Highlights from Gem City’s Nationally Ranked Gymnastics, Tumbling, and All Star Cheer Programs
The gymnastics, tumbling, and all star cheer programs at Gem City produced many wins during their respective competitive seasons. We are beyond proud of each athlete’s hard work and dedication. These victories represent years of work by the athletes and by our coaches as they’ve developed Gem City’s team and recreational class programs.
The start of a new school year brings to office hours for Gem City. Open hours for each day of the week are noted below. These new hours will go into effect beginning with the start of classes for the Fall Session on August 20.
Just before flinging their body into the air, has your child ever said, “Hey, look what I can do!” Your body breaks out into a sweat because you’re terrified they’re about to hurt themselves. We’ve heard countless versions of this story at Gem City Gymnastics & Tumbling.
We are here to help with our encouraging atmosphere, expert coaching, and facility designed specifically with safety in mind. Founded in 2006, Gem City Gymnastics & Tumbling, LLC. has roots that extended back decades with a current set of coaches that have over 215 years of combined coaching experience.
Gem City has 20 athletes out of the 36 that qualified at State advancing on to United States Trampoline & Tumbling Association (USTA) National Championships. It’ll be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on June 12-16.
Maurice Silas is a senior at Quincy Senior High School on Gem City’s Tumbling Team. He is 17 and started tumbling in first grade. He’s competitively tumbled for five years. Maurice fills the gym with kindness and a positive attitude. We will miss him!
Congratulations to our Level 3 gymnasts! They had a long weekend of competition at the Level 3 USAG Illinois State Championship. These athletes have worked so hard this season and we can’t wait to see what they do next season! We had 25 athletes compete. They are coached by Jacob Huff, Hope Huff, Kiki Backoff, and Damon Wilson.