Gymnastics & Cheer Program in Marquette

Gymnastics & Cheer Program in Marquette

Westwood Mall, Unit 7

3020 US Hwy 41 W, Marquette, Michigan, USA, 49855

The best way to reach us is via EMAIL at: info@studiodancearts.com

Telephone: 906-379-0525

 

Recreational & Competitive * Parent & Tot to Adult * Beginner to Advanced * Gymnastics, Tumbling, Floor, Beams, Adult Gymnastics, Open Gyms, Ninja Classes * Cheerleading & more!

Meet Our Team

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Bridget Johnson

HEAD COACH

Gymnastics and cheer coach in Marquette County for 21 years. Currently Head Gymnastics Coach at INN Community Education and Head Gymnastics & Cheer Coach at MSHS.
Former 4 year Varsity Gymnast for Negaunee High School, as well as a cheerleader for 5 years. MHSAA Certified Cheer & Gymnastics Coach & Judge. CPR, First Aid, CPR, AED, Heat Illness, Closed Head Injury certified by MHSAA and Red Cross.

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Sydney Polakowski

COACH

Originally from Houghton, Michigan, Sydney has done dance for 15 years and gymnastics for 13 years with Superior School of Dance & Gymnastics and Superior 7 High School Gymnastics. She has done Recreational & Competitive gymnastics level 8 in USAG and varsity in high school, and has competed all around, qualifying for regionals and states 2x in 2018 and 2019.

Sydney is currently a junior at Northern Michigan University studying financial management, but is continuing to share her passion for the sport with her students and high school athletes. She is also a judge for high school gymnastics.

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Whitney Schampers

COACH

Whitney has been involved with gymnastics, dance, and cheer since was 2 years old. She was a competitive gymnast, a four year varsity competitive cheerleader, and on the NMU gymnastics and cheer teams. Whitney has been coaching gymnastics and cheer for the last 11 years. Outside of coaching, she is a developmental kindergarten teacher with a master’s degree in early childhood special education.

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Nancy Aelick

VIRTUAL OFFICE (BILLING)

Bio coming soon

2022 SUMMER PROGRAM Info Coming Soon!

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2021-2022 SEASON

RECREATIONAL GYMNASTICS & CHEER PROGRAM

2021-2022 FULL SEASON

Our full season is a program that runs for a TOTAL 35 WEEKS.

  • Term 1: September 11, 2021 – December 19, 2022 (14 weeks)
  • Term 2: January 3 – June 12, 2022 (21 weeks)

2021-2022 IMPORTANT DATES

  • September 1 DUE: 1st tuition installment
  • September 11 Classes commence
  • October 1 DUE: 2nd tuition installment
  • November 1 DUE: 3rd tuition installment
  • November 24-28 CLOSED Thanksgiving Wednesday-Sunday
  • December 1 DUE: 4th tuition installment
  • December 20-January 2 CLOSED Christmas/New Year’s break
  • January 1 DUE: 5th tuition installment
  • February 1 DUE: 6th tuition installment
  • March 1 DUE: 7th tuition installment
  • April 1 DUE: 8th tuition installment
  • April 4-10 CLOSED Spring Break
  • April 15-17 CLOSED Good Friday-Sunday
  • May 1st DUE: 9th tuition installment
  • May 30 CLOSED Memorial Day
  • June 1 DUE: 10th tuition installment (FINAL) & any previous unpaid balance
  • June 12 Last day of classes
  • June 13 MGC Competitive Team In-House Meet/Showcase!

Note:

  • Inclement Weather – The studio closes when Marquette schools close (NO make up lessons for classes cancelled due to weather)

GENERAL INFO

  • Open Registration
  • Full Season Programs run from September to June ( 35 total week season) * Gymnastics, Cheer, Ninja
  • Drop-In Classes * OPEN GYMS * Various weekly time slots for Open Gyms
  • Total Year Tuition is for the full season = 35 weeks in the season (all breaks & holidays accounted for)
  • Payments are made in 10 equal installments (September 1st to June 1st)
  • Only accepted payment method is pre-authorized debits via credit card (Visa/MC) * We do not accept in-person payments
  • If a student decides to drop a class/program mid-season, our office must receive an official DROP NOTICE via email to: info@studiodancearts.com
    PRIOR to the 1st of the following month * All payments, billing will cease from that point and student account will be de-activated

CLASS ATTIRE - RECREATIONAL GYMNASTICS

  • Bare feet (NO shoes)
  • Tight clothing (nothing baggy or loose) * Leotards, shorts, t-shirts or tank tops
  • NO skirts, pants (that go past ankle), jewelry, extra bows, dangly parts
  • Hair pulled back off the face & nails must be kept short for safety

CLASS ATTIRE - RECREATIONAL CHEER

  • Cheer shoe (white) * NO show socks
  • Tight fitting athletic clothing, shirts, leggings (nothing baggy or loose)
  • NO skirts, jewelry
  • Hair pulled back off the face (in tight ponytail)

CLASS ATTIRE - COMPETITIVE GYMNASTICS

  • Bare feet (NO shoes)
  • Gymnastics style leotard (compressions or tight fitting shorts ok too)
  • NO skirts, pants (that go past ankle), jewelry, extra bows, dangly parts
  • Hair pulled back off the face & nails must be kept short for safety

Where You Can Purchase

Here are some options of where you can purchase:

  1. For CHEER SHOES - You can purchase at Dunham's, The Shoe Sensation Store or online at: omnicheer.com
  2. For RECREATIONAL GYMNASTICS Leotards - You can purchase anywhere * Our in-house STORE will eventually have these as well
  3. For COMPETITIVE GYMNASTICS - We will be special ordering Team Leotards for you

 

Parent & Tot (1.5yrs+)

  • Starts September 2021
  • Program runs September to June
  • 45 minute classes $600 per year ($60 per month)
  • Admin fee $35 per year (per family)

Focus on social skills, gross and fine motor skills, and bravery. An adult will be required to participate with each child.


Gymnastics (4yrs+)

  • Starts September 2021
  • Program runs September to June
  • 1 hour classes $700 per year ($70 per month)
  • Admin fee $35 per year (per family)

 

For INTRO Level (4-6yrs)

Focus on acro body shaping and strength, preparing handstands, forward rolls and cartwheels.

 

For BEGINNER Level (6yrs+)

No experience necessary. Athletes will work to master basic skills on all apparatus.

 

For INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED Level

Athletes will need to have passed beginner or have coach permission. This class is a continuation of beginner and will focus on skills that require more strength and flexibility.


Cheer (6yrs+)

  • Starts September 2021
  • Program runs September to June
  • 1.5 hour classes $950 per year ($95 per month)
  • Admin fee $35 per year (per family)

Focus on sideline cheering, tumbling, and stunting. Athletes will perform an all star routine in June.


Ninja Class (6-10yrs)

Ninja class is a fast-paced class combining skill instruction, cardio and obstacle courses. Ninja class includes the dedication and discipline of martial arts, and the strength and agility of parkour to create an amazing sport that produces confident athletes!

  • Starts September 2021
  • Program runs September to June
  • 1 hour classes $700 per year ($70 per month)
  • Admin fee $35 per year (per family)


SATURDAY Open Gyms (Drop-In) * Finished For The Season * NEW Summer Session Coming Soon!

Open gym/drop-in classes are a non-instructional program, but supervised by one of our staff. Participants have access to the gymnastics room and equipment and have the freedom to work on skills of their choice. All ability levels are welcome. Students below Grade 1 require an adult chaperone in the room * Sign-up with a friend and share the gymnastics experience!

  • Drop-In style classes
  • SATURDAYS from 10:45am-12:15pm
  • 1.5 hour time slots
  • $10 per visit (Admin fee NONE)
  • Attire girls (form fitting, bare feet, no socks, skirts) Attire boys (shorts, t-shirt, bare feet)
  • Below Grade 1 requires an adult chaperone

Due to class size limits, PRE-REGISTRATION PRIOR TO ARRIVAL is required to ensure your spot for any Open Gym.

See available dates/times & online registration below:

  1. NEW members need to register online only once by clicking the REGISTER HERE button below.
  2. Look at our calendar of events and click on the OPEN GYM date that you want.
  3. Then for any future OPEN GYM, just use your Parent Portal to enroll in the class you want.
  4. Make sure you PRE-REGISTER EARLY for each Open Gym, as the class will close once capacity is reached.

 

 


COMPETITIVE GYMNASTICS PROGRAM

An exciting competitive team program travelling to out of town meets!

  • Starts September 2021
  • Program runs September to June

Sample weekly schedule:

For PRETEAM (3 hours of training per week)

  • Monday  4:30-5:30pm
  • Tuesday  4:00-5:00pm
  • Thursday  4:30-5:30pm

For JUNIOR TEAM (3 hours of training per week)

  • Monday  5:30-6:30pm
  • Tuesday  4:00-5:00pm
  • Thursday  4:30-5:30pm

For SENIOR TEAM (5 hours of training per week)

  • Monday  6:30-8:30pm
  • Tuesday  4:00-5:00pm
  • Thursday  5:30-7:30pm

For more info regarding our Competitive Program, please email us at: info@studiodancearts.com