Cheerleading

Cheerleading programs operated through Gymnastics BC are only at the recreational or basic level.

Competitive cheerleading and the training of competitive cheerleading is not part of Gymnastic BC programming or insurance coverage.

Insurance coverage

GBC provides insurance that covers basic recreational cheerleading taking place within a full member club facility under the following conditions:

  • All recreational cheerleading in GBC clubs must not exceed skills found in the 2017-2019 U.S. All Star Federation (USASF) Level 2 rules.
  • A Comp 1 supervising coach is present in the gym (not necessarily the cheerleading coach, see further clarifications below).
  • The coach directly leading each recreational cheerleading class has a minimum of the following certification:
    • Gymnastics Foundations certified (+ RiS program): for classes that do not exceed the skills listed in the 2017-2019 USASF Level 1 rules.
    • Comp 1 Certified (+RiS program): for classes that do not exceed the skills listed in the 2017-2019 USASF Level 2 rules.
    • Coverage for recreational cheerleading outside of a full member club is not provided. If you wish to obtain additional coverage, please contact GBC.

Competitive cheerleading

Competitive cheerleading and the training of competitive cheerleading is NOT part of GBC’s programming or insurance coverage.

Activities not covered by Gymnastics BC

  • GBC does not provide coverage for cheerleading outside of a club.
  • GBC will not cover the activities such as inversions or stunts higher than two people even though these activities are allowed for post secondary cheerleaders.

Registration with Gymnastics BC

Cheerleading is an individual member registration classification for individuals who will be participating in GBC club operated recreational level cheerleading programs.

Contact

Keara Hooi, Gymnastics For All Manager, 604-333-3494, khooi@gymbc.org

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