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At MEGA it is our mission to promote excellence in all aspects of our sport, and to bring out the best in every individual we teach.

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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

Gym Policies

Dress Code


Long hair needs to be pulled back (girls AND boys).  Athletic/elastic headbands ok. No hats/beanies or plastic hair clips

MEGA does not provide hair ties/ headbands, however we may have them for sale in our proshop.

All participants should wear comfortable clothing such as athletic shorts/ pants, t-shirts or a leotard. While leotards are not required, they are highly recommended and can be purchased from our pro shop. No jeans or pants with zippers, exposed midriffs, or crop tops.  


All jewelry should be removed (including watches/ fitness trackers/ friendship bracelets) in exception to small stud earrings.

We have loaner leotards and shirts for anyone who may have forgotten proper attire.


Arrival and Pickups 


Be sure your student arrives 5 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.  

All students should be picked up promptly after class. For safety reasons, we cannot allow students to wait for more than 10 minutes after class concludes. Siblings not in class cannot remain at gym without adult/guardian.


If you are not able to pick up in time, we can assist you in finding a different day/time for your child's class.


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. 


Adult Participation


Our tots and toddler 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. Siblings watching class must have guardian supervision.

Babies, toddlers, or younger siblings CANNOT be on the gym floor at any time, unless they are enrolled, and it is currently their regular class time.


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 child’s class.


Monthly Billing Payments

Class enrollments cannot be refunded. Please let us know before the 1st of each month if you need to drop.


You will receive your monthly bill via email by the 20th of each month, for the following month, to the primary email address on file. 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. 


MEGA accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. We are currently not accepting Cash or Checks. 


For your convenience, MEGA offers autopay. This service holds encrypted credit card information on your family record and automatically processes your monthly payment on the 1st of each month for the following month’s classes. 

In order to participate, payment must be made in advance of participation.

Class Make-ups


There will be NO MAKEUPS, credits, or refunds if your child misses a class when the gym is open.


However we will offer makeups if we need to cancel class due to staffing, unsafe weather conditions, or for planned holiday closures. All classes will receive 1-2 additional classes throughout the school year. Even if your child receives 5 classes in one month, we still only bill for 4.

Once you drop from your class, you are no longer eligible for makeup classes. Makeup classes cannot be used during our summer programming, and will expire before the end of that school year.

Any makeups must be scheduled in advance with staff, and can only be used if you child is enrolled in a monthly class.

Sick Policy

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

  • unexplained lethargy

  • the inability to participate in class with reasonable comfort

  • vomiting within the previous 24 hours

Private Lessons


Private lessons are for current students enrolled in classes (ages 6+) 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.



Olympic Day May 31st




Class Closures/Holidays:

Last Class: June 14th

Summer begins June 17th




72 Woodland Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901

Office Hours:
Monday   9:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday    9:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday   9:30am-5:00pm
Thursday  9:30am-5:00pm
Friday    10:30am-5:00pm

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