The Lake Zurich Flames offers 2 Fall Cheerleading programs for athletes in Kindergarten through 8th grade.
Game Cheer is ideal for athletes who want the fun and excitement of cheering for football games while learning sideline and halftime cheers, and the fundamentals of stunting and tumbling. Cheerleaders also march in the Alpine Fest Parade with the Lake Zurich Flames.
FLASH is our Game Cheer squad for Kindergarten and 1st grade. This squad practices once per week from August through October and cheers at Flag Football games.
IGNITE is our Game Cheer squad for 2nd through 6th grade. This division will be divided into 2 or more squads based on enrollment numbers. Ignite practices once per week from August through the middle of November and cheers at Tackle Football games.
Competition Cheer is an intensive competition-focused program that focuses on progressive skill development in line with competitive standards and the expectations of the Lake Zurich High School Cheer program. These teams work with professional choreographers to develop their routines. These teams compete at 3-4 competitions during the season with the goal of qualifying for the IRCA State Finals. Competition Cheer teams cheer at football games roughly every other weekend during the season and participate in the Alpine Fest Parade with the Lake Zurich Flames.
BLAZE is the Competition Cheer team for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. This team practices two times per week with additional choreography and stunt clinics throughout the season.
INFERNO is the Competition Cheer team for 6th, 7th and 8th graders. This team practices two times per week with additional choreography and stunt clinics throughout the season.
The links below are for programs that support the Lake Zurich Flames Cheer Program. We thank them for their continued support.