Anchorage Gymnastics Association

525 W Potter Dr.  Anchorage, AK 99518  P 907.563.3041  F 907.563.1441

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are gymnastics shoes and why does my child need to wear them?

A. Gymnastic shoes are a soft suede-like shoe, worn by gymnasts when doing gymnastics. We require all children in our programs to wear gym shoes for health and safety reasons.

Q. Can I pay for each class as my child attends?

A. No. But you may split up the total session bill into two or three payments.

Q. Can I watch my child during class?

A. Yes. Parents are welcome to observe any class at any time from our designated observation areas.

Q. Do you offer a discount for multiple children?

A. Not at this time.

Q. If my child misses a day, can he/she make it up?

A. If your child misses a class and has a doctor's note, he/she can make up the class on another day within the same session.

Q. What kind of clothing does my child need to wear?

A. Boys should wear shorts or sweat pants and a t-shirt. Girls should wear a leotard or leggings and a t-shirt. We do not allow anything with snaps, zippers or buttons.

Q. How old does my child need to be to attend the preschool?

A. Three years old and completely potty trained.

Q. How do I sign my child up for gymnastics/preschool/etc.?

A. If your child has not been in our program before please fill out our forms including shot record and current physical and return it to us by email, fax or in person.

Q. What is the student/teacher ratio.

A. 10:1 is our max. We try to keep our classes smaller for better one-on-one learning and coaching.

Q. Is your preschool program just a daycare?

A. No! We have an academics-based preschool program which prepares a preschooler for Kindergarten.

Q. I don't think he/she should start in a beginner class. How do I know?

A. Our coaching staff will test your child to see where they should start