The Whiting Parks & Recreation Department will host Tumblebear Gymnastics weekly beginning Aug. 26. This noncompetitive gymnastic program provides guidance in fundamentals in a fun and safe environment and is an excellent opportunity for preschool and school-aged children to develop fitness and exercise habits. Two six-week sessions are Aug. 26 to Oct. 7 (no class Sept. 2) and from Oct. 14 to Nov. 18. Classes meet each Monday. No prior tumbling or gymnastic experience is necessary. Preschool toddlers aged 2 -1/2- to 5-year-olds meet 3:30 to 4:05 p.m. This program will provide socialization and confidence building and will focus on tumbling, bars, beam and vault. Children aged 6- to 12-year-olds meet 4:15 to 5 p.m. This program will help develop strength, speed, balance and flexibility. The per child fee for residents of the 46394 Zip Code is $45. The fee for those who live outside the Zip Code is $50. The fee covers a 6 week session. For more information, or to register a child, call (219) 659-0860.