Eclipse gymnastics preps for season

Official classes for the 2019-20 Eclipse Gymnastics team began on August 5. The competition team were solidified in July and will practice on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Private and group lesson for both team members as well as recreational gymnasts are available throughout the week. The teams’s first competition is October 26 in Roswell followed by a visit to Gym Magic in Las Cruces on November 16. In 2020 they will start the new year off at an event hosted by Precision Gymnastics Academy in Albuquerque on January 18. “Any parent is welcome to come in if their child is interested,” Head Coach Aleta Gallegos said. “We keep the classes small to better help the kids with their specific needs and interests.” To get involved visit the Eclipse Gymnastics Facebook page or call Aleta at 505-688-6858. Pictured alongside Coach Gallegos is Payton Durkin, Alondra Apachito, Mackenzie Lea, Ixchel Valentino, Iriana Valentino, Natasha Apodaca, Kathleen Johnson. Abby Watkins is also a member of the team but was unable to attend this practice.