Marin Elite Gymnastics Academy (MEGA) is pleased to offer gymnastics training classes for boys and girls, ages one and up. We have a fully equipped facility with all Olympic events including trampoline, tumble track and two double mini trampolines. Our program includes developmental classes for beginning, intermediate and advance students. We are also host to competitive gymnastics and a co-ed trampoline team. Our San Rafael location has been proudly seeing Marin families for our 40 years.
Here at MEGA, your childs' success is important to us. Our staff is comprised of highly trained gymnastics professionals who have expertise working with children. We are dedicated to providing your child an opportunity to explore their abilities, develop life skills, and recognize a true sense of accomplishment. We offer a small teacher to student ratio to ensure quality instruction in the most effective learning environment. We are a USA Gymnastics Member Club and structure our classes and competitive teams under their rules and guidelines.
Staff and Coaches
All instructors at MEGA are certified through USA Gymnastics as an Instructor, Developmental Teacher, or Advanced Teacher. Every year our staff completes courses such as Gymnastics Fundamentals, Safety and Risk Management, and U110 Safe Sport. Our Coaches are also trained in child and adult First Aid/ CPR.
Our staff continues to improve itself by attending Regional and National Clinics designed to provide the latest techniques and methods for coaching. We are dedicated to providing each individual child an opportunity to explore their own abilities and learn something new.
MEGA is continuously looking for talented coaches from various backgrounds. Whether you have extensive knowledge in competitive gymnastics or simply enjoy being around kids, we can find a fit for you! Take a look at our open positions below or send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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All participants should wear comfortable clothing such as athletic shorts/ pants, t-shirts or a leotard. No jeans or pants with zippers, exposed midriffs, or crop tops. No jewelry in exception to small stud earrings.
Warmup and Stretches
Each class begins with a dynamic warm-up and stretch. A student that is 15 or more minutes late for class may be requested to schedule a make-up class.
Arrival and Pickups
Be sure your student arrives 5-10 minutes before (no earlier please) his/her scheduled class time. Children should not run or participate in gymnastics in the lobby area for safety reasons. Please pick up your child on time or call to inform us if you know you will be late picking up. We will instruct your child to wait inside the building and you should escort them from the building to your car. During peak times please know that our parking lot can be crowded. Staff and coaches will assist with double parking as needed.
Skill Tracking and Evaluations
Skills for Levels 1-4 are tested every 8 weeks during our school year program (September through June). Students must pass all skills in a level to move up. Evaluations will be offered for those transferring from a different facility, or to former students who wish to re-enroll in a class they have been out of for 6 months or longer. Level 3/4 classes and competitive teams are by invitation only.
Our tots and toddlers classes require adult participation at all times during their class. Adults are not allowed to be on any equipment unless they are assisting a child. Once an athlete reaches the preschool level (ages 3-4) we ask that adults remain in the viewing area.
Siblings and Friends
Siblings and friends of registered students must remain in the viewing area. Students may only participate during the specific class, day, and time they are registered for.
Team Locker Area and Stairs
The upstairs loft is for TEAM MEMBERS AND COACHES ONLY. Please keep the stairs free to allow our gymnasts to access their lockers. The stairs are not a safe place to sit or view your childs's class.
Prompt payment secures your child's space in their class. All payments are due to our office prior to the 1st business day of each month for the following month. Please note there are NO REFUNDS.
You will receive an email notification immediately if your payment is not received by the 1st
You will receive a call from us if your payment is not received by the 5th
Your child will be dropped from their class if payment is not received by the 8th
We cannot guarantee that space in your child's current class will remain available. We will do our best to provide all available options at the time your payment is received.
Each student is allowed ONE MAKE-UP FOR MONTH. Make-up classes must be scheduled in advance and redeemed within 30 days of the absence. We do not offer prorated tuition or refunds for missed classes.
At MEGA we strive to provide every child with a fun and safe class environment. Bringing your child to gymnastics class with any of the symptoms listed below puts them at risk of injury and puts other children and coaches at risk of getting sick.
If your child exhibits any of these symptoms, they may be asked to leave class so please keep them at home to rest:
a profusely runny nose
significant respiratory distress
an undiagnosed rash or rash attributable to a contagious illness or condition
the inability to participate in class with reasonable comfort
vomiting within the previous 24 hours
Private lessons are for current students enrolled in classes (level 1+) or a competitive team. Lessons are for students with a specific goal, and cannot exceed 2x a month.
Parents must notify the front office to drop a student from class. You are responsible for payment for your student's classes WHETHER OR NOT YOUR STUDENT ATTENDS CLASS until the time you notify our front office of your drop. Please do not rely on your child to let us know that he/she will no longer be attending classes. Please do not rely on your instructor to communicate this information. All drops must be received in our office by the 1st of any month for the upcoming months of classes.
72 Woodland Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901