ROMP N’ ROLL
Romp n’ Roll’s trained instructors will work with your child on age-appropriate gymnastics skills and much more, like developing pride through accomplishments, taking turns, socialization, following directions, and cooperation. Children will experience the satisfaction that comes from mastering new skills as an individual and team! Romp n’ Roll has three locations in Richmond – West End, Midlothian and Mechanicsville. Call (804) 364-6363 or click here to try an intro class at any location for free!
2130 John Rolfe Parkway, Richmond, VA 23233 Phone: 804.360.9490
Twist Gymnastics offers developmentally appropriate classes for ages 2 – 18. The Pre-school program offers 50 minute instructional classes. In these classes, actual gymnastics skills (rolls, handstands, cartwheels etc) are broken down into managable parts that the kids can master on scaled down equipment. Each class is theme based .(shapes, letters, animals) to add another dimension to their learning. By age 6 the kids are ready to move on to standard equipment and one hour classes. For ages 6 -18, Twist offers instructional classes and a team for those girls interested in a competitive platform as well as Tumble for Cheer. They also do Birthday Parties, a 1/2 day summer program and a Girl Scout Patch Program.
RIVER CITY YOUTH FITNESS
48 Plaza Drive, Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103 Phone: 804.784.1990
The staff at River City youth Fitness believe the best time in a person’s life to acquire a positive learning attitude is during the preschool years. Their goal is to create a positive, fun and happy environment where children can learn the value of life long health and fitness.
• Preschool Coed Classes:
Visit the “Otter Gym” at River City Youth Fitness and see where all the action takes place! This special gym is outfitted and decorated just for little gymnasts. Pint sized equipment and colorful mats of all shapes and sizes make it the perfect place to enhance your child’s physical, mental, emotional and social development. Classes are offered for children ages 3 years to kindergarten. Otter classes are designed to take advantage of a child’s natural instinct to play and explore, while emphasizing coordination and fun. At each level the physical challenges become more skill oriented with continued focus on positive self esteem.
• School Age Classes for Girls and Boys:
River City Youth Fitness offers Junior Beginner, Beginner, Advanced Beginner, and Intermediate classes for school aged gymnasts. Each class emphasizes skill development, strength and flexibility on the floor and equipment. RCYF also offers a competitive gymnastics team.
CORE KIDS ACADEMY
Quioccasin Station Shopping Center, 8932 Quioccasin Road, Richmond, VA 23229 Phone: 804.740.0079
CORE Kids Academy is a unique gymnastics and fitness center for children and adults. Children three and over take classes with instructors, and parent-tot classes are available for children 10-18 months and 18-36 months. Classes at CORE Kids will increase your child’s coordination, strength, flexibility, athleticism, and self-confidence. In addition, participants build the foundation for a healthy lifestyle, as the program works with parents to teach children about fitness and healthy habits. The owner and program director, Cora Pedrazzi, was a scholarship gymnast at University of Maryland where she earned her B.S. in Kinesiology. She is certified by USA Gymnastics Safety and the American Council on Exercise; safety is her top priority. At CORE Kids, each registered member becomes part of a welcoming family who share the common goals of fitness and fun.
RICHMOND OLYMPIAD GYMNASTICS
Multiple Locations: Chesterfield, Midlothian, Hanover, Innsbrook.
Richmond Olympiad has been serving Richmond for 37 years and offers gymnastics classes for children 18 months to to 18 years of age. Classes offered include; parent-tot, recreational, pre-team and competitive gymnastics. The goal at Richmond Olympiad is to create a safe and fun environment where each child feels successful each week. They also offer camps, birthday parties, and a seasonal parent’s night out.
ABOVE THE BAR GYMNASTICS ACADEMY
1540 E. Parham Road, Henrico, VA 23228 Phone: 804.553.4495
Year-rounds Classes and Teams, Tumbling Classes, Pre-Team Academies. Jr Olympic Teams and Summer Camps.
5403 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226 Phone: 804.285.6500
The Weinstein JCC offers a variety of tumbling and gymnastics classes for children ages 2-5 and grades K-8. Families are not required to be members to take advantage of classes. Visit the website for more details and current schedules.
SPOTLIGHT ACRO AND CHEER
6078 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA 23111 Phone: 804.453.ACRO (2276)
Spotlight Acro and Cheer, opening in Mechanicsville in June 2017, will be the first gym in Central VA to offer Acrobatic Gymnastics- an amazing form of gymnastics that combines the strength of tumbling with the agility of dance. Teams of two to four partners perform incredible floor routines to music that include strength, flexibility and coordination. Tumbling, acro and cheer classes available for kids ages 2-18.