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With the holidays quickly approaching and Nimble Sports products in high demand, we want to ensure you and your loved ones have the best experience when ordering mats, beams and everything in between. Here are some tips and FAQs to make sure you have the best experience shopping with Nimble:
When should I order?
Order early to ensure availability. End of November is ideal!
What age range are Nimble Sports gymnastics equipment made for?
The equipment is based on a gymnasts ability/weight. Gymnasts should be at levels 1-4 and weigh less and 100 lbs for horizontal bars and less than 150lbs for balance beams.
Can I use these items outside?
Our gymnastics equipment is intended for indoor use as they aren’t protected against severe weather.
What should I do when my package arrives?
We know in the Fall and Winter months many of our products are purchased as gifts, so please be sure the check your entire order as soon as it arrives to ensure the contents are what you ordered. Take care when opening packages with sharp objects, as razor blades and scissors could potentially damage the products.
This is a gift. Will the package come unmarked?
The boxes do not show a logo and are unmarked. Although the shipping label will say “Nimble Sports.” So hopefully your little one doesn’t Google us and spoil the surprise.
When will I receive my item?
We ship out of Michigan, you should receive your order in around 1-5 business days depending on your location. Please ship to a residential address, if you’re trying to hide the package from the gift recipient, send to a friend or family member, not a business address.
Can I ship to another country other than Canada or the United States?
Yes, please contact us in regards to pricing.
How difficult is it to set up my equipment?
Not hard at all!
A balance beam needs a power drill or a phillips screwdriver.
Horizontal bars will need 2 & 9/16th wrenches and a phillips screwdriver.
Gymnastics mats require no assembly.
What is your return policy?
Returns are accepted within 14 days of shipment date.
Will not refund shipping.
A refurbish charge may apply on all opened returned items.
If item is damaged in shipping we will replace and pick up old item.
If your child has recently taken up the sport of gymnastics, you may have noticed that he or she has the desire to tumble just about everywhere! From the living room to the backyard, it can seem like you see them upside down more than right side up! While gymnastics does require a great deal of practice, it’s important that your aspiring gymnast is doing so in the safest manner possible.
Tumbling mats for home are available, and they can be a great alternative to the blankets or couch cushions that kids typically use to break their fall. These can generally be used both indoors and outdoors as long as there is a flat or even surface. If you’re thinking about stocking up on supplies to keep your child safe while practicing, here are some things you should know about these mats:
- Tumbling mats for home should be used when a child is under supervision. While these mats will provide some cushioning while practicing tricks and stunts, however these cannot prevent against injury. Parents who have children who are new to the sport of gymnastics should always keep a close eye on what their child is doing.
- These mats do not need to be installed, and most of them fold up for easy storage. Because they are available in a variety of styles and sizes, you can select the mat that is most suitable for your home or practice space.
- These mats are durable and puncture resistant, you do need to be more concerned about the money spend on these mats. Often, childrenuse these mats for years, which makesthis a great choice for those who have more than one child interested or involved in the sport of gymnastics
If you have any questions regarding whether or not your child should be practicing at home, don’t hesitate to talk to their coach or teacher. He or she can not only provide you with more information regarding what kind of equipment is appropriate for home use, but also can make recommendations on what your child can safely do at home to improve his or her performance.