Experience the excitement of cheerleading at the National Sports Center with our dynamic Intro to Cheerleading program designed for ages 4-9! Our expert coaches foster a fun and supportive environment where young athletes learn fundamental cheer techniques, including jumps, tumbling, and basic stunts. Through engaging drills and energetic routines, participants develop coordination, strength, and teamwork skills while building confidence and enthusiasm.
  • Summer I - Intro to Cheerleading May 9, 2024 - June 27, 2024
  • Summer II - Intro to Cheerleading August 1, 2024 - September 19, 2024
  • Fall Intro to Cheerleading September 26, 2024 - November 14, 2024

Intro to Cheerleading – Summer I, Summer II, Fall

  • Summer I : 05/08/2024
  • Summer II: 07/31/2024
  • Fall : 09/25/2024
Age Ranges: 4-9

Additional Information

  • Be the next cheerleading star with our Intro to Cheerleading classes! This exciting new program at the National Sports Center teaches cheerleading 
  •  fundamentals to kids ages 4-9. 
  • Our intro classes help your aspiring cheerleader gain the skills and confidence to shine. We focus on safety and fun in a supportive environment.  
  • Kids will improve flexibility, balance, and motion skills while making new friends. Finish the session by showing off new abilities at a parent showcase. 
  •  If your kid dreams of leading crowd cheers and nailing those aerial stunts, our Intro to Cheerleading is the perfect place to start. 
  • Learn cheer motions, jumps, stunting, basic tumbling, and dance 
  • Build coordination, confidence, and teamwork 

NSC Event HQ. This system will streamline your enrollment process and give you more access to your customer account. Use this system to register for Intro to Basketball I or II.

If this is your first time using the system, you will need to create a NSC Event HQ Household Account. The account owner must be 18 years of age or older.

After you have created your account, verify your email and set up your password. You can then add your spouse and/or children as “participants”. Click here to get started.

If you already have an account then login here.

Contact the program director with any questions or for further assistance.

  • $110 Program Fee includes: t-shirt, 8 practice lessons on indoor turf space 
  • *Financial scholarships available: please contact the program director for more information and to request the financial scholarship application form. 
  • Refund policy/program cancellation policy same as other sports 
  • How do I register? 
    • Registration for all Intro Programs is through our NSC Event HQ website. 
  • When are the dates? 
    • There are 5 sessions throughout the year. 
  • When will I receive session updates? 
    • Participants will receive an email one week prior to the first day of the program with all the information needed. If you have any questions prior to then, please feel free to reach out to the program director. 
  • Do I need to bring equipment? 
    • No equipment is required for intro to cheerleading. Participants should wear comfortable athletic clothes and shoes and bring a water bottle 
  • Are there pre-requisites for each level? 
    • The levels are designed based on age more than experience. 
    • For any questions regarding which level to register for, please feel free to reach out the to program director. 
  • Can parents participate in class / be on the field or court? 
    • Our intro to sport programs are led by our experienced and knowledgeable coaching staff. We ask that parents do not participate on the field/court with the participants during class (warming up before class if fine if space is available). IF your child requires extra assistance during class, please contact the program director prior to the class starting to work out a plan with the coaching staff. 
  • Will I be notified for weather cancellations? 
    • Indoor Sports/Practices: Indoor Practices will not be canceled due to inclement weather. 
  • Outdoor Practices: Participants will be notified 2-3 hours prior to the start of practice if inclement weather cancels practice for that day. 


Event Contacts

  • Ellen Jones
    Program Director & Registrar
    Phone: 763-785-5634


  • Summer Session I
    05/09/2024 - 06/27/2024


    Per Participant

    Summer I Intro to Cheerleading 

    5/9-6/27 5:00-6:00 pm Sports Hall A 

  • Summer Session II
    08/01/2024 - 09/19/2024


    Per Participant

    Summer II Intro to Cheerleading 

    8/1-9/19 5:00-6:00 pm Sports Hall A 

  • Fall Intro to Cheerleading
    09/26/2024 - 11/14/2024


    Per Participant

    Fall Intro to Cheerleading  

    9/26-11/14 6:00-7:00 pm Sports Hall A