PSD 70 - Parkland Student Athlete Academy Open House, May 19th 2020, Online 6:30pm
Through the sport of gymnastics, Aerials gymnastics promotes fitness, fun and confidence for the children in our community. We have developed our academy program to enhance athletes of all skill levels. Weather you are new to gymnastics or are already a fully committed athlete to the sport we have a program path for you. Our Academy program is a structured, skill based program, following the XCEL program that is widely used by USA Gymnastics. Athletes will develop exceptional skills in balance, strength, flexibility, coordination, independent work ethic and have the ability to accept corrections.
While academy athletes are learning new gymnastics-based skills, gymnastics is the foundation sport, allowing Athletes to adapt these new skills and apply them to all other sports at an elevated level in comparison to their peers.
Through the sport of gymnastics, Aerials gymnastics promotes fitness, fun and confidence for the children in our community. We have developed our academy program to enhance athletes of all skill levels. Weather you are new to gymnastics or are already a fully committed athlete to the sport we have a program path for you.
Our Academy program is a structured, skill based program, following the XCEL program that is widely used by USA Gymnastics. Athletes will develop exceptional skills in balance, strength, flexibility, coordination, independent work ethic and have the ability to accept corrections.
For over 35 years we have operated as a non-profit gymnastics club, supporting the athletic needs of our community. Our coaches are NCCP Certified and have the experience and leadership necessary for your child’s success. Your child will exceed their own potential through athlete and leadership development training at Aerials Gymnastics Academy.
The gymnastics schedule runs on a six-day rotation. Below is a sample three-week schedule:
|Day 1||Day 2||Day 3||Day 4||Day 5|
|Day 6||Day 1||Day 2||Day 3||Day 4|
|Research & Development||Gymnastics||Gymnastics||
|Day 1||Day 2||Day 3|
Research & Development
Cost: $295 per month. This includes all programming costs, midday transportation to facilities and apparel.
Gear: The following gear is included in the overal program cost:
- One program-specific training suit
- One program-specific track suit
School Location: École Broxton Park School (505 McLeod Avenue, Spruce Grove)
Location: Ken Morrison Gymnasium, Border Paving Athletic Centre (9 Tri Leisure Way, Spruce Grove)
Transportation: Students will be bused midday to the facilities for their gymnastics programming, where they can be picked up at the end of the day.
More information: Please check out the connections for learning information page
Lead Coaches & Instructors
Women's Artistic Gymnastics - Yelena Kalyuzhni
Yelena Kalyuzhni has over 27 years of gymnastics coaching experience. Her love for gymnastics began when she trained as a young athlete in Ukraine. She is a nine-time Ukrainian Champion, a USSR Champion and a former member of the Ukrainian National Gymnastics Team.
She received her Bachelor of Education in 1995, which allowed her to enhance her gymnastics coaching philosophy and style. Throughout her career, she has coached, trained and instructed athletes based on their individual performance and abilities. Yelena is a dedicated, passionate coach with a strong work ethic who has the same expectations of her athletes.
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
Bio coming soon.
Gymnastics Development Program
The Xcel Program brings competitive gymnastics to athletes in a program that embraces all skill levels: beginner through advanced. Starting at the first entry division, athletes in this personalized competitive program are placed appropriately based on their skills and gymnastics experience. From the beginner division, all the way through to the most advanced division, athletes are given the flexibility to choose skills to work on to fulfill their event requirements. Emphasis is placed on execution, not difficulty, giving the gymnast the ability to perform the skills they do best.
For Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG), we focus on developing skills in:
For Men’s Artistic Gymnastics (MAG), we focus on developing skills in:
- Pommel Horse
- Parallel Bars
- High Bar
Alberta Gymnastics Federation
|Alberta Gymnastics Federation is the governing body for gymnastics in Alberta.|
The Alberta Gymnastics Federation values the growth and development of gymnastics and the opportunity to encourage and support the clubs, gymnasts, coaches, and judges who bring gymnastics to life. AGF works hard to strengthen the relationship between the National Gymnastics Organization and our provincial and local associations to ensure consistency and cohesiveness in gymnastics. We also strive to inspire gymnasts, coaches, and judges to meet their own potential through athlete and leadership development courses.
As a not for profit agency, the Alberta Gymnastics Federation believes in supporting the passion of these athletes to promote and strengthen gymnastics as both a recreational activity and a competitive sport in Alberta.