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Welcome to usagymparents.com
USA Gymnastics understands that being the parent of a gymnast can be both rewarding and challenging. Sometimes it can be difficult to balance all of the obligations and commitments that come from having your child in the sport. It can be just as challenging to deal with the emotional ups and downs that come along with all practices and competitions. USA Gymnastics welcomes you to usagymparents.com, an online resource created to share information with parents to help them along their child's gymnastics journey.
Find a Gym
Finding the right gym is very important and it's the first step to your child's gymnastics journey.

Visit the Find A Gym page to search for a USA Gymnastics club in your area and start your child's journey today.
Articles

Mastering the 5 Cornerstones of Athletic Improvement Part III (PDF)

“Adversity has a way of eliciting strengths that in normal times would otherwise lay dormant.” This quote suggests there is a redeeming value to facing obstacles, setbacks, and adversity. It’s normal to “boo-hoo” at first when calamity strikes, but the sooner you can see adversity as an opportunity – instead of a threat – the faster you will capitalize on its fruits. Every adversity your encounter has benefits of great value, and the lessons hidden in each struggle will make you stronger when you Stick to It.

Safe Sport
USA Gymnastics Safe Sport is the organization's program related to the prevention and reporting of misconduct.

Visit the Parent section of this site often for updated information and resources.
Webinars

Helping Children Manage Stress in Sports

Thursday, March 16 | 9:00pm EST
Participate in our webinars to get more information on a variety of topics. Webinars are completely free, but do require registration. Mark your calendar and join us.
Podcasts

David Benzel, “From Chump to Champ Part IV”

In this interview, David discusses the personal journey of growth from “good to great” in which all athletes are engaged to some degree.

   
FAQ
Have questions? Of course you do. USA Gymnastics has compiled a list of some of the most commom questions that parents ask about the sport and about getting their children involved.

Visit our FAQ page to get some answers.