Homeschooling Kids Magazine

Gem State Gymnastics Academy

5420 W. State Street

Boise, Idaho 83703

Across the street from Lake Harbor.


Gymnastics- all ages and levels,  including competitive team, music & motion, birthday parties, day camp (childcare- all day, after school, before school and summer theme camps, academic preschool, swimming (summers)

Special discounted rates for homeschool families.

Parent’s Night Out, Flip Flop Clinic or Wild Weekends
Parent’s Night Out is an evening of open gym, pizza and more for children ages 3 years - 6th grade.  Usually offered on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of every month from 5:30 pm til 11:00 pm.  Cost is $20.00 pre-paid or $24.00 the day of.  There is a $4.00 sibling discount. A Flip Flop Clinic is an hour and 15 minutes focusing on back handspring development.  These clinics are offered on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 10:00 am - 11:15 am.  Cost is $13.00 pre-paid or $17.00 the day of.  There is a $2.00 sibling discount.  Wild Weekends are most Saturdays from 12:00 - 4:00 pm from October to April.  This program offers safe, healthy, indoor fun for children 15 months - 6th grade, including two Inflatables, Gladiator rings and Tarzan ropes, two loose foam pits, a mini-rock wall, trampolines, parachutes, and other games. The cost is $6.00 per child and a parent or guardian must be present.

Birthday Parties
Enjoy one hour of supervised fun in the gym, including inflatables, Tarzan rings and ropes, 2 foam pits, and games plus 40 minutes in our party room. Paper goods, cake, and punch are available for an additional charge. Children under the age of 3 yrs. old must be accompanied by an adult. Each child in the party will receive a helium filled balloon and the birthday child will receive a Gem State t-shirt. The cost of a party is $80.00+ tax for 8 children and $8.00 + tax for each additional child.

Day Camp
Our day camp is open from 7 am til 6 pm, Monday through Friday with programs for all day, before and after kindergarten care, before & after school care and off track all day care for children ages 3 and up. During the summer, we provide all day care in our summer theme camps. Children may be enrolled from one to five days a week. Sibling and Electronic Funds Transfer discount are available. We offer care by experienced, licensed instructors utilizing structured lesson plans that include daily open gym, science projects, arts & crafts and more. During the school year, we provide transportation to & from Shadow Hills, Pierce Park, Cynthia Mann, Collister, Hidden Springs, Rolling Hills & Taft.

Our academic preschool program is available to children 3 - 5 years old.  During the school year, classes for 4 - 5 year olds or pre-kindergarteners are held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 - 11:30 am. Classes for 3 year olds are held Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 - 11:30 am. The program includes a creative curriculum, weekly gymnastics lesson and a daily snack. We teach using a variety of methods, enabling us to progress each child individually based on their learning style.

Gymnastics and Music & Motion
Our gymnastics and music & motion programs are held in our 22,000 sq. ft. facility with top quality equipment.  All our classes are taught by qualified instructors utilizing progressive lesson plans. Our preschool classes introduce basic gymnastics skills, listening, and following directions as well as socialization with other children. Our recreational classes teach beginning through advanced gymnastic skills using the 4 Olympic events for girls or the 6 Olympic events for boys.  Boys and Girls are taught in separate groups.  Motor coordination, strength, flexibility, and skill development are stressed throughout the program. Music & Motion is a one hour combination dance and gymnastics class.  Basic ballet and tap are introduced using fun props and great music.  Timing and rhythm are taught using a variety of creative instruments.  Classes are taught by qualified instructors utilizing progressive lesson plans.

Our Specially designed teaching pool is ideal for swim lesson with a maximum depth of 4 ½ feet.  We teach classes for all ages (12 months & up) and all levels.  Ages 12 months to 3 years is a parent tot class. Our pool is an outdoor, heated pool with lessons available from late May through August.  Swimming Birthday parties and Saturday open swims are also available during this time.