Sportsbarn Partners With Gymnastics Center Of Chattanooga

Monday, May 19, 2014

Sportsbarn has now partnered with the Gymnastics Center of Chattanooga to offer cheerleading, gymnastics and tumbling classesfor kids 16 months to 18 years old at Sportsbarn North in Hixson. 

“The partnership began this past December,” said Sportsbarn Managing Partner David Brock, “and we are very excited about the increased opportunities, especially in cheerleading.”

Emily Byrd, GCC owner, echoed Mr. Brock’s enthusiasm. “Both boys and girls, ages 5–18, can join the all-star competitive cheerleading teams,” she explained. “They’re placed on teams according to their abilities. They get to travel and compete against other all-star teams. The goal for many of them is eventually to join college cheer squads.” The teams learn three-minute routines that are set to music.

Gymnastics classes are offered for boys and girls and use different apparatus to develop skills on gymnastics events.  Tumbling classes teach basic floor skills and tumbling passes.  Preschool classes introduce basic gymnastics and tumbling and include gross motor skills. All classes are focused on helping children to develop strength, flexibility, coordination and confidence. 

“Mom and Dad can come in for their workouts while the kids are in class," said Ms. Byrd.  "There’s something for everyone.”

“There is nothing like this in the area,” Mr. Brock said. “This partnership strengthens the cheer, gymnastics and tumbling opportunities for Sportsbarn, GCC and most importantly, for kids and families throughout the region.”

For more information call 870-2582 (Sportsbarn), 238-5258 (GCC), or visit www.gymcc.com.


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