Oil City YMCA Gymnasts Earn First Place Finishes in Meadville

| November 19, 2019

MEADVILLE, Pa. – The Oil City YMCA Tri-Stars Gymnastics Team competed in the Meadville YMCA’s “Gymnasts in Wonderland” Invitational, November 16 and 17. The Oil City YMCA had two 1st place finishers and lots of success at the meet.

Level 4 gymnast, Laila Marvin, earned 1st place on the uneven bars.

X-Cel Silver gymnast, Shayla Hanlon, earned 1st place on the uneven bars and floor exercise.

Both gymnasts also received an award for the highest score of the competition on the uneven bars in their respective levels.


The Oil City YMCA Tri-Stars is a competitive gymnastics program for children in Venango and surrounding counties. The Oil City YMCA Tri-Stars compete at Levels 2-8. The Tri-Stars compete in the Western PA YMCA league beginning in October and continuing until May.

The YMCA is proud to have approximately 45 gymnasts that participate in competitive gymnastics.

YMCA competitive gymnasts have grown through programs like Flip ‘N Dip, Pre-K Gymnastics and Fundamental Gymnastics, held at the YMCA.

If you are interested in any level of gymnastics, contact the Oil City YMCA.  If you would like more information about the Oil City YMCA, call 814-677-3000.


Youth in Pre-K Gymnastics learn basic skills and fundamentals.  This class is great for building strength while learning coordination and balance. Pre-K Gymnastics meets Mondays from 4:30—5:00 pm.  Limit 15 children per class. Monthly Fee is $12/Members and $20/Non-Members


Youth are introduced to skills in bar, vault, beam and floor routines.  For children wanting to pursue cheerleading and gymnastics, this program will help increase strength,  flexibility and agility.  Fundamental Gymnastics meets  Monday & Thursday from 5:15—6:15 pm.  Monthly fee is $32/Members and $55/Non-Members.


The gymnastics team consists of gymnasts who have the  desire to compete.  The Oil City YMCA Tri-Stars compete at levels 2-9.  Team practices are Monday/Thursday 5:30-7:30 pm and other times TBA.  For more information, please call Head Coach Heather Marvin at 814-677-3000.  Team Fee is $50 per month.


A 30 minute gymnastics lesson followed by a 30 minute beginner swim lesson for ages 3-5.    Register by the first of each month.  Held Thursdays from 5-6:05 pm.  $20/Members; $40/Non-members.

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