Kids, like Ponce De León, need constant supervision while exploring or they’ll simply vanish into a jungle in search of eternal youth. Enlist activity auteurs to show your kids around a jungle gym with today’s Groupon: for $22, you get registration (a $40 value) and one month of gymnastics, dance, tumbling, or cheer classes (a $45 value) at Academy West in West Jordan (an $85 total value). Classes meet once a week, four times per month. Check the calendar or call for class times and scheduling.
Academy West gives restless young Utahns a chance to expend excess energy in the form of choreographed dance, tumbling, cheer, or gymnastics classes. The adroit staff of CPR-certified safety gurus is composed of deft dancers and top-notch tumblers who teach thrilling routines to children craving more choreography in their lives. The 22,000-square-foot facility is packed with high-quality equipment and enough protective foam to swaddle a Herculean toddler attempting a triple aerial in place of his or her first steps.
Dance classes are appropriate for ages 3 to adult, and anyone from the age of 5 and up can become a power tumbler. Cheer classes are capped at eight students, or approximately one pint-sized KC and The Sunshine Band tribute act. Gymnastics courses are open to girls only, ages 18 months to 18 years. Academy West provides a nurturing environment for students to develop the athletic, social, and flexibility skills they'll need to succeed in the world of competitive limbo.