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					                       FLIP FORCE GYMNASTICS’ 2012 - 2013
                             Member Information Guide
 Welcome to Flip Force Gymnastics! You have chosen an incredible sport for your child, one that will enhance every
 aspect of development. Our professional staff members were chosen to represent our company because of their love for
 children and their ability to enhance their lives through gymnastics.

    Our goal at Flip Force Gymnastics is to improve the overall well being of your children by creating opportunities for
     social interaction, physical activity and education which motivate them to embrace a healthy and active lifestyle.
  Your Parent Information Guide includes our policies and procedures, special events information, class rules, and a brief
                    summary of our programs. Please keep this guide as a reference throughout the year.
                                    Thank you for being an important part of our program.

                    *We’re glad you are here and look forward to a wonderful year for you and your child!
                                                           Office Hours
                    Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Fridays 10 to 12 p.m.
                                                     CLOSED FRIDAYS
                                   Saturday 9:45 am - 1:15 pm (During School Year Only)
                   Please CALL Prior to Coming to Gym in the a.m. hours. Morning hours by appt. only

          Membership Fees                               Drop-off and Pick-up Policy                        Enrollment/Transfers/Waiting Lists
Membership is required for all                  Parents are required to stay with their                   Students may enroll at any time. Enrolling in
participants in our program and is              child until our staff takes over                          the middle of a month simply means that
renewed annually for all members in the         responsibility at the beginning of class.                 tuition rates will be pro-rated. If there is a
                                                Children are required to wait inside our                  conflict with your child's class time, you may
month of August. Membership fees are
                                                building for pick up. Children should never               transfer to another class time. Please stop at
non-refundable and non-transferable.                                                                      the front desk to transfer your child's class.
                                                wait outside for a ride or walk through the
Tuition Payments: Tuition is due by the                                                                   Ability to transfer is based on class space.
                                                parking lot without an adult.
1st of each month. Tuition received by                                                                    Those seeking space in a full class (new or
the 1st will receive a “Thank You                                                                         transferring) will be placed on a waiting list.
Discount”.                                                     Make-up Classes                            When space becomes available, you will be
                                                                                                          contacted for enrollment or transfer.
                                                Flip Force allows make ups if tuition is
         “Thank You Discounts”                  current. Make up classes must occur
                                                within 30 days of the missed class and                                     SICKNESS
If monthly tuition is received prior to or
        st                                                                                                Unfortunately, we all get colds, flu & other
on the 1 of the month you are qualified         must be scheduled through our office
                                                                                                          yucky stuff. No one wants to get sick, so
for the “Thank You Discount”; however,          after the attendance is documented in the
                                                                                                          please help us control the spread of
if payment is not received by these dates       computer. We do not give credits or
                                                                                                          illness. Our sickness policy is the same as
then regular tuition amounts are due.           refunds for missed classes. However, for                  any school system - if, in the past 24
                                                excessive absences due to an illness or                   hours, your child has been running fever,
We also offer multiple class/sibling            injury, please call our office. Please limited            vomiting, and severe colds with runny
discount rates. Please see office for           number of make-ups to no more than one                    nose, persistent coughing & sneezing,
more details.                                   per month.                                                diarrhea - please keep your child home. If
                                                                                                          your child is too sick to attend school, your
                                                           INCLEMENT WEATHER                              child is too sick to come to gym. Make
        Class Withdrawal                        Your safety and the safety of our staff are first and     sure your child washes his/her hands
Flip Force Gymnastics requires a 2 week         foremost important in the case of bad weather. If         often, uses tissues to wipe noses, etc. In
written notice for withdrawal from a            we will be cancelling classes or closing our facility     case of excessive absence due to illness,
class.    Drop/Withdrawal forms are             due to bad weather, we will post a message on our         please call us so that we may work out a
                                                website's Home Page.                                      make-up plan.
available at our office and on the
                                                If there is no message regarding a change to our
website.                                        programming, we will be open regular hours and
You are responsible for paying tuition if       classes.                                                                  Gym Attire
proper notification/documentation to                                                                      Leotards or pull-on shorts and tucked in
                                                WE DO NOT FOLLOW SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR                      t-shirt are suitable active wear in the
our office for withdrawal is not given.
                                                INCLEMENT WEATHER. If we are open and you
Communication to coach and/or other                                                                       gym. Bare feet only. Hair pulled back
                                                feel unsafe to drive, please call us so that we may
personnel is UNACCEPTABLE.                      schedule a make up class for you. Please check            away from face. No jewelry please.
                                                our website before calling our office.

                         Mailing address: 1128 Old Greensboro Road Kernersville, NC 27284               Phone: 336-996-5158
                              Tuition Rates                                          Preschool          Rec Classes            1½ hr. Classes
 MONTHLY TUITION AMOUNT                                                                 $64.00                 $68.00                  $88.00
 *Thank You Discount Amount* MUST be received on/before 1st of month                   $54.00         $58.00               $78.00
 PAYG (must call ahead )                                                               $20.00         $22.00               $27.00
 AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM                                                               $250/mo. Monday-Fridays from after school until 6 p.m.

                                                   Flip Force Gymnastics Special Events
Our newsletter “Flip Force News" is published every two months and distributed at the end of class. Each edition of our newsletter
contains important reminders, upcoming special events and interesting information on topics such as nutrition, child development,
parenting tips, etc. Our newsletter information is also available in the lobby of the Flip Zone, Parent Information table, and bulletin
boards and on our website. Make sure you receive your copy!

                                                                Flip Force Parties
At a Flip Force Gymnastics Party, you can expect a full hour of fun and games in our dynamic gymnastics facility with another half
hour for cake eating and gift opening! Group games, obstacle courses, gymnastics circuits, trampolines and much more await your
guests at Flip Force Gymnastics! Our enthusiastic and caring staff will assist you with your party in every way possible!

PARTY TIMES: Parties are scheduled year round on Saturdays at the following times: 2:00 to 3:30 and 4:00 to 5:30 with the
exception of holidays or special events. Sunday is available upon request and availability.

WE PROVIDE: Invitations / paper products / t-shirt for the birthday child.

PARTY COST: Members: $125 / Non-members: $150 includes birthday child and up to 10 guests / Additional guests
            may attend at the rate of $5 per guest.

DEPOSIT: A non-refundable deposit is due within 3 days of booking your party at which time you may pick up your invitations. This deposit is a part
of your total party cost.

Friday Open Gym: Friday Open Gym is offered every Friday night with the exception of holidays or special events for those who
have gymnastics/tumbling skills/abilities and wish to work on their skills. The cost is $10.00 for current class members and $15.00
for non class members. This includes pizza and open gym time from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Grades: First to High School. Space is limited.

Saturday Night Get Away (SNGA): Saturday Night Get Away is offered twice each month from 5:30 - 9:00 pm. What a GREAT
"date night"! We'll entertain your child with games, organized gymnastics stations, mini-clinics and open gym! Pizza dinner and
mid-evening snack provided. Reservations required by Saturday prior to SNGA. AGES: 3 - 12 years old. Children must be potty
trained in order to attend Saturday Night Get Away. $5.00 NONREFUNDABLE DEPOSIT per child is required when making your
reservations. Balance of SNGA is due the Thursday prior to event.

 Cost by Thursday Deadline: Member: $15 / Sibling: $10 Non-Member: $20 / Sibling: $15             AFTER DEADLINE COST: $25.00 per person

Field Trips: Flip Force Gymnastics hosts field trips for schools, church groups, daycares, scouting activities and other group events.
Field trips are offered weekday mornings and on weekends. Field Trips include supervised gym instruction, obstacle courses, relay
races, group games are all part of our field trip activities! Please call our office for scheduling.

    Flip Force Gymnastics’ Special Events,                    Remember these things for class!                                DISCIPLINE:
             Holidays and Closings                      Safety is #1! Always follow our rules!                    We follow a 3-strike rule for
                                                        Children MUST be accompanied into the gym by an           discipline: (1) verbal warning; (2)
 July 30 : First Day of Classes.                        instructor.                                               time out; (3) leave class for the day.
 September 8 : Start of Saturday Classes.               No gum, candy or drink is allowed into the gym. A
 September 3 : Labor Day - NO CLASSES/Closed.           water fountain is located in the gym for students.        Under no circumstances will we
 October 31 : Halloween – NO CLASSES/Closed.            Hair must be up and out of your face.                     permit hitting, kicking, pinching, and
                  st  th                                Please use the facilities before class.                   spitting, verbal abuse including foul
 November 21 - 25
   Thanksgiving - NO CLASSES/ Closed                    Parents may observe along the perimeter of the            language or disrespect to others.
 December 23 - January 1
                            st                          gym. Please do not block doorways or sit on walls
   Winter Break- NO CLASSES/ Closed                     to observe.                                               *We strive to teach your children
 January 2 : Classes resume                             Wear proper attire. Shorts, t-shirts (tucked in) and      respect and positive behavior in
             st                                         leotards are appropriate. Feet should be bare.            class. Please help us make our
 January 21 : M. Luther King Day
                                                        No jewelry beyond stud earrings.                          facility a positive place by going over
   NO CLASSES/Closed.
           th        th                                 Inform your teacher if you need to leave class for        these policies with your child before
 March 29 – April 5 Spring Break - NO CLASSES           any reason.                                               coming to class.
 May 27 : Memorial Day – NO CLASSES/Closed.             Please be respectful to your teacher and fellow
     COMING JUNE ….FLIPPIN’ FUN MEET…..                 students.
                                                                                                 THANKS FOR CHOOSING FLIP FORCE
                          Mailing address: 1128 Old Greensboro Road Kernersville, NC 27284             Phone: 336-996-5158

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