Programs

Cheerleading

YMCA Cheerleading offers children the opportunity to develop more self-reliance and self-confidence on an individual level while emphasizing the importance of teamwork within the squad. Participants will be taught age-appropriate chants, cheers and dance routines and experience the performance aspect of Cheerleading as they cheer at YMCA sporting events.

YMCA Cheerleading offers children the opportunity to develop more self-reliance and self-confidence on an individual level while emphasizing the importance of teamwork within the squad. Participants will be taught age-appropriate chants, cheers and dance routines and experience the performance aspect of Cheerleading as they cheer at YMCA sporting events.

Locations Available:
C.B. Pennington, Jr. YMCA
Paula G. Manship YMCA
A.C. Lewis YMCA

Registration:
Registration for summer cheerleading: April 24- May 23
Practice begins week of June 5
End of Season Tournament: August 5-6 

Age Groups:
This sport is for girls ages 3 to 12 years old.  
**Age limits may vary by branch, so check with your local YMCA for details.

Pricing
Members: $50
Program Participants: $100

Games:
Cheerleaders will cheer during games that are held during the week and on Saturdays for length of eight weeks.
Game times will vary by location.
Some travel to another Y location for games can be expected. 

Practices:
Practices are usually held a minimum of once per week up to a maximum of twice per week.  Practices are determined by the cheer instructor and are usually held during the week in the evenings between 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Volunteers:
We are always looking for energetic moms and dads to be volunteer coaches and help the Y develops healthy confident youth. Please inform the program director if you wish to be a volunteer coach.

Recommended Equipment:
Athletic shoes are required. The YMCA will provide cheerleading outfit and all other equipment.

Thank you Gerry Lane, our official sports sponsor since 1991!

gerry lane

Sports Contacts