Adapted Gymnastics for Individuals with Disabilities

The adaptive gymnastics program at River City Gymnastics has been developed to allow children of all abilities the chance to participate in the sport of gymnastics. The goal of the adaptive program is to provide children with gymnastics instruction that allows them to increase their strength, balance, coordination and self-confidence

The adaptive gymnastics program is open to any child with a behavioral, communication and/or physical disability. Participation in a structured gymnastics program may lead to:

  • Improved fine and gross motor skills

  • Increased strength in the core and extremities

  • Improved balance

  • Improved behavior and state-regulation

  • Improved communication with peers and adults

  • Increased self-confidence

  • Improved motor planning and body awareness

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