Happy First Day of Fall! It’s hard to believe that summer breezed by so fast, fall is here and the school year is underway. Gymnastics classes and parties are rocking and rolling and our competitive teams are gearing up for an awesome 2022-23 season. The gymnasts aren’t the only ones training at Twisters... Our coaches and leadership team are training hard as well. Each year, American Twisters and Boca Twisters sends a group of representatives from our leadership team to USA Gymnastics National Congress. This year, Twisters was proud to send a group of over 20 staff members - [...]
Boca Twisters, otherwise known as Twister Gymnastics of Boca Raton, was thrilled to welcome YouTube superstar Like Nastya and her dad to our gym in her recent YouTube episode "Dad helps Nastya become self-confident". Check out the video below! https://youtu.be/u_bW4B7PPSk Like Nastya finds her strength at Twisters! In the episode, Nastya's dad is working to help Nastya find her confidence in multiple ways. Nastya is worried about an upcoming sports competition at school, so her dad takes her to Twister Gymnastics of Boca Raton to help her find her strength and confidence through gymnastics. When Nastya arrives at Twisters, she's [...]
American Twisters is proud to recognize the Featured Twister for the month of March 2022 - Gymnast Mikaella V!
Twister Gymnastics - Featured Twister for January 2022: Twisters is proud to recognize Coach Brittany as this month's Featured Twister. In addition to her role as Operations Manager at American Twisters in Coconut Creek, Coach Brittany dedicates her free time to rescuing animals and volunteers with Good Karma Pet Rescue in Pompano Beach, Florida.
Twister Gymnastics - Featured Twister for November 2021: Jayla Booker. "Jayla is a 14 year old high school freshman and optional team gymnast who has been a part of the Twisters family since she was five years old. She has been a gymnast for the past nine years, and in July of this year, Jayla was diagnosed with epilepsy."
It's June 2020…I look up and glance across the gym until my eyes find yours…and there you are…I see you with a big smile on your face…since the moment you were born I knew that my heart would forever exist outside my body… you showed me love like I had never known before… the world is so magicalthrough your eyes… I feel what you feel, and that smile on your face says it all…you’re so happy to be back.You’ve been talking about this for weeks…while the world was on pause you’d ask every day…” is it time to go back [...]
Having been a staple in our community for over 25 years and working hard to become one of the best gymnastics organizations in the business, we at Twisters are familiar with the many benefits - both inside and out of the gym - that gymnastics can provide for children. It is our mission at Twisters to help develop happy, healthy, responsible kids. With that in mind, we want to share with you an article written by Miranda Martin with Flo Gymnastics called, "15 Reasons to Put Your Child in Gymnastics."You can read and view Miranda Martin's original article on Flo Gymnastics by [...]
DID YOU KNOW? For over 25 years Twisters has been a pillar in the South Florida community. We have supported students in our area through school donations worth over $250,000. Twisters takes pride in giving back to our community and we take very seriously our mission to develop happy, healthy, responsible kids! Twisters supports multiple local charities including our annual holiday Angel Tree gift drive and our yearly National Gymnastics Day fundraiser event benefiting the KidSafe Foundation. Please let us know if your school or foundation has an upcoming event. We are here to help! If you have a non-profit charitable [...]
We take pride in our great big, ever-growing Twisters family. So many of our Twisters coaches and staff members have children who take classes or attend camp at our gyms, and even family members who also work here. Our love for Twisters gets passed down through the generations. On that note, we'd like to introduce this month's Twisters blog feature. A triple-generation Twisters family... The LoBue Family! With Grandma, Mom and Dad working for the organization and a daughter in classes, Lindsay, Steven and Ellie LoBue are a true Twisters family. Lindsay has been working for Twisters and USA Competitions [...]
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Coach Doug Sleeman. Coach Doug passed away June 4th while celebrating his 50th birthday in Costa Rica. According to his Facebook page, Doug was riding a motorcycle that was hit by a semi tractor trailer. We are devastated by this awful news. Doug coached at Twisters for almost two decades. Throughout his time here, he had a positive impact on tens of thousands of children and families and became a great friend to hundreds of staff members and parents. Doug had an incredible energy and enthusiasm in the [...]