Where to Find Us:                                 3002 W. 34th in Pine Bluff

What's New

Birthday Parties

Let Flip-Flop host your next birthday party!  Parties include a hostess to set-up, supervise and clean up.  20 party favors are included with each party as well.  More information about hosted birthday parties can be found here.


Parent's Night Out

Looking for an evening or night without the kids.  Check out the schedule for upcoming PNO.  The kids play games like limbo, freeze dance, run an obstacle course and win prizes.  It's great wholesome fun in a safe atmosphere.  More details can be found here.

Meet the staff:

Bud & Patty Cody Desonie have owned & operated the gym since 1985.  Their additional staff consists of former students we call our extended family.  

Coaching Team

Patty Desonie
Phone: 870 534-3151

Email: flipflopgymandcheer@yahoo.com

Position: Owner/Head Coach 


Patty is a former Pine Bluff gymnast and was the 1977 Arkansas State High School Champion.  She was also a collegiate gymnast for UCA.

Patty is the elected chairperson for the Arkansas USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Program, a Certified Meet Director and Program Coordinator, for the last 12 years she has worked as a sales rep for Varsity Spirit Fashion, the National Chearleeders Association and the Universal Cheerleaders Association and judges cheer and dance team tryouts all over Arkansas.

Taylor Rai Harrison 
Phone: 501-230-6880

Email: taylorharrison62919@gmail.com

Position: Main Team Head Coach 


Taylor is from Cabot, AR, where she graduated high school and went on to pursure  a Bacherlors degree in Exercise Science from the University of Arkansas at Monticello where she also cheered for 2 years.  She and her husband Hayden will be having a sweet little baby girl in July! Taylor is a former level 10 gymnast,  she competed at 5 Regional competitions and 2 Western competitions .She started taking gymnastics when she was 4 years old and competed all the way through to her senior year. She joined our FFGC team in  2016.  Fun fact about Taylor is that her favorite holiday is Halloween, she and her husband camp at Cane Creek the whole month of October for Halloween! 



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