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Family Y Chooses Gymnastics Team to Compete at National Championships

The Family Y's 2012 national team, which will represent the Y at USA Gymnastics National Gymfest Championships at Disney World Florida in July.

Here they are, and congratulations to all! At right is our 2012 national team who will represent the Family Y at USA Gymnastics National Gymfest Championships at Disney World Florida in July! Some of the exhibition teams they will be competing against comprise teams from Alaska, Texas, Wisconsin, California, Arizona, Maryland, Georgia, Minnesota, Indiana and more.

Our young athletes represent five local towns and range in age from 9 to 15.

Back Row, L to R: Kelsey Lemke, Brianna Rotella, Chandler O’Reardon, Caroline O’Kane, Olivia Crosby, Kate Griffen, Fatima Alanis, Lexi Wetmore, Emily Kempa
Middle Row, L to R: Emily Prister, Danielle Cass, Tess Jacobs, Aliza Dodge, Sarah McKinnis, Sammy Ricci,
Bottom Row, L to R: Jensen Gutzwiller, Kelly Griffen, Margaret West, Cate Casparius.

Annual Gymnastic Overnight

Along with the hard training and skills building that take place day and night at the Family Y’s Gymnastics Center, there’s a lot of fun and team-building. Recently, some 60 young girls participated in the annual Gymnastic Overnight. This special activity included a scavenger hunt using the entire Y building, games, gymnastics, swimming and make your own sundaes at 11:00pm.

Pictured just below are former Family Y gymnasts Jessica Guo, Maddy Mann, Lindsay Kiedaisch and Olivia Stanley, who helped the Sally Silverstein and the staff make the evening a success!