Frequently Asked Questions
Bodysuits and CBGA Gear will be available for purchase at our registration!!!
In order to keep all our members and future members completely informed, we have complied some of the most frequently asked questions about our club and programs. If you cannot find the answer to your questions here, please feel free to contact us at .
When do Fall 2019 programs begin?
Sat Sept 13th, Mon, Sept 16th, Tues Sept 17th, Wed Sept 18th, Thurs Sept 19th, Fri Sept 20
What is the cost of the program?
$290.00-17 Week Session $265.00-(Includes all administrative fees & insurance)
When can I register?
Online Registration is open now! On line credit card payments are subject to a 2.99% additional fee. If you prefer to pay by debit, cash and/or credit at the gym (1.99% fee); please contact the gym to make necessary arrangements.
In Gym Registration is Wed Sept 4th 5pm-7pm & Wed Sept 11th 5pm-7pm. Registration will have bodysuits for purchase as well!
Does my child need any experience?
All our programs are recreational and open to all ages. Our staff will develop groups according to age and experience.
How long are the sessions?
Winter Program is running for 17 weeks.
When do classes run?
Classes run through the weekdays, evenings and weekends. Each child will select one specific class that they will attend each week for the 17 weeks.
Please refer to our schedule or registration form that provides details on exact classes offered.
How do I register?
On-line registration is open now for Fall 2019 term!
Registration takes place at the Bicentennial gym on specific registration days/times.
Is there a registration fee?
Registration for Fall and Winter terms depend on duration of program, Gymnastics Nova Scotia insurance fees and administration fees..
Do you offer discounts for multiple children and/or classes?
Families with three or more chidren enrolled will receive a $50.00 discount beginning at the third child. Children who attend two recreational classes per week will receive $50.00 discount for the second class
What should my child wear?
Girl participants are required to wear a bodysuit WITHOUT any attachments, sharp elements or tutu's.
Bodysuits are available for sale at the club
Boy participants are required to wear shorts and tank top or form fitting shirts. Bare feet preferred
How many children are there in each class?
Every class varies, however our coach/child ratio is 6-1 for ages three to five, 8-1 for ages six through twelve, 10-1 for ages thirteen and up
Do you do testing and are there levels?
Staff incorporate lesson plans and skill guides through the CanGym testing program.
CBGA has a guideline for age/skill level and are encorporated and monitored by higher level coach's in the gym.
Do you have drop-in programs?
Currently our club does not offer drop-in programs.
Are your coaches trained?
Yes, our coaches are trained through NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program). Our young female competitive gymnasts volunteer on Saturday mornings while supervised by recreation coaches. Our competitive athletes are highly motivated to encourage young childrent to develop a passion for our sport.
Do you host birthday parties?
Due to staff availability, we are not offering birthday parties at this time.
Do you offer Day camps On PD Days.?
CGBA may host day camps on PD, frequently check our website for updates.
Do parents stay during the class?
Children with special needs or a medical conditions that requires continued care are required to have a person stay throughout their class. Each individual case may differ so please check with a staff member, otherwise due to the limited space available, parents are unable to stay during class.
We do ask that children are dropped off in time for class as warm up is a crucial part of the program in an effort to eliminate the possibility of injury. Also, we ask parents to make sure to be at the gym to pick up their children at least five minutes prior to class ending.