Laketown Team Mission Statement
Our mission at Laketown Gymnastics is to provide a challenging, yet positive and nurturing gymnastics environment in which children learn the basic and advanced skills of gymnastics and related activities. Through high quality instruction, we strive to develop well-rounded athletes with improved confidence, self-esteem, self-discipline, and responsibility.
~ Work with each team gymnast to set goals and provide the highest quality instruction and support needed to achieve those goals.
~ Provide a safe environment that nurtures improvement for self and sport.
~ Develop skills for gymnastics such as improved fitness, strength and flexibility as well as an emphasis on skills for life, such as leadership, self-discipline, self-motivation, self-confidence, dedication and sportsmanship.
~ Maintain open communication among gymnasts coaches.
There are two competitive options at Laketown Gymnastics, the Junior Olympic (JO) levels program and the Xcel program. Both options are governed by USA Gymnastics. The traditional JO levels program is a progressive program that consists of compulsory levels 3 - 5 and optional levels 6 - 10.
The Xcel Program is designed to offer a broad based, affordable competitive experience in gymnastics. The Xcel program consists of level Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond.