Little Leapers is a non-competitive, recreational jump rope program for children between the ages of 5 to 13. The instructors are the highly skilled and dynamic members of the Lincoln Leapers competitive jump rope team.
In a fun and friendly environment, the participants are taught a variety of jump rope skills and techniques. They will learn single rope, double dutch, long ropes, and a number of creative jump rope games.
This program helps to develop coordination, balance, flexibility, speed and endurance, which provide the foundation for all physical activities and sports.
The program runs from September - April, and includes an hour of jump rope /week, a jump rope, and a t-shirt. Classes are Wednesday evenings at Senator Gibson Public School in Beamsville from 5:30-6:30 pm or 6:30-7:30 pm.
The goal of the Little Leapers program is to provide a fun and relaxed, yet safe and healthy non-competitive environment for all of the “Littles" participating in the skipping program.
Lincoln Leaper Rec team
The Lincoln Leaper Rec program is for children ages 8+ who have been involved in the Little Leaper program but are now wanting to experience and to learn more about competitive jump rope. The instructors are highly skilled and dynamic members of the Lincoln Leapers competitive jump rope team.
The program gives the jumpers a chance to experience the world of competitive jump rope at an introductory level. It allows jumpers who are more experienced and older to also continue in the sport.
The program currently runs on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8pm in Beamsville from September to March with one competition - the Ontario Open in early February.
The goal of the Lincoln Leaper Rec program is to provide a fun and relaxed, yet safe and healthy environment for all of the jumpers to develop current skills and learn new but also provide a taste of the competitive world of jump rope.