Gators Camps and Clinics Gymnastics Summer Camps
... designed for all levels from beginners to elite level gymnasts!
Train with National Champions!
Head Coach Rhonda Faehn invites campers to experience the opportunity to work with a National Championship winning staff and team for the weekend! The Gator Gymnastics summer camp is committed to providing a place where participants will experience a championship-caliber environment that is challenging, yet fun. During camp gymnasts will be placed into groups based upon their skill level and will train in our brand-new, world-class practice facility (click here for photos). They will be working not only with the Gator coaches but also present and former Gator gymnasts, along with talented coaches from around the nation. Emphasis will be placed upon reinforcing basic skills while pursuing new skills and skill progressions—very similar to what the Gator gymnastics team does every day! Training will be on all four competitive events, as well as Tumble Trak/trampoline, dance, and strength and conditioning. Please take a few moments to read the following information before beginning to register. Remember, we are accepting 140 campers each weekend!
June 13-15, 2014 (Registration deadline without clothing purchases, June 6)
June 20-22, 2014 (Registration deadline without clothing purchases, June 13)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE TO RECEIVE SPECIAL ORDER CLOTHING, JUNE 2!
$500 – Extended day camper (9am-8:00pm Friday-Saturday, 9-5 Sunday) includes lunches and Fri./Sat. dinners)
$450 – Day camper (9am-5pm daily, includes lunches only)
Each camper receives a “Florida Gymnastics” T-shirt
Beginner through 10 Elite, ages 8 (as of June 13, 2014) – high school senior. These camps are for girls’ artistic gymnasts only.
All registration is completely online, “first come, first served,” with payment in full by credit card. There will be no mail-in registration with payment by cash or check. The refund policy is explained by separate paragraph. All registrations must include electronic signature on the Consent to Treatment and Waiver of Liability form, and all campers must have personal (family) insurance.
All campers must have on file prior to the start of camp either a doctor’s signature and office stamp on the physician’s statement (may be downloaded from a link in the registration process) or a school or camp physical exam form completed, dated, and signed between June 13, 2013 and the first day of the first camp. Forms may be scanned and emailed to leet - at - gators.ufl.edu or faxed to (352) 338-9392.
If an accident occurs, the camp’s excess medical insurance will not be considered until the family’s primary insurer has paid or denied coverage. If expenses are also declined through the excess policy, they become the personal responsibility of the camper’s parent(s) or guardian(s).
The following Gainesville hotels are suggested for the two weekends of the Gator Gymnastics Camps, as long as there is availability:
- Paramount Plaza, 2900 SW 13th Street, Gainesville 32608 – phone (352) 377-4000, or email Director of Sales Mark McClain at email@example.com , or make your reservation online.
- Marriott Springhill Suites, 4155 SW 40th Blvd., Gainesville 32608 – call for Marcia Teague at (352) 376-8873, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cabot Lodge, 3726 SW 40th Blvd., Gainesville 32608 – email Sales Manager Natalie Edwards at email@example.com
- Hilton Garden Inn, 4075 SW 33rd Place, Gainesville 32608 – email Sales Coordinator Mary Fink, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sleep Inn & Suites, 4110 SW 40th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32608 – phone (352) 376-4145, or email Bruce Cribbs at email@example.com
Your choice of three Gator leotards and three special T-shirts, available ONLY to camp registrants and picked up at check-in! Ordering deadline is June 2, or if maximum attendance is reached at an earlier date. Prices, styles, and colors are shown below. Leotards will be available in sizes Child Small through Adult Large, and T-shirts in sizes Youth Large and Adult Small, Medium, and Large. Leotards are provided by GK. If sizing information is needed, please consult their website at www.GKElite.com, as all sales are final and there is no opportunity for exchanges or refunds.
All are tanks
Royal Blue with orange sparkle
Black with rainbow sparkle
Bright pink with white embroidery
All wording on the chest – each $20
Black TANK with “rainbow” print
Royal blue “T” with orange sparkle
Neon pink “T” with BLACK sparkle
Typical Daily Schedule
|8:45am||Drop-off and sign-in at Gate 1 of the Stephen C. O’Connell Center|
|5:00pm||Dinner (or departure of day campers not on extended schedule)(Sunday departure time for all campers)|
|6:00 - 7:30pm||Open Gym|
|7:30pm||Games, Goals, “Sports Psych”|
Cancellation for any reason prior to arrival at camp will incur a $100 cancellation fee and full payment must be made for any clothing items ordered. If a camper is injured while at camp and a Dr.’s note is provided, credit toward the 2015 summer gymnastics camp will be given for a pro-rated amount of the camp cost minus the time spent at the 2014 camp. For voluntary withdrawal, “no-shows,” or dismissal from camp there will be no refunds of any kind. Some examples of voluntary withdrawal are, but are not limited to, homesickness, Dr.’s appointment, birthday parties, school functions, music or dance recitals, etc.
The gymnastics facility is located between Gates 1 and 4 of the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. The physical address of 250 Lemerand Drive has been assigned for GPS purposes. Parking accommodation will be made as necessary while dropping off on Fridays. It is hoped that those wanting to watch workouts will limit their time; observation may take place only from the limited seating available in the facility lobby; there will be no parent access to the gym itself.
Daily Work-out Needs
Leotard, grips (and any other personal equipment (wrist guards, beam shoes, etc.), shorts and shirt for walking to/eating at Gator Dining, small bag with name on it for holding items.
If you have questions, please contact Lee Turner, Camp Registrar, by email or (352) 375-4783, ex 5500
Per NCAA rules, all sport camps and clinics conducted by The University of Florida Athletic Association are open to any and all entrants and enrollment is only limited based on age, grade level, gender, and/or number restrictions as specified by each camp.
For camps occurring prior to May 1, 2014, UAA policy allows participation in overnight/resident camps only for campers currently in 9th grade or higher for the 2013-14 academic year. For camps occurring after May 1, 2014, UAA policy allows participation in overnight/resident camps only for campers that will be in 9th grade or higher for the 2014-15 academic year. Please refer to each sport's camp page for additional information.
Only parents or legal guardians may provide personally identifiable information through the University of Florida websites.