Westport Police Athletic League-WPAL is a non-profit organization in Westport, CT. The Police Athletic League (PAL) has been serving the Westport community since 1948. Over 2000 boys and girls participate in Westport PAL youth athletic programs each ye

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Winter PAL Cheerleading  2022-2023

Open to Boys & Girls | Grades 3-8     

Our youth athletic programs are dedicated to enriching the lives of young people through sports. 
The winter cheerleading program is a great opening for young athletes who have an interest.


The Winter Cheerleading program will emphasize teamwork and fitness. 
We will introduce a series of cheers and exercises in a relaxed, fun setting.
Our goal is to provide each athlete with an opportunity for personal achievement, basic training,
sportsmanship, and a few cool stunts. 

Our Program Director/Coach is Gia Marone, Salve Regina University Cheer Captain,
Coached at Gymnastics & Cheer Academy (GCA) and a PAL Cheerleading Alumni. 


Cheers/ Chants | Warm-up/Preparation | Introduction of basic mechanics, jumps, and stunting. 
We are hoping to develop two age-appropriate teams:  Bantam Squad-Grades 3-5 | Junior Squad-Grades 6-8

Teams will cheer for home basketball games.
Games are expected to be Saturday or Sunday, morning or afternoon.
The final schedule is still under construction. Once finalized, the game schedule will be announced.



Start Date: November 22, 2022

Location: Saugatuck Elementary School - Cafeteria | Practice Days: Tuesdays  | Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Cost: $390.00 includes Cheer Accessories


WOW !! We are at capacity as of 10/30/22
Go Wreckers!

Cheer Accessories: One white bow and a pair of cheer socks. The cheer accessories will be yours to keep.

Athletes will need the following items for practices and games.

Practice: Sneakers | Water bottle | Athletic clothes | Hair tie back
Game: White tennis or cheer sneakers | Cheer socks and Bow given | Water bottle | Uniform



All registered athletes are required to submit a medical form prior to participating in a PAL sports program.
Submit the form to the Cheer Director/Coach.  Athletes without a completed medical form will not be allowed to participate.


Reach out to Coach Gia Marone at with questions or
if you have availability to help with the winter season.