Search thousands of topics on CostHelper.com

BROWSE ALL TOPICS >> appliances babies & children  cars  consumer electronics health & personal care home & garden personal finance  pets  schools small business weddings
CostHelper > Sports & Fitness  > Gymnastics Classes

Gymnastics Classes Cost


How Much Do Gymnastics Classes Cost?

 
low costRecreational Classes: $15-$20 Per Classaverage costCompetitive Training: $150-$300 Per Monthhigh costSummer Camp: $140-$500
post E-mail post Post   Comments (10)

Gymnastics classes and programs are available for children as young as 3 months, up through adults. Programs range from recreational classes to competitive training programs for future Olympians. There are various forms of gymnastics including artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline.

Typical costs:

  • Recreational classes for children cost about $15-$20 or more per class. Classes typically meet once or twice a week. Preschool-age classes cost slightly less than classes for school-age students. The Little Gym[1] offers classes for kids from 3 months to 12 years for an average of $14-$21 per class depending on location.
  • Classes for competitive gymnasts typically cost $150-$300 per month, depending on the number of hours gymnasts spend training, according to a survey by USA Gymnastics. An average Level 3 gymnast practices four hours per week for $160 per month. An average Level 10 gymnast pays $288 per month to practice 17.5 hours a week. West Valley Gymnastics, a national team training center in the San Francisco Bay Area, charges $350-$650 for competitive team training.
  • Summer camps vary in cost by level of difficulty and number of hours spent in the gym. A 10-week summer session class can cost $140 for one visit to the gym per week. Or a week-long intensive, overnight program can cost up to $500. Coach Bela Karolyi's summer camp[2] is open to female gymnasts age 7 and older each summer in Houston and start at $395 for a one-week session.
  • Adult tumbling and gymnastics classes are frequently available at both gyms and through parks and recreation departments for about $20 per class. Chelsea Piers in New York City has the nation's largest adult gymnastics programs and charges $19-$28 per class.
What should be included:
  • For traditional gymnastics training, use of all of the gymnastics apparatuses should be involved. For women, that includes balance beam, uneven bars, vault and floor exercise. For men, the apparatuses are vault, still rings, parallel bars, high bar, pommel horse and floor exercise.
  • Rhythmic gymnastics, which is only for women, should include training with small equipment including balls, hoops, ribbons, rope, and clubs.
  • All types of gymnastics training should include exercises to improve strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, balance and grace.
  • USA Gymnastics offers a guide[3] explaining each type.
Additional costs:
  • Leotards cost $25-$50. Other workout gear includes warmup pants, sweatpants, jackets and gym shoes. Gymnastics shoes cost $35-$60. Gym Supply[4] provides a range of apparel for men, women and children.
  • Gymnasts might need other training equipment. Beginner grips, which help gymnasts hold onto bars and rings, start at about $10. Higher-end grips cost $35-$50.
  • If a gymnast is part of a team, there might be traveling costs. Those costs are dependent on the distance traveled to competitions. Entry fees for USA Gymnastics-sanctioned competitions are typically $30-$100.
  • Balance beams range from $80 for a low-to-the-ground balance beam, to up to $400 for a competition-size 16-foot balance beam. The Beam Store[5] has beams for $250-$385 for adjustable height suede beams. Adjustable horizontal bars typically cost $250-$400. Tumbling mats can cost $50-$300.
Discounts:
  • The Little Gym[6] , which has franchises across the country, frequently offers a free introductory class.
  • Some gyms offer discounts to families signing up more than one child. Fliptastc[7] in Columbus, OH, offers family discounts and discounts for additional classes.
  • Olympiad Gymnastics Training Centers[8] in St. Louis, MO, offer family and multi-class discounts.
Shopping for gymnastics classes:
  • USA Gymnastics, the national governing board of the sport, has a searchable membership directory[9] . USA Gymnastics also lists gymnastic equipment and apparel suppliers[10] .
  • The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs[11] also lists gymnastics clubs.
post E-mail post Post   Comments (10)
CostHelper News


Forgotten Expenses In a Home Addition Budget
Items like construction costs, permit fees or debris removal aren't the only expenses to consider when calculating the total costs of a home remodeling project. || Posted August 5 2013


Girl Scout Cookies Marijuana Selling for $5,000 a Pound
Would you like to smoke some Peyton Manning? Or, would you prefer to spark up some Girl Scout Cookies?Marijuana growers and venders are getting creative with the highly recognizable names they give different strains of weed, without the permission o. || Posted October 18 2013

‣ All CostHelper Blog Posts


What People Are Paying - Recent Comments
gymnastics
Amount: $150.00
Posted by: trinity willams in pa, PA.Posted: July 16th, 2015 07:07PM
Class or Program: gymnasticsAge of Student: 12
too much money spent
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam
gymantics
Amount: $15.00
Posted by: Marie j escarment in maimi, FL.Posted: May 11th, 2015 05:05PM
Class or Program: classAge of Student: 9
I would love my child to go to gymnatucs she has been bothering me to GI there and she really does love gymantics
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam
gymnastics
Amount: $15.00
Posted by: Jacqlyn in littlerock, AR.Posted: March 30th, 2015 07:03PM
Class or Program: every weekAge of Student: 10
i need to be flexible to do backbends and tunneling.
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam
gymnastics
Amount: $50.00
Posted by: denisegibson in syracuse, NY.Posted: February 13th, 2015 11:02PM
Class or Program: gymnasticsAge of Student: 12
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam
Competitive Team Costs 2015
Amount: $292.00
Posted by: S. Mac in Frankfort, IL.Posted: February 11th, 2015 02:02PM
Class or Program: Level D teamAge of Student: 10
This price includes the annual fee, plus the monthly fee (with a 5% discount for automatic payment setup) as well as the required booster club annual fee of $1100.00 which you could offset by fundraising for the club. However you should know that the competition leotard is $260.00 and the competition warm up is $150.00. Not a cheap sport by any means.
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam
gymnastics
Amount: $71.00
Posted by: starlight in Grants pass, OR.Posted: February 4th, 2015 10:02AM
Class or Program: level 1 developmentalAge of Student: 6
One hour 2x per week
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam
comp team monthly tuition
Amount: $282.00
Posted by: jillian flores in Bayonne, NJ.Posted: November 27th, 2014 04:11AM
Class or Program: level 3 teamAge of Student: 9
For the level 3 team, we pay $282 a month. This covers 10 hours of team practice and 1 hour of advanced tumbling a week. In addition, we also pay an extra $240 a month for 4 one hour private lessons during meet season and a $250 team fee.
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam
cheers
Amount: $12.47
Posted by: sheena in Detroit, MI.Posted: November 23rd, 2014 09:11PM
Class or Program: each weekAge of Student: 12
I love cheer
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam
gymnastics
Amount: $15.00
Posted by: janyia coleman in monroe, MI.Posted: October 14th, 2014 03:10PM
Class or Program: peg harrisAge of Student: 9
I will love gymnastics I need to learn my backflip
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam
Gynmastic
Amount: $160.00
Posted by: Angelina in Miami, FL.Posted: July 24th, 2014 08:07PM
Class or Program: Each weekAge of Student:
I love gymtastic
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam


 

Comment On Your Experience With Gymnastics Classes
 
Subject:  *
Amount Spent:  *
Class or Program: Age of Student: 
Comments: 
Purchased:  Year: 
City:  * State:  *
 
Information about you:
Email:  * Email addresses are not displayed.
Name:  This is the name we'll display with your post.
me on this computer
*=required field.
 



External Resources:
  1.  www.thelittlegym.com/Pages/default.aspxPages/childrens-programs.aspx
  2.  karolyiscamps.com/sessions.html
  3.  issuu.com/usagymnastics/docs/guide_to_gymnastics_-_2010?mode=embed&layout=http%3A//skin...
  4.  www.gymsupply.com/apparel.aspx
  5.  www.thebeamstore.com/c/Balance+Beams+-+High/
  6.  www.thelittlegym.com/Pages/default.aspx
  7.  www.eteamz.com/fliptastic/news/index.cfm?cat=190864
  8.  olympiadgymnastics.org/tuitionsession.htm
  9.  usagym.org/pages/usagymclub/findagym.html?prog=ms
  10.  usagym.org/pages/finda/supplier.html?prog=ms
  11.  www.usaigc.com/clubinformation.cfm
More Sports & Fitness Topics
Check Out All Costs for Sports & Fitness How Much Do Martial Arts Classes Cost? How Much Does a Personal Trainer Cost? How Much Does an Elliptical Machine Cost?

Search Thousands of Topics on CostHelper.com

 


Today's Featured Cost Articles

About CostHelper
CostHelper is based in Silicon Valley and provides consumers with unbiased price information about thousands of goods and services. Our writers are experienced journalists who adhere to our strict editorial ethics policy.

CostHelper Community
United Locksmith
Paid: 200.00
DO NOT CALL THESE PEOPLE!!!I lock my keys in my truck and called these guys. They told me 19 bucks for calling and 35 for a lockout... [more]
-Man in Distress
Locksmith Cost
Models/molds
Paid: 400.00
I'm a dentist and I have been reading all the comments here. I have to say, there is no point in insisting on keeping your "molds" since there's nothing that your dentist will do with them once they are used... [more]
-Florida dds
Night Guard Cost
Automotive Paint Job
Paid: 5000.00
Anyone who thinks that throwing the paint in a gun and just paint it for a few hundred bucks than they need to go to a franchise like Maaco. I'm a experience painter of 20 years and shop owner... [more]
-ProPAINT
Auto Painting Cost
Airline prices to ship animals
Paid: 425.00
I used United airlines and all the materials plus shipping were very expensive. Just shipping the puppy costs $260... [more]
-JaiBee
Pet Air Travel Cost
Windsheild replacement
Paid: 12200.00
Windshield cracked, and a rock hit it on the windshield... [more]
-Dominique Wright
Windshield Replacement and Repair Cost
Regular 6-Month Cleaning
Paid: 99.00
This was a routine cleaning by a dental hygienist in July 2015. I get my teeth cleaned every 6 months. The cleaning cost $110, but I received a 10% senior discount... [more]
-SallyL
Teeth Cleaning Cost