Charlie Featured on Twin CIties Live

November 06, 2018

Emily Engberg stopped by Gleason's Gymnastic School in Brooklyn Park to meet and interview Charlie Larson.

Charlie is preparing for the World Age Group Championships in double-mini in Russia this November.

Gleason's New Gym Featured on Business Matters

September 20, 2018

Inside a 26,000-square-foot warehouse off County Road 81 and Brooklyn Boulevard, there’s a delicate balancing act going on. Delicate because kids as young as age 2 learn to test out their muscles. The balancing part comes with practice and help thanks to teachers like Mike Rau. “It’s been hand-down one of the best jobs I’ve ever had,” said Rau, referring to his job at Gleason’s.

On the Road to Russia

August 24, 2018

Gymnast: Charlie Larson (Junior Elite at GGS Brooklyn Park)
Team: Double Mini (ages 15-16)
Competition: World Age Group Championships
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
When: November 15-18, 2018

Larry Gleason Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

June 19, 2018

Larry Gleason will be inducted into the World Acrobatics Society's Gallery of Legends Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement. 

The ​World Acrobatics Society 2018 Congress & Gallery of Legends Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on September 8, 2018.

History to Flip for: Gleason's Gymnastics Turns 50

November 04, 2016

Larry Gleason remembers the first gymnastics school he ever opened, in 1966.


It was a small storefront on 28th Street and Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. Just 14 feet wide by 55 feet long, it was tiny by today's gym standards at 1,500 square feet. It featured a low ceiling...

Larry Gleason Featured in Minnesota Good Age

June 13, 2016

In 2016, Gleason’s Gymnastic School celebrated its 50th Anniversary. It’s a milestone that almost didn’t happen. And no one seems more surprised by the gym’s success than its owner. Ask Larry Gleason and he’ll tell you he never set out to create a gymnastics empire in the Twin Cities....

Gleason's Preschool Open Gyms

January 14, 2015

Attention all parents of preschoolers who are, due to the recent bone-chilling temps, using your couches as trampolines: I’ve got a MUCH better spot in mind for them to let out that pent-up energy. A preschool open gym with REAL trampolines those little monkeys are actually encouraged to bounce on. Not to mention the bars, ropes and flying trapeze to swing from. 

Jennifer Sans Inducted into the USAG 2015 Hall of Fame

December 09, 2014

Nine individuals, representing six different gymnastics disciplines, comprise the 2015 class of inductees for the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame. The six athletes and coach are: Kristin Allen, Michael Rodrigues, acrobatic gymnastics; Mohini Bhardwaj, women’s gymnastics; Jessica Howard, rhythmic gymnastics; Terin Humphrey, women’s gymnastics; Jennifer Sans...

Star Tribune Features Gleason's Adult Classes

April 02, 2012

A 63-year-old man does double back flips on the trampoline. Nearby, a 56-year-old woman nails a cartwheel on a gymnastics beam. In the next room, a 42-year-old man practices for a movie shoot by "falling" off a 20-foot-high scaffold.

Please reload

Great staff and coaches. My girls love going to class and open gym.   - Kari K.

  • Facebook - Gleason's
  • Twitter - Gleason's
  • Gleason's YouTube Channel
  • Instagram - Gleason's

© 2019 by Gleason's Gymnastic School  est. 1966
2015 Silver Bell Road | Eagan, MN 55122 651-454-6203