Oil City YMCA Announces Registration for Gymnastics Programs

| July 30, 2019

OIL CITY, Pa. – The Oil City YMCA has announced registration for their Gymnastics Programs for youth ages 3+. 

The YMCA recently hired Heather Marvin as the new Gymnastics Head Coach.  

Programs are held monthly at the YMCA. Pre-registration is required to join the programs. 

September 9 is the official fall start date for all programs.


This fun program includes a 30-minute gymnastics lesson followed by a 30-minute beginner swim lesson for ages three to five.

*Hint: Kids wear swimsuits for the gymnastics lesson for a quick transition. Parents must stay for the program to help with the transition. Register by the first of each month.

Flip & Dip is held on Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The cost is $20.00/Members and $40.00/Non-members.


Gymnastics instruction designed for youth ages three to five. Youth will learn basic skills and fundamentals of gymnastics.  This class will build strength and confidence.

The class is offered Monday and Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monthly fee is $20.00/Members and $40.00/Non-Members.  Class size limited to 15 participants.


Youth are introduced to skills in bar, vault, beam, and floor routines. For children wanting to pursue cheerleading and gymnastics, this program will help increase strength, flexibility, and agility.

Fundamental Gymnastics meets Monday and Thursday from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Monthly fee is $32.00/Members and $55.00/Non-Members.


The gymnastics team consists of gymnasts who have the desire to compete. The Oil City YMCA Tri-Stars compete at levels 2-9. Team practices are Monday/Thursday 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m and other times TBA. Team Fee is $50.00 per month.

About the Coach

Heather Marvin, of Oil City, (pictured below) is the new Oil City YMCA Gymnastics Head Coach. 

Marvin comes to the YMCA with a background in gymnastics coaching, having been a gymnast herself for 11 years.  She has coached for over 20 years for various programs and teams, including coaching at local YMCAs. Heather brings with her USA gymnastics and YMCA gymnastics certifications and experience with children of all ages.

For More Information

For more information about the Oil City YMCA and Y programs, please visit the YMCA website at www.oilcityymca.org, call 814-677-3000, and follow the Y on Facebook.

The Oil City YMCA is a branch of the Scenic Rivers Association, which includes the Clarion County YMCA, Oil City YMCA, Younger Days Child Care (Oil City), Younger Years Child Care Center (Clarion) and Camp Coffman.


The Oil City YMCA hours are Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

(Article submitted by Michelle Murray, Marketing & Membership Director, Clarion County YMCA, Oil City YMCA, and YMCA Camp Coffman)

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