Giant Gymnastics is offering a new open gym to allow children with special needs and their families an outlet to explore the world of Gymnastics in a safe and friendly environment. Their Hackettstown location has already had 2 sessions to start their program off. The special needs classes are designed for children to attend with their parents or guardians. Guided by Giant’s Coaches, students and their families will able to learn and play in the different areas of the gym. The children will get the experience of playing on apparatus’ like the balance beam, using beams at variety of heights. They will also have access with guidance to the tumble track, bars, and the floor.
On Sunday, February 26th from 11am to 12pm, they will continue this in Hackettstown with a session specifically for children with autism. Coaches Karen Ausland and Linda Lebo will be the instructors for the Hackettstown class. The class will have no more than 10 students per instructor, so space will be limited. The session costs $15 and registration prior to the class is required.
This new program will be coming to their Lafayette location starting in March. At the Lafayette location, children with Autism, Aspergers Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Down Syndrome are invited to try the open gym with Coaches Carly Earl and Wendy Panicucci. The dates will be announced soon.
To register for classes, or for more information about the class, call Giant Gymnastics at 973-579-9400 for Lafayette and 908-850-3746 for Hackettstown.