Optional and XCEL Programs

Once gymnasts master compulsory skills, they advance to the next level, optional competition. Gymnasts highlight their personal strengths and abilities in customized routines.   Optional Team practices between 16-20 hours a week. 



XCEL is an alternative USAG competitive program offering flexibility to coaches and gymnasts. The XCEL program allows varying abilities and commitment levels the opportunity for a rewarding gymnastics experience.  Xcel Team practices up to 12 hours a week.