8/5/16:: A huge thank you to Macaroni Kids Bradenton and all that voted Lakewood Ranch Gymnastics BEST Gymnastics! We are so honored to have won the Gold Daisy Award!
8/1/16:: LWRG’s Level 10 athlete Derrian Gobourne had a blast this past weekend in New York City. Due to Derrians great performance at Nationals in Dallas, Texas this past May she received an all expense paid trip along with other Region 8 athletes to attend this awesome city! We are grateful to Region 8 for awarding the athletes and are so proud of Derrian!
7/29/16:: LWRG was happy to host the final Florida TOPS testing of the season. Thank you to all of the athletes from all over our state for attending!
7/27/16:: Congratulations to Kelsey Lee who has once again been invited to attend the next Developmental Camp in September at the National Training Center in Houston.
6/3/16:: LWRG’s Kelsey Lee finished up her season today at the Secret Hopes Championships in Hartford, Connecticut. Chippy ended up placing 10th on vault, 9th on bars, 6th on beam and 9th all-around. This was her first time competing on a podium and competed along with the top 10-11 year olds in the country. Hard to believe this time last year she had just finished up competing at level 7 regionals. What a year!!
5/16/16:: Secret Hopes Championships Bound! Congrats to LWRG’s Kelsey Lee on qualifying to the Secret Hopes Championships. Kelsey qualified as one of the top 18 10/11 year old Hopes athletes in the country this past weekend at the National Training Center. Congrats and Good Luck!
5/15/16:: Regional GOLD! Our Xcel athletes finished up a dominating season in Tennessee at the Xcel Region 8 Regionals by winning numerous gold medals. Congratulations to Bri, Nova, Mady, Anniston, Nicole T, and Jenna for all becoming Regional Champions!
5/9/16:: Nationals Success! Congratulations to Level 9 Kelsey Walker on her 6th Place finish on Vault at Eastern Nationals in Virginia Beach. A BIG congratulations to Level 10 Derrian Gobourne on her fantastic 5th Place All-Around at JO Nationals in Dallas, Texas. Derrian also took home the 2nd place silver medal on Bars, 4th place on vault, and 8th place on floor. Derrians awesome performance at JO Nationals made her one of the top 6 Level 10s in Region 8 and therein made her eligible for our regions All-Star trip to New York City in July!
4/18/16:: Xcel teams win win win at the state meet! Congratulations to our Xcel Bronze, Silver & Gold athletes and their coaches for winning the Florida State Team Titles. Our Xcel Platinum team took second. 100% of our athletes qualified to regionals and 6 of them(Karina, Sydney, Kelly, Jenna, Sophia, & Nicole) were top 6 in the state in their division and will represent Team Florida at the competition next month.
4/11/16:: Congratulations to Level 9s Marissa F. & Kelsey W. for qualifying to Eastern Nationals in Virginia Beach! Also congrats to Level 10 Derrian Gobourne on qualifying to JO Nationals in Dallas next month. This is Derrian’s fourth time in a row qualifying. Good Luck to the girls!
4/4/16:: Regionals Bound! 100% of our Level 7 & 8 athletes qualified to regionals in Asheville! LWRG also currently has the number #1 Level 7, Bri F, and #1 Level 8, Sienna P, in the state! LWRG has 2 other Level 7s on the Florida Regional Team, Lilly L & Margarita L. and our Level 7 team once again won the Florida Team Title scoring a 115.925. Great Job and Good Luck at Regionals Girls.
3/21/16:: Level 6 Team State Champions! Congrats to our awesome Level 6 team on once again winning the Florida Team Title. Scoring a 115.40, qualifying 8 athletes to regionals(our club had the most in Florida), and winning 16 Gold medals makes the end of their season very special. A special congrats to Evelyn B. on being one of the top 8 Level 6s in the state and earning a spot on the Florida Regional Team. Good Luck at regionals girls!
3/14/16:: Congratulations to our Level 7/8 and Xcel Teams on a great finish to their season at the Leprechaun Classic in Orlando! Our Level 7,8, Xcel Silver an Xcel Golds all took home the team titles! But, the highlight of the meet was definitely a perfect 10.0 scored by Xcel Silver athlete Nova Pollard! Great Job and Good Luck at state girls!
2/29/16 :: Our Xcel and Optional Teams had a blast in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. We competed against some of the best teams in our region and our Level 7, 8, 9, & 10s all qualified for the team finals competition. Our girls had a great time competing in the college style finals event and ended up finishing 2nd place. They won a $5000 apparel gift certificate from Ozone Leotards and can’t wait to get some great new training gear. They definitely earned it!
2/21/16:: Gasparilla Classic at Tropicana Field was once again a huge success for LWRG. Our Xcel Teams (Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinums) all took home the first team trophies! (Platinums tied for first in a great competition and our Golds had the highest team score(115.575) of all teams in all levels.) Our Level 6,7,& 8s keep improving and also won the first place team trophies with their highest team scores of the season!! Our Level 9s and 10s took home second and Level 10 Derrian Gobourne had the highest All-Around from any Florida Level 10 earning her the prestigious Jose Gaspar award for the second year in a row! Great weekend for our athletes and coaches!
2/9/16:: Our optional teams had a great time in Phoenix, Arizona at the Classic Rock Invitational. Our Level 9s took home a first place team guitar and our Level 6-8s all finished in the top three in the team divisions.
1/25/16:: A BIG congrats to our Xcel Teams on taking the first place team titles in Xcel Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum at the very competitive Sanddollar Invitational in Orlando. Our Level 6 and Level 9 teams also took home Second Place in their team divisions(Level 7 & 8s had the weekend off).
1/11/16:: The LWRG optional teams kicked off their competition season this past weekend at the Tampa Bay Classic. Our girls dominated the team divisions by winning them ALL in Level 6,7,8,9 & 10, as well as in the Xcels divisions(Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum). It was a great start to the season!
12/16/15:: FLORIDA USAG COMPULSORY CLUB OF THE YEAR!! We are so excited and honored to receive the 2015 Florida USAG Compulsory Club of the Year Award! Our athletes, coaches and club are so grateful for the honor. Thank You USAG of Florida!
12/14/15:: Level 3 Florida State Champions!! Congratulations to our amazing athletes and coaches! Scoring an impressive 117.85, winning 61 individual Gold medals and having an undefeated season caps off an outstanding year for LWRG!
12/7/15:: Florida State Team Champions!! Our Level 4 athletes once again took home the Level 4 team state title. Winning the Division 1 category but having the highest team score(116.75) out of all 49 teams entered. Our girls took home 41 Gold Medals and won the all-around in 10 out of 12 age groups in which they were entered. What a great way to cap off an outstanding undefeated season!
11/22/15:: 49 State Champs!!! Congratulations to our awesome Level 2 athletes on an amazing season. LWRG won 49 state titles(more than any other team in the state) at the Florida State Meet in St. Augustine this past weekend. The team scored a huge 117.25 taking home second place. We are so very proud of them and their dedicated coaches Caroline and Dali. It was an amazing season!
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10/16/15:: Congratulations to LWRG athlete Kelsey Lee on an outstanding performance at TOPs national testing. Kelsey received an A team qualifying score and has been asked to attend the prestigious Developmental Camp to be held in February 2016 along with the top young athletes in the country! Congratulations Chippy!
10/11/5:: Another great weekend of compulsory gymnastics this time at the Gasparilla Fall Invite in Lakeland. Check out the numbers!
~Level 2s First Place Team out of 16 teams with a score of 116.70. 16 out of 19 of the athletes are in their first year EVER of competing in gymnastics! One of them scored over a 39 this weekend, and these athletes only train 4.5 hours per week!
~Level 3s First Place Team out of 24 teams also with a team score of 116.70. 16 out of the 23 are first year Level 3s or new to LWRG. This team took home 47 Gold medals and only trains 7.5 hours per week!
~Level 4s First Place Team out of 22 teams scoring a team score of 116.175. 14 out of 16 of the athletes are first year Level 4s and this was their third Level 4 meet ever. 26 scores over a 9.5. These athletes train 12 hours per week.
9/27/15 :: It was a clean sweep once again for our compulsory Level 2,3,& 4 teams this time at the Daytona Beach Bash, all winning first place team titles. It was an amazing weekend full of great competition which was highlighted by a PERFECT 10.0 on beam by Level 4 Ella Galvin! Congrats one again to our amazing coaches and athletes!
9/14/15 :: Congratulations to our Level 2, 3, & 4 athletes and coaches on a spectacular start to their competition season at the Aloha Invite in Tampa this past weekend. All teams won the team title by a substantial margin. Which included a 117.425 by our Level 3 team as well as having a total of 11 athletes score a 38 in the all-around and 2 scoring a 39 in the all-around! Fantastic job done by our talented and very hard working athletes and coaches!
8/24/15 :: Congratulations to LWRG 7 year old Maddie L. on becoming a TOPS National Diamond Team Member. Also congrats to 10 year olds Kelsey L. and Lilly L. on qualifying to the TOPS national testing at the National Training Center in October. Awesome job and good luck girls!
8/17/15 :: A huge congratulations to LWRG Level 10, Jessica S., on accepting an offer to join Ohio State University’s Gymnastics team in the fall of 2016. We are so very proud of her! Go Buckeyes!
:: LWRG had an amazing 2014-2015 Competitive Season! Winning Levels 3,4,6,7,8 and Xcel Silver and Gold makes it our most successful season since we opened in September of 2011. Congratulations to our amazing coaches and athletes on all of their hard work and dedication. We can’t wait for the 2015-2016 season!
:: Congratulations to Level 10 gymnast Jenna Cashmore on accepting an athletic scholarship to compete for TWU next fall! We are so proud of you Jenna! Go Pioneers!
:: Level 3 Florida State Team Champions! With 45 individual state championship titles, a team score that out scored all teams in all divisions(117.90), and a perfect 10.0, LWRG is beyond proud of our athletes and our dedicated coaches(Caroline, Mikey, & Clint) on an amazing end to an undefeated level 3 season! Life is definitely good at the ranch! #LifesGoodattheRanch
:: Congratulations to LWRG Level 10 Brooke Johnson on committing to a full athletic scholarship to Ball State University! We are so very proud of her! Go Cardinals!
:: Once again LWRG is the Level 4 Florida Team State Champions! Just like at the Level 2 State Meet the LWRG girls had more individual and all-around titles than any other club in the state! Each one of our athletes is an individual and team state champion! It is an awesome end to an incredible season! #LifesGoodattheRanch #lwrg
:: 29 State Champions(more than any other club in the state), 6 38’s in the All-around, 2 39’s in the All-around, and a 10.0 on beam means a great weekend for our Level 2s! What an amazing job done by our coaches(Caroline, Mikey, & Clint)! Our level 2 athletes took home the second place team trophy at the Level 2 Florida State Championships with a season high total of 117.475. Not bad for a team that trains 4.5 hours a week! What a great end to a great season!
:: LWRG is proud to announce that Level 10 Derrian Gobourne has committed to a full athletic scholarship to Auburn University! We are so very proud of her. War Eagle!
:: LWRG would like to thank so many of our customers, friends, and peers in the gymnastics community for all of their condolences and well wishes to us with the passing of Coach Richard and for the recovery of our injured athlete. It has been a very difficult few weeks but knowing that Richard is in the best place possible has give us much needed peace. Our injured athlete is now home and recovering. She will be back flipping with us before we know it! Please continue to keep the families in your thoughts and prayers.
Dear LWRG Family~ It is with a very heavy heart that we need to inform all of you of the passing away of Coach Richard. He was in a fatal motorcycle accident yesterday afternoon in which he was hit by a vehicle. Also involved in the accident was one of our team athletes. She is currently in All Children’s Hospital and will have a long road ahead. Please keep Richards family, our injured athlete, and our LWRG staff in your thoughts and prayers. As information develops on this tragedy we will keep you informed as appropriate.
We are all grieving this tragic loss, he will be greatly missed!
:: Our new address is 4235 Solutions Lane. It is right across the field from our former location in the big brown building.
:: Nationals bound! Congratulations to Level 9 Callie N. who took home the GOLD Medal in the All-Around at regionals and will lead the regional team as they are headed to Eastern Nationals! Level 10 Derrian Gobourne also had a fantastic regional competition and finished 2nd All-Around and is headed to Mississippi to JO Nationals. Level 10s Jasmine Kauffman and Brooke Johnson are the first alternates to JO nationals in their age groups, and have been invited to compete in the National Invitational Tournament to be held at the same time. We are so proud of these young ladies and we are so excited to get to see them continue on in their competition season! Good Luck to our fantastic four!
:: Regionals here we come! Congratulations to our Level 8 team in which 100% of our athletes qualified to the regional competition. Two of our athletes, Ashley Bruneman & Kelsey Walker, qualified to represent the state of Florida in the team competition as they had 2 of the top 8 highest all-arounds in the state! In addition to Ashley and Kelsey being chosen to represent our state, Level 7 Andrea Romero had the HIGHEST all around of over 325 competitors and will be representing Florida in the state team competition. We also qualified 6 additional athletes to Level 7 Regionals which was highly competitive! Congrats to all of our athletes and coaches on an outstanding season. Go LWRG and Team Florida!
:: FLORIDA STATE TEAM CHAMPIONS! LWRG won the Florida State Championship Team Titles in Level 6 and Xcel Gold! 26 Individual State Champions and too many top 3 finishes to mention(check our Facebook). Good Luck to our Level 9 & 10 athletes as their next stop will be in Atlanta for Regionals!