Oakland Gymnastics Training Center, Ltd.
1941 Easy St, Walled Lake, MI 48390

Phone: (248) 624-7770

Fax: (248) 624-6025



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Welcome to Oakland Gymnastics

Training Center! 

Our experienced and caring coaching staff strive to provide a positive atmosphere for developing self esteem and confidence while creating an environment that is both challenging and, of course, FUN!

We consider it a privilege to have the opportunity to work with your child and hope that all of your experiences at Oakland are both enjoyable and fulfilling.

 

Upon arrival for class...

  • If today's class is your first class at Oakland, be sure to first stop in the Business Office, located in the Pre-School/Recreational Gym Lobby (this is the lobby painted light blue in color) to fill out all necessary paperwork.
  • Please store shoes and clothing in the green cubbies located in the main lobby.
  • Be sure to check the bulletin boards in the main lobby for gym happenings!
  • Please wait in the main lobby prior to the start of your class.  Coaching Staff will announce the start of classes and direct all children onto the gym floor at the same time.
  • Parents and siblings are NOT allowed on the gym floor.  For your convenience we have two viewing rooms.  One is located off of the main lobby and is complete with a small work station.  The second is located upstairs (the stairway is just inside the gym door).

Recreational Classes...

  • All Recreational classes offered at the same time will warm-up together.  This warm-up lasts for 15 minutes and includes running (or some other sort of aerobic activity), stretching, basic drills and sometimes strength exercises.  Upon completion of warm-up children will be separated into their appropriate groups.
  • Tiny Twister classes are 1 hour in length.
  • Twister classes are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.
  • Bronze classes are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.
  • Silver classes are 2 hours in length.
  • Flips classes are 1 hour  in length.
  • Flairs classes are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.
  • Tumbling classes are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

Girls Attire...

  • A leotard without a skirt or tights.
  • No socks (if uncomfortable with bare feet, gymnastics shoes may be worn - check with office manager for information regarding gymnastics shoes).
  • Hair pulled up off of the face and neck (for safety reasons).
  • No jewelry (except stud earrings).

Boys Attire...

  • Gym shorts with no zippers, buttons or buckles and a t-shirt that can be tucked in.
  • No socks (if uncomfortable with bare feet, gymnastics shoes may be worn - check with office manager for information regarding gymnastics shoes).

Attire for Tumbling...

  • Gym shorts, and a fitted t-shirt that can be ticked in.
  • Hair pulled up off of the face and neck (for safety reasons).
  • Gym shoes are optional.  Should you choose to wear shoes, they must have clean, non-marking soles (not to be worn outside).

FYI...

  • Restrooms are located in the main lobby, the competitive team lobby and, of course, inside the gym.
  • No gum, food or drinks (except water) in the main lobby or gym.  Please use the competitive team lobby for snacking.
  • Water bottles can be kept in the gym on the gray water shelf during class.  Please be certain to label your child's water bottle.  Should you choose not to send a water bottle with your child, we  have a drinking fountain in the gym for your convenience.
  • The two restrooms located in the main lobby double as changing rooms.
  • For those parents who have diaper aged children, we have a diaper changing station in the restroom located in the main lobby behind the connecting door.
  • For your convenience, there is a drink cooler/ machine in the business office, and a refrigerator, microwave, tables and chairs located in the competitive team lobby.
  • Don't forget, all MEMBERS are entitled to two MAKE-UPS per session.  Parent MUST schedule MAKE-UP date and time with the office in advance to insure adequate staffing. MAKE-UPS cannot be carried into the next session or pro-rated.

Questions...

  • Feel free to contact your child's coach for any gymnastics related questions.  You can do so by speaking with he or she before or after class (time permitting), leaving a message with the office manager, or via email at kidsflip4us@oakland-gymnastics.com.
  • Billing questions can be addressed with our office manager, Dawn Loechli.