Frequently Asked Questions
Children who were registered for the Winter 2020 session have received credits on their account which will be applied to the Fall 2020 programs. Children who do not return to Fall will have still have the credit on their account
Credit Breakdown Winter 2020
$290.00 or $265.00 --$40.00 (Insurance fee)-Classes up to March 27 including Mandatory Shutdown-administrative fee $25.00
Credit is based on classes remaining in a session (9 or 10) depending on day the child attended
When do Fall 2020 programs begin? (Tentative dates)
Monday Sept 14th
What is the cost of the program?
$250.00-15 Week Session
These prices are subject to credit card processing fees, but include all administrative fees & insurance)
When can I register?
Online Registration will open August 1st. 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.
There will ONE day for in-house Registration is Wednesday September 9th 2020
Social Distancing will be enforced during registration and Face Masks are required.
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?
Fall 2020 Program is running for 15 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 15 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 2020 term!
Registration takes place at the Bicentennial gym on Wednesday September 16an 29th 5:00pm-8:00pm
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.