Parks and Recreation : youth gymnastics

Shelby Gymnastics at City Park







January 7  -  February 13          Winter Session 1

                   February 18 - March 27              Winter/Spring Session

                        April 1                                             Begin Spring Session

                        April 8 - April 24                            Extended Spring Break

                        April 29                                           Resume Spring Classes

                        May 29                                            End Classes

                        May 30                                            Rehersal for Spring Show

                                                                                      (4:00PM - 5:30PM)

                        May 31                                            TINY TOT OLYMPICS


                                                                       SPRING SHOW (3:00PM)



                             Tuesday              Beginner            3:30 - 4:30     

                                                           Advanced          4:30 - 5:30

                                                           Tiny Tots            5:30 - 6:15

                       Wednesday         Novice                 3:30 - 4:30

                                                           Intermediate 2  4:30 - 5:30

                                               Elite                      5:30 - 6:30

                             Thursday             Tiny Tots             3:15 - 4:00

                                                           Intermediate 1  4:00 - 5:00

                                                           Beginner             5:00 - 6:00




Click Here for Printable Winter/Spring Calendar

Click Here for Printable Class Schedule              

Forms may be downloaded or picked up at the Shelby City Park Office. Then you call Dot Houlditch at 704 538-3834 for class placement or e-mail Dot at:


Click here for Printable Registration Form & Medical History Form


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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