Oil City YMCA Introduces NinjaNastics, Invites Public to Gymnastics Open House

| February 19, 2020

OIL CITY, Pa. – The Oil City YMCA has introduced a new NinjaNastics program for boys and girls and will host an open house on Monday, February 24, for youth and their parents interested in any level of gymnastics.

(Photo courtesy of Oil City YMCA Facebook)

The Oil City YMCA will host an open house for all children interested in any level of gymnastics or NinjaNastics on Monday, February 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the gymnasium. The open house will be a fun night for kids who are interested in finding out more about the  programs the YMCA offers.  The theme will be the Olympics and children will be able to try the equipment, meet the coaches and gymnasts, and enjoy food and drinks.

The YMCA offers several programs for boys and girls.

Gymnastics programs at the Oil City YMCA include:


Youth in Pre-K Gymnastics learn basic skills and fundamentals. This class is great for building strength while learning coordination and balance. Pre-K Gymnastics meets Mondays from 4:30 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Limit 15 children per class. Monthly Fee is $12/Members and $20/Non-Members


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 & Thursday from 5:15 p.m. — 6:15 p.m. Monthly fee is $32/Members and $55/Non-Members.

NINJA-NASTICS for Boys and Girls 6+

Ninja-Nastics is a class for ages 6+ that mixes gymnastics, tumbling, Parkour and the thrill of American Ninja Warrior into a fun program while combining tumbling, climbing, getting through obstacles, and even some flips to increase body awareness, coordination, agility and motor skill levels. Begins February 3. Held Mondays and Thursdays from 5:15 p.m. — 6:15 p.m.  Monthly fee is $32/Members and $55/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. – 7:30 p.m. and other times TBA. For more information, please call Head Coach Heather Marvin at 814-677-3000. Team Fee is $50 per month.


A 30 minute gymnastics lesson followed by a 30 minute beginner swim lesson for ages 3-5. *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. Held Thursdays from 5-6:05 pm. $20/Members; $40/Non-members.

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.

YMCA Hours

The Oil City YMCA hours are Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m, and Sundays 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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

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