From the Desk of the CEO – May 2018

Balance One of the great early development skills we teach at My Gym is balance. Whether it’s the basic skill of climbing stairs, standing on one foot, or successfully making it across the balance beam, our My Gym Kids feel a real sense of accomplishment when they achieve good fundamental balance. That concept carries over to their daily lives as well. There’s an old saying that maintains, “In all things… moderation.” Well, I believe that “balance” may be a better word. We certainly want our children to have an enormous amount of fun; no moderation there. But we want...

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Ways to Extend Learning Over the Summer

Summer is coming faster than we realize, but My Gym’s got you covered! Our amazing My Gym Camp will captivate your kids, help fill their schedules, and give you some valuable time for yourself. At My Gym Camp, we activate the excitement every single day – SO LET THE FUN BEGIN! Here are the top 6 reasons parents choose My Gym Camp: It’s totally fun: Like super-duper fun! It’s so much fun that we can’t wait for summer! Kids are meant to move: Children at My Gym Camp get to spend their day being active and growing strong. Camp...

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What is in a “Number”?

Well, when those numbers represent the accomplishments of hardworking and dedicated My Gym team members around the world, there’s a lot of pride, fulfillment, and dreams come true in certain numbers. “33,” for instance, is the number of US states where you’ll find My Gym Children’s Fitness Centers. The number of gyms per state can range from 45 California gyms to our newest domestic gym in Happy Valley, Oregon. “38” represents the countries around the world where children enjoy the Moments That Matter offered by our superior programs. Bahrain, China, The Netherlands, and Tunisia are just a few of...

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Understanding the “Why” Behind the Purchase

Studies show that the reasons behind customer decisions are evolving. Experts say it is no longer enough to simply advertise a product and wait for the sales to roll in. It has become more and more important for brands to take the time to listen to their customers and to identify their needs. Here are a few helpful hints compiled by John Jantz of Duct Tape Marketing: Present your products or services in a way that genuinely fulfills your customers’ needs. If you cut out the hype and sell what works, you’ll never have to hunt down new customers...

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My Gym Kids Can Swing, Climb, and Play at home with the Gym1 Indoor Playground!

If your home has a doorway, the Gym1 Indoor Playground can be your kids’ gym when they are not at My Gym. The Gym1 Indoor Playground enables children to engage in their favorite activities such as swinging, climbing, and hanging from a multitude of attachments including a trapeze, rings, a rope, or a ladder. The Gym1 Indoor Playground keeps kids busy and fit! For a limited time, My Gym families can save 20% when they use the code “mygym.” Order online at www.gym1.net. Offer Expires March 28th, 2018. Gym1 is more than just fun – it enables kids to...

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Date Night for a Cause

On Friday and Saturday, April 13 & 14, all US My Gym Children’s Fitness Centers will join together for a very special cause as they collectively participate in a national Parents’ Night Out. On those selected nights, participating My Gyms will present an evening of fun for the kids while parents enjoy an evening off. Proceeds will benefit My Gym Challenged America, My Gym’s nonprofit dedicated to purchasing vital assistive equipment and services for children facing severe physical and cognitive challenges. Gifts include wheelchairs, communication devices, hearing aids, and much more. MGCA Director of Development Aleah Whaley said, “It...

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Adventure and options abound at Smugglers’ Notch Vermont!

There’s no better place to call your temporary home than the mountainside village at Smugglers’. Whether it’s fun in the crystal-clear waters, quiet riverside strolls through hardwood forests, or simply enjoying the cool, fresh breeze in the mountains, there’s something for everyone in your family to get outside and keep moving! Wonders of Water If you’re looking for relaxation, get comfortable next to one of our 8 saltwater pools while your kids get wild on one of our waterslides! Take a nice cooling dip in one of our two freshwater reservoirs right here on site, or bring the littles...

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Lunch Box Printable Love Notes

Sending your youngster to school with a heart-themed lunchbox and custom note is a wonderful way to shower your son or daughter with loving and praise and demonstrate to your child that s/he means the world to you. Kids need words of affirmation all year round to build confidence and self-esteem. See the link below for a choice of customizable printable love notes for your special little one. Here are some additional ideas to make lunchtime special: Create a heart-shaped PB&J. Insert small heart-shaped candies into a peeled cutie orange to resemble an emoji with heart eyes. Cut apple...

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