Spring Cheer Conditioning Registration is Open!

Reston Youth Cheer Spring cheerleading begins Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm at South Lakes High School Auxiliary gym.  This spring conditioning season will be led by our fabulous cheer coaches from the fall! We are excited to get started!

Registration is open for current grades K-8 on the RYA website.

Practice time will be structured as follows:

Mat set up from 6-6:10 pm

Tumbling from 6:15 pm-6:45 pm

Stunting from 6:50 pm-7:20 pm

Strength conditioning and mat replacement from 7:40 pm-8:00 pm

Spring conditioning will run for 10 weeks from March 18 to May 27. Practices will not be held during Spring Break, April 14.  Please click on the link for cheer registration.

www.restonseahawks.org

We will see you at our first practice on Tuesday, March 18, 2013 at 6:30 pm in the South Lakes HS Auxiliary Gym. Practice location may be subject to change to the Wrestling room or Main gym.

Please feel free to invite any friends who may be interested in the program.

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Fall Registration Closed

The cheer teams for the fall have been formed and are now closed. If you are interested in Reston Youth Cheer, please subscribe with your email address. In January, we will send out information about our Spring Cheer conditioning program which starts on Monday, March 3, 2014 and runs through May.

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Fall Registration is Now Open!

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RYC cheers on RYA Football at Lake Fairfax

Reston Youth Cheer is super excited to begin another season as Reston’s only recreational youth cheerleading program that supports Reston Youth Association Tackle Football.

RYC at Youth Night

RYC Youth Night at South Lakes High School

RYC will once again support Reston Youth Association Tackle Football games, local Reston community events, South Lakes High School Homecoming Parade and Youth Night. Registration is open to rising kindergarten students through rising 8th grade students.

Registration is available online and includes ordering cheer gear during the registration process—view more registration details.

Cheer coaches are needed for the fall season, please submit cheer resume to commissioner@restonyouthcheer.org.

Go RYC!
Coach Waller

 

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Spring Cheer Conditioning Registration is Open!

Reston Youth Cheer Spring cheerleading begins Monday, March 11, 2013 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm at South Lakes High School Auxiliary gym.  This spring conditioning season will be led by Coaches Kiara, Crissi and Haley! They are excited to get started!

Practice time will be structured as follows:
Mat set up from 6:00-6:10 pm
Tumbling from 6:15 -6:45 pm
Stunting from 6:50-7:20 pM
Strength conditioning and mats from 7:20-8:00 pm

Spring conditioning will run for 12 weeks from March 11 to June 10.  Please visit registration section of our site to download a registration form and bring it along with your payment to our first practice on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 6pm.

Online registration is not currently available.

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Fall Registration is Now Open!!

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RYC cheers on RYA Football at Lake Fairfax

Reston Youth Cheer is super excited to begin another season as Reston’s only recreational youth cheerleading program that supports Reston Youth Association Tackle Football.

Fall season will kick off on Monday, August 5 with Cheer Ready camp which will be held Monday-Thursday, August 5- August 8 from 6pm-8pm  and will focus on cheer conditioning including learning cheers and chants for the season. This camp will serve as an introductory period for girls who are new to cheerleading and will allow returning cheerleaders to share their experience with new cheerleaders.  If upon completing the camp, and your child does not feel cheerleading is for them, we will give a full refund of any monies paid. However, after August 8, there will be no refunds.

After this first introductory week, summer practices will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from August 13- throughout the month of August from 6:00 pm–8:00 pm.  Summer practices are held on the basketball courts at Hughes Middle School.  Regular team practices will begin on Monday, September 9 from 6:00 pm–8:00 pm and are held every Monday in the Auxiliary gym at South Lakes High School.  A detailed practice schedule will be provided at parent meeting.

RYC at Youth Night

RYC Youth Night at South Lakes High School

RYC will once again support Reston Youth Association Tackle Football games, local Reston community events, South Lakes High School Homecoming Parade and Youth Night.  Registration is open to rising kindergarten students through rising 8th grade students.

Registration is available online and includes ordering cheer gear during the registration process—view more registration details.

Cheer coaches are needed for the fall season, please submit cheer resume to commissioner@restonyouthcheer.org.

Go RYC!
Coach Waller

 

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RYC Seahawk Cheer Takes 1st Place in Invitational Competition

In case you haven’t heard the news, our competition team took 1st place in the Youth Division and won the coveted Spirit Award on Saturday December 17 at the Alexandria Holiday Invitational Competition!!

Words cannot express the pure joy and happiness felt by all of us in attendance, coaches, parents, and cheerleaders!!

The girls had to overcome many obstacles to stay focused and bring home the win!  Today was the first time that all the girls were present at the same time to perform the routine!  This was done during our warm up time.  Our warm ups was focused on perfecting minor inconsistencies and also included albuterol inhaler for me and one of our cheerleaders who experienced a minor asthma attack; one cheerleader rolled her ankle when we took advantage of an outdoor soccer field to catch extra practice time; another cheerleader lost a tooth just as we were going to perform; and the DJs fickle CD player would not play our CD but fortunately we had our music electronically on my DROID!!  In spite of it all, the girls happily cheered on their competitors, danced to the groovy DJ tunes and displayed the best spirit ever which generated the Spirit Award chosen by the competition directors and volunteers!  RYC rocked the house today!!

Thank you for believing in our program and contributing to its success!!

See you at the banquet on January 13!

Happy Holidays to you and your family and God Bless you all.

Coach Waller

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Attendance Policy Reminder

The coaches have been concerned about the number of absences without prior notice.  Please understand that although we didn’t address unexcused absences in our handbook, we have set a policy which must be abided by until the end of the season.

Beginning week of September 27, 2011, two or more unexcused absences will constitute dismissal from the program.  An unexcused absence is defined as when a cheerleader misses practice and/or game without prior notification to the coach.  Basically, if you do not show up for practice or a game without informing the coach, your absence will be unexcused.  If this situation occurs twice, we will consider you have decided not to participate in the program and will ask that you return the uniforms issued to your cheerleader.

If cheerleader has an unexcused absence from practice, she must come to the game and she will have to sit out the first half of the game and will be able to join the team after their half-time performance.

This policy is in place for the cheerleaders to understand they have a team that relies on their presence and that they have made a commitment to their team, a commitment which needs to be honored.  Homework, being tired, other activities should not be reasons to miss practices/games. Staying home sick from school or having a fever, vomiting, etc. are valid reasons for being absent.

Please, please communicate with your coach if an emergency arises which will prevent you from attending practice or a game.  If you have not done so already, please read and sign the RYC Parent handbook and give the signed pledge sheet to your coach or Lisa Mikanda.

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No Nut Policy

Due to the number of cheerleaders with nut allergies, RYC has a no nuts policy throughout the season. Please provide snacks or food which are nut free and healthy. This applies to any event with food.

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Rain Policy

Practices will be held when there is a chance for rain. If it is raining at 6:00 PM, a decision will be made to continue with practice based on the duration of the rain and whether or not lightning is in the area. If lightning is in the area, practice will be canceled immediately. Please make sure you are always available to pick up your child in case of any emergency situation. Please make sure we have a cell phone number on file and indicate whether or not you would like to receive text messages for weather updates.

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