November 2023 Newsletter

The rush of holidays is starting to kickoff! This means a few things at Gem City…

  1. Thinking about spring! Gem City’s spring class schedule is now available.
    – Spring registration starts the Monday after Thanksgiving – November 27.
    – No one with an outstanding balance will be allowed to register for spring session.
    – The last day of the fall session is Saturday, December 16.
    In-class evaluations will take place the week of November 13. Each child will receive an evaluation from their coach on what the best class for next session would be.
  2. Starting competition season! Both Gem City’s all star cheer squads and tumbling team have all had their first meets.

👀 Reminders for November

Scheduled Break: Thanksgiving 🦃

The gym will be closed from Wednesday, November 22 to Sunday, November 26.

No make-up classes are needed as this is holiday is already factored into our tuition.

Preschool Playtime

Our Preschool Playtime continues through the Fall 2023 session – uninterrupted from August 23 to December 27. We will be having PP over Thanksgiving break and Christmas break!

Good Grades Drawing to Continue This School Year

The first Good Grades Drawing for the 2023-2024 school year will be on November 8. Be make sure to bring a copy of your first quarter report card into the office as soon as you get it this fall!

For the month of November, bring any new, unopened toy to Preschool Playtime & gain FREE admission into the event.

👉 Gem City Teams Starts Competitions

🗓️ Next Pizza Fun Night: Winter Wonderland on Dec. 1

Our next Pizza Fun Night is scheduled for Friday, December 1 from 6:30 to 9:30pm, and you must pre-register by Thursday, November 30. Ages 4-12. Members $20, nonmembers $25. The price includes pizza, soda, candy prizes for games, and playtime!

🗓️ Black Friday Event: Early Morning Open Gym Allows You Do a Little Shopping

Our Black Friday Open Gym is scheduled for Friday, November 24 from 9:00 to 11:00am, and you must pre-register by November 21. Ages 5-12. Members $15, nonmembers $18. The price includes two hours of supervised gym time!

🎄 Holiday Leotards Available from Destira

Our Destira Online Pro Shop has Holiday leotards available! Click the link below to see all the new styles to purchase in time for Christmas week here at the gym (December 11-16)! 🎄

Shop Destira Leotards

🎁 Drop Off Toy Donations at Gem City Until the First Week of December

We are excited to announce that we will be a Toys for Tots drop off location this year! The box will be dropped off the week of October 1 and be here until it fills OR until the first week in December! The goal is to fill the box with new (unopened) toys! (Please don’t gift wrap the presents.) I am emailing you the logo to use that they sent me.

We hope to help with their Christmas Campaign Toy Drive! Last year Toys for Tots was able to distribute over 19,000 toys/stocking stuffers/books to 3,037 within West Central Illinois, and they anticipate even more this year! Please consider bringing in a toy or book in October or November.

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