Ronnie 4th AA at Eastern Nationals

Eastern Nationals Level 9: Congratulations Ronnie! 4th AA, 3rd BB, 3rd FX, 4th V We are so proud of you reaching your goals!

Makarri Doggette wins JO Nationals

Makarri Doggette wins JO Nationals for the second time with the highest score (38.925) among all competitors in the highly contested Level 10 National Championships. In 2017 Makarri had the second highest All Around in the entire competition…

BCE at the D2 Summit

Congratulations to ALL three of the BCE teams at the D2 Summit! All 3 teams HIT (0 deductions) and all scored over a 95! Pride advanced to Finals! Thundercats finished 22nd out of a whopping 100 teams and Lynx finished 13th out of 82, Lynx missed…

Buckeyes compete in their first International meet

Gymnix, Montreal: Ava and Emerson were terrific. Their division was similar to Hopes in the US. Ava 2nd bars, 3rd vault, 6th AA. Emerson 6th Beam and 7th floor. Congratulations girls. Way to represent.

Buckeye nearly sweeps team awards at the Arnold

Buckeye Gymnastics enjoyed a huge weekend of competition at the Arnold Sports Classic by winning Team at levels 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 10 while the 9s were 2nd. WOW! Way to go girls!

Makarri shines in her 5th Nastia Cup

Nastia Liukin Cup: Makarri was wonderful in her 5th Nastia Cup. 7th Vault (9.75), 5th bars (9.625) 7th floor (9.55) 11th AA (38.15). Congratulations to Makarri and her coaches Kittia and Fernando.

BCE Cheer: 2 more teams to D2 Summit

BCE Cheerleading: LOTS to celebrate this past weekend!!! Congrats to everyone on practically perfect 2-day routines, it obviously paid off!! (Not 1, but 2 more Summit Bids to add to the list!)

Best gymnasts in the USA are coming to Columbus

The best gymnasts in the USA are coming to Columbus this summer: Saturday, July 28, at The Schottenstein Center.

Pixie Brock receives an appointment to Air Force

Flying High: Buckeye celebrates a first as Pixie Brock receives an appointment to attend the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. Pixie plans to study Physics and to compete on the Falcons Gymnastics Team. Congratulations…

Kittia named to USAG Interim Board

USA Gymnastics has announced the names of Interim Board members who are taking up roles following the sexual abuse scandal which has rocked the sport. The entire Board at the organization resigned earlier this month following the shocking abuse…

Readers voted. Buckeye won

Readers voted. Buckeye won. Columbus Parent. Family Faves Favorite Gymnastics Instruction Winner: Buckeye Gymnastics After a two-year hiatus, we put this category back on the ballot. The winner: Buckeye Gymnastics, which trained Gabby Douglas…

Buckeyes in Montreal

The Region 5 JO (level 10) Team is in Montreal for the 2017 World Championships and Makarri and Coach Becky are there. Our region sent our top Level 10 gymnasts on an all expense paid trip to see the best in the world compete Live and In Person!…

Buckeyes travel to Trinidad

A couple of lucky Buckeyes are in Trinidad. Coach Kittia and former National Team Member Shania Adams are there as part of the Region 5 Ambassadors Team for the top Elite gymnasts in the region. They will train some and enjoy the Island some…

*O*H*I*O* Buckeyes invade Arizone

O*H*I*O- Buckeyes have invaded Arizona! The Buckeye Gymnastics 3-8 teams and the elites have traveled to Chandler for the Fiesta Bowl competition and some fun at Rawhide and a side trip to Sedona.

Buckeye gymnasts support #WeStandByYou

Buckeye gymnasts are not only talented in gymnastics, but more importantly, they have a great heart! #WeStandByYou. They have taken to wearing teal to show their solidarity with the gymnasts and all the girls who have suffered sexual assaul…

Kittia Carpenter named Master of Sport

Kittia Carpenter has been named Master of Sport by USA Gymnastics for Women's Artistic Gymnastics. This honorary title is awarded to those coaches who have demonstrated their ability to train and produce an athlete who has represented the USA…

Makarri to compete in Nastia Cup

There were no first meet of the season jitters for Makarri Doggette as she wins the Coaches Spectacular Meet and qualifies for the Nastia Liukin Cup (for the 5th time!)! The 2018 American Cup, the ninth-annual Nastia Liukin Cup and the Elite…

Ohio School for the Deaf at Buckeye

The Ohio School for the Deaf came for a morning of gymnastics. The smiles tell the story of one of our favorite days of the year.

Buckeye Gymnasts win Regional Honors

Buckeye girls honored at Region 5 Congress: Makarri earned top honors as a Region 5 JO Gymnast of the Year. She was also named to the Region 5 All Star Team that will travel to the World Championships in Toronto, Canada later this fall. Shania…

It is Time for Some Flips!

The Buckeye gyms in both Powell and Westerville are full of kids doing flips. That's right. Seven days a week; big kids and little kids; experienced and not-so-much cartwheels, handstands, and flips: all happening right in your neighborhood.…

New Equipment and a New Look in Westerville

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Last summer it was a remodel for the Buckeye Powell gym. This year it is Westerville's turn to get a make over. The Buckeye staff are in the middle of a huge project to add new equipment and to rearrange the gym to provide new rotations and…

Shania and Shilese will compete in the P&G Championships

Shania Adams competed with the biggest names in the sport at the US Classic meet in Chicago and came away in 6th place in the all around and with 5th place on both beam and floor. She is headed to the 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships, Aug.…

Buckeye Elites Greet Fans in Chicago

Chicago is really not that far from Westerville, Ohio, but still it seems a long way to go to watch a gymnastics meet. Not so for two young Buckeye fans who make the trip to support Buckeye's three International Elite gymnasts competing in the…

Shania competes in US Classic

Shania Adams is a member of the US National Team. This summer she begins her quest to make the US Team again and to also make the US World Championship Team. These are lofty goals but Shania is up to the task. Her first stop will be the US Classic…

Makarri Wins JO Nationals with 38.75 National Championion

Makarri wins the Senior B All Around with 38.75. She also wins Vault (9.85) and Floor (9.75). 2nd on bars (9.65) and 4th Beam (9.50). Congratulations Makarri and all the coaches.The Buckeye Magnificent Seven in Indianapolis for JO Nationals:…

Jenna wins Region 5 All Around

Jenna Swartzentruberis Region 5 Champions! Jenna finished 1st All Around with 38.125 and qualifies for Nationals. She was also 1st on Vaulting, Bars, and Floor and 2nd on Beam! Jenna's last and best Regionals. Ohio State is waiting for Jenna…

Six Buckeyes headed to J.O. Nationals

Six Buckeye Level 10s are heading back to Indianapolis for Junior Olympic Nationals. Buckeye has sent five to Nationals a few times but never six. Way to go Jenna, Nikki, Raina, Makarri, Avery and Sydney. Keep training hard and keep the spirit…

Anamaria (Bican) Roe at Buckeye

We are proud to announce a new addition to our coaching staff: Anamaria (Bican) Roe. Anamaria started gymnastics as a child in Romania and by the age of thirteen was invited to train at the Olympic Center among other national and international…

Swim with the Dolphins

Buckeye does not always travel and compete in the Bahamas, but when we do we tend to do it up in a big way. First, our gymnasts performed extremely well in this early season fun meet. Second, the Atlantis Crown meet was also selected as the…

Region 5 Elite Gym of the Year

Buckeye Gymnastics was honored by Region 5 as the Elite Gym of the Year. As Buckeye head coach Kittia Carpenter stood and headed for the podium to accept the award on behalf of Buckeye, she received a standing ovation from the assembled coaches,…

We are hiring - come join us

HELP WANTED: Buckeye Gymnastics is in the business of developing happy, healthy and confident kids through gymnastics, cheer, tumbling, trampoline, special needs, and dance classes and teams. We have been quite success in doing this as recognized…

Why did they name themselves the "Final Five"?

Rio will be the last Olympics to see five-member gymnastics teams. In Tokyo, each team will have only four members. Thus, this will be the last U.S. team to win Olympic gold with a five-member team. The name could also refer to the coming…

Gold Medal for Gabby Douglas

RIO DE JANEIRO — Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas weren’t seeking a told-you-so moment. The gold medals around their necks are satisfying enough, thank you. But the gymnasts did hear the questions early in their comebacks, skepticism of…

Missing Gabby already

Gabby heads to Houston for Team USA Training Camp. Gabby was selected to represent the USA as part of the Olympic Gymnastics Team. As part of her preparation Gabby joins the rest of the Rio Team for a grueling training camp designed to get the…

Shania Adams named to US National Team

Buckeye gymnast Shania Adams finished 4th in the P&G US Gymnastics Championships on June 26, earning her a spot on the USA National Junior Team. Along with her 4th place finish in the All Around Shania also placed 3rd on beam and 4th on floor.…

On to Olympic Trials for Buckeye's Gabby Douglas

The P&G US Gymnastics Championships were held June 24-26, in St Louis. These are the Championships of the USA and they are used to determine the makeup of the US National Teams. This year they also served as a qualifier for advancement to the…

The Buckeye Westerville Gym has been transformed.

The 6,000 sq/ft addition to the Westerville gym is mostly complete and the expanded gym is now ready for all of our students to use. Our rec program enjoyed the biggest boost in the space devoted to their training with a second floor, a dedicated…

Buckeye Rocks Optional State Meets

Level 10 State Team Champions 114.75 Level 10 Individual State Champions: Makarri All Around, Vault, Floor Olivia All Around, Bars Kendall Bars Raina Vault Level 9 Team 3rd! Level 8 Team 2nd! Level 7 Team 3rd! Fantastic!!!

Gabby Douglas Wins Second Straight Competition Of Olympic Year

What a difference a year makes. After returning to international competition at the 2015 City of Jesolo Trophy and placing fourth, Gabby Douglas showed just how far her comeback has progressed by taking the all-around gold at the same meet on…

Buckeye's Gabby Douglas wins American Cup!

Buckeye's Gabby Douglas wins the American Cup! Gabby fills in a missing piece of her resume and legacy by winning the at&t American Cup in front of a sell-out crown of over 15,000 in the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Gabby is seeking to become…

Gabby Douglas to represent the USA at American Cup

USA Gymnastics announced international assignments for five U.S. athletes. 2015 World team gold-medalists Gabrielle Douglas of Buckeye Gymnastics, who is also the reigning Olympic all-around champion, and Maggie Nichols of Little Canada, Minn./Twin…

Buckeye Gymnastics Voted Top Elite Gym

Buckeye Gymnastics was voted the Most Outstanding Elite Gym in the USA in an end of the year poll by Flogymnastics. Only six gyms met the standard for entry in the contest. Each of the six elite gyms had more than one gymnast compete at the…

World Champion!

Buckeye gymnast Gabby Douglas wins Gold at the World Gymnastics Championships as a member of the USA Gold Medal winning Team. Gabby then went on to win a Silver Medal in the All Around giving the USA a 1-2 finish in the AA Finals. Finally, Gabby…

Gabby Douglas Named to USA Worlds Team

Buckeye Gymnast Gabby Douglas was named as a member of the USA Gymnastics World Championships Team. Gabby and coach Kittia Carpenter have already landed in Glasgow, Scotland as they begin a tough schedule of training in the lead up to the World…

Gabby Douglas Shines at US Championships

Buckeye gymnast Gabby Douglas hit 8 of 8 routines at the P & G Championships in Indianapolis on her way to a 5th place finish in her first competition in the USA since winning Olympic Gold in 2012. Gabby has regained most of her competition…

Voted "Favorite Sports Instruction" in Central Ohio!

Columbus Parenting: Welcome to Family Faves our 5th annual reader survey — the survey formerly known as Columbus Parent’s Best of Columbus! New name (to help distinguish it from all the other “Best of” surveys out there), but the same…

Four Buckeye 10's on their way to J.O. Nationals!

The Buckeye Level 10's had a good weekend. Two Buckeyes won the all around, another finished 2nd while the youngest Level 10 also advanced. Makarri Doggette led all Buckeyes with an all around score of 38.125 winning the Jr B age division and…

Totally Kids Summer Camps Register NOW!

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner. The kids will be out of school and you will be looking for fun and active activities for them. Buckeye summer camps are the answer. Check out our fun themes: Frozen, Wipeout, Capture the Flag,…

Buckeye Gymnastics the top gymnastics gym in central Ohio for the 6th year in a row

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Thank you! Thank you! You have done it once again- voted Buckeye Gymnastics the top gymnastics gym in central Ohio for the 6th year in a row. Thank you to our fans and gym families. We will strive to earn your trust and support every day.
Summer Camps and Holiday Camps

Buckeye offers the best gymnastics summer camps in Central Ohio and they're offered all summer long!

Buckeye offers the best gymnastics summer camps in Central Ohio and they're offered all summer long!

Buckeye Cheer Elite is holding clinics for tryouts right NOW! Call 614-793-1936 to register.

Buckeye Cheer Elite is holding clinics for tryouts right NOW! Call 614-793-1936 to register.

Buckeye Gymnastics POWELL

The phones at Buckeye Gymnastics, Powell are not working,  Monday, March 17th.  Phone service should be restored today, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  If you have a concern that does not require immediate attention, the phone system will allow…

Buckeye Classic this weekend.

The 31st Buckeye Classic Gymnastics Meet runs Feb 13-16 at the Ohio State Fairgrounds Celeste Center. This competition brings 3,000 gymnasts to Central Ohio for a wonderful weekend of gymnastics. The top gymnasts in the USA, the elite level…


BCE PRIDE TOP 10 IN THE WORLD - ADVANCING TO FINALS!! WE DID IT! Pride competed against the best teams across the country and scored in the top 10 that advance to finals tomorrow! This is an AMAZING accomplishment and we could not be more proud! GOO...

Level 5 Runner-Up State Champs!

Level 5 Runner-Up State Champs! Terrific work girls. Now for all the 4's and 5's- it's time to start learning new skills and to get stronger and faster. It's time for FUN!

Buckeye Gymnastics - Level 4 STATE CHAMPIONS!

Level 4 STATE CHAMPIONS!!!! Way to go girls. hard work pays off!

Taylor Young-Smith signs with Eastern Michigan University

Buckeye senior Taylor Young-Smith signs with Eastern Michigan University. Congratulations Taylor!!

Makarri wins Vault and Floor and is headed to JO Nationals

*** Level 10 Regionals *** Makarri wins Vault and Floor and is headed to JO Nationals in Minneapolis, MN along with her big sis, Brooklyn. Congratulations to all three Buckeyes headed to the Level 10 National Championships!

Shania 2nd All Around and qualified to Eastern Nationals

*** Level 9 Regionals *** Shania 2nd All Around and qualified to Eastern Nationals! Shania also won vaulting! Abby and Raina are 1st and 2nd alternates after finishing 7th and 8th. Shania and Raina tied for 1st on floor!

Brooklyn and Olivia have qualified for Nationals!

*** Level 10 Regionals *** Brooklyn and Olivia have qualified for Nationals! Top six in the five state region!' Way to go girls!!

Level 8 State Individual Champions

Buckeye Gymnastics Level 8 State Champions Julia DiRenna: Beam Grace DiTomassi: Beam (2nd) Kendall George: Vault & Bars Jada Harvey: Beam Katie Bloomston: Beam, All Around (2nd) Becca Dominguez: Floor, All Around (2nd) Taylor Stablein: All Around (...

Level 7 Individual State Champions

Level 7 State Champs: Avery Balser Beam, Floor and All Around (37.875); Avery Noteman: Vault, Bars (2nd), Beam, Floor, and All Around (37.875); Leanne Clinger: Vault, Bars (2nd) Beam, All Around (37.25). Mekenzie Van Winkle 6th AA.

Buckeye Team- STATE CHAMPIONS! Level 7

*** STATE CHAMPIONS! Level 7 *** There were only four of them so we could only have one mistake on each event, but these four girls were amazing and they won the State Team Championship at Level 7!!! Way to go girls!! We are very proud of you!