Gymnastics & Dance


Tampa Gym and Dance offers the highest quality recreational and competitive gymnastics and dance programs for ages 1-17 years old at two convenient locations, Wayne C. Papy Athletic Center and the New Tampa Community Park Recreation Center. We facilitate a relaxed and fun environment where every child will feel comfortable learning. In addition to our extensive gymnastics and dance  programs, we offer birthday parties at New Tampa Recreation Center only and Joe Abrahams Sports and Dance summer camps.

Interest List Information

Our Waitlist is Open

When signing up for the waitlist, and are interested in both gymnastics and dance, you will need to sign up for then separately.

Due to the large volume of calls we receive, we are unable to return calls in regards the status.

You will only be contacted by email when there is availability for your child's age group; therefore, your waitlist number is NOT indicative of how quickly you will be contacted.

Remember that you will only be contacted by email. We cannot stress enough the importance of keeping your information up to date on your account so that we may contact you when there is availability.


The gymnastics program offers an outstanding curriculum, state of the art facilities, and expert coaching. Our coaching staff has over 25 years of teamwork developing athletes of all ages. Our coaches focus not only on the physical skills necessary for gymnastics, but the positive mental attitude that will impact an athlete’s life in and out of the gym. Our curriculum offers all level of programs from preschool to recreational to competitive.

Our philosophy stresses the importance of developing well-rounded athletes. All of our athletes are taught the values of sportsmanship, teamwork, and hard work. Our coaches believe that finding that special quality in each child helps to provide a positive influence and foundation for success in all areas of life.

Our coaching staff has both personal and professional gymnastics experience at the national and collegiate level. All our coaches are USA Gymnastics safety and skill certified, which means that our athletes are getting the best and safest gymnastics experience.


The dance program offers a variety of classes for all levels of ability and interest. Most dancers started in a simple preschool or recreational class and learn the love of dance. Whether it be Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical or Hip Hop we offer it all! Our dancers have performed in National Dance Competitions from Las Vegas to Lakeland. You've probably seen our girls in many local parades or performances around Tampa.

Showstar and performance teams strive to keep our members educated in the art of dance and performing, all while developing the discipline and appreciation for the art of dance. Our classes are designed to instill character, good citizenship and sportsmanship, and advance leadership skills. All of these qualities are important to our program but most importantly we build up a positive self-image and teach our students to have fun!