All-Star Athletics: Member News

MEMBER NEWS


Member News Spring 2011

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 I am interested in your feedback!  Please feel free to ask questions, express concerns and give compliments when you see something great!  This allows me to direct our programs in a positive and progressive manner and make adjustments when change is needed.  Our gym is filled with wonderful families – we are so fortunate to have such a nice community of athletes and parents! 

 

Miss Chris 

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ABOUT OUR COMPETITIVE TEAMS
Our ALL-STAR teams include: All-Star Aerialz Gymnastics Team (grades 2 - 8), ASA WILDCATZ Competitive Cheer Team, Montour Varsity Gymnastics Team and  we currently train and sponsor independent gymnasts competing in the high school WPIAL arena from Carlynton, Canon Macmillan, Chartiers Valley, Cornell, Mount Lebanon and West Allegheny for the 2010 - 2011 competitive season.   AND... we are also pleased to be the auxiliary training site for the National High School Cheerleading Championship National Champoins - Montour Spartans Varsity Cheerleaders!  If you are interested and want to learn more about our competitive programs, please speak to Miss Chris.

SAFETY & CERTIFICATIONS
As a USA Gymnastics Member Club, we pride ourselves on a positive, safe and progressive learning environment.  Our coaches receive safety training/education on an ongoing basis, are well-experienced and many hold certifications within their sport.  Our staff's knowledge and experience, allows us to deliver positive results for athletes at every level and award winning performances from our competitive teams.  Staff certifications include: USAG, UCA, AACCA, NETA, AFFA and American Heart Association.

ABSENCES & MAKE UP CLASSES
For the safety and steady progress of our athletes, we do our best to control class size and the student-teacher ratio during training. In an effort to provide predictable class sizes and adequate coaching staff, all makeup classes must be scheduled through the gym office.  If you will miss class for an extended period due to illness or injury or if you need help with a scheduling conflict, please let us know.  We will do our best to accommodate you.  Pro-rated tuition is offered ONLY during the summer session to allow for vacations.  We do not offer pro-rated tuition during the regular season for personal absences.

PARENT OBSERVATION
Parents are welcome to observe classes on an ongoing basis.  We use many drills and skill progressions to held build body awareness, strength and improve technique.  If you have questions about class activities or your child's class placement, please ask.

PARKING
Parking is available in the front of our building and to the left of our entrance.  Please DO NOT park in front of Southern Foods (the business located to our right).  Trash cans are available throughout the gym.  Please dispose of your trash inside our facility and not in the parking area.

ZUMBA IS HERE!
Join us for a great cardio workout to upbeat latin music.  Learn the salsa, reggaeton, mambo, cha cha, hip hop, and much more.  No need to be a dancer...just be ready to have FUN and work up a sweat!  Wear comfortable shoes and bring your water.  FIRST CLASS FREE!


SPEED & AGILITY TRAINING
Gain an edge over the competition with speed, agility and quickness training.  If you are training for soccer, baseball, football, basketball, track and field, gymnastics or any sport requiring speed and agility, then this type of training can accelerate your game!  Training includes drills that increase SPEED, QUICKNESS, POWER, AGILITY, BALANCE, FOOT SPEED, REACTION TIME and FIRST-STEP EXPLOSION.  Kids ages 8 -18 can build confidence, self-esteem and take their game to a new level.  Individual, group and team instruction available.  Inquire for details!  Weekday evening and Sunday training available.



BIRTHDAY PARTIES
Have your birthday party here!  Parties include one (1) hour of gymnastics, cheerleading or physical fitness plus (1) hour in party room for cake and activities.  Also includes, FREE t-shirt for birthday child, class coupons for participants, etc.  If you interested, please inquire about party details and time availability.