General Information!

WHAT ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?

Rascals Gym is an indoor learning and play gym specializing in:
*Instructional parent/guardian participant and Independent 1 hour classes
*Birthday Parties
*Weekday Non Instructional Open Play
*Summer Camp Program
*Parent’s Survival Camp (a monthly Friday night 3 hour child drop off event)
*Private playgroup sessions
*School field trips

What we do Throughout our 1 hour instructional classes:
We implement and practice the following different developmental skills for your child’s growth and preschool preparation all while playing:

*Fine motor skills
*Gross motor skills
*Listening
*Following directions
*Taking turns
*Sharing
*Learning to sit & participate during circle time
*Separation
*Independence
*Confidence
*Compassion
*Friendships

RULES:
All children participate barefoot
Parents can go barefoot or wear socks but shoes are to be removed upon entering the facility
We recommend comfortable clothing for all and to avoid long dresses, shirts or skirts
(they can trip on them while climbing)

CLASS MAKEUP RULES EFFECTIVE 1/1/18:
*$140 discounted package price pays for 7 classes (you are getting the 8th class for free)
*This allows you to do up to 7 class makeups per 8-week session
*Secondary classes cannot be made up due to extreme discount (you paid $35 for up to 8 classes)
*Each $20 class value can be transferred to another $20 class value or
for 2 open play visits which have a $10 value each & can only be used during regularly
scheduled open play hours & excludes weekends or holidays
*Class makeups cannot be transferred to other children outside of your family
*The child who is registered for the missed classes or their siblings are the only
children that can utilize a family’s makeups on file
*Class makeups can be transferred to the following session ONLY with the purchase of the following session. NO EXCEPTIONS. If you do not makeup prior to the end of your session end date and you choose not to register for the following session the makeups will be frozen & unusable until you register & pay for another session in the future.

HOW TO JOIN RASCALS GYM
Rascals Gym offers a one time drop in class as a non member to try out a class without the obligation of having to pay the registration fee. The fee for the class is $20/child. If you decide to register for classes going forward the cost of the registration fee is $30 per family and once paid is never to be paid again.

Check the schedule to find a class time of interest.
Then call or text (203) 314-4621 or click contact us to set up your introductory class.
Children can join our program at anytime during an active session and prices will be prorated based on how many classes are left in the current session.

CLASS & OPEN PLAY SESSIONS START & RUN EVERY 8 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS
You can join at ANY time during an active session and the classes will be prorated based on how many classes are left in that session. All children that attend class sessions need to be a
registered member after their initial trial class.
We offer multi-children and multi-class discounts!

HISTORY of RASCALS GYM
Rascals Gym is a unique children’s gym that began in Fairfield, Connecticut in 1984 and has been located in Hamden Connecticut since 1992. The gym is designed to help children learn to play with a purpose. Movement, sensory motor experiences, and socialization are an integral part in the development of the young child. Our goal is to encourage our participants to explore and expand their motor skills in our warm, caring, non competitive environment. Rascals Gym’s programs not only enhances essential physical skills, but also increases a child’s self esteem. Rascals Gym enables kids and their parents to spend quality time together. Rascals Gym provides clean, safe & colorful equipment that is appropriate to all the children within our listed age ranges.

Throughout the years, Rascals Gym has been involved with many causes such as
M.A.D.D., Read to Grow, Toys for Tots, clothing/food drives for New Haven Men’s Homeless Shelter along with successful fundraisers for Hope for Hunter & Lea Doran.
We are constantly involved with our community and
our hope is that you may join us in our efforts.