: olympic trampoline, tumbling and double mini-trampoline. Each gymnast competes at his/her ability level on each event, and it allows gymnasts to focus on only the apparatuses they have most interest in instead of the all around elements of TAAF.

GRADES 1-12 (INVITATION ONLY)
Our highest level of gymnastics, the girls on the Biron Show Team work advanced level tumbling, trampoline, dance and acrobatic skills. This group competes in various USAG Power Team Gym competitions and Gymfests both locally and nationally. The team also represents the United States in the World Gymnastrada Games held once every four years in different countries around the world. Note: additional costs for uniforms, costumes, leotards and travel required for this program not included in tuition. Financial assistance is available.

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Our goal at Birons is to make sure your child starts in the proper class. Schedule a risk-free trial class with our professional staff and we’ll provide recommendations specifically for your child.