November 2017 Newsletter

Along with the crisp temperatures, our November newsletter is here.

Start Planning for Next Session

Spring Brings New Classes!


Evaluation Week begins November 13. During this week, coaches test each student during class and provide a written recommendation for what class your child should attend the following session.

If you have questions about the evaluation, please feel free to speak with your child’s coach.

Spring Schedules

Current athletes will receive Spring schedules along with their evaluations. Extra copies available in the Pro Shop and at

Spring Registration

Sign-up for spring classes begins Monday, November 20. Tuition is due upon registration. The Spring session starts on January 2.

Get ready for our next PFN!

Winter Wonderland Pizza Fun Night

Friday, December 8 from 6:30-9:30

$13 for members, $16 for nonmembers. Ages 4+.Limited space available. Pre-registration now.


👉 Scheduled Break!

We will be closed from Wednesday, November 22 to Sunday, November 26 for Thanksgiving.

☃️ Inclement Weather

In the case of severe weather, please check our website and Facebook page for updates.

🎅 Gift Idea

We offer gift cards and gift wrapping in the Pro Shop!

Be Cool this Winter When You Help Someone Stay Warm

Donate a winter coat!

We’re teaming up with Quanada again this winter season to collect lightly-used coats, hats, and gloves during November and December.

Quanada empowers victims of domestic violence and sexual assault by providing a range of free and confidential services from counseling and legal advocacy to an emergency shelter and food and clothing pantry.

Domestic and sexual violence are never ok. You can reach out to Quanada for help at 800.369.2287 and

🎨 stylist icon above by Ilia Sokolov via The Noun Project

Pro Shop Savings for Fall 2017

 Buy ANY GK leotard (with a member discount of 10%) and receive 20% off a pair of regularly priced GK shorts.
 Buy any TWO GK leotards (with the member discount of 10%) and receive 25% off a Gem City t-shirt.

We love gymnastics!

Recurring Events at Gem City!

Preschool Playtime

Every Wednesday from 9:30-11:30, $5

Gem City’s Preschool Playtime provides open, unstructured time for kids to come play. You can come for a half-hour or stay the whole two hours. Each child or small group needs a chaperone.

Adult Gymnastics

Every Wednesday from 7:45-9, $9

Adult Gymnastics is an hour and fifteen minute open gym format. No Experience or commitment required, Ages 18+

Host Your Own Event!

Act fast to book Gem City for your birthday party or other special event! We book about three months in advance, so call or stop in the office today for more details and to book a date for your party at 217.224.8491!

Credit/Debit Card Fees

Effective October 1, 2017  Our new fees for credit and debit cards are as follows:

  • Any purchase under $75 (before tax) will have a service charge of $1.50 added to the total amount purchased.
  • Any purchase of $75 or more (before tax) will have a service charge of 2% added to the total amount purchased.