Calling all budding cheerleaders!
Fancy shaking some pom poms?
Well now’s your chance because a series of cheerleading classes have just been launched at three of Southend’s leisure centres.
Cheerleading is a fun physical activity - and sometimes a competitive sport - based on organised routines that usually range from one to three minutes in duration.
These new and exciting sessions will teach participants the core techniques of cheerleading including tumbling, dancing, jumping and cheering.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s Executive Councillor for Culture and Tourism, Councillor Derek Jarvis, said: “Cheerleading originated in the United States and is a hugely popular activity over there.
“It has grown significantly in this country in the past five years and these classes are an excellent opportunity for children and young people to experience this fun and diverse activity, taught by our fully qualified cheerleading coach.
“These sessions, aimed mainly at beginners, are part of the Sway Dance brand from Parkwood Community Leisure, the company which manages the Council’s leisure centres.
“As the programme develops, we hope to introduce more intermediate and advanced classes.”
COST: 5-9yrs old £3.50
10-14-yrs old £4.
Advantage card rates are not applicable.
For further details of the sessions visit www.southend.gov.uk or call 01702 215011.
The Cheerleading Timetable is as follows:
Chase Sports & Fitness Centre, Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff, SS0 0PR
Cheerleading 5-9yrs Fridays 4pm-4.45pm
Cheerleading 10-14-yrs Fridays 5pm-6pm
Southend Leisure & Tennis Centre, Garon Park, Eastern Avenue, Southend, SS2 4FA
Cheerleading 5-9yrs Thursdays 4pm-4.45pm
Cheerleading 10-14yrs Thursdays 6pm-7pm
Shoeburyness Leisure Centre, Delaware Road, Shoeburyness, SS3 9NS
Cheerleading 5-9yrs Tuesdays 4pm-4.45pm
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