Stars Gymnastics is one of the few facilities serving La Puente, West Covina, Covina and Baldwin Park areas. Giving boys and girls the chance to see themselves as a powerful, graceful and talented youth. The situation is particularly poignant for children affected by developmental disabilities-who most need the chance to develop coordination and confidence. Unfortunately, finding athletic activities designed specifically for children with special needs is rare.
The problem is compounded by the fact that over 18% of this community lives under the poverty level. This means there are students, full of determination and potential, who would love to train in gymnastics, but are unable to due to family finances.
Gymnastics training at the recreational level costs over $500 per student per year! Read more about Cartwheel 2 Success below and how you can help make dreams come true!
We are a non-profit foundation aiming to play a constructive role in the development of healthy, confident, and responsible young people through the sports of gymnastics and fitness.
We hope our students will gain lifelong skills as they experience growth and results through goal setting, training, determination, and perseverance.
Our mission here are Stars Gymnastics, through our Cartwheel 2 Success foundation, is to make a positive impact in our community by providing youth from low income households or with special needs, opportunities for experiences that develop a healthy mind, body and spirit. It is our passion to give hope, enrich childhood, promote wellness, and increase confidence for ALL.
Stars Gymnastics has been a part of the community for over 20 years. Lorena Wilson has made a commitment to providing exceptional gymnastics to the community at a lower price than other gyms within a 10-mile radius. Her hope is that with the help of community businesses, we can reach out and help more low-income families and special needs families.
Our goal is to spread the joy and benefits of gymnastics and fitness, and make it available to everyone. At Cartwheel 2 Success we dream of promoting healthy habits, fitness, discipline, confidence and good self-image among the young people in our community. We want every child who walks in our doors to leave feeling accomplished and have pride in what they are doing and who they are.
Gymnastics is a passion and it takes those who have a passion for the sport to coach it. Stars Gymnastics is very lucky to have so many coaches who use to be gymnasts of Stars. This is a testament to how at Stars Gymnastics we are not just a business- we are a FAMILY.
All our coaches and staff are CPR trained and certified. These coaches have a true passion for the kids. Teaching them more than just skills, these coaches teach our young athletes about perseverance, strength, and how to be positive.
Stars Gymnastics Coaches go through a hands-on training as well as visual training in:
Our EmpowerMe coaches are also trained in adaptive gymnastics and the needs of their students. They all have prior experience and have really show their passion for our adaptive program. They have worked for school districts, after school programs, and the Special Olympics.
The only way to really get an idea of our amazing coaches is to come see them in action!
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and support health and confidence for kids. Visit our sponsor page to see our packages and gifts.
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