Lakes Area Gymnastics

Teaching children self confidence, discipline and sportsmanship through the sport of gymnastics.

Lakes Area Gymnastics is a part of Lakes Area Recreation

We have classes for everyone! Our programs are divided by age and skill level, ensuring the best developmental learning process possible. We welcome you to our program and thank you for giving us the opportunity to work with your children! Gymnasts compete under U.S.A. Gymnastics guidelines

Mission: We strive to create a positive, fun, safe learning environment for all children with an emphasis on success!

[12/06/19]   Good luck to our Xcel Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond gymnasts as they kick off meet season at the Peppermint Twist today in Minneapolis!

[12/05/19]   Good luck to our Cardinal Gymnasts as they take on Sartell at home this evening. Meet starts at 6 pm. Recreational Classes will all be held in Mini Gym 1, 2 and 3 for the evening.

[12/04/19]   Mark your calendars - Winter Session II registration begins on Friday, December 13th.

Skill cards will be going home with gymnasts beginning on Saturday, December 7th to let you know what level to register your gymnast for. Please remember that Winter Session I runs through December 19th.

[12/03/19]   Best of luck to the AAHS Cardinal Gymnastics Team as they travel to Long Prairie Grey Eagle tonight for their first meet of the season!

[11/27/19]   Reminder: There are no recreational classes or open gym Wednesday, November 27-Sunday, December 1 due to Thanksgiving Break. The gymnastics center will be closed over the break.

[11/24/19]   If you had photos taken in October, DBGA will be dropping them off at the gym on Monday, November 25th. If there are questions or concerns regarding the photos, please contact DBGA at [email protected]. Please remember that the gym will be open limited hours next week to pick up - Monday 3-9 pm, Tuesday from 3-9 pm and Wednesday from 3-6 pm.

[11/23/19]   Good luck to our LAG Xcel Bronze- Diamond gymnasts as they "compete" at their mock meet today! The mock meet is hosted at LAG and is a meet run-through to help our gymnasts prepare for their upcoming competitive season - you've got this!


LAG Apparel Order is Due TOMORROW, November 20th. Place your order at:

[11/14/19]   Looking for the perfect gift for your gymnast? We are doing an LAG Apparel order just in time for Christmas giving! Orders are due NEXT Wednesday, November 20th. Items can be viewed and orders placed at the Winning Edge online store:

We do not have sizing samples on hand - Women's and Girls cuts will be more form-fitting and run smaller than Unisex items. Orders will be ready around December 13th for pick-up.

LAG Leotard Christmas Special Order is due tomorrow - don't miss out!

We had another great meet this past weekend at the Classic Fall Spectacular. 15 JO Level 3 and 4 gymnasts represented LAG with pride. Here are the highlights:

Level 3 – 1st Place Team!!

Age Group B:
Ariya Norton – 1st AA; 10th Vault; 4th Bars; 1st Beam; 1st Floor
Kopel Haack – 3rd AA; 2nd Bars; 7th (tie) Beam; 2nd Floor
Blakely Koenig – 4th AA; 8th (tie) Vault; 7th (tie) Bars; 3rd Floor
Layla Denny – 5th Vault; 10th Floor

Age Group C:
Olivia Topel – 2nd AA; 4th Bars; 1st (tie) Floor
Hannah Bakken – 5th AA; 2nd Bars; 10th Beam; 6th (tie) Floor
Ella Robards – 6th AA; 6th (tie) Bars; 5th Beam; 8th Floor
Sydney Erickson – 7th AA; 2nd Vault; 8th (tie) Bars; 3rd Floor
Kyra Nelson – 9th AA; 4th Beam
Bella Norton – 8th Beam
Adi Rochel – 8th (tie) Vault; 9th Beam; 4th Floor

Level 4

Age Group B:
Kira Johnson – 9th (tie) Vault

Age Group C:
Iris Perreault – 2nd Bars; 3rd (tie) Floor
Sarah Toyli – 10th (tie) Vault

Christmas is coming and we have the perfect gift for your gymnast - an LAG Leotard! Orders are due NEXT WEDNESDAY, November 13th. Cost is $45. Print off order form and place in the basket at the front desk to order. Checks should be made out to LAG. Estimated delivery the week of December 16-20.

[11/05/19]   Winter Session I starts TOMORROW, Wednesday, November 6th. The AAHS team practices and competes at LAG during their season, so there will be extra activity in the gym this session. Here are a few reminders to help things run smoothly:

•Make sure both you and your gymnast know which class they are in (not just the time).

•Please have gymnast come with hair pulled back and no jewelry or gum.

•Gymnast should wear leotard or tight fitting shirt and shorts – please no sports bras.

•Please plan on having your child on time to class and pick them up on time at the conclusion of class. Please do not drop your child off more than 15 minutes prior to the start of their class. Parents please bring your child in to the lobby and make sure everything is set before you leave.

•Please make sure your child knows your phone number and your name.

•We are starting to see more sniffles and runny noses. If you have not already done so this school year, we ask each family to bring a box of Kleenex to their child’s first class. These can be left behind the front desk or given directly to your gymnast’s coach. Please use your best judgement in sending your child if they are showing symptoms of cold and flu.

•In preparation for our first winter weather event, please review our winter weather policy:

If School District 206 cancels classes for the day, or lets school out early due to inclement weather, LAG will not hold classes that day.

This is for the safety of our gymnasts and our coaching staff and will make it easier for families to know what to expect. All closing information will be posted on our page and will also be sent to KXRA radio.

Classes will not be rescheduled. If we need to cancel more than one class per session due to poor weather, an open gym pass will be issued to you for the missed class(es).

Please know that your gymnast's safety is our top concern and that all decisions are made with this in mind. If classes are held and you are concerned about the weather conditions, please use your own judgment as to what is best for your family.

We look forward to coaching your gymnast this session!

Best of luck to our JO Level 3 and 4 gymnasts as they compete at the Classic Fall Spectacular meet today!

[11/02/19]   Today is the last day of the Fall Session - Winter Session I begins on Wednesday, November 6th.

Our JO Level 3 and 4 gymnasts represented LAG at the Ghost and Goblin meet this past weekend in Forest Lake. Competition was tough, as we competed against several top teams, but there were some good improvements on skills and routines and we had two more athletes qualify for the state meet. Both teams placed third in the team costume contest following the meet. Here are the highlights of top placements:

Level 3
All Ages:
Ariya Norton – 8th (tie) Floor
Hannah Bakken – 10th (tie) Bars

Level 4
10 year olds:
Iris Perrault – 10th (tie) Bars; 10th (tie) Beam
Kira Johnson – 10th Vault
12 and up:
Sarah Toyli – 3rd AA; 3rd (tie) Vault; 4th Beam; 3rd Floor

[10/31/19]   Reminder: There are no recreational classes this evening due to Halloween.

The Greatest Show on Earth Showcase Team Performance

Our team girls had fun doing their performance following each of the showcase sessions!

[10/30/19]   Reminder: There are no recreational classes on Thursday, October 31st due to Halloween.

[10/29/19]   Preschool Open Gym is on for today from 10 to 11:30. The pit is not available due to water.

[10/28/19]   This is the last week of Fall Session - Winter Session I will begin on Wednesday, November 6th. Registration is now open. Please check the lost and found items from this session - we will be disposing of them on Monday, November 4th.

Best of luck to our JO Level 3 and 4 gymnasts as they compete at the Ghost and Goblin Invite in Forest Lake today!

[10/26/19]   We just wrapped up another fantastic showcase! So proud of our rec gymnasts and the work they are doing AND the job our coaches and team gymnasts did helping out with the event - way to go!!!

[10/26/19]   Reminder: There is no Open Gym today due to the Fall Showcase.

[10/26/19]   The "Greatest Show on Earth" is happening today - the gym will be busy with some awesome gymnastics - hope to see you there!

[10/25/19]   Winter Session I Registration is open now.

[10/23/19]   Reminder: Winter Session I Registration starts THIS FRIDAY, October 25th at 9 am online.

The Fall Showcase is THIS SATURDAY, October 26th. This year’s theme is “The Greatest Show on Earth” and we can't wait for your gymnast to show what they have been learning!

Schedules are posted in the gym and below.

Plan on arriving at the designated arrival time – please do not arrive earlier, as this causes a traffic jam with those attending the session prior.

Gymnasts will meet in Mini Gym 2 - across the hall from the coach's room - and receive their showcase t-shirt upon check-in. Gymnasts should wear black shorts/spandex and a leotard or form fitting tank top to the showcase.

[10/15/19]   Preschool Open Gym is on from 10-11:30 - the pit still has water, so will not be available.

[10/15/19]   Reminder: There are no classes or open gym over MEA Break - Wednesday, October 16th-20th.

[10/14/19]   Mark Your Calendars: Winter Session I registration begins on Friday, October 25th at 9 am online only. Green mobility cards will go home the week of October 21st.

Join some of our LAG Team Gymnasts in some Dodge Ball fun. LAR is hosting Black Light Dodgeball on Wednesday, October 16th. This is a great way to kick off MEA Break. Come join the fun and bring some friends. Register online or at the door.

[10/12/19]   The pit will not be available during Open Gym today due to water. Thanks for your understanding!

The Fall Showcase is coming soon. The fun takes place on SATURDAY, October 26th. This year’s theme is “The Greatest Show on Earth” – we are excited to be in an Olympic year and to show off this amazing sport!

Schedules are posted in the gym and below.

Plan on arriving at the designated arrival time – please do not arrive earlier, as this causes a traffic jam with those attending the session prior.

Gymnasts will meet in Mini Gym 2 - across the hall from the coach's room - and receive their showcase t-shirt upon check-in. Gymnasts should wear black shorts/spandex and a leotard or form fitting tank top to the showcase.

Looking forward to showcasing all of our gymnasts’ hard work!

We had a great first meet on Saturday at the Flips Fall Hoedown in Hugo. Fifteen Level 3 and 4 gymnasts competed. We had many podium finishes and had 12 state qualifiers!
Here are the highlights of all of our top ten placements:

Level 3 – 4th Place Team

8 yr olds
Ariya Norton – 2nd AA; 1st Beam; 3rd Floor; 7th Bars; 9th (tie) Vault
Kopel Haack – 6th Bars

9 and up
Bella Norton – 8th AA; 4th (tie) Beam; 7th Floor
Sydney Erickson – 9th (tie) Vault; 10th (tie) Floor
Hannah Bakken – 6th (tie) Floor; 10th (tie) Bars
Ella Robards – 6th Beam
Olivia Topel – 1st (tie) Vault
Kyra Nelson – 9th (tie) Beam

Level 4 – 5th Place Team

9 yr olds
Kira Johnson – 3rd Floor

10 yr olds
Iris Perrault – 4th AA; 1st Bars; 5th Beam; 10th Floor

11 and up
Sarah Toyli – 5th AA; 3rd Floor; 8th Bars; 10th Beam
Ruby Washburn – 9th Beam

[10/08/19]   Preschool Open Gym is on for today from 10-11:30, but the pit is not usable due to water again.

Best of luck to our JO Level 3 and 4 gymnasts as they begin their competitive season today at the Flips Fall Hoe Down meet in Hugo!

[09/29/19]   Parent Viewing Week is this week. Feel free to stay and watch class and check out what your child is learning. The Bleachers are not yet in the gym, so seating space will be limited.

[09/28/19]   Best of luck to our JO Level 3 and 4 gymnasts as they "compete" at the Mock Meet today. The Mock Meet is designed for family and friends to come and watch as the girls run through a practice meet in preparation for the start of their competitive season. The "meet" starts at 4:30 pm.

[09/25/19]   Mark your calendars: Parent Viewing Week is next week - September 30th through October 5th. Feel free to watch your child's class to see what they have been up to. Please note we have a very busy session and the bleachers are not yet in the gym, so seating and space will be tight.

[09/24/19]   Preschool Open Gym is from 10-11:30 today! Pit is still having issues with water and will not be usable during open gym.

AAHS Homecoming is this week and the LAG Team girls will be participating in Friday's parade. Thank you to DBGA (our LAG Competitive Team Booster Club) and their volunteers for putting this together. If you are attending the parade, give a loud shout-out to our team as they represent Lakes Area Gymnastics!

[09/20/19]   Open Gym is on for Saturday. The foam pit is still taking in water, so will not be available during open gym. Please keep this in mind when deciding to attend.

[09/17/19]   Preschool Open Gym is from 10-11:30 this morning. The pit is currently unusable due to the large quantities of rain we received, so please keep this in mind when choosing to attend.

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1910 Aga Dr
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