May is Mini-Olympic Month! This annual event takes place on Friday, May 19th, from 4.30-6pm. All class students are invited to participate in this fun meet. After march in and stretch, students rotate around all 4 events, or tumbling and trampoline, performing the routines they will learn in class. Our senior team members judge them kindly and hold up their scores. Next our team perform a short exhibition, followed by an award ceremony where every student gets to stand on the podium to receive their award and goody bag. At the end of the night, everyone has cake and juice. Open gym for 6-14 year olds, from 6-9pm is on sale that night for only $10 for students who participated in the Mini-Olympics. Sign up at the front desk. $10 gymnast. Spectators free.
For Mini-Olympics all team members should wear their competition leotard. They will finish at 6pm that night. If you normally have practice on Friday nights, or if you are on our silver team or higher, there is no admission fee for you.
With team tryouts taking place on Thursday, April 27th at 4:30pm, new members are starting on team this month, May 1st. This gives them a chance to see if they enjoy it, before ordering team leotards during the summer, and gives them plenty of practice time before meet season in the fall.
Planet Olympic Camp takes place on June 12-15. Guest coaches and gymnasts will arrive to help make this a great time to learn new skills. Open to all team and class members. Level 1 team are eligible for half day camp. Motivational tips, goal setting, team building and even arts & crafts make this the camp for lifetime memories. Flyers at front desk.
Our Xcel team finish off our season with Regional Finals in Myrtle Beach, SC, on May 12-14. Good luck to our girls representing Planet and Alabama!
The parents team meeting takes place on Wednesday, May 17, so all new parents can bring their questions. We have a wonderful and positive parents association that we are very proud of here at Planet.
Team banquet on Thursday, May 18th, for 2016-17 members, celebrates the hard work and achievements of our awesome team members.
At the end of this month, our summer day camps for 3-14 year olds begin, and run all summer long, so get details at the front desk. Great rates! Classes also run all summer so your kids can have a fun, active vacation, right here at Planet.