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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

To Push or Not To Push: Three Approaches to Being a Sport Parent (PDF)

Most parents and coaches in the study admitted to the existence of something referred to as “Optimal Push.” However, the majority agreed that it’s a tricky concept. It only works when done right, and there’s a fine line between optimal pushing by a parent and pressuring/over-pushing.

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

5 Powerful Strategies for Sport Parent Success

Tuesday, August 22 | 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
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.