website hits Gymnastics Zone: November 2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Carly Patterson to Visit Gymnastics Zone!

The Gymnastic Zone has some very exciting news to announce....

Carly Patterson, Former 2004 Olympic All-Around Gold Medalist will be visiting the Gymnastics Zone this coming Saturday, December 3rd!!  She will arrive at 9am, will speak to us about her gymnastics career and will then be available to sign autographs.

Be sure to bring your gymnast to meet this famous former gymnast - the program will begin promptly at 9am so be sure to be on time - her visit will last for 45 minutes.

Everyone is invited to join us so mark your calendars!!!

Snowman Camp

Winter Break can be long and boring for most kiddos - sure, there's Christmas... but what about the rest of that long three week stretch??

Snowman Camp is the answer!!

Your kiddo can come to the Zone and do crafts, play games, make new friends and, of course, have fun doing some gymnastics.

Camp runs Monday through Friday, December 19th through January 9th

8:00am - 3:00pm (aftercare is available).
$35 per day (5% discount for gym members)

Sign up today - spots fill up fast!

See Margaret at the front desk or email her at

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Gymnastics Zone competes at state meet

For a competitive gymnast, making it to state level competition is somewhat akin to an actor being nominated for an academy award: just making it that far is an honor. The nine members of the Level 4 girls team at The Gymnastics Zone in Napa, mostly younger gymnasts in their very first seasons on the competition floor, not only scored high enough during their regular season to qualify for state competition — every one did it by the time they had completed their second meet of the season.

A field of 339 gymnasts, considered by their season scores to be the best of the best in Northern California, competed in the two-day competition. The girls were divided into age groups in such small ranges that many of them were competing in a field all alone for the very first time in their careers. Nerves were high, but so were their qualifications:

Read more in the Napa Valley Register.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Gymnasts make strong showing at state championships

The gymnasts in the Gymnastics Zone Level 5 Junior Olympic program made a strong showing against their fellow level 5 gymnasts who had qualified at their respective Zone championships to compete at last weekends NORCAL Level 5 State Championships, held at the Red Morton Community Center in Redwood City. It was sponsored by San Mateo Gymnastics.
The mid-leveled gymnasts returned to Napa with the following awards:

Read more in the Napa Valley Register.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

State championships begin for local gymnasts

The Level 6 competitive team from the Gymnastics Zone traveled to Oroville on Saturday to compete against the best of the best level 6 gymnasts in Northern California. The three gymnasts on the level six team finished their season with the following achievements:

Read more in the Napa Valley Register.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Love gymnastics, will travel: Bulgarian coach settles in Napa

Gymnastics is a family affair for the Michovskys of Napa.

Bogi Michovsky is the head coach at Napa’s Gymnastics Zone for the competitive team program. He is originally from Bulgaria, where he was a National Team member from 1988 to 1992 and was National High Bar Champion as an elite gymnast.

Bogi’s wife, Mimi, is the assistant manager at Gymnastics Zone, a fully-equipped gymnastics facility with classes for both girls and boys from infant to adult ages.

Read more in the Napa Valley Register.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Youth Gymnastics: Napa gymnasts take high awards at Zone Championships

With the regular season a memory, the levels 4 and 5 gymnasts at the Gymnastics Zone gathered amongst the top gymnasts in Northern California’s Zone 1 area to compete for not only zone titles, but for the level 5 girls, a chance at the State Championship.

The meet, held on Oct. 29 at Novato Gymnastics, was entitled the Black and Orange Bash. In order for gymnasts to qualify for this meet, they needed to obtain an all-around score of 33.000 for level 4 and a 32.000 for level 5 during any meet held in the regular competition season.

Read more in the Napa Valley Register.