Category Archives: News & Announcements

At Salem Gymnastics & Swim we always have something exciting happening! Check out our news and announcements at Salem Gymnastics & Swim here on our What’s HOT & Happening page!

The Boys are Back!

We are so excited to announce the return of boy’s competitive gymnastics to Salem! Look at the far end of the gym and you will immediately recognize the new equipment: the ring tower, high bar, pommel horse, and parallel bars. Look closer and you will see dozens of young men developing increased strength, balance, power, discipline, and confidence through the sport of gymnastics.  Boy’s

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Salem Gymnastics & Swim – Sports Month

  As Seen in Winston-Salem Chamber Chat The co-owner of Salem Gymnastics & Swim, Beth Morphis, reflects on a lifetime of growing up playing sports in Winston-Salem and pioneering sports programs for generations of young athletes. I am pleased to say that I have been a Winston-Salem girl all of my life! I was always an “upside down” girl, swinging in the trees at Brunson,

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Strickling wins State Championship

After only 4 years at Salem Gymnastics & Swim, 11 year old Raina Stickling is the Xcel Gold State Champion for her age group.  After her impressive win at State we had the opportunity to watch her practice, and sit down to ask her some questions.   How old were you when you started Gymnastics?  Did you love it right away?  I was in

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Comments on the recent headlines concerning Abuse

Friends, Over the past weeks and months we, like many of you, have been shocked and disgusted by the Dr. Larry Nassar sex abuse story.  Child sexual abuse sadly permeates many areas of society and for years we have had policies in place to keep predators away and our students safe.  Yet we are still left wondering, how could this have happened? Everywhere we’ve been over

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Salem Gymnasts win Regional Gold

Congratulations to Abby Reynolds, Level 7 Region 8 Bar Champion! Abby was an alternate after the Level 7 State Competition this year, not expecting to go to the 8 State Regional Championships. However the week of Regionals, we got a call that Abby would be competing in the place of another child who had an injury. We started training routines again right away! Abby

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Learn-to-Swim Program is Coming to Our Gym

Article Featured on the Winston-Salem Journal website. Salem Gymnastics Sports Center to Add Learn-To-Swim Program Salem Gymnastics Sports Center is expanding its facility on Country Club Road with a new learn-to-swim program. Owners Beth Morphis, her husband, Kenny Morphis, and her father, Frank Minter, broke ground Tuesday on Salem Swim. The new facility will add about 5,000 square feet to the existing 26,000-square-foot building

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Salem Swim Coming This Summer

Article Featured in Forsyth Woman Magazine Swim Program Coming 2016 Salem Gymnastics Sports Center is ready to jump in and get their feet wet! Really! In addition to all the programs regularly offered – gymnastics, martial arts, tumbling and dance-nastics (ballet,tap and gymnastics) – there’s more coming! A new swimming program, Salem Swim, is slated to open this coming summer. June 2016 is the target completion date for the expanded, indoor facility. This new program is

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Salem Gymnastics Laying a Good Foundation for Life

Article Featured in Triad Fit Magazine By Beth Morphis, Co-Owner, Salem Gymnastics Sports Center From a very early age, children understand the importance of movement. Far before academic success comes into play, children begin sorting out their social status on the playground using ladders, monkey bars, balls and races as the benchmark where they see themselves as either “can do” kids or not. Sadly,

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New Dance-nastics Studio

Article Featured in Forsyth Family Magazine Salem Gymnastics Celebrates the Opening of New Dance-nastics Studio There are many great ways to keep your children active and healthy! Many kids are involved in sports, ballet, karate, etc., and Salem Gymnastics is offering you a way to get your kids involved in something that combines two of the favorites-gymnastics and dance! “Dance-nastics is a program that

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Salem Gymnastics Voted Favorite Child Sports Program or Facility

Triad Moms on Main Choice Award Salem Gymnastics and Swim has been a Mom’s Choice Award multiple year winner; voted “Favorite Child Sports Program or Facility in Winston-Salem” by over 7,000 Triad Moms on Main readers! This contest celebrates all things parent-related in the Triad. The crew at Triad Moms on Main runs the contest by asking their readers to nominate the best of the best in

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