Tumble Into These Gymnastics Open Gyms in the Western Suburbs

Open gym time is a fantastic way for kids to get acquainted with gymnastics, check out area gyms to take classes, and just have fun! Your budding gymnasts will have the opportunity to run around and play on a variety of cool equipment, including trampolines and foam pits at some spots. Take advantage of this handy list of local gymnastics facilities in the west suburbs with ongoing open gym schedules. It’s great to have on hand for days when the weather outside isn’t cooperating, or when your little (or big) ones need to burn off some extra energy! This article is sponsored by Gemini Gymnastics Academy.

Gemini Gymnastics Academy
330 Washington Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525
(708) 352-2977

Tiny Twister Open Gym is a fun, special time for children of all ages to play and practice gymnastics skills. It is offered Monday-Friday, 11:10 am – 12:10 pm and is $5 per child (walking and up) and please note that as of March 1, 2019 the time is changing to 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Parent/caregiver must accompany child(ren) in the gym at all times. Click here to fill out the online waver. It’s recommended that you check their open gym page for cancellations or closures for private events.

Gemini partners with Anderson’s Book Shop in Lagrange for Open Gym Story-times on select days! Look for upcoming dates on the Gemini website!

Fall to Spring Open Gyms in Chicago’s Western Suburbs

These days and times are for open gym during the school year (fall through the spring). Please be sure to check each website to confirm dates and times. Also, look for waivers online to print and sign in advance so your kids can get straight to playtime upon arrival. Summer scheduling coming soon!

Prairie Gymnastics Club
1241 N Raddant Road
Batavia, IL 60510

Click here to view a complete list of all scheduled open gym times.

All Around Gymnast
674 County Line Road
Bensenville, IL 60106
(708) 258-5822

Open gym is Saturdays from 3:00 – 5:00 pm and includes their Preschool Room.

BIG Gymnastics
16W110 83rd Street
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Preschool open gym (5 & under) is on Friday mornings from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Friday night open gym from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm for ages 6–17. Sunday open gym from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm for ages 2–17 (4 & under with adult).

Flying High
5400 East Avenue
Countryside, IL 60525

All ages open gym is every Saturday from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Little Tykes time for Kindergartners and below Monday thru Fridays 10:00 am – 11:30 am and Fridays 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm.

Downers Grove Park District
4500 Belmont Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Parent/child open gym (ages 10 months to 7 years with parent) is held Mondays from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm and Tuesdays–Fridays from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

Elite Sports Complex
6360 Belmont Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Family open gym on Tuesday at 10:00 – 11:00 am and Fridays from 11:15 am – 12:15 pm for ages walking through 6 years old. Supervised open gym on Fridays from 7:15 – 9:15pm for all ages.

Premier Gymnastics Academy
2435 Curtiss Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Open gym is offered on Sunday evenings from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm for children ages 6–18.

Gemini Gymnastics Academy
330 Washington Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525
(708) 352-2977

Tiny Twister Open Gym is a fun, special time for children of all ages to play and practice gymnastics skills. It is offered Monday-Friday, 11:10 am – 12:10 pm and is $5 per child (walking and up) and please note that as of March 1, 2019 the time is changing to 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Parent/caregiver must accompany child(ren) in the gym at all times. Click here to fill out the online waver. It’s recommended that you check their open gym page for cancellations or closures for private events.

Gemini partners with Anderson’s Book Shop in Lagrange for Open Gym Story-times on select days! Look for upcoming dates on the Gemini website!

Naperville Gymnastics & Dance Academy
800 Enterprise Court
Naperville, IL 60563

Preschool open gym is held Monday and Wednesday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm  – 2:00 pm for ages 6 years old and younger. Also, Friday from 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm. All ages open gym Saturday and Sunday from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.

Flipside Academy of Movement
7918 26th Street
North Riverside, IL 60546

Staff monitored open gym Monday–Thursday, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm and Saturdays, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.

Park District of Oak Park 
21 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Open gym on Sundays 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm ages and 6 and up.

Illinois Gymnastics Institute
145 Plaza Drive
Westmont, IL 60559

Preschool open gym for ages 6 years and under runs on Tuesdays from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm and Fridays 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Open gym for school-aged children runs Fridays 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm and Sunday 4:45 – 6:45 pm.

Find even more open gyms in the south suburbs! Kidlist has tons of indoor activities to tide you over ’til spring, too.

About the Author

Jill Borkowicz
Jill is thrilled to be sharing her insight and knowledge of local fun on Kidlist! As an Oak Park native, Jill and her husband settled in La Grange Park in 2007 and couldn’t be happier with the community they call home. Raising two lovely daughters, ages 8 and 10, Jill is always on the lookout for cool things to do as a family. She is passionate about yummy food, an organized abode, creative entertaining, frugal finds, travel adventures, a healthy spirit, and overall family fun. Jill’s favorite wintertime activity with the fam? Ice skating followed by hot chocolate! Summertime family favorite? Long pool days with friends that end with a BBQ!

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