Cheerleading

The Department of Parks and Recreation offers many opportunities to learn and compete in cheerleading. Introduce your child to the sport, compete on one of our recreational teams or attend a fun-filled Summer Day Camp.

Instruction

Classes are offered for children from ages 5 to 17 at some of our community center facilities. Certified instructors lead lessons to teach the skills necessary to learn the sport. Here are the classes we have to offer:

Cheerleading: Mixed Ages. These classes are designed to teach the skills that include basic jumps and tumbling from the sport of cheerleading. Students will develop self-confidence, flexibility, strength and feel motivated. Classes have historically been held at these sites:

  • Deerfield Run CC – 301-953-7882
  • Fort Washington Forest CC – 301-292-4300
  • Marlow Heights CC – 301-423-0505

Competition

The Prince George’s County Boys & Girls Club Cheerleading Competition. The Department of Parks and Recreation supports this program. The annual competition is held in November. Youth sports clubs are located all throughout the county.

The competition is set-up for even number age groups (i.e. 6u, 8u, 10u, 12u & 14u). Competition age is based on your child’s age as of July 31st of the current year.

Prices vary from team to team. To get competition details or find a team near you, go to www.pgcbgc.com . Links to your local club are listed on the right side of the home page.

We are always looking for Coaches. If you are interested in coaching, please call 301-446-6800 –OR- email youthsports@pgparks.com

Summer Day Camp

The Department of Parks & Recreation offers Cheerleading Summer Day Camps. These 2-week camp sessions offers great opportunities to learn the basic skills in cheerleading. Campers will learn cheer routines, chants and positive team attitude. Camp sessions cost ranges from $260-$300 for residents. Sessions are usually held from 9am until 4:30p with before and after care available. Camps have traditionally been held at the following facilities:

  • College Park CC – 301-441-2647
  • Harmony Hall – 301-203-6040
  • Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex – 301-583-2400
  • Southern Regional Tech & Rec Complex – 301-749-4160

If you have any additional questions, call 301-446-6800 or email youthsports@pgparks.com.