- $149 for one week of kids’ summer gymnastics camp (a $255 value)
Encore Gymnastics Academy
The journey to landing a double pike or executing a flawless floor routine begins with a simple somersault. At least, that's the belief of the energetic instructors at Encore Gymnastics Academy. During classes at their 11,000-square-foot facility, they guide students at every stage of development, from beginners just getting used to the discipline to competitors ready to take home medals. Read on to find out more about the academy's classes and philosophy:
- Classes for all ages: Even the youngest kids can get their start at Encore; the GymTotz programs welcomes students as young as 18 months to bounce, slide, and tumble with the help of their parent or guardian.
- Competition-grade equipment: Instructors augment lessons with equipment for all agelevels, from thick pads and foam pits for youngsters working out basics, to bars, beams, and vaults for older students prepping for competitions.
- Twist and twirl for Team USA: Encore is home to three developmental teams that are certified by USA Gymnastics and compete at the regional and state levels. The academy also serves as the home of DK Elite, the high-level coaching firm run by renowned coach Dina Kamarova.