December 2019 Newsletter

Scheduled Break

Gem City will be closed from December 22 to January 2. There will be no Preschool Playtime or Adult Gymnastics on December 25 and January 1. The spring session starts Friday, January 3.

Register Now for Spring Classes

Hurry and sign-up for spring classes now! Popular classes and class times often fill up fast, so register early to have the most options.

The Spring session runs from January 2 to May 16. Half of tuition and the registration fee is due upon registration. 

You can find the class schedule online here or grab a printed schedule in the office.


Add Some Gymnastics to Your Holidays!

From class tuition to leotards, find a gift for your little gymnast! We offer gift wrap and gift cards too.

Check out our Pro Shop this December – we’ll have some new and fun items perfect as a stocking stuffer!  And we’ve restocked our clothing line, so more colors and sizes are available!


Winter Wonderland Pizza Fun Night on Friday, December 13

Changes to the Spring Class Schedule!

Our online class catalog is THE most up-to-date listing available, but we do mail and pass out a printed version. Life comes at you and changes things.

Please see changes below that are not reflected in the printed version. Call 217.224.8491 or drop in at the gym to get your class spot reserved.

Wednesday KG 4&5 – We are now offering a 6-7pm class.
Monday Level 1 – We are now offering a 4-5pm class.


2019-2020 All Star Cheer Squad

Cheer Squad Qualifies for Nationals!

Gem City’s All Star Cheer Squad has a good reason to be excited for their Saturday morning practices—a bid to nationals was extended to them following a strong performance at their first competition of the season in Kansas City. Read more here.


Contest Winners

Diamond McClary – Latest Good Grades Quarterly Drawing Winner

Chloe Schafer – Winner of the “Why do you love Gem City?” Contest


Giving Back – Fourth Annual Quanada Collection

Gem City and Quanada  have teamed up again this winter season to collect clothing, personal care items, and cleaning supplies during  December.

This is our fourth annual collection for Quanada and we’re confident that our gym community will make it one of the biggest yet!

There’s a wide range of helpful items that can assist Quanada and the people they serve. These include clothing, personal care items like razors and feminine hygiene products, and cleaning supplies. Find a detailed list on our blog.

Place donations in the plastic bins in the Gem City lobby during business hours.