From MEGA Fun and Fitness' spacious gymnastical repository, the experienced staff imparts fledgling flexibles and gymnasium gurus alike with gymnastics classes tailored to every skill level and age group. Eager acrobatic apprentices can choose between boys' or girls' classes in subjects like MEGA boys II gymnastics, MEGA girls III intermediate gymnastics, or Mega Man 3 for NES. Unlike breathing, participants can choose when to attend classes, which are offered multiple times each week. Each student can attend one session every week over the duration of one month. Check the schedule for a full list of course offerings.
Helmed by 18-year veteran coach and former collegiate gymnast Shannon Hunt, Hunts' Gymnastics Academy trains students of all ages in gymnastics and cheerleading. A staff of passionate, experienced instructors lead sessions of competitive and recreational gymnastics, tumbling, and competitive cheer, with classes specifically designed for pupils ranging in age from preschool to high school. The expansive, colorful facility fosters not only intensive study of gymnastics, but fun, engaging play with floors full of trampolines, foam pits and obstacle courses. Classes are also offered for children with special needs, which promotes social interaction while developing physical fitness skills and self-esteem.
Fitness-minded visitors sweat their way through The Sports Club’s more than 100,000 square feet of equipment, group exercise classes, and workout-enhancing amenities. Patrons who thrive on camaraderie can get energized during group classes in one of five practice rooms, and lone wolves can try their hands, limbs, and cores at weight machines by Cybex, Hammer Strength, and Life Fitness. Seventy cardiovascular machines fill the rest of the floor space, each equipped with a personal television that can play any home-brought DVDs, CDs, or flip books. During the warmer seasons, staff members uncover 2 of the 3 pools and 5 of the 14 indoor tennis courts, creating open-air recreational opportunities that earned the facility Hour Detroit magazine's award for Best Outdoor Tennis Court in 2008 and 2009. Employees can keep an eye on guests' youngsters in the childcare room, which brims with age-appropriate activities for toddlers and stuffed-animal focus groups.
Bloomfield Gymnastics has spent more than 25 years coaching budding gymnasts. The staff of former competitors and fitness enthusiasts breed a new generation of athletes with gymnastics, cheerleading, and tumbling classes for children aged 2 to 18. Classes of up to eight students begin with simple warm-ups and maneuvers in KinderGym, held in a colorful gym with balance beams, uneven bars, and all other equipment essential to Olympic-level competition with the exception of Olympic-level tomato hurlers. Sessions progress to the challenging jumps and stunts of Cheernastics and the conditioning of adult classes. Private lessons, camps, and supervised open gym sessions serve up alternative occasions to hone flips, flourishes, and balance that will rival that of 10 power-line-perching crows.
Staff Size: 1 person
Average Duration of Services: 30–60 minutes
Equipment Used: We use heavy bag gloves, which are also available for purchase
Pro Tip: Bring a towel, heavy bag gloves, and water
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Recommended Age Group: Adults
Stars & Stripes Kids Activity Center sets the stage for youngsters to build strength, flexibility, and self-esteem through a variety of engaging classes. A safe, supportive training environment awaits nascent limbs in the gymnastics classes (11 months old and up), in which kids learn movement and social skills under the watchful eye of instructors, parents, and vacationing Santas. Bigger kids can start with recreational gymnastics classes, which dish on the fundamentals of taking turns, coordination, and building self-confidence, and promising monkey-bar Olympians can try apparatus training on vaults, uneven bars, balance beams, and floor exercises. Beginning and intermediate tumbling classes let kindergymnasts explore their rubbery possibilities and more inventive escapes from timeout.