In order to help you make the BEST possible decision, we have created a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)!
And as always… please e-mail or call the office at [email protected] or (778)297-8437 with any additional questions.
My child has never done cheerleading/tumbling/gymnastics before. How do we get started?
First, explore the programs tab and the various programs. This will give you a general idea of what each program is like. Then, call our office at 778-297-8437 to discuss schedule options and to set up a free trial class. The trial class will be the best way to get a feel for what class will be the best fit for your child.
What is Panther Cheer?
We are an All Star cheer and tumbling gym in Richmond, BC. We train athletes of ALL levels and ages in cheer & tumbling. We offer competitive and elite cheer teams that compete provincially, nationally and in the US. We also have recreational cheer classes and specialty tumbling classes.
For whom do your teams cheer?
Panther Cheer teams do NOT cheer for other sports teams; they are ON a competitive team and ranked against other cheer teams from other gyms similar to Panther Cheer. This is the cheerleading you often see showcased on ESPN. Our sport is extremely athletic and skill based. Cheer competitions are held all over Canada and the US; Panther Cheer teams compete primarily in British Columbia with some teams competing in the US.
At what age can my child start tumbling and cheer classes?
At Panther Cheer, classes start as young as three. Children MUST be potty trained and be able to separate from parents.
How are tumbling classes at PANTHER CHEER different from gymnastic classes?
Tumbling classes at Panther Cheer revolve strictly around floorwork. Tumbling training involves trampolines, spring floors and various instructional mats. Athletes begin by learning forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, and progress to backhandsprings, tucks, and full twisting lay-outs.
How is All Star Cheer at PANTHER CHEER different from dance classes?
If you like dance, you’ll LOVE cheer! All-Star Cheer is fast paced and incorporates dance, tumbling and acrobatics all into one jam packed routine. It is also one of the most team oriented sports out there.