School's out for MLK Day and if you're looking for places to go, here's a list of what's open around…
For the kids that bounce off the walls, jump off couches and everything becomes a tumbling mat – gymnastics just might be the best way possible to keep them active…and if nothing else, expend some energy. Wherever you live and at whatever age, there’s a class near you. Let’s bounce!
Bloomfield Gymnastics (Bloomfield)
Bloomfield Gymnastics has been providing coaching excellence for over 30 years. Our staff is what sets us apart. Our experienced adult coaching staff creates a safe & fun environment to learn new skills. All Coaches are ex or current athletes with many hours of safety training. All students get the best gym times, the best coaches, and the best equipment, which at some gyms is reserved for the top competetive athletes. We also encourage growth and improvement through an evalutation program that allows parents to track progress, and awards medals to the students for achieving new skill levels. Gymnastics is a great basis for all sports providing superior training in strength, balance, and coordination.
- Preschool Tots: Ages 18 months – 6 years
- Rec Tumbling Cheer: Ages 7+
- Advanced Classes
Address: 2124 Franklin Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Cutting Edge Athletics (Clinton Township)
Cutting Edge Athletics is a premiere child’s activity center focused on creating adventures in health and happieness through Gymnastics and Dance. We offer classes to all children ages 18 months to 18 years old and have instruction for the beginners up to our national champions.
- Tots: Ages walking – 36 months
- Tumble: 3 – 5 years
- Recreational: Ages 6+
- Dance: Ages 2.5+
- Ninja: Ages 4+
Address: 44380 N Groesbeck Hwy, Charter Twp of Clinton, MI 48036
Euro Stars Gymnastics (Plymouth)
Euro Stars Gymnastics was the dream of two former National Olympic Team Members, Peter and Tania. Euro Stars is a family owned business that has provided gymnastics training to thousands of children and teens in the Plymouth-Canton, Northville and Novi areas for over 15 years.
- Parent & Tot: Ages 1-3 years ($65.99 / month)
- Tiny Tot: Ages 18 months – 3 years ($79.99 / month)
- Tiny Twinkler: Ages 4 years ($65.99 / month)
- Stars: Ages 5 – 8+ years ($79.99 / month)
- Boys Tumbling: Ages 7+ ($79.99 / month)
- Children’s Yoga ($28/class)
- Cheer Mini ($45/month)
- Cheer Mega ($55/month), Teens
Address: 15155 Fogg Street, Plymouth, MI 48170
Extreme Gymnastics (Warren)
Extreme Gymnasitcs USA opened its doors 16 years ago on Forton Ct in Clinton Township. Owner Tim Kelly made a vison come to life. Since then Extreme has relocated to 10 Mile & Groesbeck in Warren, Michigan. Extreme is THE place to learn and perfect the wildly rewarding sport of gymnastics! We offer a wide range of classes for learners of all ages and skill levels! From our Parent & Tot class for infants as young as 16 months to our award winning competitive level teams, Extreme Gymnastics USA has everything you’re looking for in a gymnastics facility!
- Tots: Ages 16 months – 5 years
- Gymnastics: Ages 6+
- Tumbling: Ages 5+
Address: 14124 E 10 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48089
Farmington Gymnastics (Farmington)
Welcome to Farmington Gymnastics Center and the wonderful world of GYMNASTICS! At FGC we strive to create a nurturing and positive experience for every child. Our classes are designed to promote self-confidence, coordination, courage, physical and mental strength, while learning to socialize with other children in a safe, fun, and creative environment. We pride ourselves in being the areas friendliest, cleanest, and most safety conscious gymnastics center. We think kids are GREAT!
- Tiny Tots: Young tots nearing their first steps
- Tot Programs: Ages 2 – Kindergarten
- Recreational Programs: Ages 1st – 8th grades
Address: 23966 Freeway Park Drive, Farmington Hills, MI 48335
Flip Starz Gymnastics Academy (Waterford Township)
Walk in to Flip Starz Gymnastics and you’ll find a nice, modern facility, with a fun and loving environment. Meet coaches who love working with children and are certified in safety through the USA Gymnastics Federation. Enroll your child in a program where they will learn from coaches who have a true passion for gymnastics, and want to ignite that passion in your child. Then watch as your child flips their way to becoming a STAR!
- Ninja Warriors
- Special Needs
Address: 5425 Perry Drive, Waterford Twp, MI 48329
GTC Gymnastics & Activity Center (Rochester Hills)
We are a gymnastic training center that provides instruction for children 12 months to teens. We offer preschool, recreational and Junior Olympic Gymnastics for boys and girls. GTC is safe, enthusiastic and fun place to learn and grow. We have over 33 years of providing the finest service to the Oakland and Macomb counties of Michigan. Our Instructors and Coaches are next to none, with proficiency, love of children, and commitment to each and every student.
- Preschool Gymnastics: Ages 12 months – 7 years
- Instructional Gymnastics: Ages 7 – 16 years
- Cheer & Tumbling: Ages 8 – 16 years
Address: 1813 Northfield Drive, Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Hunt’s Gymnastics (Harrison Township)
At HGA, all attitudes and behavior should reflect our philosophy that we welcome all children at all times and must make certain they feel appreciated and have worth. Our mission to help build happy, healthy, responsible kids must include following a set of principles aimed to do a greater good for all people we work with and serve. In doing so, we hope to give every person a great experience and help to make us all better individuals in life.
- Parent & Tot: Ages 18 months – 3 years
- Open Play Time: Ages Mobile – 5 years
- Recreational: Ages 6+
- Ninja Zone
- Special Needs: Ages 6+
Address: 25325 Henry B Joy Blvd, Harrison Charter Township, MI 48045
Infinity Gymnastics Academy (Brighton)
At Infinity we offer preschool, recreational, and competitive gymnastics as well as tumbling for girls and boys of all ages. Bring your child to come flip, somersault, and swing in our 22,500-square-foot training center in Brighton, Michigan, while building their self-esteem and confidence.
- Preschool Gymnastics: Ages 1 – 5
- Recreational: Ages 6+
- Tumbling & Trampoline
Address: 12420 Grand River Road A, Brighton, MI 48116
The Little Gym (Plymouth & West Bloomfield)
The Little Gym is the world’s premier enrichment and physical development center for children ages 4 months through 12 years. Programs offer children a Springboard to Life’s Adventures by using movement-based learning and imaginative play to help build the confidence and skills needed at each stage of childhood.
- Parent + Tot: Ages 4 months – 3 years
- Get Rolling: Ages 3 – 6
- A Balanced Approach: Ages 6 – 12
- Tap Your Toes (Dance): Ages 3 – 12
- Go Long (Sports): Ages 3 – 6
- Karate: Ages 4 – 12
- Kindermusik: Ages Birth – 5
- Wonderkids: Ages 3 – 4
Address: 44717 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, MI 48170
Address: 4301 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48323
Michigan Academy of Gymnastics (Westland/Dearborn Heights /Ann Arbor)
Michigan Academy of Gymnastics has become known throughout the gymnastics community as a quality training facility for the highly competitive team program as well as providing outstanding programs in the developmental and recreational programs for physical education. Michigan Academy of Gymnastics has outgrown two facilities in 30+ years!
- Kinder: Ages 2 – 5
- Recreational: Ages 6+
- Special Needs
Address: 5870 Hix Road, Westland, MI 48185
Address: 1801 N Beech Daly Road, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Address: 240 Metty Drive, Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mills Gymnastics (Southgate)
Founded in 1994, Mills Gymnastics in Southgate, Michigan offers recreational and competitive gymnastics, trampoline & tumbling classes for children and teens of all skill-levels. We’re a family-owned gym, known for our small class sizes and outstanding staff that makes each and every class exciting, fun, and educational.
- Tots: Ages 18 months – 5+
- Recreational: 5+
- Karate: Ages 3 – Adult
- All Star Cheer: Ages 5 – 18
Address: 13300 Reeck Road, Southgate, MI 48195
Motor City Dance Factory (Southfield)
Entering our 17th season, Motor City Dance Factory provides quality dance education and gymnastics programs for students two and half through adult. We offer ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop, gymnastics, and specialized boys’ classes for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. MCDF is a family oriented studio, and we encourage our students to always strive for their absolute best, both in and out of the classroom. So whether you are looking for recreation and fitness, or pre-professional preparation, look no further…you have found dance education at its best!
- Pre-Gymnastics: Ages 3 – 5
- Beginning Gymnastics: Ages 6+
- Advanced Gymnastics
- Dance, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop
Address: 29429 Southfield Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Oakland Rhythmic Gymnastics is an independent, non-profit, organization dedicated to the teaching, training, and promotion of the Olympic sport of rhythmic gymnastics. It is one of the premier rhythmic gymnastics organizations in the country that offers classes, competitive teams, and camps.
- Intro Ribbon Dancers
Address: 2800 Kensington Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 483040
Our goal is to provide an opportunity for children interested in gymnastics to achieve the highest level of skill they are physically and psychologically ready to accomplish. We want to provide a safe and challenging facility, with a high quality coaching staff at all levels of development. We strive to have children enjoy their experience at Oakland. We want our athletes to become well-rounded adults of the future.
- Tumble: Ages 18 months – Kindergarten
- Boys Programs: K – 3rd Grade and up
- Girls Programs: k – 1st Grade and up
- Tumbling: Grades 2-5
- Hot Shot Program
Address: 1941 Easy Street, Commerce Charter Township, MI 48390
Skills Ville (Detroit)
Skills Ville is a recognized Leader in MULTI-SPORTS training since 1995. We are experienced, caring and committed to helping your child develop in a Fun and Safe environment. Our students benefit through: Structured & Disciplined Approach, Balance & Coordination, Flexibility & Strength and Elevated Confidence & Self Esteem
- Gymnastics: Ages 2 – 5+
- Cheer: Ages 5+
- Kiddie Karate: Ages 3+
Address: 17609 Livernois Avenue, Detroit, MI 48221
Splitz Gymnastics Academy (Canton)
At SPLITZ Gymnastics we want to provide quality gymnastics instruction to children of all ages. SPLITZ is committed to providing a fun, motivating, and safe environment. Our goal is to teach gymnastics to children of all ages and ability levels in a safe and positive atmosphere. Gymnastics enhances motor function, fundamental movements, coordination, balance, strength, flexibility and fitness.
- Tots: Ages 18 month – 3 years ($67 / month)
- Mini Monkey: Ages 4 -6 years ($78 / month)
- Instructional: Ages 6+ ($78 / month)
- Tumbling: Ages 7+ ($78 / month)
- Ninja Warrior: Ages 4-14 ($78 / month)
Address: 8745 Old Lilley Road, Canton, MI 48187
Stars & Stripes Kids Activity Center (Independence Charter Township)
At Stars & Stripes Kids Activity Center our goal is to provide children’s educational programs through physical activity that far exceed the norm. Our programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of the children of all ages and skill levels. We believe every child deserves the opportunity to feel the empowerment of athletics. Our classes offer extreme physical challenges, which are great foundations for every sport. Besides the physical attributes the activities provide, they are also highly beneficial for children’s self-esteem, attitude and mental well-being.
- Gymnastics: Ages 12 months – 17 years
- Karate: Ages 3+
- Warrior Training: Ages 3.5 – 8 years
- Dance: Ages 15 months – 10 years
Address: 4630 White Lake Road, Indepedence Charter Township, MI 48346
Tiny Tumblers Gymnastics (Taylor & West Bloomfield)
Tiny Tumblers Gymnastics is an after-school recreational gymnastic class for children ages 2-12. Classes run from Fall until Spring. Summer time offers camps, parties, private training and more! We are dedicated to helping each child reach his or her full potential with creative teaching techniques that are specially designed to help build their self esteem. Class sizes range anywhere from 3 to 10 students.
- Gymnastics Fundamentals: Ages 2-3
- Gymnastics Fundamentals: Ages 4-5
- Gymnastics Fundamentals: Ages 6-7
- Tumbling: 8-12
Address: 22805 Goddard Rd, Taylor, MI 4818
Address: 18185 Sycamore St, Roseville, MI 48066
Troy Gymnastics (Troy)
Our mission is to put kids first. Our safe and fun staff allow each child to develop in the sport of gymnastics. Gymnastics is more than just a sport – we teach each child more about: Work ethic, coordination, confidence, goal setting and much more.
- Parent Tot: Ages 1-3
- Preschool Playdate Classes: Ages 3-5
- Boys Classes: Beginner 4-7+
- Girls Classes: Beginner 5-11+
- Ninja Warrior Classes: Ages 5-10+
Address: 1600 W Maple Road, Troy, MI 48084
Warren Gymnastic Center (Warren)
At Warren Gymnastics Center we feel that every child can benefit from gymnastics! Most people are aware of the physical benefits which include strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, posture & gracefulness. Some other things kids can gain through gymnastics are: determination, perseverance, poise, concentration, a positive outlook on physical activity & perhaps most importantly, confidence. All of these aspects can carry over into other areas of their lives now & into their futures. We feel that these benefits are made possible because of our achievement-oriented, progression-based programs & our positive, fun, nurturing, learning environment.
- Parent & Tot: Ages 18 – 36 months ($42 / month)
- Pre-School: Ages 3 – 6 ($53-56 / month)
- School Age Girls: Grades 1-12 ($59 / month)
- Advanced Rec ($74 / month)
- Tumbling: Ages 6+ ($44 / month)
- Boys: Ages 6 – 12 years ($44 / month)
Address: 2236 E 14 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48092
YMCA of Metro Detroit (Multiple locations)
Perhaps nothing is better than gymnastics and tumbling for helping kids to develop balance and coordination, plus the confidence that’s won as a child takes on new challenges.
- Preschool Gymnastics: Ages 2 – 5
- Preschool Tumbling: Ages 3 – 5
- Youth and Teen Gymnastics: Ages 6+
- Youth Tumbling: Ages 5+
- Team: Ages 6+
ABOUT KERRY DOMAN
Kerry Doman is the founder and CEO of LittleGuide Detroit and After 5 Detroit. She has lived downtown Detroit for 10+ years and still calls the city home with her husband and son. As a relatively new mom, she’s excited to explore downtown with her family and hopes you’ll enjoy doing the same!