GAR began in 1977 with 4,300 sq. ft of space. Five locations later, we are proud to continue serving the Rockford community with our 40,000 sq. ft. of fun!! Since we opened our doors, GAR has been family owned and operated. In January, 2012, GAR is proud to have opened Gymnastic Academy North, our second location in Roscoe, IL offering many of the same program schedules and other activities that are offered in Rockford.Whether you are looking for recreational classes or a competitive program, GAR is the place for you. GAR coaching staff has produced over 1,000 Local and State Champions,700 Regional Champions, 500 National Champions and 18 World Champions. We encourage and support all athletes to reach their own personal goals.