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Gymnastics Studio in the Sky

GymStars Gymnastics Team

As a program component of the 92Y May Center for Health, Fitness and Sport for over 10 years, the GymStars Gymnastics Team provides a supportive and safe environment for girls to develop a positive gymnastics experience, reap the rewards of hard work and dedication and gain a sense of sportsmanship and team spirit.

On the GymStars Gymnastics Team, we strive to be more focused, disciplined and committed to improving ourselves both as athletes and as individuals. The coaching staff at 92Y wishes each gymnast good luck in the sport and hopes each gymnast enjoys their journey.

When are tryouts?

We thank all girls who tried out for the GymStars this year! To inquire about trying out for the GymStars Competitive Gymnastics Team please contact us at 212.415.5710 or email.

All gymnastics coaches are USAG gymnastics Safety-Certified.

Pre-Competitive Gymnastics / 92Y GymStars Pre-Team

All new applicants must attend an evaluation session prior to registration. For more details please email the Director of Gymnastics Teams, Shay Grogan.

Girls Junior Olympic Pre-Team / 4-8 yrs
Boys Pre-Team / 5-8 yrs

Gymnasts concentrate on skill development, form and technique as they are introduced to USA Gymnastics routines. Participation requires a commitment of four to six hours of practice per week. Gymnasts will have an opportunity to participate in a 92Y GymStars Mock Meet. Registration by permission of coaches only. For more information, call 212.415.5795.

92Y GymStars Junior Olympic Gymnastics Team / 5-17 yrs

Talented girls can develop advanced skills in all Olympic events. Junior Olympic Gymnastics follows USA-Gymnastics curriculum and levels and is ultimately the USA Gymnastics training program for national and international level competition. A minimum of nine hours of practice per week is required. Weekend practices are available and encouraged. The team participates in local, regional and national meets. All new team applicants must attend an evaluation with the Director of Gymnastics Teams. Registration by permission of coaches only. For more information, call 212.415.5795 or email Shay Grogan.

92Y GymStars Xcel Gymnastics Team & Pre-Team / 5-18 yrs

Talented girls can develop advanced and creative skills in all Olympic events, while having a less rigorous schedule compared to the Junior Olympic team training requirements. A minimum of six hours of practice per week is required. Weekend practices are available and encouraged. The team participates in several local and regional meets. All new team applicants must attend an evaluation with the Director of Gymnastics Teams. Registration by permission of coaches only. For more information, call 212.415.5795 or email Shay Grogan.

92Y Boys Blue Thunder Junior Olympic Gymnastics Team / 5-18 yrs

Talented boys can develop intermediate to advanced skills in all six Men’s Olympic events. A minimum of six hours of practice per week is required. Weekend practices are available and encouraged. The team participates in several local and regional meets. All new team applicants must attend an evaluation with the Director of Gymnastics Teams. Registration by permission of coaches only. For more information, call 212.415.5795 or email Shay Grogan.

Fantastic Gymnastics Camp for Summer 2018 Girls & Boys / 5-15 yrs

Campers of all levels receive instruction in gymnastics, swimming, aerial silks, dance, art, recreational sports and creative movement. This camp is appropriate for beginner athletes up to competitive gymnasts, as all campers are placed in age and skill-appropriate groups. One day each week is devoted to a fun-filled educational or recreational trip within the greater New York area. All gymnastics coaches are USA Gymnastics Safety-certified and all lifeguards and swim instructors are Red Cross-certified. For interviews, tours or more information, call 212.415.5717 or email. Camp hours are Mon-Fri, 9 am-5 pm (Extended Care Available).

Team Description and Schedule

Our 92Y GymStars & Blue Thunder Competitive Teams are committed and dedicated to the sport of gymnastics. Our Pre-Team is for girls and boys preparing for the competitive team preparing skills to move up to level 2 as they participate in team activities.

We compete in USAG sanctioned meets (Junior Olympic and Xcel) Levels 2+. Levels 2–5 compete and practice the USAG compulsorily skills preparing for USAG optional levels 6–10.

Contact Info:
Shay Grogan
Director of Gymnastics Teams
212.415.5795 / email

When are tryouts?

Tryouts are on-going through-out the season, but we highly recommend joining a session of our Fantastic Gymnastics Camp prior to the start of the season to try-out the team! Please visit: www.92y.org/fantastic for camp details or email Shay Grogan to set-up an evaluation.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the gymnastics season?

The 92Y Junior Olympic and Xcel Gymnastics Teams run from September through June of each year. There are specific summer training requirements based on your child’s competitive level; we encourage all athletes to attend summer training as consistency is key in the sport of gymnastics. The competitive season runs from November through June.

What are the days and times for each level?

For specific training schedules please reach out to our Director of Gymnastics Teams, Shay Grogan, at: SGrogan@92Y.org, KidsGym@92Y.org or 212.415.5795

What is the cost?

To find out the cost of each level, please call the team office at 212.415.5795.

Are there payment plans?

Payment plans can be arranged if need be. Families that are on a payment plan have to keep current. If a family stops payment, the child's spot on the team will be taken away.

Are there refunds?

Under no circumstances are there refunds. The gymnast is taking a spot from someone else we could have placed on the team. Therefore, once you pay your spot is reserved for the whole season.

Who are the coaches?

All GymStar coaches are USA Gymnastics safety-certified as well as qualified professionals.

How can I get in touch with a coach?

Call the 92Y Gymnastics Team office at 212.415.5795 or email.

Where is the gym located?

We are located at 92Y – 1395 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY, 10128 in our Penthouse Gymnastics Studio in the Sky!

How often does the gymnastics team compete?

The competitive season runs November through June. There are usually two to three meets a month and each gymnast is required to compete in a specific number of meets based on the child’s competitive level. The 92Y GymStars Xcel Team competes in 3-8 meets per season, whereas the 92Y GymStars Junior Olympic Team competes in 5-11 meets per season.

Where are the meets held?

Most of the meets are held within New York State, however; we do also compete in Philadelphia and at least one “travel” meet per season that could be anywhere in the country.

When are tryouts?

Tryouts are usually held through-out the summer by attending Fantastic Gymnastics Camp: www.92y.org/fantastic. Please call the team office for more information: 212.415.5795 or email.

Who can try out?

Anyone is welcome to try out for the 92Y GymStars Girls’ Junior Olympic or Xcel Gymnastics Team or the 92Y Junior Olympic Boys Blue Thunder Team. Acceptance to the team is based on the number of available spaces on the team, the ability of the gymnast and the age of the gymnast.

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