Gymnastics is a terrific way for a boy to learn neat skills and improve his physical condition. Gymnastics improves fitness, strength, flexibility, balance, timing and agility. It encourages teamwork, planning and perseverence. Our regular schedule runs September 6 - June 16.
PBG is located in the 4700 Wissahickon Avenue industrial complex in Germantown - Building D, Suite 132a. Directions and a schedule are below.
Philadelphia Boys' Gymnastics is a competitive program in the USA Gymnastics Jr. Olympic Program
The primary purpose of this program is to provide Philadelphia-area youth with a quality training and competitive experience in boys’ gymnastics, within the framework of the USA Gymnastics Boys’ Jr. Olympic Structure. A secondary purpose is to support the Temple University Men's Gymnastics Team. Our facility is in the 4700 Wissahickon Avenue industrial complex in the Germantown section of Philadelphia - Building D, Suite 132a. Directions and a map are available below. Also, SEPTA bus lines H and XH stop in front of our building.
PBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and gladly accepts tax-deductible donations to further its effort to promote boys' gymnastics and support the Temple University Men's Gymnastics Team, which no longer receives financial support from Temple Athletics as it was demoted from varsity to club status as of July 1, 2014.
Levels of instruction:
All levels currently offered in the USAG program for boys, ages 6 to 18, except Jr Elite. USAG allows competition in the following levels for the age-groups noted: Essential Elements Levels 1, 2 & 3 (intro & pre-team) for beginners 5-7; Level 4 (compulsory) – 6, 7-8, 9-10, 11 & over; Level 5 (compulsory) – 7-8, 9-10, 11 & over; Level 6 (compulsory) – 8-9, 10-11, 12 & over; Level 7 (compulsory) –10-11, 12 & over; Level 8 (FIG modified optional) – 12, 13-14; Level 9 (FIG modified optional) – 13-14, 15-16; Level 10 (FIG modified optional) – 15-16, 17-18; Jr Developmental Program (modified optional)12-14, 15-18; also - Trampoline classes.
State level competition is available for level 4 and above. Regional level competition is available for level 5 and above. National level competition is available for level 8 boys - ages 11-12, level 9 - ages 13-14 and level 10 - ages 15-18.
See our class schedule, fee structure and other information below the photos of our facility.
view 1 of our training area
view 2 of our training area
view 3 of our training area
view 4 of our training area
There is ample lot parking at this complex. Enter the parking lot from Wissahickon Avenue just south of Abbottsford Av, which borders the US1/Roosevelt Expressway. We operate outside normal hours for other businesses there, so disregard the parking lot signs.
Training Schedule Valid September 6, 2017 - June 15, 2018
1 & 2
Sun 2-3p or Mon or Wed or Fri 6:30-7:30p = 1 hr/wk (can sign up for more than 1 day)
Mon 6:30-8p & Fri 7:30-9:00 or Sun 3-4:30p & Wed 6:30-8:00p = 3 hrs/wk
In the case of two or more from one family, after the first child, each additional child will receive 10% off the training fee. The training fee is due the first of each month. A grace period of one week is in effect. If the fee is not received by that time, a $10 late fee is charged per family. A $150 once-per-year registration fee is due with the team application form ($95 after Jan 1, $50 after Mar 31).