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World of Wonderment (WOW) Programs

Ages: 2 years 11 months to 5 years 11 months

Each level of Ortona’s WOW programs is age specific, which allows children to get the most out of the program. In Ortona’s World of Wonderment, children grow and develop through fun activities, games and gymnastics exercises. You’ll be amazed at how much fun can be had here at Ortona.

WOW Puddle Jumpers (KG1)- LTAD 1

Puddle Jumpers is a structured, un-parented 45-minute program for children 3 years of age. This program incorporates things like music, gymnastics circuits and games to educate these young athletes and develop their minds and bodies. This is the first un-parented level in our WOW program.K1

The program is taught in our unique, colourful, and kid-friendly preschool gym. This educational environment is filled with chances for discovery, growth and learning, and all the equipment is toddler-sized.

What 3-year-old could resist? Children are introduced to the fundamentals of gymnastics (swings, springs, rotations, locomotion, statics and landing) and develop coordination, listening skills and build independence.

These young athletes receive a report card at the end of each session and a red ribbon upon completion of the level to show them how far they have progressed.

Children must be potty trained to participate.

WOW Leaf Hoppers (KG2)-LTAD 1

WOW KG2

Leaf Hoppers is a structured, un-parented 60-minute program for children 3 years and 4 months to 4 years and 3 months of age. This course follows Ortona’s Puddle Jumpers (KG1) program and builds on the gymnastic foundations (swings, springs, rotations, locomotions, statics, landings and object manipulation) learned in Puddle Jumpers. If your child is 3 years of age, we recommended that they first complete Puddle Jumpers prior to taking this class.

The program is taught in our unique, colourful, and kid-friendly preschool gym. This educational environment is filled with chances for discovery, growth and learning, and all the equipment is the perfect size for the young athletes.

Children participate in artistic gymnastics by exploring the bars, beam and similar apparatuses. 

This program incorporates things like music, gymnastics circuits and games to educate these young athletes and develop their minds and bodies.

The young athletes receive a report card at the end of each session and an orange ribbon upon completion of the level to reward all their hard work.

Children must be potty trained to participate.

WOW Log Leapers (KG3)-LTAD 1WOW KG 3

Log Leapers is a structured 60-minutes program for children 4 and 5 years of age. The program builds upon the skills taught in Leaf Hoppers (KG2) and further develops each child’s ability and knowledge of the basic gymnastics foundations (swings, springs, rotations, locomotions, statics, landings and object manipulation). We recommend that children 4 years of age should complete Leaf Hoppers (KG3) prior to enrolling in Log Leapers.

The majority of the classes will take place in our incredible, colourful, kid-friendly Kinder Gym. This unique environment offers children the chance to learn, grow and have fun on a wide array of kid-sized equipment including a mini rock climbing wall, slides and tunnels. Our larger, main gym will also be utilized, offering the young athletes a chance to further develop their skills.

In addition to the basic gymnastics circuits, the children explore artistic gymnastics on bars, beam, and other apparatuses. By participating in gymnastics circuits and educational games, the young athletes develop their minds, bodies and learn healthy lifestyle choices.

Each child receives a report card at the end of each session and an yellow ribbon upon completion of the level to reward all their hard work. 

Children must be potty trained to participate.

WOW Vine Swingers (KG4)-LTAD 1

WOW KG 4

Vine Swingers is a 60 minute un-parented, advanced program for children 4 to 5 years 11 months of age. This class expands on the gymnastic fundamentals (swings, springs, rotations, locomotions, statics landings and object manipulation) learned in Puddle Jumpers (KG1), Leaf Hoppers (KG2), Log Leapers (KG3) and introduces more advanced skills. This is the highest level of Ortona’s WOW programs.

The program utilizes our larger main gym in addition to the preschool gym, to offer the young athletes a chance to try more advanced techniques and develop their skills even further. Two gyms means twice the fun.

The program builds upon the basic gymnastics movements (swings, springs, rotations, locomotions, statics, landings and object manipulation) learned at the lower WOW program levels, and begins to introduce more advanced skills to the young gymnasts. Additionally, the program combines dance, music and play to create a fun and educational program. Children must complete Log Leapers (KG3) prior to registering in this program.

The young athletes receive a report card at the end of each session and a green ribbon upon completion of the level to reward all their hard work.

Children must be potty trained to participate.

To register for this program, click here, then scroll down and select "RECREATIONAL KINDERGYM". From there you can select a specific class and register!