Why Gymnastics?

Begin Here, Go Anywhere!

Whether your looking for a fun recreational activity for your preschooler or a competitive team experience for your older child, gymnastics is a wonderful sport for boys and girls of all ages.

Experts agree that children benefit from an active lifestyle, and involvement in sports like gymnastics can help equip them to better handle the physical and emotional challenges of life. While there’s no shortage of organized sports activities to choose from, gymnastics is one of the few that systematically builds strength, flexibility, speed, balance, coordination, power, and discipline—all of which can greatly benefit a child no matter what sport(s) they ultimately choose to play.

Looking for more resources and articles about gymnastics? Visit USAG’s parent resource website.