10 of the Best Places to Learn Gymnastics in Chicago

10 of the Best Places to Learn Gymnastics in Chicago

These gyms strive to provide a true gymnast experience with professional trainers. Gymnastics is an excellent way to get in shape & remain flexible.

1. Lakeshore Academy

Home to adult & kids recreational gymnastics classes, rock climbing, competitive teams, camps & more. The leading gymnastics school in Chicago & the Chicago-land area for more than 30 years. Featuring exciting & invigorating programs focusing on perfecting basics before learning advanced techniques.

Chicago Location
937 W. Chestnut
Chicago, IL 60642
Phone 312-563-9400

Mt. Prospect Location:
520 Business Center Dr.
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
Phone 847-376-8826


2. ​C.I.T.Y. Club Gymnastics Academy

Experienced gymnastics in a fun, nurturing environment at Chicago’s premier training facility. C.I.T.Y. Club Gymnastics Academy is home of World Champion & Hall of Fame gymnast, Natalia Yurchenko.

1723 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616

Phone 312-888-9080
E-mail info@cityclubgymnasticsacademy.com


3. IK Gymnastics

Approaching the art, discipline & sport of gymnastics from a holistic perspective. Believing in development of a mature, healthy attitude beginning with a fundamental understanding of the psychological & physical aspects of gymnastics.

Gym A
2630B W Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
Phone 773-604-4541

Gym B
2500C W Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
Phone 872-241-4157

E-mail info@ikgym.com


4. One World Gymnastics

A 28,000 square foot facility filled with gymnastics equipment, fun & love for the sport. Offering recreational classes from preschool to mommy & me. They are a USA Gymnastics Member Club & have a USAG Women’s Gymnastics Team & a USAG Men’s & Women’s Trampoline & Tumbling Team.

1300 Hilltop Ave
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Phone 708-503-4422
E-mail juliem@oneworldgymnastics.com


5. Chicago Park District Gymnastics Centers

Offering quality instruction for beginners to advanced competitors with excellent training facilities & instructors.

11 locations in the Chicago area.

Phone 312-742-7529


6. Illinois Gymnastics Institute

Their approach is to effectively utilize their World-class approach to learning, successful in the Junior Olympic & International Elite levels of competition, throughout their entire program.

145 Plaza Dr.
Westmont, 60559 IL

Phone 630-325-3333
E-mail info@igigymnastics.com


7. The Actors Gymnasium

Originally started to provide performers with multi-disciplinary training needed to make more exciting theatre. This includes aerial acrobatics, stilt-walking, juggling, hand-balancing, puppetry & stage combat. Now adult classes cater to individuals looking for a unique way to stay in shape or learn new skills & performers looking to hone techniques.

The Actors Gymnasium at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center
927 Noyes Street
Evanston, Illinois 60201

Phone 847-328-2795
E-mail email@actorsgymnasium.org


8. Buehler YMCA of Metro Chicago Gymnastics

Offering a range of gymnastics classes for 2 year olds up to adults. Buehler YMCA also has a USAG competitive team, beginning with Pre-Team through all USAG levels. The team competes in USAG meets & YMCA league meets.

1400 W. Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL, 60067

Phone 847-410-5213 or 847-410-5226
E-mail hpatterson@ymcachicago.org or nagutierrez@ymcachicago.org


9. World Class Gymnastics Center

Providing quality instruction to athletes of any ages & skill level. In addition to recreational classes, they feature a variety of outstanding competitive programs including Women’s USA Team, Women’s Rec Team, Men’s Team & Elite Cheer.

2346 Mascoutah Ave.
Belleville, IL 62220

Phone 618-277-4555
E-mail wcgcusa@gmail.com


10. Elk Grove Gymnastics School

Offer a variety of gymnastic instruction, from small children to adult circus training classes.

775 Bonnie Lane
Elk Grove Village IL, 60007

Phone 847-437-3447
E-mail nelg999@aol.com


If you’re a member at a gymnastics gym that’s not listed above, let us know and we’ll add it to our next list.


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