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 league 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