Our campers, coaches, and volunteers had a blast during summer camp 2016! Camp was filled with gymnastics, crafts, games, special guests, field trips, parent performances, and FUN! In the words of Peter Pan, “Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” Everyone had a wonderful time and we cannot wait for next summer! Check out some great highlight videos from camp in the links below:
Summer camp starts on July 11th and goes through the 29th. We are excited for three weeks of games, crafts, special guests, field trips, and of course, gymnastics! The activities for each week will tie into the theme for that week. The first week, we will be going on a safari adventure. The second week, we will be flying to Neverland. And the third week, we will be launching into outer space!
The week of June 20th through the 25th we celebrated the Olympics with the kids in honor of Olympic Day on June 23rd and the upcoming Rio Olympics. Our first ever Olympic Week was a success! The kids enjoyed Olympic themed activities during their classes and contributed their hand prints to a giant Olympic Ring poster. The kids also enjoyed cookies and juice as a special treat after class.
Our athletes did an amazing job at our annual Special Olympics Young Athletes Program Culminating Event. Each athlete showed off all the skills they have been perfecting and were recognized for all their hard work. We hope you all had just as much fun as we did! Thank you to all our volunteers who helped make this event a success!
We had a blast hanging out with everyone at the festival and loved seeing some of our gymnasts!
Our pre-team and competitive team girls did an amazing job during our Second Annual Shamrock Classic gymnastics meet. All the girls performed the skills and routines on the four gymnastics events. Thank you to all of the friends and family who came out to show their support. Congratulations to our awesome gymnasts!
We are so excited to be the recipient of the $1,000 prize from the SunState Federal Credit Union Charity of the Month contest for March. A big thank you to everyone who voted for us. We could not have done it without you!
Our athletes did a great job performing before the last Gator gymnastics home meet of the season.
Ready to roar before the Gator gymnastics pre-meet performance!
A big thank you to the Health Sciences Student Organization at UF for selecting Balance 180 as the beneficiary of the Santa Fe Wheelchair Basketball Game. We had a great time cheering on the Miami Heat Wheels and Shepherd Stealers. Thank you to our friends and family who came out for such an amazing event! Such incredible athletes!
We are so glad to have all our athletes in the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program back in the gym for the new semester.
Our adaptive gymnastics class is also back in session. We have been having a blast and continue to be amazed at all the kids are learning!