Jump Around Gymnastics is DeForest’s home for preschool, recreational and competitive gymnastics! Opened in 2012, we provide a fun and positive atmosphere for children to learn. Our staff is dedicated to developing the physical, social, and emotional well-being of gymnasts. We also offer special activities including open jump, field trips, and birthday parties.
Jump Around Gymnastics provides gymnastics instruction, open gyms, field trips and birthday parties. Our facility has all Olympics apparatuses for boys and girls, as well as preschool equipment and trampolines.
Our mission is to provide a positive gymnastics experience that creates a life-long love for the sport. Our goal is for gymnastics to provide your child benefits far beyond the gym. Lessons learned in gymnastics can have lasting effects on your child’s life.
Owner Ben O’Neill has over 2 decades of coaching experience at the Preschool, Recreational, Junior Olympic and College levels. Born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, Ben earned a gymnast scholarship at Southern Connecticut State University where he trained under Olympic Gymnast and Hall of Fame Coach, Abie Grossfeld. Ben also earned All-American Honors as a Springboard Diver. He continued his coaching career as the Head Diving Coach at Delta State University while earning his Masters Degree in Education. After serving as Gymnastics Coordinator for the Evergreen Parks and Recreation District in Evergreen, Colorado he moved back to Madison to open Jump Around.
“I can't recommend this place enough! My 3 year old has so much fun playing on all the equipment, especially the foam pit, and loves her coaches. They are so encouraging and are always proud of all their students' accomplishments. Such a great way for my kid to learn new skills and make new friends.”