Movin' at the Zoo Gymnastics

Maria Inzerella and Beverly F. Spell developed this curriculum based on the same ideals and philosophy of the acclaimed Leap ’N Learn curriculum — meaning students move, learn, and have fun at age-appropriate levels. Emphasis is placed on boys and girls developing gross motor skills through movement and gymnastics, while also learning about animals and their habitats. All classes are broken down to very specific age levels as early childhood stages include a wide range of development; therefore, children will only be taught in ways that best fit their cognitive and physical abilities, which keeps the learning environment fun and the gymnastic movements safe. 


Movin' at the Zoo — Grown-Up + Me  

This grown-up and me class in Lafayette invites an adult (mom, dad, grandparent, sitter, etc.) to assist with a child (ages 18-35 months) in learning basic movement and gymnastics skills taught in a circuit-style class that uses a lot of pretend play to introduce various animals. 

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Class Length + Frequency

45 minutes, once a week

Schedule

18 – 35 months (gym)

Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
 


Additional classes may be added based on demand. 

REQUIREMENTS

Age 18 –  35 months + one adult, attend one class per week, follow specific dress code


Movin' at the Zoo — Ages 3 to 4

In the Movin' at the Zoo classes, children take imaginary journeys to visit nine different habits found at the zoo throughout the year. Children gain knowledge about animals found in each habitat through creative movement exercises and basic gymnastics. 

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Class Length + Frequency

45 minutes, once a week

Schedule

Monday, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.                       Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. 
Thursday, 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. 
Saturday, 9:45 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Additional classes may be added based on demand. 

Requirements

Age 3 to 4, potty trained, attend one class per week, follow specific dress code


MOVIN’ AT THE ZOO + Aerial Silks -

Ages 5-7

Children continue to discover new animals and their habitats as they learn creative movement and basic gymnastics skills along with an introduction to aerial silks in this Movin' at the Zoo class. Like in all of our early childhood programs, students get a physical and educational experience in a safe and encouraging classroom environment.

CLASS LENGTH + FREQUENCY

45 minutes, once a week

SCHEDULE

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Monday, 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.           Tuesday, 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

Thursday. 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.         Saturday, 9:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.



Additional classes may be added based on demand. 

REQUIREMENTS

Appropriate age, attend one class per week, follow specific dress code