Parks and Recreation : youth gymnastics

Shelby Gymnastics at City Park




Winter Session-----January 6th-February 13th

Winter Break-----February 17th-20th

Winter/Spring Session-----February 24th-April 3rd

Spring Break-----April 6th-10th

Spring Session-----April 14th-May 22nd

Rehearsal for Spring Show: 4-5:30PM on Friday, May 22nd

Tiny Tot Olympics, Saturday May 23rd 9AM

Spring Show, Saturday May 23rd 3PM



Printable Winter Schedule

Printable Winter (Class) Schedule

Printable Application Form


Forms may be downloaded or picked up at the Shelby City Park Office. For class placement, please contact Dot Houlditch at 704 538-3834 or

e-mail Dot at:


Shelby Gymnastics is an educational, non-competitive gymnastics program for children ages three through young adult. Classes are held in 6-week sessions that approximately follow the school calendar. Students attend classes once a week. A $60.00 fee is charged each session, due at the first class of each session. All checks should be made payable to: Shelby Gymnastics.

All classes are held at the City Park Community Center in the Gymnastics Room which is outfitted with a 40' x 40' spring floor, uneven bars, balance beams, tumble-trak, vault, mini-tramp, rings and various skill building mats and learning aids.

Tiny-Tots Class - Meets Tuesday's from 5:30PM - 6:15PM or Thursday's from 3:15PM - 4:00PM. These classes are for three and four year olds beginning gymnastics geared towards pre-schoolers.

Beginner Class - Meets Tuesday's from 3:30PM - 4:30PM or Thursday's from 5:00PM - 6:00PM and is for school age children with little or no experience. 1 hour.

Novice Class - meets on Wednesday's from 3:30PM - 4:30PM. 1 hour.

Intermediate 2 - meet on Wednesday's from 4:30PM - 5:30PM and is for those that have mastered the basics. 1 hour.

Intermediate 1 - meets on Thursday's from 4:00PM - 5:00PM and is for perfecting handsprings and more advanced skills. 1 hour.

Elite Class - meets on Wednesday's from 5:30PM - 6:30PM and is by invitation only.   

1 hours.

Instructor: Dorothy Houlditch serves as the program director and head instructor. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in Physical Education and has been involved with gymnastics as a competitor, judge, coach or instructor for over 40 years, the past 32 at City Park as Gymnastics Supervisor. She is USA Gymnastics Certified, Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certified, a member of the USA Gymnastics.


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