The American Turners is a national organization founded in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1848 by German immigrants. Our motto, "A Sound Mind in a Sound Body", explains the purpose of the American Turners. We are a family organization, encouraging people of all ages to be mentally and physically active.
Our 52 Societies, located in 13 districts throughout the United States, participate in athletic and cultural activities. Many have gymnasiums and teach gymnastics and other sports to people of all ages. We have yearly national competitions in gymnastics, golf, bowling, softball, volleyball, and cultural activities. In addition there are regional events in other sports.
» National Bowling - Elgin Turners
March 28/29 thru May 3/4
» Gymnastics - Aurora Turners
» National Softball - Aurora Turners
» National Golf - Monaca Turners
» 75th National Convention - IL District Turner Camp
» National Council Meeting - New Ulm Turners
September 26 -27
Recent News» Turner Topics - Download the 2013 Oct/Nov/Dec Turner Topics in PDF format. Get the latest information on upcoming events, reports from Districts & Socities, and much more!
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» Turnverein movement in Texas
» 2014-2015 National Scholarship