A one-of-a-kind experience for 3 year olds combining the best of a learning curriculum with gymnastics and other sports skills. Located at Rising Stars Gymnastics our brand new preschool program will give our area 3 year olds a jump start on pre-kindergarten.
Our instructors and coaches have years of experience with this age group and we are excited to add a learning curriculum to our program. 2, 3, or 5 day programs available. The program runs 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM daily and follows the Palm Beach County School calendar. Rising Stars Gymnastics is also home of National Champion competitive team members and offers classes for all ages, camps, parents night out, parties and more!
2011-2012 Mini-Stars Tuition ScheduleTuition is paid on a monthly basis as follows based on an average daily rate of $22/day
|5 mornings per week
||9:00 AM - 11:30 AM||$440/month|
|Monday, Wednesday, Friday||9:00 AM - 11:30 AM||$264/month|
||9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Administrative Fee: $100-non-refundable, due each August and not pro-rated at any time during the year.
Supply Fee: $0.00 however, certain items will need to be sent in (smock/adult t-shirt for painting, items for certain art projects, etc).
Sample Preschool Day
|8:45 AM - 9:00 AM||Arrival|
|9:00 AM - 9:15 AM||Ready, Set, Go Activities||Student choice to transition to school (i.e. Imaginative play, coloring, puzzles, etc.)|
|9:15 AM - 9:30 AM||Circle time||Pledge, plans for the day, weather, days of the week, months of the year, emphasis on fitness and importance of exercise.|
|9:30 AM - 9:45 AM||Daily Curriculum-Math||Counting, Recognizing numbers, Name 8 Basic shapes, Recognize different lines, etc.|
|9:45 AM - 10:00 AM||Daily Curriculum-Pre-writing||Trace basic shapes, letters and numbers, Recognize colors, Trace student's name, etc.|
|10:00 AM - 10:30 AM||Gymnastics Class||Gymnastics skills on the equipment emphasizing math and letter skills of the day.|
|10:30 AM - 10:45 AM||Snack||Mini-Stars or Parent Provided. Importance of good nutrition emphasized.|
|10:45 AM - 11:00 AM||Daily Curriculum-Fine Motor Skills||Puzzles, Pre-cutting & gluing daily art project. Hold writing tool correctly, Tracing.|
|11:00 AM - 11:20 AM||Gross Motor skills-other sports||Jumping, throwing, skipping, jumping rope, bubbles, balloons, etc.|
|11:20 AM - 11:30 AM||Regroup, dismissal||“What did we do today?” “This is what we are doing tomorrow.”|
Nataly Parkinson, Head Instructor
Ms. Nataly has been instructing classes and coaching with Rising Stars for 13 years. She currently teaches all ages/levels of gymnastics classes and is the head beam and floor coach for our team. Ms. Nataly is married and has two children and has always been active in their classrooms. When we decided to open the preschool, Ms. Nataly jumped at the opportunity run it. Ms. Nataly is USAG Kinder-accredited (the preschool certification program run by USA Gymnastics, the governing body all United States Gymnastics). She is also USAG registered/safety-certified and AAU registered. She has been background checked through both the state program and USAG.
All Rising Stars Staff Members are background checked either through USAG, the State of Florida’s program for school background checks, or both.
Assistants and other staff
Back row left to right:
Jared Canaan: Coach (Tumbling, conditioning, warmup), Camp Director, class instructor, 4 years with Rising Stars
Amy Ducy: Coach (Bars, conditioning, warmup), class instructor, 12 years with Rising Stars
Cassandra Lobe: Coach (Vault, Bars) Recreational Director, class instructor, 10 years with Rising Stars
Julie Willmott: Owner Rising Stars Gymnastics (opened 2005), Head Coach Rising Stars Competitive Team (Since 1991), Instructor for 30 years
Aria Johnson, class instructor & Front Desk
Jody MacNeill, Accounts receivable