What is the history of the Gymnastics Learning Center?
Owner Marianne Simone Frongillo opened Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) in 1983. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education and health and is also teacher-certified in grades K-12.
What does GLC offer for families?
Classes are offered for boys and girls from “sweet peas” (babies 3 months to 20 months) to 18 years old (including boys and girls competitive teams). Children may attend a free trial class which allows them to experience all of the Olympic equipment, specialized preschool apparatus, sunken trampoline, tumble track, in-ground safety pits and summer swim lessons.
What kind of background does the coaching staff have?
They are professional, knowledgeable, dedicated and use up-to-date teaching techniques in their newly renovated state-of-the-art facility. GLC’s staff believes in “Building the Pride Inside Each Child,” while providing a safe, fun and positive learning environment. All staff members are certified in First Aid, CPR, and USA Safety Certified. GLC is also proud to have former Gymnastics Olympian Tania Maslarska Silva as a member of its staff.
What recognition has GLC received?
GLC has been awarded numerous Readers’ Choice Awards and first-place individual and team awards at state, national and regional levels.
How does GLC give back to the community?
For the past 21 years, GLC has strived to continually “pay it forward” by donating to Toys for Tots for Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, Operation Christmas Child, MADD, Doctors Without Borders and Heifer International.
What is God’s Little Children Preschool & Kindergarten?
Located in the GLC building, the school is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Students are taught by nurturing and professional teachers whose passion is to help young children excel and grow. Parents are encouraged to call and schedule a tour.
What makes Gymnastics’ Learning Center and God’s Little Children stand out from the competition?
A positive self-esteem is the basis for human happiness – gold medals are empty without it. Pride in your accomplishments, confidence in your ability to succeed and the knowledge that you can be proud of your endeavors are the greatest gifts that teachers and coaches can give to their students.
Gymnastics Learning Center and God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten are located at 574 Lake St., Shrewsbury. For more information on Gymnastics Learning Center call 508-792-1551. For more information on God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten call 508-792-3535. Visit gymnasticslearningcenter.org.