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6 Ways to Choose A Summer Camp

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6 Ways to Choose A Summer Camp 1) Physical Education: Teaching children the importance of health and wellness through physical movement at an early age can encourage them to live an active lifestyle as they grow. Summer is the ideal time of year for parents to take the opportunity to ensure their children attend a day camp in South Jersey where they can learn through physical and active play. Parents should make the most of this opportunity by choosing a summer camp that will help children learn physical discipline, improve...

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USAG Team Updates

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Congratulations to Julianna and Kaylin for their performance at Regionals. Awesome job to all of our level 6s , what a way to end an amazing season !! We have a new state vault champion, Tia! Rylee and Kaydence went 3rd and 5th place on bars! Rylee also placed on vault, 5th on beam, and 2nd in the all around with a 37.425 !!! Time for summer training ladies !! 🍒...

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GCA Holiday Gift Guide

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Gymnastics and Ninja Warrior Holiday Gift List for Kids Not sure what to get your aspiring ninja warrior or gymnast this holiday season? We’re here to help. The GCA often gets questions from parents about what types of equipment we use and what we can recommend. Below is your Gymnastic Holiday Gift List! For Ages 2-6: $50 and under:...

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Check us out on Morning Coffee!

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This week, Owners and Managing Directors, Debbie and Rich Tobin, were guests on the online radio show, Morning Coffee. Host, Charlene Chamberlain, interviewed the Tobins to learn more about the GCA story and how a vision became reality. The GCA has been in business since 1975. Rich and Debbie had a vision of an elite gymnastics facility that would provide local children with the opportunity to expand their physical and mental wellness through active play. Since then, we have been providing South Jersey families with gymnastics,...

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Congratulations, Monica!

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Congratulations, Monica Gibson! Monica Gibson, one of our class students, is headed to Special Olympics of New Jersey State Competition this summer. On Sunday, May 1, 2016, Monica competed in the Sectional Competition in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Monica earned one first place medal, second place all-around and third place in three other events. We are so very proud of Monica’s progress this class season and of all the hard work she put into mastering various tumbling, beam, and uneven bar skills. Monica currently attends three classes...

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Congratulations Juliana!

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Julianna Roland, a sophomore from Rancocas VALLEY, is headed to Nationals in Texas. Julianna placed 5th All-Around at the New Jersey Regional Championships earning her a spot on the Region 7 National Team. We want to congratulate Julianna on all of her hard work this season and we wish her the best of luck. Nationals are May 6th through 9th in Fort Worth, Texas. Follow our USAG Team Page for more updates and results. Congratulations Julianna Roland! ...

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3 Easy Ways to Get Kids Moving!

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3 Easy Ways to Get Kids Moving! The USA Gymnastics’ Fitness Program states, “Our society has begun to refocus on fitness, especially in regard to heathy, active, lifestyles for children. Today’s youth have replaced climbing trees, jumping rope, and playing tag with video games, computers, television and texting. These sedentary activates are a major reason fitness is important.” Research recommends that parents incorporate consistent weekly opportunities for children to be active into their schedule. The Gymnastics and Cheerleading...

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What to Expect From a Youth Gymnastics Class, as a Parent

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Some parents have been associated with gymnastics for years, while others are experiencing the sport for the first time with their child. While gymnastics is a great athletic activity for young children, it doesn’t have to be a competition of who will enter into the Olympics. By participating in gymnastics classes, your child is already winning – by gaining self-esteem, learning new motor skills and understanding why health is important. When you imagine what your child will be doing in their gymnastics class near Philadelphia, many...

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How to Prepare You and Your Child for Their First Gymnastics Class

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So you’ve registered your child for gymnastics classes in Philadelphia this fall and you can’t wait for him or her to experience the sport. But are you and your little one prepared for their first day of gymnastics class? It is beneficial for you to know what to expect from your child’s gymnastics class so that you can support him or her along their physical education journey. Gymnastics is a great athletic activity for young children, compared to organized sports such as baseball. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP),...

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What Exactly Is Parkour?

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If you enjoy watching action-packed movies, then you might have seen an example of parkour movement right in front of your eyes. Have you ever seen a difficult stunt performed on TV or at a live entertainment show and wished you could do it too? Now you actually can, by practicing parkour classes! Parkour is exactly what the term defines – the sport of maneuvering quickly and negotiating obstacles through perfected movements, such as flipping and tricking. The practice has become widely popular in the last few years, evolving from an area of...

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