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Howard County Recreation & Parks offers jump rope programs, camps and leagues for all ages and skill levels, from beginners to advanced jumpers.

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Youth Program

Junior Jumpers with Kangaroo Kids (6-14 yrs)
This beginning jump rope class is all about fun and fitness. Jumpers learn basic single rope, Double Dutch and long rope skills. Returning jumpers, bring your beaded jump ropes. Jump rope fee of $7 for first-time participants due at first class. Info: Will Dunmore, 410-313-1697 or wdunmore@howardcountymd.gov.


Intermediate Jumpers with Kangaroo Kids (6-16 yrs)
Jumpers build on basic single and long rope skills and are introduced to precision group routines. Prerequisite: minimum of two sessions of Junior Jumpers and/or coach's approval. Info: Will Dunmore, 410-313-1697 or wdunmore@howardcountymd.gov.


Preparation to Perform (8-16 yrs)
Jumpers with a desire to perform at public events, build on your single and long rope skills, learn precision routines and develop showmanship skills. No performing requirements. Prerequisite: minimum of two sessions of Intermediate Jumpers and/or coach's approval. Info: Will Dunmore, 410-313-1697 or wdunmore@howardcountymd.gov.

Camp

Jump Rope by Kangaroo Kids (6-17 yrs)
Want to learn basic single rope, Double Dutch and long rope skills? This camp is all about fun and fitness. Come improve your cardio-respiratory endurance, balance, coordination and muscular strength. Jumpers should bring their beaded jump ropes, or they can purchase one at camp for $7. Info: Will Dunmore, 410-313-1697 or wdunmore@howardcountydmd.gov.

Tournaments

Jump Rope Tournaments

Recreation & Parks cosponsors tournaments with Kangaroo Kids.  Upcoming tournaments are listed below.

AAU Invitational Jump Rope Tournament

February 4- North Laurel Community Center.  Click here to register/information. 

USA Jump Rope Region 1 Jump Rope Tournament

April 22- Meadowbrook Athletic Complex.  Click here to register/information. 

AAU Maryland Qualifying Tournament

May 13- North Laurel Community Center. Click here to register/information.