Dress Code

Tight fitting athletic clothing during practice.

No loose or baggy clothing, including sweatshirts, sweatpants, or tops with hoods.

No crop tops or short shirts.


Solid colored clothing, no distracting patterns, shirts with logos relating to gymnastics and dance only.

Recommended colors: black, pink, white, grey, purple, blue, green


Half shoes are to be worn at all times during practice. Socks may be worn UNDERNEATH half shoes for practice ONLY. 

Half shoes are to be skin-colored only. 

All athletes are required to have two sets of competitive half shoes that are in good condition in their bags at all times.


Hair should be neatly secured away from the face in a bun. 

Hair should be tight and secure so that it does not come out during practice or need to be redone during practice. Hair spray and gel are helpful, but are often not necessary for practice. 

No jewelry including earring and necklaces are to be worn during practice or competitions.

Fingernails must be neatly trimmed.

Code of Conduct

Arrive to practice on time ready to go.

Example: Practice starts at 5pm. Gymnast is on carpet ready to warm up starting at 5pm, which means arriving by 4:50pm.

Committment to do your best quality work in each exercise. ‘Cheating’ on any training is ‘cheating’ yourself of improvement. 

Proper dress code, which includes neat hair that is secured away from the face for the entirety of practice.

In the event of an absence, gymnasts/parents will communicate with coaches in a timely manner.

Bring proper equipment to practice and keep it in good condition.

Always bring your positive attitude, so you are ready to work, listen to coaches, and encourage teammates. ORG requires respectful communication and conduct at all times.

Be a good role model and representative for ORG at the gym and at competitions.

No phone use during practice, except for emergency situations.

Respectful communication always among and about gymnasts, parents, and coaches including over texting, social media, email, etc. 

If experiencing or seeing any inappropriate, aggressive, or concerning situations, the gymnast will talk to a trusted adult (including coaches and parents) in a timely manner.

Never compare progress, performance, or skills to other gymnasts. Each gymnast will improve at their own pace. This extends to sharing scores with other gymnasts during competition.