Andy Harvey’s
Academy of Gymnastics

A Higher Level of Excellence

At the Academy of Gymnastics, we build strength and skills to help our students compete at the highest level in the world of gymnastics.  Our staff is committed to providing a safe, fun, and challenging environment for every child to learn and to grow through the sport of gymnastics.

Our students benefit from our comprehensive coaching and instruction. Progressing in the field of gymnastics not only improves individual coordination and physical abilities, it provides continuing enjoyment and the satisfying feeling of accomplishment achieved by mastering new skills. 

We have a simple philosophy —  teach children they can achieve and they will carry this lesson with them for life. Whether you are looking to develop coordination, motor skills, self-confidence, or you want to experience and refine skills for cheerleading, tumbling, or competitive gymnastics, we have the class for you and the experience to help you meet your goals!

Let the training professionals at the Academy of Gymnastics help your child reach the next level of excellence in the exciting field of gymnastics.

Modern Equipment. First Class Instructors. 
Academy of Gymnastics is a member of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and U.S.A. Gymnastics (USAG)


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The Academy of Gymnastics has been offering gymnastics fun since 1985. Our coaches and staff have helped many youngsters explore the excitement of gymnastics and set the stage for a high-energy and healthy lifestyle for years to come.

Andy Harvey


Andy Harvey has been director of the Academy of Gymnastics since 1985.  He has been pursuing the art of gymnastics since 1975 when he began teaching while competing at Central Connecticut State College under Tony Capitao. 

Andy has taught in Connecticut, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Michigan and Saudi Arabia.  He studied under such notables as Muriel Grossfeld and Vannie Edwards.  He has received a Professional Development Accreditation and Safety Certification with USA Gymnastics.

Andy spent three years as assistant coach at the University of Connecticut.  During this time, the team took sixth place honors at the 1983 NCAA National Championships in California.  Two of the gymnasts also received All-American honors.  Andy was named 2016 American Athletic Union Coach of the Year.

A past member of the Educational Kinesiology Foundation and Brain Gym consultant, Andy is excited to incorporate these skills into his classes to enhance your child’s learning experience through the science of movement.

Observation Policy

Due to safety considerations and control of class organization, we have adopted a no “in-gym” observation policy.  Full gym viewing is available via the second floor observation area.

Proper Attire

GIRLS must wear leotards or fitted outfits (gym shorts, T-shirts, and warm-ups are optional over gym wear.)  Tights may be worn if they are footless.

BOYS should wear gym shorts and T-shirts.  (Drawstring or elastic waist band.  No buttons, buckles or zippers.)

We ask that students do not wear belts, jewelry or earrings.  Long hair must be secured before class begins – preferably in a braid.  No bobby pins.

Snow Days

If weather conditions require the Academy to close, a recorded cancellation announcement will be placed on the answering machine one hour prior to class.  In addition, the cancellation will be posted on this page, as well as our Facebook page.  Notification will also be made to local broadcast outlets.  


The gym will be closed October 31, November 26-30, December 24 – January 4 and May 25.

Make Up Policy

Make-up class is held on the 1st Saturday of the month 12:00-12:45 for all ages. If your child has missed a class, feel free to attend. No pre-registration is necessary.

Rules of the gym

• No shoes or sneakers allowed in the gym. No Jewelry. No gum.
• NO SMOKING on Academy grounds.
• Long hair must be tied back (preferably in a braid).
• Young students should be prompted to use the lavatory before class.
• Enter parking lot on right side of building. No drop off or pick up on the street.
• Watch for children in parking lot. No children climbing on porch ledge or railings.
• Please enjoy the observation area. For safety reasons, no observers are allowed on the gym floor.




Age Group Classes

An annual registration fee of $30 per family must be received with the registration form.  37 weeks of gymnastics classes begin September 7th, 2021, and are broken into three 7-week pay periods and two 8-week flex sessions. (Flex sessions are 8 weeks of classes for the price of 7)

Age group classes – $140/7 weeks  

Age group classes – $140/8 week flex sessions

Tuition is paid in advance on five installment dates

           First Session payment 
           Due September 7-12 for September 7 – October 25, 2021

           Second Session payment 
           Due October 19-25 for October 26 – December 18, 2021

           First 8-week Flex Session payment 
           Due December 13-18 for January 3 – February 26, 2022

           Second Eight week flex session payment 
           Due February 21-26 for February 28 –April 23, 2022

           Fifth session payment
           Due April 18-23 for April 25 – June 11, 2022


4:00 – 4:45  |  5.5-11 years old


4:15 – 5:00  |  5.5 – 11 years old

5:15 – 6:00  |  5.5 – 11 years old

6:15 – 7:00  |  6.5 – 13 years old

7:15 – 8:00  |  11 years old & older


10:00 – 10:45   |  4 – 10 years old

11:00 – 11:45  |  4 – 10 years old

The gym will be closed November 23-27, December 20 – January 1 and May 30.


2021-2022 Teams

These programs are designed for the gymnast who enjoys working to develop their talents to a competitive level. Academy of Gymnastics is a member of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) & U.S.A Gymnastics (USAG).

           Pre Team Fees:
           Five sessions – $200 per session

          Beginner Team Fees:
           Five sessions – $230 per session

           Intermediate Team Fees: 
           4 hours/week – $2160 Sept.-May
           (Broken down into 9 payments; $240 is due the beginning of each month.)

           Advanced Team Fees: 
           6 hours/week – $2340 Sept.-May
           (Broken down into 9 payments; $260 is due the beginning of each month.)

Pre Team

Tuesday 4:15 – 5:45 PM

Beginner Team

Thursday 4:00-6:00 PM

Intermediate Team

Tuesday  6:00 – 8:00 PM
Thursday 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Advanced Team

Monday 5:00-8:00 PM
Friday 4:00-7:00 PM



Host a birthday party at Academy of Gymnastics!



Parties include:

* 1 hour of supervised open gym

* 1/2 hour for cake and presents

* You provide the food, drinks and paper products.  We take care of the rest.

*Cost is $130 for up to 12 children

* $10 for each additional child

*2 time slots are available for parties. Saturdays from 1-2:30 pm or 3-4:30 pm.  Check the calendar for availability.

Contact Ashlee at 860-759-2405 or Jorie at 860-888-3288 for info or to book your party

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15 Glastonbury Ave
Rocky Hill, CT 06067


(860) 563-1152



Location and Directions

Academy of Gymnastics is located at 15 Glastonbury Avenue (Route 160) in Rocky Hill, just off Silas Deane Highway (Route 99) in the center of town.  The gym is easily accessible from Exit 24 off I-91.

From I-91N, turn left off the exit.  At the 5th traffic light, (1.2 miles) turn left onto Glastonbury Avenue (160E).

From 91S, turn right off the exit.  At the 6th traffic light, (1.3 miles), turn left onto Glastonbury Avenue (160E).

We can be reached at (860) 563-1152.


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