Whether you are looking for ways to channel your child's boundless energy into constructive physical activity or improve their self-confidence through learning, gymnastics for kids, is a great option.
Check out these facilities for gymnastics and tumbling for kids of all ages around Philadelphia. A few even offer adult tumbling classes!
John Pancott Gymnastics
Erin P.: At John Pancott Gymnastics, their goal is to provide a happy and safe environment for kids to learn basic gymnastics skills and movement education. They aim to help kids develop strength, flexibility, body awareness, coordination, confidence, and creativity, all while having fun. John Pancott offers classes for tots, boys, and girls.
Ages: 2.5 and up
Cost: $240 per session plus $25 membership fee per year
Aerials Fit 'N' Fun
Erin P.: Aerials Fit 'N' Fun uses child-sized gymnastics equipment to help children discover color, shape and movement all at the same time. Their 15,000 square foot facility boasts state-of-the-art equipment. They strive to help each child grow in self-confidence along with physical fitness and basic gymnastics and tumbling skills. They offer family discounts for multiple children, as well as multiple class discounts for the same child.
Ages: 6M and up
Cost: Call for pricing.
Judy Kennedy Gymnastics
Erin P.: Judy Kennedy (JK) Gymnastics offers classes in motor development, gymnastics, tumbling, coordination, and strength and conditioning. Their air-conditioned 6,800 sq. ft. facility boasts state-of-the-art equipment including a 30' tumble trampoline and a full-size competition 42' x 42' foam-block floor. Their Busy Bees class for 1 - 3-year olds is a parent-child class. They offer the opportunity to take a free, no-obligation trial class. They also offer a family discount for additional classes (same child or sibling) within the same family.
Ages: 1Y and up
Cost: Call for pricing.
Philadelphia Gymnastics Center
Erin P.: Philadelphia Gymnastics Center makes use of their 14,000 sq. ft. building, with Olympic standard equipment, to teach children the fundamentals of gymnastics with an emphasis on correct technique and safety. Their classes for the youngest gymnasts are capped at 5-6 students per instructor. Gymnasts ages 5 and up enjoy class sizes of 7-8 students per instructor. Philadelphia Gymnastics Center offers children who are new to their facility the opportunity to take a trial class for free before registering for a session.
Ages: 2 and up
Cost: $25 yearly membership fee. Call for pricing for classes.
Sue Krawitz Tandoc: Turner's Gymnastics offers multiple instructional gymnastic classes for boys and girls. Their instructors focus on physical activity skills, self confidence and use of equipment. They have Mom and Toddler classes and Preschool classes to learn fundamentals and encourage movement and socialization. Their instructional classes expose students to Vaulting, Balance Beam, Uneven Bars, Floor Exercises, Dance, Tumbling and Trampoline for recreation, skill building and athletic development. Private and Semi-Private lessons are available.
Ages: 2 - 4 (Mom and Me and Preschool) and 5+ (Instructional)
The Little Gym of Narberth
Erin P.: The Little Gym of Narberth offers gymnastics classes for toddlers and kindergarteners. Their goal is to help children build their confidence in a fun and healthy way. They aim to help children channel their energy toward achieving developmental milestones within a structured environment.
Ages: 3 - 6
Cost: Starting at $21 per class.
Erin P.: Philly InMovement offers classes in gymnastics and movement education for Philly kids. (Actually, they even offer adult tumbling classes!) The classes for the youngest tumblers are parent and me classes. The goal for all of their classes is to improve body awareness, coordination, strength and flexibility, and focus--all while having fun! Click here for their current class schedules and tuition information. They offer a multiple class discount if you sign the same child up for more than one class.
Ages: 10M - 14Y
Cost: Starting at $330 per session.
Philadelphia Boys' Gymnastics
Erin P.: Philadelphia Boys' Gymnastics is unique in that it is the only Philadelphia-area gym geared specifically toward boys. They offer gymnastics classes for boys from beginner to advanced. (They do also offer trampoline classes for both boys and girls.) All of their instructors are current or former collegiate-level instructors. Click here for class and tuition information. They offer siblings discounts on tuition.
Ages: 5 and up
Cost: Starting at $52 per class; plus membership fee of $25
Fusion Tumbling & Fitness
Erin P.: Fusion Tumbling & Fitness offers gymnastics & tumbling classes for children, as well as adult fitness classes! They have a 2,500 sq ft space with 20 ft ceilings and a 30 ft Tumbl Trak & multiple tumbling mats and gymnastics equipment to teach recreational gymnastics and tumbling. In addition to their gymnastics classes, they offer Ninja Gymnastics for ages 5 - 9 to help children learn about conquering fears and building confidence through a combination of gymnastics, martial arts and more.
Ages: Gymnastics - 18M - 9Y; Tumbling: 6Y - 17Y
Cost: Starting at $139; plus $35 membership fee annually
The Gymnastics & Cheerleading Academy
Erin P.: The Gymnastics & Cheerleading Academy offers classes to help children learn the importance of health and wellness through physical movement. Their facilities include 15 balance beams, 2 vaulting tables, a high bar, tumble track trampolines, uneven bars, in-ground trampolines, a tumbling and vaulting pit, as well as a fully glass enclosed observation deck and WI-FI. Their classes include Parent and Child Classes, Gymnastics Classes (including Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Super Advanced Curriculum), Cheer and Tumbling Classes, Ninja Courses, and more.
Ages: 2 and up
Cost: Starting at $220
Joel Baba Gymnastics
Erin P.: Joel Baba Gymnastics provides a fun environment for preschoolers - teenagers to learn noncompetitive gymnastics while building positive image and self-esteem. In their classes for 18M - 36M and 4 - 5Y, they use different weekly themes such as Halloween, Mini Olympics, Summer Fun, and Circus as well as group activities and obstacle courses to teach basic gymnastics. The older gymnasts (6 - 7Y and 8 and up) enjoy a more traditional gymnastics environment. Joel Baba offers prepayment and sibling discounts as well.
Ages: 18M - Teen
Cost: $65 per class with a $10 yearly membership fee
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