See below for USAGymnastics resources and SafeSport Policies as it pertains to The Palaestra gymnastics.

Resources

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USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for the sport in the United States. 

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An online resource for gymnastics parents.

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USA Gymnastics Safe Sport is the organization's program related to the prevention and reporting of misconduct.

More about Safe Sport at The Palaestra

As a USA Gymnastics Member Club, we think it is important to be fully compliant with the USA Gymnastics and SafeSport Policies. In order to comply we:

- have information about SafeSport on our website and social media platforms so that it is easily accessible to the athletes and families we serve,

- have fully adopted the USA Gymnastics Safe Sport Policy,

- have a duty to report ALL misconduct through the appropriate channels as listed in the Safe Sport Policy. Below are the reporting portals for The Palaestra staff and clients alike;

(USA Gymnastics and U.S. Center for SafeSport),

- encourage parents to view the U.S. Center for SafeSport link to “Parents Guide to Misconduct in Sport and Youth Athlete Training”

- designate our staff member, Sigourney Weathers, as The Palaestra's Safety Champion,

- adhere to all restrictions placed on an employee by USA Gymnastics or the U.S. Center for SafeSport,

- abide by the list of persons declared permanently ineligible for membership in USA Gymnastics, and

- ensure that all of The Palaestra staff who have regular contact and authority over Minor Athletes have passed a background check consistent with USA Gymnastics background check policy AND completed U110: SafeSport Core Course.