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Friends of Gateway

Be a part of your child’s activity and make a contribution toward their development!

Friends of Gateway is our volunteer group of Olympia & Team Central parents that aids in setting up, running & tearing down at our competitions. There is a lot of work that goes into running a gymnastics meet & we could not do it without our amazing parents & other volunteers!

Volunteer positions available:

Meet Set up:

  • Volunteers meet the Saturday afternoon of the meet (time varies usually between 2:00 & 6:00pm)
  • Responsibilities include:
    • Moving heavy equipment
    • Putting down tarps
    • Setting up chairs
    • Cleaning up the gym
    • Prefered (but not required) that set up volunteers also volunteer for tear down Sunday evenings
  • 6 volunteers are needed for set up
  • 1 or 2 volunteers are needed to clean the gym

    A $30 credit toward tuition will be given for set up


  • An extremely enthusiastic volunteer is needed as the door greeter
  • Responsibilities include:
    • arrive at least 30 minutes before each session
    • welcome all guests attending the meet
    • answer any questions the parents may have to the best abilities
    • direct spectators and athletes to the correct areas of the gym
    • assist in hospitality room

      A $20 credit toward tuition will be given for each session worked


  • 1 volunteer per session is needed to run music
  • Responsibilities include
    • arrive at least 20 minutes before the start of the session being worked
    • training provided on ipod use

      A $20 credit towards tuition will be given for each session worked

Tear Down:

  • Volunteers meet at the end of last session Sunday during awards (time varies but usually between 7:00-11:00 pm).
  • Responsibilities include
    • Moving heavy equipment back to its proper place
    • Putting away chairs and tarps
    • Cleaning the gym
    • Put mats and equipment back to its proper place
    • Prefered (but not required) that tear down volunteers are the same as set up
    • 6 volunteers needed for tear down

      A $30 credit towards tuition will be given for tear down

**Full season commitments for set up & tear down are desired but not required.

Sign ups will be done online through SignUp Genius which will be emailed out before each competition.

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