Gymnastics for a Birthday Party in the Minneapolis Area

by Bronwyn White

A gymnastics birthday party will provide plenty of healthy exercise for kids in an entertaining way. Several gyms in the Minneapolis area offer birthday party packages. They provide gymnastics instructors for the party to give children an introduction to basic, age-appropriate moves and how to use equipment safely. Children can expand their knowledge and explore a new form of exercise, all while having fun.

Elite Gymnastics Academy

The standard birthday party package at Elite Gymnastics Academy (elite-gymnastics.com) in Burnsville includes 1 hour of gym time and 30 minutes for cake and presents. The Academy provides a trained coach, party decorations, party invitations, juice, place settings, balloons and an open gym voucher for each participant. All participants are required to sign a liability waiver. Parties are available for children between ages 4 and 18. Guests may be between ages 18 months and 18 years. Parental supervision is required for guests between the ages of 18 months and 3 years.

Classic Gymnastics

Classic Gymnastics (classicgym.com) in Chanhassen offers party packages ranging from $195 to $330, depending on the number of children. All packages include 1 hour in the gym for tumbling, jumping on trampolines and running the obstacle course. This is followed by a 30-minute party. The parties are designed for children from ages 3 to 12. All participants must sign a waiver. Parents may bring decorations, cake and other party essentials but are not allowed in the gym.

The Little Gym

The Little Gym (thelittlegym.com) in Burnsville offers parties for children from ages 1 to 12. Party packages are available for 1 1/2- and 2-hour parties. The birthday party package includes a birthday party leader and assistant as well as games and activities designed for the party. The gym provides all party invitations, paper goods, drinks and a T-shirt for the birthday child. The Little Gym's staff takes care of party preparation and cleanup.

Legacy Gymnastics

Legacy Gymnastics offers a choice of three birthday party packages that cost $140, $160 and $180. The prices are dependent on the number and ages of the children. All packages include invitations, gymnastics instructors, setup, cleanup and a gift for the birthday child. Parties are 2 hours long, with 1 hour and 15 minutes in the gym and 45 minutes for cake and presents. Gym activities include games, an obstacle course, a trampoline and a foam pit. All participants must have signed a liability waiver.

About the Author

Bronwyn White resides in New York and has been writing since 2006. She holds a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance from the University of Texas at San Antonio and is currently pursuing a Master of Music in vocal performance and opera studies from the State University of New York-Purchase.