ROMEOVILLE, IL — The Romeoville Tumbleweeds Gymnastics Team competed in their first Gymnastics of Illinois Junior Organization (GIJO) meet since changing divisions in June 2016. 37 girls represented the Tumbleweeds at the Fox Valley Winter Whiteout Meet on Saturday, December 17th hosted by the Fox Valley Park District Eola Community Center at 555 S. Eola Rd., Aurora, IL. Levels 2, 3, 4, and 5 all took 2nd place for their respective levels and level 6 took 4th place. “Our team is very competitive in this new division; all the girls did an amazing job. It was a great meet!” stated Marissa Cardoni, Program Supervisor. “The coaches are all extremely proud of each and every gymnast. We are excited to continue our journey AAU (with Amateur Athletic Union of the United States, Inc.) & GIJO and can’t wait for the next meet,” stated Cardoni. The Tumbleweeds will be competing in upcoming meets located in Gurnee (IL), Wisconsin Dells (WI), and Itasca (IL). More information about the Romeoville Tumbleweeds Gymnastics Team or the recreation gymnastic programs can be found online at www.romeoville.org or contact Marissa Cardoni at 815.886.6222.
The award-winning Romeoville Recreation Department exists to provide quality recreational services to all age groups in the community through a diversified selection of classes, programs, athletic leagues and community events. Toddlers to senior citizens can find a program, activity or event that will suit their needs. Registrations for Winter/Spring begins January 2nd for residents — stop in to 900 W. Romeo Road for more information! The Parks & Recreation Department continues to add and improve to its wide variety of leisure time activities that are offered to the residents and surrounding communities. For more information call (815)886-6222 or visit www.romeoville.org.