Washington gyms: Please offer adult gymnastics

We know there’s a strong adult demand for Yoga, acrobatic dance, martial arts (e.g. Capoera), circus, tramp, tumbling, parkour … so why are there no adult gymnastics clubs in Washington D.C.?

Vicky Hallett in the Washington Post:

… The two biggest hurdles … are space and cost, explains Joe D’Emidio, who has run the YMCA Arlington’s gymnastics program since 1972. As property values have risen over the years, he’s seen gymnastics drift farther into the suburbs, where it’s easier to afford warehouse-size buildings. …

Equipment is pricey, and so is insurance. …

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(via International Gymnast)