Because it is FUN!!

The skills children gain from participation in gymnastics will continue benefiting them throughout their lives! Gymnasts gain advanced physical ability, confidence, pride, self worth & respect, focus, determination and dedication.
Other benefits include learning goal setting, healthy lifestyle and good nutrition, and Friends for life!
That’s the short version; keep reading for more….

Physical Benefits

  • An increase in muscular strength, flexibility and endurance
  • The ability to relax
  • Correct body alignment while walking, standing, jumping etc. (posture)
  • The knowledge of how to fall and roll safely
  • Increased agility, coordination and balance

Learning Fundamentals

  • Awareness of the body
  • Awareness of space and where the body is in it
  • Awareness of relationships: body parts to each other and the apparatus


  • The joy of movement mastery
  • Discipline and self control
  • The exercise habit as a pleasurable daily occurrence
  • Higher self esteem
  • A confident self image and a positive attitude towards their bodies
  • Trust in one’s own abilities: move from a world of “I can’t” to “I can”
  • Learning to cope with stress and overcome fears
  • Learning to monitor a situation and respond to it
  • Problem solving skills

Social Benefits

  • understanding socially acceptable behavior
  • respect for other people and coaches
  • manners, sharing and waiting for a turn
  • Friends with common interests and goals