Mid Illinois Gymnastics and Dance
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MID-ILLINOIS GYMNASTICS AND DANCE, INC.
"Excellence in Gymnastics and Dance"

OUR MISSION: TO CHERISH YOUR CHILDREN

 

Welcome to Mid-Illinois Gymnastics and Dance, Inc.!  Established in 1969, we are the oldest private gymnastics club in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.  As a USA GYMNASTICS CLUB, we offer limited graded classes on Olympic specification equipment taught by highly qualified, safety oriented staff.

 

CLASSES:  Students receive professional, progressive, safety oriented instruction in fundamental movement and gymnastic skills in Tumble Tot with Parent , Tumble Gems, Tumble Stars, Tumble Stars Step Up, Tumble Twisters,

Sports conditioning  and  Cheer classes. In addition to GREAT TEACHERS, we have all the newest technology available for tumbling and equipment work including carpeted spring and foam floor, foam and solid pits, special mats, Tumbl-Trak ,Rod  Floor,  balance beams, uneven bars,  vault horses, trainer bars, pre-school play shapes and a hardwood floor dance room with balcony overlooking the gym.  Gymnastic or dance classes provide high-level physical fitness as well as recreational fun. Dance is scheduled separately with the dance instructors.

 

Mid-Illinois Gymnastics and Dance emphasizes basic movement and progression that leads to an improvement in agility, flexibility, strength, endurance, coordination, confidence and self-esteem.  The physical, mental and emotional discipline whish is so essential in a good gymnastics and dance environment becomes a great asset in any other sport or physical training that the student pursues.

 

TEAM:  Students can also train for serious competition in a unique and beautiful sport.  If you have a child with the special talents and attitudes to consider team gymnastics, please see us for a try-out and team information.  We offer girls Pre-Team, USA Gymnastics competitive team Levels 1  through 10-Elite and boys and girls competitive “Tumble Team.”  Mid-Illinois gymnasts  and tumblers  have a proud tradition of winning.  The gold stars in the lobby area represent a State, Reg

At Mid-Illinois Gymnastics and Dance, Inc., our goals are  to teach physical fitness in a progressive and very safety-oriented atmosphere and  to have each child enjoy and learn from the program at his/her own pace.  We want  to teach as many gymnastics and dance skills as we can, including very high-level skills to the gifted and appropriate students.  OUR MISSION IS TO CHERISH YOUR CHILDREN.

 

ENROLLMENT:  Return special form.    TUITION IS DUE 1 WEEK BEFORE  EVERY 9 WEEK SESSION YEAR ROUND. WE WILL ASSUME THAT  ALL STUDENTS IN THE FALL WINTER AND SPRING

(Four  nine week    pay periods  plus 4 holiday weeks off) WILL BE CONTINUING ONCE ENROLLED UNLESS WE ARE NOTIFIED!  SUMMER IS SHORTER SESSIONS  WITH SEVERAL BREAK  WEEKS. YOU NEED TO RE-ENROLL IN THE SUMMER AND AGAIN IN THE FALL.

 

 

TRIAL LESSON:  One trial lesson may be scheduled for a student new to the program if space is available in the class.  $10 must be paid in advance.

 

CLASS POLICY: Every dance and gymnastics class assignment in the MIG&D program is by placement of instructor.  Classes may be added, cancelled or changed in the best interests of the total program.  (Class minimum enrollments will apply.)

 

DRESS CODE:  IT IS IMPORTANT TO FOLLOW OUR DRESS CODE FOR SAFETY AND DISCPLINE.  Gymnasts:  After one lesson all girl gymnasts are required to wear a leotard of their choice, no tights, leotard must be one piece (bike or gym  shorts may be worn over leotard if desired), all white socks or footies if footwear desired (if student  slips  with these they will need to be removed) .  Boys: bike or gym shorts only and t-shirt tucked in. 

 

ABSOLUTELY NO JEWELRY OR CHEWING GUM is permitted.  Hair must be secured away from faces.  Please keep all clothing and personal items in locker room.  Let us know if you have a personal possession that you cannot leave in the locker area.  Do not leave money or valuables in locker room.

 

NO FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED IN WORKING AREAS.  WATER FOUNTAIN IS AVAILABLE.

 

OBSERVATION:  OBSERVATION is available THROUGH THE WINDOWS.  Parents are not allowed in the gym during class except with Tumble Tots/Parent.  If you space out your observations, you will encourage independence and be able to see more progress!  Dance teachers will schedule observations.

 

PRO-SHOP:  excellent quality leotards available  in bright prints and solids.  ALPHA FACTOR AERIALS ONLINE COME  IN  TO SEE THE LEOTARDS BY THE GYM DESK  AND ASK FOR HELP!!

 

MAKE-UPS AND CANCELLATIONS:  We regret that there are NO MAKE-UPS AND NO REFUNDS  OR

DEDUCTIONS FOR MISSED CLASSES  except for scheduled make-ups  if the gym is closed due to severe inclement weather or unforeseen events.  CHECK THE ANSWERING MACHINE(466-7878) OR WEBSITE (midillinoisgym.com) AFTER 2 P.M.(8 a.m. on Sat) for normal announcement or  bad weather information.  The school does not automatically close for “snow days”.  We evaluate the weather but want you to USE YOUR GOOD JUDGEMENT.  Labor Day   Monday  make-ups is  on the annual enrollment form.  There are no classes Thanksgiving week;  Christmas and New Year Holidays are always in gym  2 week winter holiday  break . Easter is  off as part of spring break week.  July 4 Holiday week off  is addressed in the summer  special schedules.   PLEASE ASK FOR AN OPEN GYM PASS IF YOU MUST MISS A CLASS (MAX / 2 IN 9 WEEKS) OPEN GYM IS A FUN PLACE TO LEARN!   In summer 4 week sessions we can usually do one make-up.

    

ANNOUNCEMENTS IMPORTANT TO THE SAFETY OF YOUR CHILDREN:  Please do not block the entrance driveway to pick up and discharge passengers.  Circle drive is ONE WAY.   Please tell all younger children, as we do, to stay in the building and wait for their driver to come in for them.  If parent is not seen  Tumble Gem  students will be kept in the gym   PLEASE SEE THAT ALL STUDENTS COME TO CLASS ON TIME!  LATE CLASS ENTRIES ARE VERY DISRUPTIVE FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHER.

 

ATTENDANCE:  Please arrive on time and plan to stay for the entire class.  This is very important.  If you have a serious reason to be late or leave early please notify staff. 

 

NO SMOKING POLICY Mid-Illinois Gymnastics and Dance has a NO SMOKING POLICY ON THEIR ENTIRE  PREMISES.  This is for the health and safety of our students and staff.

 

PROGRAM PLUSES:  Private lessons or birthday parties – ask for separate handouts.  Gift certificates are available – gymnastics and dance lessons make wonderful presents!   Special  information will be posted or note handed out.

 

OPEN GYM    FUN PRACTISE TIME !!   SEE CLASS SCHEDULE

ional or National Champion.  Gymnastics and dance are perfect pathways toward physical fitness and physical fitness is particularly empowering!

 

We are a proud member of USA Gymnastics