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Bellevue Open Gym 6:30 pm
Bellevue Open Gym @ Bellevue Gym East
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
See our Open Gym Flyer for more detailed information by clicking on classes and Newsletters & Forms.
Bellevue Open Gym 7:30 pm
Bellevue Open Gym @ Bellevue Gym East
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
See our Open Gym Flyer for more detailed information by clicking on classes and Newsletters & Forms.
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Spring Mini Nationals
Spring Mini Nationals @ Mini Nationals
Mar 9 all-day
Spring Mini Nationals: Saturday, March 9th for 1st – 5th grade girls held at the Issaquah Team gym (1590 NW Maple Street, Issaquah, WA  98027).  Registration for this popular event begins Feb. 4th – online only for the first two days. Cost is $23 + tax per entrant and sells out quickly!!  This is an opportunity[...]
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Bellevue Open Gym 6:30 pm
Bellevue Open Gym @ Bellevue Gym East
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
See our Open Gym Flyer for more detailed information by clicking on classes and Newsletters & Forms.
Bellevue Open Gym 7:30 pm
Bellevue Open Gym @ Bellevue Gym East
Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
See our Open Gym Flyer for more detailed information by clicking on classes and Newsletters & Forms.
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Summer Class Schedule is Available Today
Summer Class Schedule is Available Today
Mar 18 all-day
Our summer class schedule is now available.  Please go to Classes and then Newsletters/Forms to view or print it. Registration for summer classes will begin Monday, March 25th at 8:00am and will be online only for the first two days.  We will accept in-person, phone and email registration requests beginning Wednesday, March 27th. Our summer[...]
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Issaquah Open Gym 6:30 pm
Issaquah Open Gym
Mar 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
See our Open Gym Flyer for more detailed information by clicking on classes and Newsletters & Forms.
Issaquah Open Gym 7:30 pm
Issaquah Open Gym
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
See our Open Gym Flyer for more detailed information by clicking on classes and Newsletters & Forms.
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Summer Class Registration Begins Today
Summer Class Registration Begins Today
Mar 25 all-day
Registration for summer classes will begin Monday, March 25th at 8:00am and will be online only for the first two days.  We will accept in-person, phone and email registration requests beginning Wednesday, March 27th.  To view the summer class schedule, go to Classes and then Newsletters/Forms to view or print it. Our summer session runs[...]
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Special Open Gyms- March 30th
Special Open Gyms- March 30th @ Bellevue Gym East
Mar 30 all-day
March 30th– Special Open Gyms Ages 3 – Kindergarten 2 – 2:45pm or 2:45pm – 3:30pm Cost $8.00 + tax/per child Location:  Issaquah Gym East Grades 1st – 5th Only 3:00 – 4:00pm or 4:00 – 5:00pm Cost $10.00 + tax/per child Location:  Bellevue Gym East Girls in Aerials, Springers or Middle School Only 5:15[...]
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Recent News

Boy’s June Fitness Show

Boy’s Gym Show is on Saturday, June 8th, at our Bellevue Gym.
A show of strength & agility for 1st – 5th grade boys including some demonstrating from the coaches.
$18 (+tax) entry fee includes a T-shirt and medal award.  A small admissions fee will be charged to adults.
Registration begins Monday, April 1st online or contact the office.  Deadline is May 21st.

 

Coming in June…END OF THE YEAR GIRL’S GYM SHOW

HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS!!!
For 1st through 5th grade girls enrolled in our Class Program. Routines are taught in class for six or seven weeks prior to the Show. Participants receive an award as well as a special leotard.  It is an exciting culmination to the school year that all classes look forward to.
For our Girls:  June 1st & 2nd
Cost: $45 + tax includes the custom leotard & special awards ceremony with medals.  A professional photographer will take group and individual photos.

Registration Opens March 25th: online or contact the front desk.
Leotards will be available at the office for sizing.

Deadline to registration is May 1st

Summer Classes

The summer class schedule and coach class list is NOW available.  Please go to Classes and then Newsletters/Forms to view or print it.   Registration for summer classes begins at 8:00am Monday, March 25th for classes running Monday, July 1st – August 23rd.  This registration will be ONLINE only for the first 2 days.

  • 3-year olds can start the Grasshopper class the month they turn 3 and 4-year olds can start the Cricket class the month prior to turning 4.
  • Our summer class schedule is an eight week class schedule with a 10% discount on class tuition if registered by midnight May 15th.
  • Tuition is due at the time of registration. Sibling or 2nd class discount of 10% off the lesser tuition.
  • Due to the July 4th closure, Thursday classes will be prorated for seven total classes.
  • Cancellation Policy: $25 per child per class up until 14 days before class starts. NO REFUNDS within 14 days of class start date.
  • We do charge the $60.00 Annual Registration Fee for summer classes if it is due on your account.
  • Summer Make-Up Policy: Open Gym (Kindergarten through Middle School) or in another summer class with availability (within one week in advance.)

Priority Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year.
Students registered for summer classes or a camp by midnight June 30th will have priority registration for our next school year registration.  A family qualifies for this if one child from the family is registered.  Priority Registration will begin August 5th for both gym and will be online only for the first 2 days.

 

March 30th – Special Open Gyms

Ages 3 – Kindergarten
2 – 2:45pm or 2:45pm – 3:30pm
Cost $8.00 + tax/per child
Location:  Issaquah Gym East

Grades 1st – 5th Only
3:00 – 4:00pm or 4:00 – 5:00pm
Cost $11 (includes tax)/per child
Location:  Bellevue Gym East

Girls in Aerials, Springers or Middle School Only
5:15 – 7:00pm
Cost $15.00 + tax/per child
Location:  Bellevue Gym East

Open gym is for current students as well as the general public!  Jump on the trampoline, practice a cartwheel, balance on the beam and swing on the bars.  Open gym as a make-up class must preregister through the office during business hours.

All kids must have an open-gym waiver on file to participate.  DEADLINE to register is by  March 27th.  DEADLINE to cancel your registration and receive a refund is also Saturday, March 23rd.  No Show results in losing your make-up, if registered as a make-up or your account charged the fee.  Please see our flyer on the Newsletters and Forms Page for more details.

UPCOMING GYM CLOSURES

2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR SESSION – Closures are worked into the tuition schedule.

  • April 8th – 13th – Spring Break
  • May 22nd – 28th – Memorial Break

LAST DAY OF OUR SCHOOL YEAR SESSION IS JUNE 22nd.

  • June 24th – 30th –  CLOSED

2019 SUMMER SESSION (you must register separately for this session)

  • July 4th (this closure is prorated in your summer tuition)
    LAST DAY OF OUR SUMMER SESSION IS AUGUST 23rd
  • August 26th – September 4th – CLOSED BEFORE SCHOOL YEAR SESSION STARTS

 

Summer Camps

We are NOW registering for summer camps. To see our camp flyer, please click above on classes and Newsletter and Forms.  If you are registering for an Issaquah camp, click on classes, register and camps on the left side in purple.  For our Bellevue  3-in-1 camp, please click on  http://www.backstagedance.org to register.  Summer camps are for children 6 (must by 6 years old by September 1st) – 11 years.

Priority Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year.
Students registered for summer classes or a camp by midnight June 30th will have priority registration for our next school year registration.  A family qualifies for this if one child from the family is registered.  Priority Registration will begin August 5th for both gym and will be online only for the first 2 days.


High School Drop In Program

Our High School Class will be resuming on Tuesday, March 19th.  Classes run every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:45pm-8:45pm at our Bellevue Gym.  This program runs on a punch card system which can be purchased at the front desk.  They are $110 for 4 punches and $220 for 8 punches and expire six months from the date of purchase.  An annual registration fee of $60 is also required.  All skill levels are welcome!

Spring Break Camp – Bellevue

3-IN-1 Camp
When: April 8th – 12th       9:00am – 5:00pm
Where:  Backstage Dance Studio, Action Cheer and Gymnastics East
Ages:  7-11 years (turning 7 before Sept. 1st)

Cost: $520

What to wear:  Leotard or shorts, top with no zippers or catches and tennis shoes for cheer.
What to bring:  A sack lunch and a healthy snack or money for the vending machines (optional).

Registration and Payment:  online at www.backstagedance.org
(payment in full must be made at time of registration)

Parent’s Night Out

April 27th at our Bellevue Gym from 4pm – 8pm   – Cost is $40 + tax
Enjoy a night out while your kids spend the evening with us.  Let us entertain your children with some open gym time, games, movie and pizza.
Register at the office or online.  Deadline to register is Wednesday, April 23rd.  Deadline to cancel and receive a full refund is Saturday, April 20th
Click on classes and Newsletters and Forms to see the flyer.

Bad Weather Policy

During any School District closures related to bad weather please check our “alert notice” on our website or call us to check on your class status.  If school is delayed, our morning classes may also be delayed. If school is canceled but the roads are clear & the gyms are accessible, we may be running some classes.

Flying Ninja Program

New for the 2018-2019 School Year and inspired by “American Ninja Warrior” we bring to you our own Ninja program full of obstacle courses to challenge mind and body, teaching students to move through obstacles with fluidity, prowess and stealth using skillful spins, rolls, jumps, and flips.

For boys 1st – 5th grade.  These classes will develop critical thinking, improve strength, coordination and air sense. The ever-changing obstacles and challenges will build self confidence as they learn to accept and master each challenge presented.

Flying Ninjas Level 1: 45 minute classes teaching on-axis rolling, jumping, climbing and moving efficiently.
Saturday 10:30 – 11:15am – 1st & 2nd grade boys
Saturday 11:30 – 12:15pm – 3rd – 5th grade boys
Saturday 12:30 – 1:15pm – 3rd – 5th grade boys

Flying Ninja Level 2: 1 hour classes teaching on-axis and off-axis flipping, spinning and movement on a larger scale.
Saturday 12:15pm – 1:15pm (All students must move through Flying Ninja Level 1 to graduate to the Flying Ninja Leval 2 class.)

SEE THE FLYER by clicking on Classes above and Newsletters & Forms.

 

2018-2019 School Year Session

We are registering for the The 2018-2019 School Year.  The class schedule is now available online by clicking on classes above and Newsletters & Forms to view or print it.

  • When enrolling, you are automatically enrolled and responsible for payment through June 22, 2019 unless a withdrawal notice is given to the office (a minimum 1 week notice is required to withdrawal).  There are 4, 9-week payment sessions which DO NOT INCLUDE GYM CLOSURES.  Tuition is due 1 week prior to the commencement of each 9-week session.  If you register in the middle of a billing cycle, your tuition will be pro-rated.
  • Tuition Due Dates:  Upon registration: 9/5 – 11/7,  Due Nov 5th for 11/8 – 1/26, Due Jan 21st for 1/26 – 4/6 and DUE April 8th for 4/15 – 6/22.
  • Tuition is PAST DUE 7 days after the tuition due date and a late fee of $15.00 will be applied to your account.  Payment not received 14 days after the due date, your child will be withdrawn from class. A $10 declined credit card fee will be added to your account if your credit card declines.
  • A $60 annual registration fee per family.  Siblings discounted at 10% off the lesser tuition.
  • A $25.00 fee is applied for any class cancellation refunds
  • Make-up policy – Open Gym (Kindergarten through Middle School-we do NOT offer make-ups in other classes) or Tiny Tot make-ups available; please call the office for availability.

Class Waitlist Procedure

 When a spot opens up, an email announcement will go out to everyone on the wait list.  These emails will come from our email address WaitList@gymeast.com.  To be considered for this opening, you must respond before the closing day and time shown in the announcement.  In general you will have 2 business days to respond but please refer to the specific announcement you receive.  If you are still interested in the spot, you must respond BY EMAIL before this time.  After the reply deadline our staff will contact the first person on the wait list of those who responded.  If you no longer want this spot, please respond so we can remove your child from this waitlist.

Please make sure you have a valid email address in your account and do not click the “unsubscribe” option in the Parent Portal or you will not receive these announcements. DO NOT PHONE IN unless you are having an email specific problem!  Phoning in will not guarantee you will be considered for this opening.  Email responses are required as this is not done on site. Please Note!  Our Waitlists are a courtesy for our customers, and they tend to become very long.   Please keep your waitlist requests current by confirming that your child is only on waitlist for classes that you are interested in.  If you are no longer interested in a class (or any class), please let us know to remove your child(ren) from those waitlists.  You can do this through the Parent Portal or by just giving us a call.  It is important that you always reply to emails from Waitlist@GymEast.com.  If we have no response after several emails your child could be removed from all our waitlists.

Dress Code

For Girls:
Either a leotard (no 2-piece leotards allowed) or T-shirts & shorts/leggings.  T-shirt must be snug-fitting or tucked into shorts.
Shorts should be snug-fitting, no zippers, snaps or buttons.  No jewelry with the exception of studded earrings.  If  hair is longer
then shoulder length, please have it up in a ponytail.  All kids are barefoot out on the gym floor.

For Boys:
T-shirt & shorts.  The T-shirt must be snug-fitting or tucked into the shorts  Shorts should be athletic shorts, no sagging, no belts, zippers,
snaps or buttonsAll kids are barefoot out on the gym floor. 

Our Summer Class Schedule is now available (on our Newsletters and Forms page)
with registration starting March 25th at 8:00am (online only for the first two days)
Registration is NOW open for Summer Camps
See our
News & Events page for upcoming events and gym information.