WHAT ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?
Rascals Gym is an indoor learning and play gym specializing in:
*Instructional parent/guardian participant 1 hour classes
*Independent drop off 1 hour classes
*Weekday Non Instructional Open Play
*Summer Camp Program
*Parent’s Survival Class (a monthly Friday night 3 hour child drop off event)
*Private playgroup sessions (1x or 8 weekly during session dates)
*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
*Learning to sit & participate during circle time
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). Face masks are to be worn by everyone ages 3 and older at this time.
TEMPORARY CLASS MAKEUP RULES EFFECTIVE 1/9/21:
NO MAKEUPS ALLOWED FOR 2021 SESSIONS
CLASS MAKEUP RULES EFFECTIVE 1/1/2022:
All primary class makeup’s are to be done by the last date of the paid session they are missed in.
Secondary classes are use or lose. They can’t be made up. Please make sure you choose which class you will be able to attend the most as your secondary class leaving the primary class as the class you are more likely to miss and can makeup
Each missed class can be used for any other scheduled class for the same age range or for any 2 regularly scheduled open play visits during the session dates that you are registered for
(open play makeups can be done only during Monday through Friday regularly scheduled open play hours and excludes Saturday-Sunday, holiday or special event open play dates)
Class makeups CAN be transferred to siblings of child enrolled with makeups on file and may be used for classes or open plays with the same restrictions as listed above.
Class makeups can’t be rolled over to future sessions
Rascals Gym Team
HOW TO JOIN RASCALS GYM
Check the schedule to find a class time of interest.
Then call or text (203) 314-4621 or click contact us
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 registered members
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 & toiletry drives for the New Haven Men’s Emergency Shelter, Thanksgiving pie donations to a church in Wallingford for their homeless dinner, food donations to St. Ann’s Pantry in Hamden, snack & drink donations to the staff workers at YNHH along with successful fundraisers for
Hope for Hunter & The Late Lea Doran.
We are constantly involved with our community and
our hope is that you may join us in our efforts.