Cheerleading

Sideline Cheerleading 2   WestCheer

 

SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

NEW: Rocket Football Cheerleading Uniform Sale (Tue, Aug 15 from 4-8pm at Cityside Middle School Cafeteria)

If you need a new cheer uniform, please plan to attend the uniform sale! This is the only opportunity offered by Rocket Cheerleading to buy a new uniform prior to games. If you have the uniform from a previous season, no need to attend. If you cannot attend the sale, please email zeelandcheer@gmail.com for more information. No registration needed… just show up!

 

NEW: Sideline Cheerleading for Flag Football (1st-2nd Graders | Saturdays – Aug 5, 12, 19, 26 | 10am – 12pm | $35)

All girls and boys in 1st and 2nd grade are invited to join this introduction to Zeeland Cheer, led by Cityside Middle School Cheer head coach, Beka Folkert! Participants will learn jumps, stunts, cheers, and gymnastics skills needed to cheer on the sideline of Flag Football games. Participants will practice from 10am-11am each day, then cheer at the Zeeland Rec flag football game from 11am-12pm. All practices and games take place at Zeeland Football practice fields just east of the Zeeland Stadium. Participants will receive a t-shirt and bow. Registration opens February 14, 2017. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

NEW: Sideline Cheerleading for Rocket Football (3rd-6th graders | Aug 24 – Oct 21 | $50)

All girls and boys in grades 3-6 are invited to join the Zeeland Cheer Family! Participants will learn jumps, stunts, cheers, and gymnastics skills needed to cheer on the sidelines of Rocket Football Games. Practices are on Thursdays at Cityside Middle School Chix Coop, and game cheerleading is on Saturday mornings at Zeeland Rec rocket football games. 3rd-4th grade practices are on Thursdays from 5:30-6:30pm with games on Saturday mornings at 9:00am. 5th-6th grade practices are on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm with games on Saturdays at 10:30am. There will be a informational parent meeting on Thursday, August 10 at 6:30pm at Cityside Middle School’s Chix Coop. Participants must provide blue Zeeland Recreation uniforms, white bodysuit, black lollies, and white cheer or tennis shoes (all of which can be purchased as the “Cheer Uniform Sale” on Tuesday, August 15th from 4-8pm at Cityside Middle School cafeteria; see below for details). Registration opens February 14, 2017. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

  • Parent Informational Meeting: Thursday, August 10, 6:30pm, Cityside Middle School Chix Coop

 

Summer Cheerleading Camp (1st – 8th Graders | Aug 14-18 | Zeeland East HS Gym | $25)

Participants will work with the varsity teams to learn cheers and a dance to be performed at the final day showcase. Participants will also learn tumbling skills, stunting basics, as well as, jumps and timing of skills and stunts. This camp runs Monday-Friday from August 14-18 at Zeeland East High School in the Aux Gym. Times listed below. Registration opens February 14, 2017. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

  • 1st-2nd graders: 5-6pm
  • 3rd-6th graders: 6-7pm
  • 7th-8th graders: 7-8pm

 

NEW: Zeeland West Kid’s Cheer Clinic (K-5th Graders | Aug 9-11 | 6pm – 7pm | Zeeland West HS, Room A103 | $35)

Come cheer with the Zeeland West Varsity Sideline Cheerleading Team at our annual Kid’s Clinic! Clinic includes three days of practice with the West Varsity Cheer Team, a shirt, and a bow. Clinic will be led by Zeeland West Varsity Cheer head coach, Ashley Grzeszak. All material will be showcased on Day 3. Registration opens February 14, 2017. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

 

FALL/WINTER PROGRAMS

 

Competitive Cheer Clinic

Excited for competitive cheer and can’t wait for middle school? Now you don’t have to!  All girls in 5th and 6th grade are invited to attend this camp. Participants will learn cheer skills, gymnastics, and stunts and will be taught an exhibition routine to perform at a competition. No experience necessary. All girls will receive a performance t-shirt and bow.  This clinic runs January 26-February 7 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:00pm in the Cityside Middle School Chix Coop. Registration opens in August 2017. 

 

Middle School Competitive Cheer Open Gyms

If you are interested in joining the 2016-17 Middle School Competitive Cheer team, but not sure if you want to make the commitment yet? Come to our open gym! This open gym will give 7th and 8th graders a chance to come in and see what the competitive season is going to be like. You do not need experience just come in and check it out. No jewelry, bare feet, or jeans please! These open gyms are free!  Registration opens in August 2017.

 

NEW: Rocket Football Cheerleading Uniform Sale (Tue, Aug 15 from 4-8pm at Cityside Middle School Cafeteria)

If you need a new cheer uniform, please plan to attend the uniform sale! This is the only opportunity offered by Rocket Cheerleading to buy a new uniform prior to games. If you have the uniform from a previous season, no need to attend. If you cannot attend the sale, please email zeelandcheer@gmail.com for more information. No registration needed… just show up!

 

NEW: Sideline Cheerleading for Rocket Football (3rd-6th Graders | Aug 24 – Oct 21 | $50)

All girls and boys in grades 3-6 are invited to join the Zeeland Cheer Family! Participants will learn jumps, stunts, cheers, and gymnastics skills needed to cheer on the sidelines of Rocket Football Games. Practices are on Thursdays at Cityside Middle School Chix Coop, and game cheerleading is on Saturday mornings at Zeeland Rec rocket football games. 3rd-4th grade practices are on Thursdays from 5:30-6:30pm with games on Saturday mornings at 9:00am. 5th-6th grade practices are on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm with games on Saturdays at 10:30am. There will be a informational parent meeting on Thursday, August 10 at 6:30pm at Cityside Middle School’s Chix Coop. Participants must provide blue Zeeland Recreation uniforms, white bodysuit, black lollies, and white cheer or tennis shoes (all of which can be purchased as the “Cheer Uniform Sale” on Tuesday, August 15th from 4-8pm at Cityside Middle School cafeteria; see below for details). Registration opens February 14, 2017. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

  • Parent Informational Meeting: Thursday, August 10, 6:30pm, Cityside Middle School Chix Coop

 

Zeeland East Middle School Competitive Cheer

Love cheerleading? Always wanted to try it? Come join the Zeeland East Middle School Competitive team! All girls in grades 7th and 8th, regardless of previous experience, are encouraged to try out. Girls will learn cheer skills, gymnastics and stunts to prepare for cheerleading competitions. Girls will compete against area schools in no more than four competitions. All girls will receive a team t-shirt, uniform, and a competition bow. The season runs November 2-January 27.  Practice days are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 4:00-7:00pm and Wednesdays from 5:00-7:30pm in the Cityside Middle School Chix Coop. Registration opens in August 2017.

 

Zeeland East Homecoming Cheer Clinic

We would like to invite kids in grades 1st-8th to perform at our Homecoming game on Friday, September 16 with us! Practice with us before to learn some cheers and a halftime routine to perform at the game. Kids will cheer the first half and perform at homecoming with the varsity cheerleaders. Participants will receive a t-shirt.  Registration opens in August 2017.

 

Zeeland West Middle School Competitive Cheer

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s competitive cheerleading time! If you love cheerleading and are interested in joining, come and join the 2016-17 Zeeland West Middle School Competitive team. No prior experience is required. All girls in grades 7th-8th are encouraged to tryout. You will be learning two rounds that involve jumps, stunts, tumbling, and more. The season runs November 7-January 27.  Practice days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 4:30-6:00pm at Zeeland West High School in room A-103. Registration opens in August 2017.